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Nebraska May Have to Add Money to General Fund

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers may have to add money to the state’s general fund when they convene next …Read More

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United Way of Midlands CEO Hospitalized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United Way of the Midlands says its CEO has been hospitalized with a serious heart …Read More

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Box Butte County Public Defender to Be Prosecutor

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Box Butte County’s public defender has resigned to become the top prosecutor in neighboring Scotts Bluff …Read More

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Federal Agency Approves Nebraska Airport Grant

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has given its final approval to a nearly $8 million grant for …Read More

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Nebraska Allocates $187,000 to Fire Departments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Forest Service has allocated $187,000 in federal grants for volunteer fire departments. The service …Read More

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Nebraska Education Officials Scrap Test Scores

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems. …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Attempting to Steal Over $500 Worth of Goods from Walmart

A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly attempted to steal goods from Walmart. At …Read More

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Welfare Check Leads to Tense Moments in NP Neighborhood

A North Platte man has been hospitalized for evaluation following a welfare check gone bad Tuesday afternoon. At around 3:45 …Read More

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Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff Gets Clean Survey

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff recently received its fifth deficiency-free survey from the U.S. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (7/23): This Calls for a Spanking

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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North Platte Weather-July 23

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a …Read More

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Man Convicted by Jury in Scottsbluff Store Robbery

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the case of a man charged with armed …Read More

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Mountain Lion Near Children in Chadron Shot

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A mountain lion has been shot south of Chadron after a man observed it crouching in …Read More

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Chadron Allows Backyard Chickens

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Backyard chicken enthusiasts can now own their own birds in the city limits of Chadron. The …Read More

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Nebraska Firefighting Air Stations, Planes Now Operational

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New airport stations designed to serve a firefighting plane in rural Nebraska are now up and …Read More

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Nebraska Fares Well in Annual Children’s Report

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has fared well in a new national study of children’s education and economic well-being. The …Read More

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Old Tractors Help Nebraska Farmers Hail Recovery

HEARTWELL, Neb. (AP) — Some old tractors have been deployed to help a south-central Nebraska farmer turn a hail-torn cornfield …Read More

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NSP Finds 168 Violations During Surprise Truck Inspection in NP

The Nebraska State Patrol, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, Tuesday, July 22, in North Platte. The surprise inspections target …Read More

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Nebraska Utilities Get More Time to Gauge Nuke Flood Risks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have given Nebraska’s two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their …Read More

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Hot Sheets (7/22): Cause and Effect

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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Nebraska Wheat Harvest More Than Half Done

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The recent cool, dry weather helped Nebraska farmers who are harvesting wheat. The U.S. Department of …Read More

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North Platte Weather-July 22

Today: Sunny, with a high near 94. East wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Tonight: Mostly …Read More

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Nebraska Commission Begins Early Work on Water Issues

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s Natural Resources Commission is laying the groundwork for projects intended to preserve the state’s long-term …Read More

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Autopsy Shows Man Drowned in Nebraska Panhandle Lake

BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man drowned after his car ran into a Nebraska Panhandle lake. Morrill County …Read More

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