Guy Eagle Elk

Teen Convicted of Aiding Slaying of Nebraska Jail Guard

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A jury has convicted a 17-year-old boy of helping plot a fatal attack on a Scotts …Read More

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Nebraska Helmet Repeal Debate Rolls on Without a Vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The effort to repeal Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law won’t come to a vote until next week. …Read More

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THE-HOT-SHEETS

Hot Sheets (3/20): What the World Needs Now Is Love, Sweet Love

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-Weekend

Today: Sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. …Read More

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westboro

Trial Ends in Lawsuit Targeting Nebraska Funeral Protest Law

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal trial has ended in a lawsuit challenging Nebraska’s law requiring picketers to stay at …Read More

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helmet-law

Nebraska Lawmakers Rev Up Debate Over Motorcycle Helmets

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have revved up a new debate over the state’s motorcycle helmet law. Senators who …Read More

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gun-ownership

Nebraska Bill Would Trade Local Gun Rules for State Law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska gun-safety activists say a proposal to eliminate city and county firearm ordinances in favor of …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Starting NP Wildfire with Firework

A 26-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony arson charge after he allegedly lit a firework that sparked a …Read More

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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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THE-HOT-SHEETS

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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carbon-monoxide

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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Sen. Beau McCoy

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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Sen. Tommy Garrett

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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THE-HOT-SHEETS

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

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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westboro

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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