severe-weather

Federal Disaster Aid to Help Nebraska in June Storm Recovery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Nebraska, ordering federal aid to supplement state …Read More

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vaccination

More Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine

NEW YORK (AP) — The government is reporting an increase in teen U.S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine …Read More

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health_care

Insurers Owe Nebraskans More Than $1.5M in Refunds

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government says insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds because of a …Read More

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Nebraska Group Forms to Develop State Workforce

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new group has formed to connect Nebraska educators with the state’s business community. The goal: …Read More

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Gibbon Loses City Shop, Vehicles to Fire

GIBBON, Neb. (AP) — The city maintenance building in Gibbon is a total loss after a fire started in a …Read More

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Secretary of State John Gale

Vote on Nebraska Machine Gambling Remains on Nov. 4 Ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale has rejected a request that he remove a proposed constitutional …Read More

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Casey Mitchell

Sexual Assault Charge Against Hershey Man Dropped

Charges have been dropped against a Hershey man accused of sexually assaulting a female juvenile earlier this month. According to …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (7/24): Someone Could’ve Told Me It Was Picture Day

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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Forecast Graphic July 24 2014

North Platte Weather-July 24

Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. South wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as …Read More

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Nebraska May Have to Add Money to General Fund

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers may have to add money to the state’s general fund when they convene next …Read More

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Karen-Bricklemyer

United Way of Midlands CEO Hospitalized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United Way of the Midlands says its CEO has been hospitalized with a serious heart …Read More

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Box Butte County Public Defender to Be Prosecutor

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Box Butte County’s public defender has resigned to become the top prosecutor in neighboring Scotts Bluff …Read More

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faa

Federal Agency Approves Nebraska Airport Grant

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has given its final approval to a nearly $8 million grant for …Read More

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firedpt

Nebraska Allocates $187,000 to Fire Departments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Forest Service has allocated $187,000 in federal grants for volunteer fire departments. The service …Read More

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Nebraska Education Officials Scrap Test Scores

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems. …Read More

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Kevin Mendonca

NP Man Accused of Attempting to Steal Over $500 Worth of Goods from Walmart

A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly attempted to steal goods from Walmart. At …Read More

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Welfare Check Leads to Tense Moments in NP Neighborhood

A North Platte man has been hospitalized for evaluation following a welfare check gone bad Tuesday afternoon. At around 3:45 …Read More

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DHHS

Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff Gets Clean Survey

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff recently received its fifth deficiency-free survey from the U.S. …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (7/23): This Calls for a Spanking

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-July 23

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a …Read More

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Michael Galindo

Man Convicted by Jury in Scottsbluff Store Robbery

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the case of a man charged with armed …Read More

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Mountain-Lion

Mountain Lion Near Children in Chadron Shot

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A mountain lion has been shot south of Chadron after a man observed it crouching in …Read More

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Chadron Allows Backyard Chickens

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Backyard chicken enthusiasts can now own their own birds in the city limits of Chadron. The …Read More

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Nebraska Firefighting Air Stations, Planes Now Operational

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New airport stations designed to serve a firefighting plane in rural Nebraska are now up and …Read More

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