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Nebraska Graduation Rate Up Nearly 90 Percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s public high-school graduation rate increased slightly this year, but came up just shy of the …Read More

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‘Shared Parenting’ Bills to Come Up in Nebraska Legislative Session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska’s parental custody …Read More

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‘Mockingjay Part 1′ Opens with $123 Million

NEW YORK (AP) — “Mockingjay, Part 1″ didn’t catch fire like the last installment of “The Hunger Games,” but it …Read More

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Research Says Regulations Helping Small Hog Farms

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Researchers say environmental regulations have slowed the growth of large hog farms and helped some smaller …Read More

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Young Zebra Dies at Western Nebraska Zoo

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A young zebra has died at a western Nebraska zoo because of an accident during castration. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/23): Bad Manners

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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(UPDATED) Kearney Police Search for Suspect in Shooting

UPDATE (11/23 7:00pm) Kearney Police Department Statement: Evan Swenson (AKA: Evan Swinson), was taken into custody early this morning in …Read More

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Man in Omaha Hospital After Shooting in Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police in central Nebraska are investigating the shooting of a man who is now being treated …Read More

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UNL Offers Beef, Pork Quality Assurance Training

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is offering a training course on beef and pork quality assurance practices. …Read More

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NSP to Beef Up Enforcement for Thanksgiving

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol has announced plans for stepped up enforcement to focus on seat belt …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/22): The Need for Speed

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

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North Dakota Man Steals, Crashes Car in NP

An 18-year-old North Dakota man is being lodged in the Lincoln County Detention Center after he allegedly stole a vehicle …Read More

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UNL Officials OK Room, Board Increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials have passed a five-year plan that will increase room and board costs …Read More

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Nebraska Fair Officials Working on Outdoor Concert Plan

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Fair officials are working on a plan to book a bigger musical act …Read More

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Nebraska Jobless Rate Drops to 3.6 Percent in October

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for October dropped to 3.4 percent. The …Read More

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Nebraska Troopers Identify Man Injured in Train Collision

CAMBRIDGE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol has identified a Colorado man who was critically injured after a train …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/21): There’s Something About Mary

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-November 21

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around …Read More

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Friends Complete Final Harvest for Nebraska Farmer

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska farmer who died before he could complete his final harvest has received some help …Read More

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Teen Found Guilty in Death of Nebraska Jailer

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A Wyoming teenager has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the strangling death of a …Read More

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95-Year-Old Woman Dies After Nebraska House Fire

THEDFORD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 95-year-old woman has died following a house fire near Thedford. Thomas County Sheriff …Read More

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Mitchell Man Charged for Role in Fatal 2013 Crash

MITCHELL, Neb. (AP) — A Mitchell man faces charges of motor vehicle homicide for the death of a Gering man. …Read More

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Nebraska Insurer Rejects Medical Network’s Offer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the …Read More

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Republican River States Promise to Be More Cooperative

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The three states crossed by the Republican River have agreed on a new approach to managing …Read More

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