general-motors

Death Toll from GM Ignition Switches Rises to 57

DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 57. …Read More

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Donald Brantz

Former Iowa State Senate Candidate Makes Nebraska Plea Deal

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A former Iowa state Senate candidate accused of sexual assault and other misdemeanors in eastern Nebraska …Read More

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Marty Deckert

Hearing Set on Man’s Motion to Withdraw Plea in Hastings Officer Dragging Case

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A Hastings man has won a hearing on his request to withdraw his pleas to charges …Read More

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jail

Prosecutor: Inmate Killed His Cellmate So He’d Have His Own Cell

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says an inmate killed his cellmate at a Pennsylvania prison because he wanted his …Read More

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tobacco-tax

Tobacco Companies Fighting Over Claims on Smoking’s Effects

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s biggest tobacco companies say they’re ready and willing to pass along factual public health information about …Read More

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international-quilt-study-c

Lincoln Quilt Museum Exhibition Features Wartime Quilts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln will explore the …Read More

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anthony-hollins

2nd Person Arrested in Fatal Omaha Park Shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Another person has been arrested in the slaying of a 46-year-old man who died two days …Read More

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ambulance-lights

Sheriff: Washington Man Was Posing for Photograph When Train Struck Him

KALAMA, Wash. (AP) — The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office says a man struck and killed by a train south of …Read More

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vaccination

Anti-Vaccine Mothers Discuss Their Thinking Amid Backlash

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The …Read More

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bellevue-police-patch

Bellevue Police Shoot and Wound Suspect Before Arresting Him

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue police are investigating an incident where officers shot and wounded a man before arresting him. …Read More

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accidental-shooting

4-Year-Old Alaska Boy Shot When Mom’s Gun Falls from Holster

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A 4-year-old Alaska boy was shot in the leg Saturday when his mother’s handgun fell out …Read More

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police-lights-red

Chief: Retired Officer Apparently Killed 2 Daughters, Self

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) — Police believe a retired police officer shot his two teenage daughters to death and then killed …Read More

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york-police

York High School Senior Arrested for School Bomb Threat

YORK, Neb. (AP) — Police in York say an 18-year-old high school senior is in jail on charges of making …Read More

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UNL

Longtime University of Nebraska Band Director Dead at 93

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The longtime director of the marching band at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has died. A university …Read More

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creighton-medical-center

Creighton Medical Center Receives Approval as Medical Trauma Center

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha has been approved again as a state-certified trauma center. The …Read More

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kcmo-police

Missouri Police Officer Charged with Assault After Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer has been indicted on assault charges after shooting and injuring a …Read More

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child-abuse

Stepmom Covered 10-Year-Old’s Head Gash with Hair Extensions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 48-year-old Philadelphia woman who authorities say split her 10-year-old stepdaughter’s head open has been sentenced to …Read More

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exxon

Exxon Appeals $1 Million Fine for Yellowstone River Oil Spill

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. has asked federal regulators to reconsider a $1 million penalty imposed against the …Read More

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malcolm-x

Hundreds to Mark 50th Anniversary of Malcolm X’s Assassination

NEW YORK (AP) — Activists, actors, and politicians are remembering civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the …Read More

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tobacco-tax

Tobacco Giants Resist Harsh Public Admissions About Smoking

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s biggest tobacco companies are heading to federal court Monday trying to stave off the humiliation of …Read More

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fda

FDA Approves New Treatment for Varicose Veins

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new technique for treating varicose veins by sealing them …Read More

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angela-manns

Judge Rules Nebraska Not Liable in Boy’s Slaying by Mom

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the state by the estate of an Omaha …Read More

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youtube

YouTube to Release Kids App to Ease Parents’ Worries

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for …Read More

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jail

3 Charged in Death of Bellevue Baby Found Dead in Filthy House

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Three people have been charge in connection with the December death of a 2-month-old girl who’d …Read More

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