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Stapleton Woman, 34, Killed in Crash Near North Platte

A 34-year-old Stapleton woman is dead following an accident on Highway 83, just north of North Platte. At around 11:17 …Read More

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University of Nebraska Hires Branding Firm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska has hired a Philadelphia-based branding firm to help the university brag about …Read More

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NSP Releases Stats from Husker Home Games Enforcement

Nebraska State Patrol troopers and communication specialists participated in special enforcement efforts during the 2014 Husker football season thanks in …Read More

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Black Friday Gun Buys Test Background Check System

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — As stores crowd with holiday shoppers, gun buyers will be challenging the nation’s background check system …Read More

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Nebraska Town of 130 Gets $250,000 Grant

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A small Nebraska town is getting a $250,000 grant to help upgrade its water system. The …Read More

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Former Alliance Hospital Exec Sentenced in Child Porn Case

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — A former Alliance hospital executive has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for possessing …Read More

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Nebraska Parole Board Chairwoman Says She Was Pressured to Parole More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of Nebraska’s parole board says a former prisons director pressured her into paroling more …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/26): Look What I Can Do

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 26

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. North northwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. …Read More

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Prof: Mental Health Services Lacking in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A longtime psychologist says Nebraska has dismantled important mental health services over the last decade, effectively …Read More

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Ricketts Names State Budged, Policy Directors

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts has named his top budget and policy advisers. Ricketts announced Tuesday that …Read More

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Nebraska Woman Sentenced in Soccer Club Theft

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska woman has been sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to repay …Read More

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Nebraska Farmers Nearly Done Harvesting Crops

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are nearly done harvesting this year’s crops after last week’s cold, dry weather. The …Read More

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Cozad Firefighters Get OK to Sit on City Council

COZAD, Neb. (AP) — The City Council in Cozad has decided to let volunteer firefighters be elected to the council. …Read More

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Thanksgiving Travel Woes? There’s an App for That

By JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make …Read More

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Maxwell Student Named NPCC Business Student of the Month

Alex Gurciullo, of Maxwell, has been named Business Student of the Month for November at North Platte Community College. Gurciullo, …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (11/25): Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

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 25

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. …Read More

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Nebraska Prison Employees Won’t Face Charges

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — None of the state employees who were blamed for Nebraska’s prison sentence miscalculations will face criminal …Read More

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MPCC Given the Go-Ahead to Instruct Students in Other States

More students than ever will now have access to online courses and programs through Mid-Plains Community College. MPCC officials received …Read More

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Kearney Man Killed in Pickup Crash

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old Kearney man has been killed in a rollover crash off a state …Read More

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Harassing Phone Call Allegations Lead to NP Man’s Arrest

A North Platte man is in jail on felony charges after an investigation into harassing phone calls revealed an assault …Read More

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NP Man Goes from Shortness of Breath to Felony Charge

A North Platte man is facing a felony charge after a driving under revocation charge quickly turned into a violent …Read More

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Hagel Resigns as US Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Administration sources say that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. Hagel, a …Read More

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