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Obscure Nebraska Panel May Hold Sway Over Pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Congress is scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the project could still …Read More

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Nebraska Dam Repair to Cost $12.3M

REPUBLICAN CITY, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin repairing the Harlan County Dam’s discharge gates …Read More

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Heart Stents May Require Longer Blood Thinner Use

CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/16): Simmer Down Now

  Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or …Read More

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Nebraska, Iowa Dealing with Wintry Weather

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Residents in Nebraska and Iowa are getting a shot of snow more than a month before …Read More

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Ricketts to Keep DMV Director Lahm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts says Rhonda Lahm will remain in her position as head of the Nebraska …Read More

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NPPD to Keep Rates Steady in 2015

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — For the second straight year, Nebraska’s largest public power utility will not raise electricity rates. The …Read More

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New Insurance Enrollment Period Opens in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans can once again sign up for health insurance under the federal health care law, starting …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/15): Do Ya Feel Lucky Punk?

  Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets   This information is not criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped …Read More

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Amanda Baker

Jury Selection Starts in Nebraska Murder Case

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a Wyoming teenager accused of killing a Scotts …Read More

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Nebraska Cigar Bars Lose Latest Smoking Ban Appeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has decided not to reconsider its ruling that threw out exceptions to …Read More

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Study Finds as World Warms, US Gets More Lightning

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says lightning strikes in the United States will likely increase by nearly 50 percent …Read More

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Nebraska Panhandle Man Gets 20 Years for Incest

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — A 38-year-old Nebraska Panhandle man has been given 20 years in prison for incest. The Chadron …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/14): We’re Bringing Sexy Back

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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Scottsbluff Man Takes Plea Deal in Child Pornography Case

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A 30-year-old Scottsbluff man has taken a plea deal in a child pornography case. 30-year-old James …Read More

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CEO of Nebraska DHHS to Leave Post in December

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The CEO of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says he is leaving the …Read More

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Andrew Lauber

Expired Plates Lead to Felony Charges for 3 NP Residents

Failure to pay a visit to the motor-vehicles department has resulted in three North Platte men facing felony charges. At …Read More

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College Prices Continue to Creep Up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again …Read More

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Convicted NP Felon Caught with Assault Rifle

A North Platte man, who is a convicted felon, is facing charges after police found him in possession of an assault …Read More

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Driver Reaches Plea Deal in Clay County Crash

CLAY CENTER, Nebraska (AP) — A truck driver facing manslaughter charges in connection to a fatal crash in Clay County …Read More

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North Platte Weather-November 13

Today: Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light …Read More

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House, Senate to Vote on Keystone XL

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate will vote in coming days on legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline …Read More

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Hot Sheets (11/13): Why So Much Anger?

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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Pete Ricketts

Ricketts Retains Ramje as Director of Insurance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts says he will retain Bruce Ramge as the director of Nebraska’s Department of …Read More

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