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Wymore Council Affirms Hiring of Police Chief

WYMORE, Neb. (AP) — The City Council has affirmed the hiring of a new police chief for Wymore. The action …Read More

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Texas 16-Year-Old Boy Held in Parents’ Deaths

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A 16-year-old boy accused of killing his parents in their suburban Dallas home is being held …Read More

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No Joke: Chicken Crossing Road Blocks Traffic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, police were told there was a chicken — and it was attempting to cross …Read More

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Omaha Teacher Wins National Environmental Ed Award

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha teacher is one of 17 nationwide to receive an EPA award for environmental education. …Read More

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Mother Smiles Through Hearing Accusing Her of Killing Toddler, Injuring Teenager in Oregon

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her 2-year-old child before trying to slit her teenage daughter’s throat …Read More

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Official: Robin Williams Hung Himself with a Belt

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials near San Francisco say Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt …Read More

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Clerk Sentenced for Theft from Nebraska Reservation

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office says a northeast Nebraska woman has been sentenced to probation and community …Read More

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Kansas Plant Reopening After ‘Pink Slime’ Dustup

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A shuttered Kansas processing plant that made a treated ground beef product critics dubbed “pink slime” …Read More

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Compromise Struck in Treatment of Omaha Killer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has allowed a compromise that will see the state’s psychiatric hospital staff treat a …Read More

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Omaha Schools See Influx from Central America

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools has had in the past two years a sharp increase in new …Read More

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Northeast Nebraska Collision Victim Identified

OSMOND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a northeast Nebraska motorcyclist who died in a collision with …Read More

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Nebraska Man Gets Probation for Resisting Officer

WINNEBAGO, Neb. (AP) — A Winnebago man has been sentenced to probation for forcibly resisting a police officer last year. …Read More

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Nebraska Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

OSMOND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a northeast Nebraska man has died in a motorcycle crash involving a semitrailer. The …Read More

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New Tests of Rare Mineral Deposit in Nebraska Encouraging

ELK CREEK, Neb. (AP) — The Canadian mining firm exploring a deposit of a rare heat-resistant element in southeast Nebraska …Read More

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Girls Pleads No Contest in Lincoln School Stabbing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A girl accused of stabbing a fellow student at a Lincoln high school last year has …Read More

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Comedian Robin Williams Dead at 63

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Academy Award winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63. …Read More

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Lawyer: Teenager ‘Executed’ by Missouri Police

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The attorney for the parents of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by police in suburban …Read More

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Columbus Library Gets New Look for Books

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — The Columbus Public Library has a new look for its books. More than $47,000 in renovations …Read More

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5 Hurt in I-80 Crash Northeast of Lincoln

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Five people were injured in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Lincoln, but all were …Read More

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Lincoln Schools Welcoming Nearly 400 New Teachers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly 400 teachers new to the district will be leading classes for Lincoln Public Schools this …Read More

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Nebraska Firefighters Create Makeshift Water Park

DECATUR, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska town with no swimming pool turned to local firefighters to help children beat the …Read More

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Denver Woman in Terrorism Case Plans Guilty Plea

DENVER (AP) — A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman accused of trying to help a foreign terrorist organization plans to plead …Read More

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24 Rescued from Maryland Roller Coaster

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Authorities say 24 people stranded on a roller coaster have been rescued from near the …Read More

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Authorities Search for Man Along River in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man who reportedly jumped into the Missouri River on the north …Read More

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