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Authorities: 70-Year-Old Trapped in Nebraska Grain Bin Dies

HUMPHREY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 70year-old man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin in eastern …Read More

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Man Gets 35-40 Years for Fatal Omaha Crash

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been given 35 to 40 years in prison for running into and …Read More

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Man Who Shot Reagan Seeks to Live Outside Mental Hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for the would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan are disagreeing over what conditions should …Read More

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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over a Dozen Areas in US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Government scientists say more than a dozen regions in the United States have experienced a rise …Read More

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After Attack, Colorado Lawmakers Pass Fetal Homicide Bill

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans have advanced legislation to make the killing of a fetus a homicide in response to …Read More

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Scientists: Over 143 Million Americans Live Quake-Prone Zones

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists say more than 143 million Americans in the Lower 48 states now live in earthquake-prone …Read More

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Prairie Grass Cleared at Nebraska Fairgrounds Through Burns

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Prairie grass at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds has been cleared through prescribed burning. Dave Carr, …Read More

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Group Helps Pay for Fuel at Lincoln Store’s Pumps

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hoping to raise people’s awareness about fuel taxes, Americans for Prosperity have paid part of what …Read More

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Omaha Council Bolsters City Watch Over Boardinghouses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council is bolstering the city’s watch over boardinghouses. On Tuesday the council approved …Read More

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Omaha City Attorney Says Officials’ Texts Not Public Record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha’s mayor says she will continue to use text messaging after City Attorney Paul Kratz issued …Read More

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Far Southeastern Nebraska Officials Seek College Center

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some officials want their community college district to open an education center in far southeastern Nebraska. …Read More

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Columbus Man Sentenced for Punching Ex-Girlfriend, Running Over Man

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been given 18 to 36 months in prison for punching his former …Read More

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Police Arrest Woman in $30K Theft at Haymarket Park

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 46-year-old woman stole more than $30,000 in cash from Haymarket Park in Lincoln. …Read More

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Cops: Woman Arrested at JFK Hid Cocaine in Girdle, Underwear

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities quickly found out why an arriving passenger at Kennedy Airport was so nervous: She had …Read More

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Nebraska Senators Advance Bill Allowing Lyft, Uber Rides

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft could operate legally in Nebraska under a bill that …Read More

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Police: Woman Killed Farmer Husband, Buried Him Under Manure

ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) — A woman has been charged with killing her husband of 30 years and burying his body …Read More

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Omaha Public Schools Board Divided on Bond Program Plan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools board remains divided on a plan to help small, local businesses that …Read More

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Lincoln Man Gets at Least 6 Years for Possessing Child Pornography

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old Lincoln man must serve more than six years in prison for possessing child pornography. …Read More

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Man Escapes from Car After Driving Into Lincoln Reservoir

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man pushed off the convertible top of his car and swam to …Read More

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Fire Officials: 1 Person Seriously Injured in Blast at Omaha Home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one person was seriously hurt following an explosion inside an Omaha home. Fire officials …Read More

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Kraft Mac and Cheese Shedding the Dyes

NEW YORK (AP) — This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in …Read More

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Report: Lincoln Fire Chiefs Retaliated Against Whistleblower

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln’s public safety director plans to create a task force to see if the Lincoln Fire …Read More

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Nebraska Man Charged with Strangling Estranged Wife in Iowa

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been charged with strangling his estranged wife in Sioux City. Sioux …Read More

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Patrol IDs Nebraskan Killed in North Dakota Motorcycle Crash

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The Highway Patrol has identified a Nebraska man who died in a crash in northern North …Read More

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