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More Unanswered Questions in Search for Missing NP Teens

After another full day of searching on Thursday, there are still no answers in the search for Lexi Wiezorek and …Read More

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Nebraska Farm, Ranch Tourism Bill Passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farmers and ranchers who open their property to tourists could be shielded from certain lawsuits under …Read More

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Scottsbluff Man Accused of Forgery and Taking Dad’s Check Book

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A 27-year-old Scottsbluff man who faces three drug charges also is accused of stealing from his …Read More

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Personal Property Tax Break for Nebraska Businesses Passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax exemption under a bill passed by …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Pass Licenses Bill for Deferred Youths

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts now faces the decision to uphold or withdraw his predecessor’s policy of …Read More

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Man Who Shot at Lexington Officers Scheduled for Sentencing

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A June sentencing has been scheduled for a 26-year-old man convicted for an exchange of gunshots …Read More

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Survey: US Schools Beef Up Safety Measures

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government survey finds that public schools have beefed up school security measures with safety drills and …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/21): Common Side Effects Include Dry Mouth and Diarrhea

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-May 21

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. …Read More

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Search for Missing NP Teens to Resume Thursday

After another full day of searching for Lexi Wiezorek and Noah Ramos, family members will wait another day before the …Read More

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Nebraska Mandatory Minimum Sentences Stuck in Place for Now

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to limit mandatory minimum sentences for crimes like robbery, assault on a police officer …Read More

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Chadron Woman Gets Jail, Probation for Embezzlement

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A 25-year-old woman has been given jail time and probation for embezzling money when she worked …Read More

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Governor Ricketts Approves New Two-Year State Budget

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a new two-year budget that includes $408 million in state …Read More

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NDOR Releases April Fatality Toll

APRIL TRAFFIC FATALITY TOLL 16 During the month of April 2015, sixteen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska …Read More

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NSP Troopers Honored by MADD

(Lincoln, Neb.)- Sworn members of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) were honored during the 16thAnnual Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) …Read More

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Hot Sheets (5/20): When You Dream, Dream Big

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-May 20

Today: A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, …Read More

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Egg Prices Jump as Impact of Bird Flu Begins Pinching Supply

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices have surged higher as the death of millions of hens from bird flu …Read More

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Ricketts Approves New Penalties for Human Traffickers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Human traffickers could face harsher penalties and lawsuits under a new law signed by Nebraska Gov. …Read More

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Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Licenses Bill for Immigrants

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow driver’s licenses for immigrant youths brought to the country illegally as …Read More

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Nebraska Prison Where Inmates Revolted Losing Staff

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — Nine staff members have quit a Nebraska maximum security prison since inmates revolted last week and …Read More

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Report: Nebraskans’ Income Falls in 2014 from Year Before

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City shows lower crop prices in …Read More

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Drug Investigation Leads to Felonies for 2 NP Men

Two North Platte men are in custody on felony charges following a drug investigation by North Platte Police. According to …Read More

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NP Teens Missing After Driving into Swollen South Platte River

Authorities are searching for two North Platte teens after they drove into the raging South Platte River. At around 11:23 …Read More

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