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North Platte Weather-April 9

Today: Rain and snow before 3pm, then a chance of rain between 3pm and 4pm. High near 47. Breezy, with a …Read More

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Nebraska Medicaid Expansion Proposal Defeated Once Again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A third attempt to expand Nebraska Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law has failed. …Read More

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“Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” Opens Friday at the NP Community Playhouse

The North Platte Community Playhouse is excited to announce that the final production of their 2014/2015 Season, “Sherlock Holmes: The Final …Read More

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Moose on the Loose in Nebraska Panhandle

BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the rare sightings of a moose in the Nebraska Panhandle. The Nebraska Game …Read More

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Nebraska Senators to Discuss Upping Sex Trafficking Penalties

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will debate a bill to increase penalties for convicted sex traffickers and allow for …Read More

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Sidney Man Dies in Collision with Train

COLTON, Neb. (AP) — A 44-year-old Sidney man has died in a car collision with a train in the Nebraska …Read More

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Authorities Seek Driver in Fatal Western Nebraska Collision

DALTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are seeking the driver of a car involved in a fatal collision in western Nebraska. …Read More

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Environmental Groups Say Nebraska Panel Broke Meeting Laws

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Two groups say the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has violated state open meeting laws, …Read More

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NPPD Warns Customers of Ongoing Phone Scam

Columbus, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District officials are keeping a watchful eye on continued attempts by individuals contacting utility …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/8): Orange Is the New Blonde

This information is not a criminal history. Criminal charges are often dropped or reduced. All individuals included in this post …Read More

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North Platte Weather-April 8

Today: A chance of rain or drizzle before 9am, then a chance of drizzle between 9am and 1pm, then a slight …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Vote to Expand ‘Angel Investment’ Tax Credit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to expand a popular tax credit for investors in high-tech startup companies. …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Bill to Exempt Zoos from Sales Tax

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska zoos and aquariums would be exempt from state and local sales tax under a bill …Read More

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Special Accounts May Allow Disabled Nebraska Adults to Save

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that may allow adults with intellectual disabilities to place as much as $100,000 into …Read More

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Former NP Man Gets 30 Years in Federal Prison for Child Porn

A former North Platte man will spend the next three decades in prison for manufacturing child pornography. According to the …Read More

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Nebraska Bill to Continue Behavioral Health Screenings Advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to continue a behavioral health screening program for children has won first-round approval from …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Pass Bill to Protect Pregnant Employees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mothers-to-be will have better employment protections under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers. The measure cleared …Read More

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As Many as 30 Oil Trains Cross Nebraska, Iowa Each Week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of trains carrying at least a million gallons of volatile crude oil across Nebraska …Read More

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Cincinnati 18-Year-Old Faces 3 Charges in Elm Creek Stabbing

ODESSA, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old from Cincinnati has been charged with three felonies, accused of stabbing another man several …Read More

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Bill to Allow Signature-Base Pay for Nebraska Circulators Passses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Organizers of Nebraska petition drives could once again pay circulators by the signature under a bill …Read More

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Bill to Help Predict Nebraska State Revenue Downturn Passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that could help Nebraska lawmakers anticipate downturns in state revenue has won final approval. …Read More

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Police: Scottsbluff Woman Used Fake Dough to Pay for Pizza

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A Scottsbluff woman faces a felony charge after authorities say she used two fake $20 bills …Read More

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NPPD Crime Log (4/3-4/7)

COURTESY OF THE NORTH PLATTE POLICE DEPARTMENT 04/03/2015 01:16:54 ASSAULT-1ST DEGREE “800 S DEWEY ST NORTH PLATTE, NE 69101″ 04/03/2015 …Read More

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Brady to Experience Planned Power Outage Sunday

Dawson Public Power will have a planned power outage for the Village of Brady on Sunday, April 12, from 7:00-9:00 a.m. …Read More

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