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Governor Announces Nebraska Job-Searching App

(AP) — The state is launching a new mobile app for smartphones and tablets that will help Nebraskans search for …Read More

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Lexington Woman, Boyfriend Accused of Injuring Toddler Appear in Court

(AP) — A Lexington woman and her boyfriend have been charged with child abuse, accused of injuring her 17-month-old son. …Read More

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Nebraska Teacher Convicted of Sexual Assaults on Girl

(AP) — A 38-year-old western Nebraska man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a girl over several years. Richard Cobos, …Read More

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Arbor Day History, Celebrations Rooted in Nebraska

(AP) — People across the nation will observe Arbor Day on Friday, but no state will celebrate with as much …Read More

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More Road Work Begins Monday in North Platte

Yes, it’s true, more road work will begin in North Platte on Monday. According to the City of North Platte …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/23): Fashion Icons

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-April 23rd

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind …Read More

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Heineman Vetoes Nurse Practitioner Regulation Bill

(AP) — Nurse practitioners will still need to collaborate with physicians in order to practice in Nebraska, after the governor …Read More

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(UPDATED) Family Seeks Help in Finding Missing Cozad Girl

UPDATE (April 23, 2014 6:30 a.m.) Kelsey’s mother, Megan Essex, issued the following statement to the Post Wednesday morning: “Kelsey …Read More

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Nebraska Legislative Candidate Faces Tax Lien

(AP) — A Scottsbluff legislative candidate says he’s been working with the IRS to eliminate a $30,500 tax lien. Scottsbluff …Read More

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Lincoln Co. Won’t Exempt Land Purchased for Water

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln County commissioners have refused to exempt from taxes thousands of acres of land bought …Read More

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(UPDATED) House Fire Seriously Injures 1 in North Platte

UPDATE (April 22, 2014 6:30 p.m.) Authorities have identified the victim of this morning’s fire as 58-year-old Randy Mills.  They …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (4/21-4/22)

Courtesy of the North Platte Police Department 04/21/2014 00:48:12 14-006725 28-511 THEFT BY EXER CONTROL-GAS FROM SELF SERV STATION 700 …Read More

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Nebraska Farmers Starting to Plant Spring Crops

(AP) — Nebraska farmers are just beginning to plant their spring crops, but the U.S. Agriculture Department says conditions remain …Read More

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Chadron to Dedicate New Firefighting Air Base

(AP) — The city of Chadron will host an airport fly-in breakfast to dedicate its new firefighting air base. The …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/22): There Are Better Ways to Get Out of Work

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-April 22

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to …Read More

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Better Technology Cited in NSP Consolidation

(AP) — Officials say better technology is allowing the Nebraska State Patrol to save money as it consolidates its dispatch …Read More

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Former Kearney Pastor Sentenced for Sexual Assault

(AP) — A former Kearney church youth pastor faces up to 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting three boys. …Read More

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Nebraska Man Pleads No Contest in Death of Ex-Wife

(AP) — A Nebraska man accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife and former divorce attorney has pleaded no contest in …Read More

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Grants Now Available to Improve Neb. Soil Health

(AP) — Federal grants are now available for projects to help improve Nebraska’s soil health. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s …Read More

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3 Bayard City Workers Charged with Theft

(AP) — Three city workers have been arrested and charged in the theft and sale of scrap metal from the …Read More

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Teen Accused in Scotts Bluff Co. Jail Attack Will Be Tried as Adult

(AP) — The case against a 16-year-old who is accused of helping with the fatal assault of a Western Nebraska …Read More

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McCook CC Students Rack Up Awards at Phi Beta Lambda Conference

Students from McCook Community College recently attended the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference, and came home with a plethora …Read More

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