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Judge: Nebraska Inmates Not Entitled to Minimum Wage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Nebraska prisoner who argued that he should …Read More

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NPPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

By Officer Rodney Brown-NPPD Public Information Officer The North Platte Police Department would like remind those heading out on Halloween …Read More

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Wind Farm Project Dedicated in Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) — Central Nebraska officials have dedicated a new wind farm project near Broken Bow. The Broken …Read More

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Don Stenberg

Nebraska Students to Be Awarded Scholarships

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg and First National Bank of Omaha will present scholarships to winners …Read More

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Nebraska Makes it Easier to Monitor Drivers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is making it easier for companies to monitor the driving records of employees who drive …Read More

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Pete Ricketts

Governor Hopefuls Say Vets Home Decision Stands

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s candidates for governor say they won’t interfere with a decision to build the new Central …Read More

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Kenneth Valentine

NP Man Charged with Felony Assault, Child Abuse

A 27-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a couple. At around 8:45 p.m., on Wednesday, …Read More

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Chauncey Mendoza

NP Man Accused of Trying to Hit Man, Police Cruiser with Vehicle

A game of chicken involving a resident and a North Platte police cruiser has landed a North Platte man in …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (10/30): Is This a Rerun?

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

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North Platte Weather-October 30

Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 …Read More

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Sen. Steve Lathrop

Nebraska Furlough Program Released Violent Inmates Early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairman of a legislative committee says 162 Nebraska inmates convicted of violent crimes were freed …Read More

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Amanda Pecor

Hastings Woman Gets 5 Years in Son’s Death

HASTINGS, Neb. — A 30-year-old Nebraska woman whose oldest son is charged with killing his little brother has been sentenced …Read More

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Governor Heineman to Testify on Nebraska Prisons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is expected to appear Wednesday before a legislative committee that’s investigating Nebraska’s prison …Read More

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Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Trucks, SUVs

DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or …Read More

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Hot Sheets (10/29): The Big Time

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

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North Platte Weather-October 29

Today: Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with …Read More

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Consultant Recommends $262M in Nebraska Prison Projects

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant is recommending that Nebraska expand its three prison facilities and add beds to ease …Read More

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Lincoln County Marriage Licenses (Week of October 20)

Justin Julius Tracy, 41, Wellfleet NE and Kaylee Rhae McCollam, 41, Culbertson NE   William Eric Reed, 23, North Platte …Read More

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Emerson Craig

BREAKING NEWS: Maxwell Man Charged with Murder in Wife’s Death

A 60-year-old Maxwell man has been charged with 1st degree murder in his wife’s death. On April 26, 2014, deputies …Read More

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Nebraska Corn Harvest Still Lagging

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal report says rain in some parts of Nebraska last week slowed progress on the …Read More

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Chelsea Burk (Smith)

NP Shoplifting Suspect Caught with More Than Stolen Underwear

A North Platte woman suspected of stealing from a local business was caught with more than stolen underwear. At around …Read More

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Hot Sheets (10/28): Faithful Companions

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

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North Platte Weather-October 28

Today: Sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. …Read More

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Mitchell Man Accused of Stealing Gasoline

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man has been accused of stealing more than $580,000 worth of gas from …Read More

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