arbor-day

Tree Foundation Works to Meet Earth Day, Arbor Day Demands

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Staff members at Arbor Day Farm have been busily packaging and shipping thousands of seedlings …Read More

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Jackson Hedrick

Lawyer: Ex-Lincoln Teacher Will Plead Not Guilty in Sex Assault Case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The lawyer for a Lincoln teacher accused of having sex with one of his teenage students …Read More

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Omaha Officers Hurt in Attempt to Arrest Driver of Stolen Vehicle

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say two Omaha officers were injured when the driver of a stolen vehicle attempted to …Read More

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Steven Nolte

Ex-Nebraska Teacher Gets Jail for Providing Booze to Minors

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — A former teacher in southeast Nebraska has been sentenced to a week in jail for providing …Read More

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Authorities: 70-Year-Old Trapped in Nebraska Grain Bin Dies

HUMPHREY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 70year-old man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin in eastern …Read More

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Pedro Diego-Antonio

Man Gets 35-40 Years for Fatal Omaha Crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been given 35 to 40 years in prison for running into and …Read More

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Creighton lands K-State Transfer Marcus Foster

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Foster, who led Kansas State in scoring before his dismissal from the team, is transferring …Read More

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NFL Draft

6 Hall of Famers to Announce Picks at NFL Draft

CHICAGO (AP) — Six Pro Football Hall of Famers will be among the 32 former players who will announce second-round …Read More

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Mark Emmert

Emmert: Freshmen Ineligibility Problematic, Worth Debating

NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert says he is glad the Big Ten has sparked a debate about …Read More

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Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard Named NBA Defensive Player of Year

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has been named the NBA defensive player of the year. …Read More

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Descalso Lifts Rockies to 5-4 Win Over Padres in 9th

DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Daniel Descalso delivered an RBI single in the ninth inning after Corey Dickerson tied the game …Read More

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Eagles Personnel Chief Says Tebow Has Improved

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles personnel chief Ed Marynowitz says Tim Tebow’s passing skills have improved and he was signed to …Read More

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Pete Rose

Manfred: Rose Will Be Able to Participate in All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer’s …Read More

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Man Who Shot Reagan Seeks to Live Outside Mental Hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for the would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan are disagreeing over what conditions should …Read More

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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over a Dozen Areas in US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Government scientists say more than a dozen regions in the United States have experienced a rise …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Higher Sex Trafficking Penalties

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Convicted sex traffickers would face harsher punishment under a bill that cleared first-round debate in the …Read More

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Pelfrey Gets 1st Win Since 2013 as Twins Beat Royals 3-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as …Read More

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state-of-colorado

After Attack, Colorado Lawmakers Pass Fetal Homicide Bill

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans have advanced legislation to make the killing of a fetus a homicide in response to …Read More

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colorado-rockies

Rockies Reinstate Axford After Son Bitten by Rattlesnake

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have reinstated right-handed reliever John Axford from the family medical emergency list after he …Read More

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usa-wrestling

US Olympic Wrestling Trials Headed Back to Iowa City

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials in returning to Iowa City, Iowa, in 2016. USA Wrestling spokesman Gary Abbott told The …Read More

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NFL Suspends DE Hardy for 10 Games

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has suspended defensive end Greg Hardy, now of the Dallas Cowboys, for 10 games …Read More

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Telesco Says Rivers Will Be Bolts’ Quarterback ‘Well Into the Future’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Citing his Catholic faith, San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco promised he wasn’t going to …Read More

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Marcus Mariota (Photo from ESPN.com)

Mariota Gets Another Honor: Subway Food Statue

Marcus Mariota already is part of the lore of a famous statue, having won the 2014 Heisman Trophy. Now he …Read More

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olympics

Olympic Sports Leaders Praise Rio for Getting Back on Track

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Leaders of summer Olympic sports have praised Brazilian organizers for getting preparations back on track for …Read More

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