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VA RECOMMENDS DISCIPLINING 6 EMPLOYEES IN CHEYENNE, FORT COLLINS FOR FAKING RECORDS

The Department of Veterans Affairs says six employees at one of its clinic in Fort Collins and the VA Medical …Read More

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UNION PACIFIC TRAIN CATCHES FIRE NORTHEAST OF GRAND ISLAND

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska fire crews have extinguished a Union Pacific train that caught fire and temporarily closed …Read More

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OMAHA COUPLE DIED IN ROLLOVER CRASH

WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha couple have been killed in a rollover crash off a state highway in …Read More

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NEBRASKA, PENNSYLVANIA POLICE SEEK FAKE DOCTOR

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Nebraska and Pennsylvania have been seeking a man suspected of posing as a doctor …Read More

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MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KILLING PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her unborn child has pleaded …Read More

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BAR ASSOCIATION SURVEY GIVES GOOD MARKS TO STATE’S JUDGES

Nebraska Bar Association has released its biennial evaluation survey of the state’s judges and all but 2 got passing grades …Read More

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DOUGLAS COUNTY DEPUTY FIRES AT CAR

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three people have been taken into custody after a car chase that began with gunshots from …Read More

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LINCOLN MAN GETS PRISON TIME FOR BEATING YOUNG SON

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has been given prison time for severely beating his infant son last year. …Read More

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MORE FEDERAL AID GIVEN TO NEBRASKA FOR JUNE STORMS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Additional federal aid is being made available to Nebraska for areas affected by recent severe weather. The …Read More

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MAN REPORTED FAKE ROBBERY AT VERIZON STORE

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police in Rapid City say the robbery at a cellphone store that was reported in …Read More

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RETIRED SB POLICE CHIEF JIM LIVINGSTON SUCCUMBS TO CANCER

Retired longtime Scottsbluff Police Chief Jim Livingston died at his home Monday after a battle with cancer. Livingston spent his …Read More

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DOLLAR TREE BUYING FAMILY DOLLAR, FATE OF PANHANDLE STORES NOT KNOWN

Discounter Dollar Tree is buying rival Family Dollar for $8.5-billion dollars, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight …Read More

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BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY TO REPORT EARNINGS ON FRIDAY

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will release its second-quarter earnings report Friday afternoon. The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is …Read More

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LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND SLATED FOR AUG 2-3 AT FORT ATKINSON SP

LINCOLN — Step back in time Aug. 2-3 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park’s (SHP) living history weekend. The 1820s-era military post …Read More

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‘DISCOVER BATS!’ EDUCATOR WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD IN BEATRICE AND NORFOLK

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, in conjunction with Fulbright’s EcoLeadership Program, is pleased to announce two upcoming …Read More

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OFFICIALS URGE CRACKDOWN ON TAX EVADERS AT RALLY

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Sturgis city officials are urging the state to crack down on vendors at the annual motorcycle rally …Read More

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PRISON SENTENCING ERRORS TO BE COSTLY

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials say the errors made in calculating sentences for hundreds of inmates will cost …Read More

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WYO LOTTERY STARTS ADVERTISING A MONTH BEFORE SALES BEGIN

The Wyoming Lottery has launched an advertising campaign with print, tv, radio, and digital ads a month before it starts …Read More

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FOUR NAMES NOW ON NEBRASKA U-S SENATE BALLOT

Another independent candidate has qualified for the ballot for U.S. Senate in Nebraska. Secretary of State John Gale says more …Read More

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TORNADO-STRICKEN PILGER GETS SOME IOWA HELP

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Sioux City school district is donating excess desks, tables and shelving units to help …Read More

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OLD COLUMBUS TRAIN DEPOT TO BE DEMOLISHED

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific intends to tear down its old depot in Columbus early next year, ending its …Read More

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19-YEAR-OLD DIES AFTER SHOOTING IN WEST OMAHA

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old man has died after being shot in west Omaha. Police say officers …Read More

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