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Nebraska Cigar, Tobacco Shops Continue Smoking War

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several cigar bars and tobacco shops will get a shot at making the case to the …Read More

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Hot Sheets (9/27): Gotta Play by the Rules

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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NP Man Charged with Felony in Assault of Girlfriend

A North Platte man has been charged with a felony after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend. At around 3:07 a.m., …Read More

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LCSO Warns Residents of Scam

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of Lincoln County about a scam that has been reported to their …Read More

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Student from Ogallala Arrested in UNK Bomb Threat

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Campus police have arrested a 19-year-old student suspected of posting a threat to use explosives at …Read More

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USDA Details New Risk-Based Farm Payment Programs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says farmers can begin signing up for new safety net programs …Read More

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Chief: Chadron Man Sexually Assaulted Child

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in the Nebraska Panhandle have arrested a man who they say sexually assaulted a child. …Read More

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Lincoln Man Gets 10-20 Years for Assaulting Buffalo County Corrections Officers

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A young Lincoln man has been given 10 to 20 years in prison for assaulting jailers …Read More

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Nebraska Early Voting Ballots to Be Sent Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska county election officials will start mailing early voting ballots next week. The office of Nebraska …Read More

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Hot Sheets (9/26): Second Verse, Same As the First

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-September 26

Today: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph …Read More

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Gas Prices Falling, Headed Below $3 in Most of US

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the …Read More

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Study Examines Nebraska’s Rural Bridges

SYRACUSE, Neb. (AP) — A recent report by a national nonprofit research group has found that 19 percent of Nebraska’s …Read More

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Autopsy: NP Murder Victim Died of Blunt Force Trauma

An autopsy has determined that the victim of a murder in North Platte died of blunt force trauma. According to …Read More

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Iowa, Nebraska Medical Records Network Linked

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say Iowa and Nebraska medical records networks have been connected so records can be …Read More

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Nebraskans with Mental Illness to Be Honored in Ceremony

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A ceremony will be held Friday to honor the Nebraskans who are buried in cemeteries for …Read More

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Nebraska Participating in Drug Take-Back Day

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are once again collecting old and leftover prescription drugs in a national effort to …Read More

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Heineman Announces ‘Wellness Award’ Winners

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has announced the winners of a statewide award for Nebraska employers who promote …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (9/25): The Devil Is in the Details

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-September 25

Today: Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 87. Light south southeast wind increasing to 9 to …Read More

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UNK Library Briefly Closes After Receiving Threat

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s library and another building were briefly evacuated because of an …Read More

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Ogallala Man Dies in Pond After Kayak Capsizes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man has died after his kayak capsized in a private pond near Ogallala. …Read More

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Rwandan Genocide Survivor to “Focus on Forgiveness”

By: Jacque Harms The words “I forgive you” sometimes come easily.  You may say “forgive me” as you pass a …Read More

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Boy Scout Popcorn Sales Underway

Boy Scout Popcorn sales begin this week. Many scouts throughout the Buffalo Bill District will  begin selling “Trails End” popcorn …Read More

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