NE Legislature

Renters Could Benefit from Nebraska Property Tax Measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Renters and some homeowners could end up saving money under a proposed income tax credit in …Read More

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Nebraska Plant Giving Away Tons of Rotten Beets

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Western Sugar Cooperative officials say the co-op must dispose of 10,000 tons of rotten sugar beets …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Nebraska Governor, Ag Director Announce Annual Ag Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An annual state agriculture conference is expected to focus on helping small and mid-sized Nebraska farmers …Read More

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Nebraska Marriage Fee Proposal Still Waiting for a Vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to raise the cost of marriage licenses issued by Nebraska counties has yet to …Read More

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Federal Judge Won’t Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Lawsuit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge won’t delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska’s gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme …Read More

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Yellowstone Oil Spill Fuels Arguments Over Keystone Pipeline

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of …Read More

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Chief Justice Michael Heavican

Heavican: Nebraska Needs More Rural Attorneys, Interpreters

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican says the state has a growing need for rural …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (Jan. 28-29)

COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 01/28/2015 00:28:59 SUSPICIOUS PERSON “100 S JEFFERS ST NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101″ 01/28/2015 …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/29): It’s Like a Calf Cramp in the Middle of the Night

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-January 29

Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts …Read More

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Wendy Stephens

Elm Creek Village Clerk Accused of Altering, Cashing Checks

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A central Nebraska village clerk has been accused of altering checks and cashing them to pay …Read More

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Ben Sasse

Nebraska’s Sasse to Lead Senate Agriculture Committee

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on …Read More

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Retirees Ask Nebraska Senators to Expand Income Tax Cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s civilian and military retirees are once again asking lawmakers for tax breaks, saying a package …Read More

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2 Men Injured After Scottsbluff Cell Phone Tower Collapse

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Two men were transported to the hospital after they had been trapped under a collapsed cell …Read More

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Mid Plains Community College

MPCC Students Named to President’s, Dean’s Lists

Mid-Plains Community College has released the Dean’s and President’s Lists, for the 2014 Fall Term. To qualify for the President’s …Read More

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Cigar Shop Bill Advances to Debate in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow smoking in designated cigar shops will be debated by the full Nebraska …Read More

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Pat McPherson

Nebraska Board of Ed Member Rejects Calls for His Resignation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska education member is refusing to leave office despite a vote from his colleagues that …Read More

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Jesselyn Rose Bond: Disturbing the Peace, Resisting Arrest, Felony Assault on an Officer, False Reporting

NP Rendezvous with Online ‘Hook Up’ Ends with Valentine Woman’s Arrest

If there’s one thing we know about online hook-ups, it’s that they can go bad in a lot of ways. …Read More

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Greg Ibach

Nebraska Activists Oppose Ag Director’s Reappointment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Animal welfare advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to oppose the governor’s reappointment of the state agriculture …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/28): Gonna Lay the Smack Down on Ya

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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Forecast Graphic January 28 2015

North Platte Weather-January 28

Today: Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 21 to …Read More

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Doug Peterson

Nebraska AG Vows to Continue Fight Against Colorado Pot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is defending his state’s lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying …Read More

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‘Nebraska 150′ License Plate Bill Advanced to Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is one step closer to creating new license plates that would recognize the state’s 150th …Read More

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NPPD Settles on Route for Power Line Through Sandhills

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Public Power District has settled on a final route for a new high-voltage power line …Read More

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