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Nebraska Jobless Rate Drops to 3.6 Percent in October

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for October dropped to 3.4 percent. The …Read More

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Nebraska Troopers Identify Man Injured in Train Collision

CAMBRIDGE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol has identified a Colorado man who was critically injured after a train …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/21): There’s Something About Mary

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 21

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around …Read More

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Friends Complete Final Harvest for Nebraska Farmer

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska farmer who died before he could complete his final harvest has received some help …Read More

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Teen Found Guilty in Death of Nebraska Jailer

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A Wyoming teenager has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the strangling death of a …Read More

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95-Year-Old Woman Dies After Nebraska House Fire

THEDFORD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 95-year-old woman has died following a house fire near Thedford. Thomas County Sheriff …Read More

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Mitchell Man Charged for Role in Fatal 2013 Crash

MITCHELL, Neb. (AP) — A Mitchell man faces charges of motor vehicle homicide for the death of a Gering man. …Read More

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Nebraska Insurer Rejects Medical Network’s Offer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the …Read More

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Republican River States Promise to Be More Cooperative

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The three states crossed by the Republican River have agreed on a new approach to managing …Read More

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Thanksgiving Getaway: 46.3 Million to Hit the Road

NEW YORK (AP) — There is good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Shooting Man During Altercation

A North Platte man is in jail following an altercation that ended with a man being shot. At around 10:45 …Read More

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Official: Nebraska Man Critically Injured by Train

CAMBRIDGE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man in southwest Nebraska has been critically injured after a train collided with …Read More

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North Platte Weather-November 20

Today: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 40. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Tonight: Mostly …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/20): What Made You Think That?

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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New Nebraska Tax Law Likely to Slow Revenue Growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s state tax revenue likely won’t grow as fast in the future because of a law …Read More

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Oil Pipeline Still in Limbo After Vote in Congress

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The proposed oil pipeline linking Canadian producers to the U.S. Gulf Coast isn’t much closer to …Read More

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Nebraska Man Gets Prison for Enticement Charge

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A Scottsbluff man has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for texting nude …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Choking, Threatening Girlfriend with Knife

A North Platte man has been charged with a felony after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend. At around 10:45 p.m., …Read More

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All-Female Nebraska Court of Appeals Panel Hears Arguments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An all-female panel of the Nebraska Court of Appeals has heard oral arguments for the first …Read More

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AAA: Nebraska Average Fuel Price Drops Below $3

The statewide average price for regular unleaded gasoline in Nebraska dropped below $3 a gallon this week, reports AAA. Today’s  …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (11/18-11/19)

  COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 11/18/2014 00:49:21 NO PROOF OF INSURANCE “1400 E 4TH ST NORTH PLATTE, …Read More

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McCook Man Pleads No Contest in Assault on Officer

McCOOK, Neb. (AP) — A man in southwest Nebraska has pleaded no contest to attacking a police officer at a …Read More

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Minden Mayor Asks Resident to Remove Sign

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The mayor of a central Nebraska community is bemoaning the public fervor over a resident’s sign …Read More

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