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Alliance Woman Dies in Home Explosion

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in the Nebraska Panhandle say a woman has died in a home explosion that injured …Read More

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Charlie Janssen

5 Apply to Replace Janssen in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Five people have applied to replace Charlie Janssen in the Nebraska Legislature, representing the 15th Legislative …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (12/5): Droppin’ the Ball

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-December 5

TodaySunny, with a high near 48. North wind 6 to 13 mph. TonightPartly cloudy, with a low around 17. North …Read More

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Report: Feds Should Keep Running Nebraska Exchange

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A commission created to monitor Nebraska’s new health insurance marketplace is recommending that the state continue …Read More

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Work Begins on New Platte River Pedestrian Bridge

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Work has begun on replacing the Fort Kearny Hike-Bike Trail pedestrian bridge, but it likely won’t …Read More

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New Nebraska Mayor Fires Police Chief of 24 Years

ST. PAUL, Neb. (AP) — The new mayor of St. Paul has fired the police chief who’d amassed 24 years …Read More

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Mitchell Kubert

NP Man Accused of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

A 21-year-old North Platte man has been accused of having forcible sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl. On August 19, …Read More

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Jeremy Nelsen

NP Man Charged with Felony Domestic Assault, Strangulation

A 35-year-old North Platte man has been jailed on felony charges following an alleged assault on his girlfriend. At around …Read More

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New Message Sign Installation to Force Temporary Closure of I-80

The installation of a new message board will force the temporary closure of Interstate 80. According to the Nebraska Department …Read More

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Nebraska Owes $725K in Court Costs, Attorney Fees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will have to pay $725,000 in court costs and attorney fees after a federal judge …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (12/4): Very Bad Things

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-December 4

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. …Read More

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Nebraska Jail Tests Body Cameras on Officers

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Hall County authorities are testing the use of body cameras on corrections officers in the …Read More

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Ex-Nebraska Union Official Declines Plea Deal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A February trial has been scheduled for a former Nebraska union leader who declined to make …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (12/3): Do the Duck Face

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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Forecast Graphic December 3 2014

North Platte Weather-December 3

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. …Read More

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Police: 6-Year-Old Kearney Boy Shot by Pellet Gun

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old Kearney boy was shot and injured by a pellet gun. The Kearney …Read More

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Groups: Lack of Insurance Coverage Driving Nebraska Bankruptcies

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to expand Medicaid say a lack of insurance is driving many of Nebraska’s …Read More

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ACLU Seeks Nebraska Recognition of Gay Marriage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group is asking a judge to order Nebraska to recognize same-sex marriages while …Read More

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Brandi Sanchez

Theft Investigation Leads to Meth Charges for 2 NP Residents

Two North Platte residents are facing felony drug charges following an investigation into the theft of medication. At around 8:00 p.m., on …Read More

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ACLU

ACLU: Army to Recognize Legal Names of Transgender Veterans

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says the Army has agreed to “fully recognize” the new legal …Read More

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Union-Pacific

Asarco Wants Agency to Look at UP Rail Line Pollution

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Asarco is appealing to federal regulators in its dispute with Union Pacific over lead pollution along …Read More

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Lincoln County Schools Ban E-Cigs, Tobacco Lookalikes

If you’re one of the many Americans using e-cigarettes to try to kick the habit, you won’t be able to …Read More

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