Republican-River

Hearing to Be Held on Dismissing Nebraska Water Lawsuit

BEAVER CITY, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for Nebraska and a group of southwest Nebraska irrigators suing the state will spar …Read More

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Chris Harris Jr. Signs Five-Year Deal with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Chris Harris Jr., who signed a $2,000 bonus as an undrafted free agent out of Kansas …Read More

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Scandal-Free Heisman Ceremony Focused on Football

NEW YORK (AP) — Melvin Gordon and Amari Cooper were just two guys talking football and posing for pictures with …Read More

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Replacement of Nebraska Tornado-Damaged School Discussed

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — Residents jammed a school board meeting for a discussion on how and where to build a …Read More

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Daquantrius S. Johnson

Kansas Man Guilty of Stealing Dying Woman’s Ring

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas jury has convicted one of three men accused of stealing a wedding ring and …Read More

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Nebraska Gets Plan for Easing Prison Crunch

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A research group says its $33 million plan to expand probation and other programs could save …Read More

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Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Newtown Anniversary

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The governor of Connecticut is calling for flags to fly at half-staff to mark the second …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Ricketts Announces Name of Janssen’s Successor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts has announced that a Dodge County cattleman will be replacing Sen. Charlie Janssen …Read More

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Contaminated Groundwater Gone from Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Groundwater contaminated with unsafe levels of chemical compounds used for explosives has been removed from …Read More

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2 Playoff Games Add to Bills for Players’ Families

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Take out a loan or even a second mortgage, forgo Christmas presents or split a hotel …Read More

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Avalanche Beat Jets 4-3 in Shootout

DENVER (AP) — Matt Duchene had a goal and an assist in regulation and got the decisive goal in the …Read More

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Man Sentenced for Transporting Drugs in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A New Mexico man arrested with 180 pounds of marijuana in his truck has been sentenced …Read More

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Nebraska Dentist Pleads No Contest to Theft

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa dentist has pleaded no contest to stealing precious metals and dental equipment while working …Read More

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Cady, Sample help No. 12 Nebraska edge Creighton 60-57

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Emily Cady scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Hailie Sample made 3 of 4 free …Read More

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California Battling Its Worst Pertussis Epidemic in 70 Years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California is battling the worst whooping cough epidemic recorded in the state in seven decades. A …Read More

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DOJ Says Tribes Can Decide Whether to Legalize Pot

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands, …Read More

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Baby Orangutan Born at Omaha Zoo Now on Display

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Bornean orangutan born last month at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo in now on display. The …Read More

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Names Forwarded for Nebraska Judgeship Opening

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The names of three people have been forwarded to the governor for his consideration in …Read More

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Police: Omaha Woman Overdoses Before Son’s Death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a woman overdosed on medication before she was found unconscious and her son …Read More

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AP Source: Morales, Royals Reach $17M, 2-Year Deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says slugger Kendrys Morales and the Kansas City Royals have …Read More

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Bellevue City Council Reject Public Comment Proposal

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council has defeated a proposal that would have changed public comments by setting …Read More

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Former TierOne Chairman Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The former chairman and CEO of TierOne Bank has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and fraud …Read More

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42.9 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government report shows that nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — nearly 43 million people …Read More

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Official: Lincoln Boy Recovering After Accident

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hospital officials say a 15-year-old Lincoln boy injured in a hit-and-run accident at a McDonald’s has …Read More

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