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Deputies: Alcohol Appears to Be Factor in Rural Lincoln County Crash

Deputies say alcohol use is suspected in an early morning crash in Lincoln County. At around 1:18 a.m., on Thursday, …Read More

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North Platte Woman Killed in Crash with Semi

A 61-year-old North Platte woman has died following an accident south of North Platte. At around 8:33 p.m., on Wednesday, …Read More

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Great Plains Health to Host Month of Madness & Men’s Health Event at Wild Bill’s

March marks a month of madness in sports, and Great Plains Health sees an opportunity to use the captivated male …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/19): Worse Than Showing Up to School in Your Underwear

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-March 19

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Light northwest wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. …Read More

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Ricketts Signs Nebraska Carbon Monoxide Bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a law to require carbon monoxide detectors in many new …Read More

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Nebraska Abortion Rights Supporters Fear Bill Limits Clinics

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters and opponents of abortion rights are clashing over a bill that would impose tougher regulations …Read More

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Nebraska Bill Would End Fathers’ Rights in Rape Cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The biological fathers of children conceived through a sexual assault would lose their parental rights under …Read More

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Aid Increase for Low-Income Nebraska Children Adavances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Low-income families that receive government aid to care for children could see an increase in payments …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Bill Allowing Signature-Based Pay

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill allowing petition circulators to be paid by the signature rather than an hourly wage …Read More

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Trenton Man Named to Oil and Gas Commission

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — The governor has filled an empty seat on the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Gov. …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/18): Sometimes You Have to Be a Little Bit Naughty

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-March 18

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. …Read More

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Tyson Reveals $47 Million Expansion of Lexington Plant

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. has revealed a $47 million expansion of its existing beef processing plant …Read More

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Kraft Recalls 242,000 Cases of Mac and Cheese

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of …Read More

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Trial Starts in Lawsuit Over Nebraska Funeral Protest Law

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Trial has begun in a lawsuit challenging a Nebraska law that limits picketing at funerals. The …Read More

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Regulators Say Union Pacific Should Pay NP Employee $350,000

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have ordered Union Pacific to pay $350,000 to a long-time employee who was disciplined …Read More

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Faith Groups Urge Lawmakers to Pass Nebraska Medicaid Bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Faith leaders are calling on Nebraska lawmakers to pass a new version of a Medicaid expansion …Read More

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Nebraska Bill Could Help State Anticipate Economic Downturns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that could help them anticipate financial downturns similar to the …Read More

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Coordinated Effort Saves Homes, Prevents Injuries in North Platte Wildfire

What could have been a tragedy for North Platte, especially residents in the northeast area of town, was averted thanks …Read More

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Nebraska Jobless Rate Hits 2.9 Percent in January, State Says

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 2.9 percent in January from the …Read More

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Nebraska Winner-Take-All Proposal Stalls in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to reinstate the winner-take-all system for Nebraska’s presidential electors has stalled in the Legislature. …Read More

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Trial Beginning for Teen in Nebraska Jail Guard’s Death

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A trial is beginning for a Nebraska teenager accused of helping plot a fatal attack on …Read More

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Hot Sheets (3/17): Green Milk and Hamburgers

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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