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North Platte Weather-August 18

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. …Read More

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Bourbon Production Reaches High Point Since ’70s

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky bourbon companies are making more booze than they have since the 1970s, but the high …Read More

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Custer County Crash Kills 1, Injures Another

ARNOLD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a rollover crash that killed one person and injured another in central Nebraska. …Read More

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UNL Classes Help People Start Food Businesses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Entrepreneurs who want to turn their recipes into businesses can get help from experts at the …Read More

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Union Pacific Offers Grants to Promote Rail Safety

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific is again offering grants to help communities along the railroad promote safety. The Omaha, …Read More

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Immigration Could Surface in Nebraska Gov. Race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will have a new debate next year over immigration, an issue that could influence …Read More

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Hot Sheets (8/17): OK…Just Like I Practiced

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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Outdoor Exhibit Planned for Nebraska State Fair

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will debut an interactive outdoor exhibit at this year’s …Read More

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Hot Sheets (8/16): Couldn’t Handle That on Strong Acid

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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Ruling in Case of Nebraska Campaign Law Violations

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has revived the case against two utility employees accused of violating campaign …Read More

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NP Police Offer Back-to-School Safety Tips

(From North Platte Police Department Public Information Officer, Rodney Brown) This is an exciting and quite often chaotic time for …Read More

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Nebraska Jobless Rate Inched Up to 3.6 Pct in July

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate inched up to 3.6 percent in July. …Read More

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Nebraska Cooperative OKs Childhood Education Funds

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Learning Community Council members have voted to fund an early childhood education plan to help impoverished …Read More

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2 Teens Injured in Rollover Crash Near Scottsbluff

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say two teenage girls have been injured in a one-vehicle rollover. Scotts Bluff County …Read More

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Police Investigate Assault with Firearm at South Platte Terrace

North Platte Police are investigating an assault involving a firearm at the South Platte Terrace Apartments. At around 9:15 a.m., …Read More

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Hot Sheets (8/15): Always There When You’re In a Bind

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North Platte Weather-Weekend

Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and …Read More

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Ford Recalls 83,250 Cars and SUVs

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll …Read More

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Iowa, Nebraska State Fairs Vie for Omaha Visitors

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Fair’s new home in Grand Island places it closer to the center of …Read More

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State Senator Picked as ACLU of Nebraska Director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The ACLU of Nebraska has named a state senator from Lincoln as its executive director. Sen. …Read More

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NSP to Begin Holiday Enforcement

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol will begin its Labor Day enforcement effort this week as part of …Read More

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Western Nebraska Troopers to Focus on Seat Belt Enforcement

For 44 days, beginning August 18 through Sept. 30, troopers with Troop E-Scottsbluff will conduct high visibility patrols in and around …Read More

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Ranchland Fire Menaces Homes North of North Platte

STAPLETON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that menaced several homes has burned an estimated 150 acres of ranchland, …Read More

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Hot Sheets (8/14): Don’t Send Flowers

Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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