Huskers to Face Villanova in Gavitt Tipoff Games

Lincoln – The Big Ten and Big East Conferences announced Wednesday that the Huskers will travel to defending Big East …Read More

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Oklahoma Thunder Fire Coach Scott Brooks After 7 Years

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder have fired coach Scott Brooks. The team made the announcement Wednesday. Brooks …Read More

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Scientists: Over 143 Million Americans Live Quake-Prone Zones

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists say more than 143 million Americans in the Lower 48 states now live in earthquake-prone …Read More

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Prairie Grass Cleared at Nebraska Fairgrounds Through Burns

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Prairie grass at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds has been cleared through prescribed burning. Dave Carr, …Read More

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Group Helps Pay for Fuel at Lincoln Store’s Pumps

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hoping to raise people’s awareness about fuel taxes, Americans for Prosperity have paid part of what …Read More

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Omaha Council Bolsters City Watch Over Boardinghouses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council is bolstering the city’s watch over boardinghouses. On Tuesday the council approved …Read More

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Far Southeastern Nebraska Officials Seek College Center

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some officials want their community college district to open an education center in far southeastern Nebraska. …Read More

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Nebraska Wastewater Well Wins Approval Despite Opposition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have approved a controversial disposal well in northwest Nebraska for wastewater generated by oil …Read More

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Columbus Man Sentenced for Punching Ex-Girlfriend, Running Over Man

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been given 18 to 36 months in prison for punching his former …Read More

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Grand Jury to Review Sidney Police Shooting Death

Authorities are investigating a death that occurred during an arrest in Sidney last Sunday. Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub says …Read More

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Norris’ 2-Run Double Lifts Padres Over Rockies 7-6

DENVER (AP) — Derek Norris hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning and the San Diego Padres rallied …Read More

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NBA Announces Exhibition Game in South Africa on Aug. 1

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The NBA will stage an exhibition game in South Africa on Aug. 1. The NBA and National …Read More

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Logan Johnston

2 Men Take Plea Deals in Alcohol Death of North Platte Teen

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Two men have been convicted of procuring alcohol for a 17-year-old who officials say died …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Bill to Help Craft Breweries

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Craft breweries, gluten-free drinkers and beer aficionados could benefit from alcohol legislation that cleared first-round debate …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Bill to Ban Powdered Alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could join six other states in banning powdered alcohol under a bill that won first-round …Read More

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Mike Moustakas

Moustakas Sends Royals to 6-5 Wins Over Twins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer, then drove in the go-ahead run with a single …Read More

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San Francisco Bans Chewing Tobacco from Playing Fields

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to ban chewing tobacco from sports playing fields in the city, including …Read More

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Tulsa Women’s Basketball Aide Britney Brown to Join Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tulsa assistant coach Britney Brown is joining the Nebraska women’s basketball staff. Cornhuskers coach Connie Yori …Read More

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Yordano Ventura

Royals Herrera Suspended, Ventura Fined for Incident with A’s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City’s Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and …Read More

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Johnny Manziel Tries to Earn Browns’ Trust Back After Rehab

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel did not address his teammates as a group following his release from rehab, …Read More

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Nebraska Backup DB Ticketed After Search Turns Up Marijuana

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska reserve defensive back Boaz Joseph has been ticketed for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. …Read More

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Atlanta’s Mike Budenholzer NBA’s Coach of the Year

ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been chosen as NBA coach of the year. The second-year …Read More

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Myra Cannon

Police Arrest Woman in $30K Theft at Haymarket Park

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 46-year-old woman stole more than $30,000 in cash from Haymarket Park in Lincoln. …Read More

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Nebraska Renewable Energy Tax Credit Bill Sparks Debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new effort to lure wind farms to Nebraska is sparking a debate among lawmakers. Supporters …Read More

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