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Oregon Man Accused of Blowing Pot Smoke in Infant’s Mouth

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been accused of blowing pot smoke into the mouth of his year-old …Read More

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Lockups in Nebraska, 4 Other States Lessen Use of Solitary Confinement

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York-based criminal justice nonprofit says it will work with jails and prisons in five …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers to Debate Raising Judges Salaries

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s judges could get a raise under a bill slated for debate in the Legislature. A …Read More

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Omaha Officer Who Shot Unarmed Man Quits After Investigation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha officer who fatally shot an unarmed man last month has resigned following a departmental …Read More

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Nebraska AG Returns to Work After Prostate Cancer Surgery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has returned to work after undergoing surgery for early-stage prostate cancer. …Read More

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FDA: Recall Expanded for Blue Bell Ice Cream Products

DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities say Blue Bell is expanding the recall of some ice cream products because of possible …Read More

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Review Program for Nebraska Tax Incentives Advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s tax incentives for businesses will face greater scrutiny under a measure advanced by lawmakers. The …Read More

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Study: Male Nurses Scarce But Paid More Than Female RNs

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says that the gender pay gap exists even in nursing, an occupation dominated by …Read More

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Man Convicted in Southeast Nebraska Hit-and-Run Death Case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 33-year-old man has taken a plea deal in the hit-and-run death of a rural Hickman …Read More

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Man Accused of Stealing Car from Lincoln Dealership

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man has been arrested after Lincoln police say he stole a vehicle from a car …Read More

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Iowan Who Managed Nebraska Apartments is Sentenced

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 41-year-old Iowa woman who was managing property in northeast Nebraska’s South Sioux City has been …Read More

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Ex-Husker Football Coach Charged with Domestic Assault

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former University of Nebraska football coach has been charged with domestic assault after Lincoln police …Read More

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Free Weather Radios Being Handed Out in 5 Nebraska Towns

COLERIDGE, Neb. (AP) — Free weather alert radios will be distributed in five northeast Nebraska towns on Tuesday. The event …Read More

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Fire Danger High in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming

DENVER (AP) — Dry weather and winds forecast to gust to around 45 mph are expected to raise the risk …Read More

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Nebraska Medicine Picks New Interim CEO

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Medical Center’s chief operating officer has been chosen to serve as interim CEO of …Read More

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Bouma, Jones lead Flames to 3-2 Win over Avalanche

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Lance Bouma and David Jones had a goal and an assist each to lead the Calgary …Read More

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Omaha Landlord Finds Package with Over $20K After Tenants Arrested

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say the landlord of a recently raided apartment found a package containing more than $20,000 …Read More

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NFL Gives 32 Compensatory Picks to 14 Teams

PHOENIX (AP) — NFC champion Seattle, Denver and Kansas City each were awarded four compensatory picks in this year’s draft. …Read More

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6 Nebraskans Indicted in Stolen Credit Card Scheme

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted six people who authorities say spent over $74,000 at several …Read More

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NCAA Tournament Ratings Enjoy Record Opening Weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament drew the highest ratings in 22 years for CBS …Read More

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Nebraska Organizer Proposes Whitewater Park for Rundown Area

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A Monroe woman is developing a proposal to create a whitewater park at Tailrace Park in …Read More

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NFL Suspending TV Blackouts for 2015 Season

PHOENIX (AP) — The NFL will not block any games from local television during the 2015 season. The league said …Read More

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Attempt to Repeal Nebraska Helmet Law Fails

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to repeal Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law has stalled in the Legislature. Supporters on Monday …Read More

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Storm-Chasing Vehicle to Be Featured at Nebraska Weather Seminar

WILBER, Neb. (AP) — A 5-ton, 7-foot-tall storm-chasing vehicle will be one of the features at the 2015 Regional Severe …Read More

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