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Columbus Man Gets 8 Years in Child Porn Case

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 41-year-old Columbus man has been sent to federal prison for distributing and possessing child pornography. …Read More

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Omaha Man Says He Accidentally Shot 2 Teens

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man says he was shooting at a stop sign when the bullets accidentally wounded …Read More

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Nebraskan Pleads Guilty in Buggy Crash Death Case

PAWNEE CITY, Neb. (AP) — A 57-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges related to a fatal collision …Read More

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Lincoln School Board OKs Video Surveillance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln school board has authorized video surveillance at the district’s high schools. The board approved …Read More

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David City Man Makes Plea Deal in Pipe Bomb Case

OSCEOLA, Neb. (AP) — A 63-year-old David City man has made a deal with prosecutors and been convicted of seven …Read More

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Farmer Loses Phone, Returned 8 Months Later

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma farmer’s iPhone that was lost when it fell into a grain elevator has been …Read More

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Kansas Won’t Release Data from Reading, Math Tests

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas won’t be issuing any report cards this year on how well its public school students …Read More

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World’s Tallest Water Slide Set to Open Thursday in KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — After three delays, the world’s tallest water slide is scheduled to open this week. Officials …Read More

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Man Dies at South Dakota Hot Dog Eating Contest

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant …Read More

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Names of Omaha Pickup Crash Victims Released

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have released the names of a woman who was fatally injured and a man …Read More

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Police: Fireworks Made at Lincoln House with Day Care

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police have cited a Lincoln man who officers say was making illegal fireworks in a house …Read More

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Former Beatrice Bar Owner Paid Back by Apologetic Thief

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A couple who used to run a Beatrice bar say a former employee has sent them …Read More

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12-Year-Old Lincoln Girl Recovering After Gunshot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 12-year-old Lincoln girl is recovering from a bullet that tore through her back into a …Read More

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Nebraska Animal Storm Deaths Estimated at 1,000

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities estimate that about 1,000 large animals were killed by the June 16 storms that roared …Read More

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1 Person Dead, 1 Critical After Omaha Crash Sunday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a crash that left one person dead and another in critical condition …Read More

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2 Police Officers Shot Near Denver, Suspect Held

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say two police officers in suburban Denver were shot and wounded as they tried check on …Read More

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Free Class to Help Families with Disabled Students

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska families can take a free online class to learn more about education plans for students …Read More

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‘Transformers’ Tops ‘Tammy’ on July 4 Weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — “Transformers: Age of Extinction” beat out Melissa McCarthy’s “Tammy” on a weak July 4th weekend at …Read More

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Float in Norfolk’s July 4th Parade Draws Criticism

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A float critical of President Barack Obama in Norfolk’s July 4th parade is generating plenty of …Read More

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Lincoln Police Arrest 18-Year-Old in Forklift Fire

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police have arrested an 18-year-old on suspicion of setting a forklift on fire. The fire was …Read More

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12-Year-Old Lincoln Girl Shot at July 4 Party

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 42-year-old Lincoln man has been charged after accidentally shooting a 12-year-old Fourth of …Read More

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Hundreds of Lawmakers to Meet at Omaha Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hundreds of lawmakers from the Midwest and Canada will meet in Omaha this month. The Midwestern …Read More

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Omaha Police Officer Injured in Crash; 2 Men Hurt

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A police officer has suffered minor injuries and two men in the vehicle that hit his …Read More

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Wymore Police Chief No Longer Employed, City says

WYMORE, Neb. (AP) — City officials say Russell Kirkpatrick no longer is chief of the Wymore Police Department. A news …Read More

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