Pete Ricketts

Ricketts Vetoes Driver’s Licenses Bill for Immigrant Youth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would end Nebraska’s ban on driving privileges for …Read More

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Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty in Landmark Override Vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has abolished the death penalty in a landmark veto-override vote backed by a coalition of conservatives …Read More

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Bill to Allow Packer-Owned Hog Farms in Nebraska Defeated

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to lift Nebraska’s ban on hogs owned by meatpackers has failed to advance in …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Scrap Medical Marijuana Bill for the Year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will not legalize medical marijuana this year in light of other controversial measures dominating the …Read More

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Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles for Power Steering Problem

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail …Read More

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Huey Lewis & The News to Perform at Nebraska State Fair

One of America’s great rock & roll bands, Huey Lewis & The News performs on Friday, September 4th at the …Read More

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Nebraska’s Jobless Rate of 2.5 Pct Still Lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to hit 2.5 …Read More

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USDA: Nebraska Corn Planting Lags 5-Year Average

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say last week’s rainfall across much of the state delayed Nebraska farmers’ work in their …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/27): Every Action Has an Equal and Opposite Reaction

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not a criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or …Read More

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North Platte Weather-May 27

Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with …Read More

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Divers Locate Vehicle Driven by Missing NP Teens in South Platte River

Authorities say the vehicle that two missing North Platte teens were in when it plunged into the South Platte River …Read More

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AAA: Teen Drivers Put Everyone at Risk

OMAHA, NE (May 27, 2015) – Nearly two-thirds of people injured or killed in a crash involving a teen driver …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Rebates for Natural Gas Fuel

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska drivers could receive refunds from the state on clean-burning fuel converters and pumps under a …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Back Bill to Register Peddlers, Hawkers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Peddlers and hawkers would have to register with counties before knocking on doors under a bill …Read More

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Vietnam Casualty’s Hometown Changed to Nebraska

PENDER, Neb. (AP) — The hometown of the first casualty listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has been corrected, thanks …Read More

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NP Man Busted Driving Stolen Vehicle

A North Platte man is facing a felony theft charge after police say he was caught driving a stolen pickup …Read More

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South Platte, Platte River Flooding Seen in Western Nebraska

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Officials say more minor flooding is expected in North Platte and other parts of western …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/26): Hey, Just Like the Scotch

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not a criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or …Read More

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North Platte Weather-May 26

Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Calm wind. Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. North northwest wind 6 …Read More

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‘Tomorrowland’ Takes Top Spot at Box Office on Slow Weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney’s fantasy adventure “Tomorrowland” topped the slow Memorial Day weekend box office with an estimated $41.7 …Read More

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Small Herd of Purebred Bison Growing on Prairie in Nebraska

WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) — A small herd of purebred bison in south-central Nebraska has been growing with the births …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/25): Loosen Up

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not a criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or …Read More

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Divers Resume Searching River for Missing NP Teens

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Divers have resumed searching the South Platte River for two teenagers who have been missing …Read More

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Federal Grant Worth $1.8M Goes to 3 Nebraska Water Projects

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — Three Nebraska projects will share $1.8 million in federal grants to help strengthen the Ogallala aquifer. …Read More

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