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North Platte Weather-January 28

Today: Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 21 to …Read More

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Doug Peterson

Nebraska AG Vows to Continue Fight Against Colorado Pot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is defending his state’s lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying …Read More

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‘Nebraska 150′ License Plate Bill Advanced to Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is one step closer to creating new license plates that would recognize the state’s 150th …Read More

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NPPD Settles on Route for Power Line Through Sandhills

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Public Power District has settled on a final route for a new high-voltage power line …Read More

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NP Man Jailed After Leading Police on Vehicle Pursuit

A 22-year-old North Platte man is facing charges after he allegedly led police on a vehicle chase, through North Platte, …Read More

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Hirshfeld’s, Miss Nebraska Organization to Host ‘Crowns and Gowns Event’

If you are into pageants and prom, or if you just like bling and pretty girls, the Quality Inn is …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/27): Free Rides to Lincoln!

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

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North Platte Weather-January 27

Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. West …Read More

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Measles Outbreak That Began at Disneyland Grows to 87 Cases

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases. The California Department of …Read More

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Nebraska Bill to Allow 24/7 Liquor Sales Draws Opposition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to eliminate bar closing times in Nebraska is drawing stiff opposition from cities as …Read More

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New Walmart Supercenter Opening in Ogallala

A new Walmart Supercenter is opening Wednesday, Jan. 28, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store …Read More

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Keno Bill Again Sparks Debate in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska bill that would eliminate the mandatory waiting time between keno games is again facing …Read More

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Nebraskans Call on Senators to Preserve Cigar Bar Status Quo

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cigar aficionados are calling on Nebraska lawmakers to exclude cigar bars from the state’s smoking ban. …Read More

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Chadron State Locks Dorms, But Tale of Armed Man Was False

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Chadron State College officials have said a report about an armed man on campus proved to …Read More

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Electric-Powered Bicycle Bill Advance by Nebraska Lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would treat electric-assist bicycles the same as regular bikes has won first-round approval …Read More

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Scottsbluff Airport May Have to Choose Another Airline

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Scottsbluff airport board may have to find another airline to provide subsidized flights to Denver. …Read More

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Secretary of State John Gale

Nebraska Businesses Reminded to File Reports by April 1

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are reminding various businesses about a spring deadline to file required annual and biennial …Read More

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Nebraska Weather Poster Contest Entries Sought

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Entries are being sought for the 2014 Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest. The contest is …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (Jan. 23-26)

COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 01/23/2015 00:46:51 MOTOR VEH LIGHT REQUIREMENTS “RODEO RD /N ADAMS AV NORTH PLATTE, …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (1/26): Old Enough to Know Better, Too Young to Care

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

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North Platte Weather-January 26

Today: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Tonight: Mostly …Read More

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US Gas Prices Fell 13 Cents per Gallon, Expected to Rise

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two …Read More

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Nebraska Works to Recruit Dairy Farmers from Other States

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is trying to attract dairy farmers from other states with the promise of abundant land, …Read More

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Growing Older Population in Nebraska Will Need Housing

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — More Nebraskans need housing designed for senior citizens’ needs, but in many communities, especially rural …Read More

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