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NEW STATE TROOPERS INCLUDE PANHANDLE NATIVE; 4 ASSIGNED TO SIDNEY

The 55th Basic Recruit Class of the Nebraska State Patrol graduated Friday morning in ceremonies in the Capitol Rotunda. One …Read More

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SB MAN LOSES LATEST DEATH ROW APPEAL

For the second time, the Nebraska Supreme Court has denied a motion for post-conviction relief by death row inmate Jeff …Read More

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WEEKEND TALKS AT SCOTTS BLUFF NM

Sarah Polak, director of the Mari Sandoz High Plains Center in Chadron, travels to Scottsbluff on Saturday for a program …Read More

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HOW HOT WAS IT? SCORCHING!

Scorching temperatures baked western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming Thursday afternoon.  The National Weather Service reported many temperatures over 100 degrees, …Read More

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TICKETS GOING FAST FOR SOME POST PLAYHOUSE SHOWS

The Fort Robinson Post Playhouse is down to the final 3 weekends of its 43rd season, and if you haven’t …Read More

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DEVELOPING TRAINED WORKFORCE GOAL OF NEW NEB GROUP

A new group has been formed to connect Nebraska educators with the state’s business community with the goal of better …Read More

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OBAMACARE BRINGING $1.5-M IN INSURANCE PREMIUM REFUNDS IN NEBRASKA

The federal government says insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds because of a provision in the Affordable …Read More

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PANHANDLE NO-TILL PARTNERSHIP OFFERS DAKOTAS TOUR

The Panhandle No-till Partnership (PNTP) is hosting a tour to North and South Dakota to visit with some of the …Read More

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GALE LEAVES “HISTORIC HORSE RACE” GAMBLING MEASURE ON NOV BALLOT

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale has rejected a request that he remove a proposed constitutional amendment authorizing machine gambling …Read More

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FINAL WYO INVESTIGATIVE REPORT CRITICIZES HILL BUT DOESN’T PROPOSE PENALTIES

The special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill’s handling of the state Department of Education has released a …Read More

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TAX RATE REVIEW COMMITTEE FINDS POSSIBLE SMALL BUDGET SHORTFALL FOR FY 15, AT LEAST FOR NOW

The Nebraska Legislature’s Tax Rate Review Committee says the state faces a projected shortfall of nearly $4.6 million for the …Read More

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OMAHA CREATES LAND BANK FOR VACANT PROPERTY

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The city of Omaha has created a municipal land bank to help clean up vacant and …Read More

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EDUCATION OFFICIALS SCRAP TEST SCORES

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems. …Read More

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COLUMBUS MAN PLEADS NO CONTEST TO STANDOFF CHARGES

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 58-year-old Columbus man has pleaded no contest to charges he stabbed his wife and initiated …Read More

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$1M UPGRADE SOUGHT FOR RAPID CITY’S DINOSAUR PARK

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — An historic park overlooking Rapid City that features concrete and steel statues of dinosaurs might be …Read More

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RAPID CITY OFFICIALS SAY CAMPMFIRE STARTED BLAZE

RAPID CITY, S.D.  (AP) — Rapid City officials are warning about the potential of grass fires after it was determined that …Read More

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SEVERAL FIRE CREWS BATTLE SOUTHERN NEBRASKA BLAZE

FAIRFIELD, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters from several departments have been called in to battle a blaze at a farm implement …Read More

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BANNERS ON OMAHA GRAIN ELEVATOR SILOS NOW GONE

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gone is the familiar sight of banners plastered on the side of towering grain elevator silos …Read More

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VETERANS HOME IN SCOTTSBLUFF GETS CLEAN SURVEY

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Western Nebraska Veterans’ Home in Scottsbluff recently received its fifth deficiency-free survey from the U.S. …Read More

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MAN CONVICTED BY JURY IN SCOTTSBLUFF STORE ROBBERY

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the case of a man charged with armed …Read More

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OMAHA, MAN SETTLE EXCESSIVE FORCE LAWSUIT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has signed off on a $100,000 settlement the city of Omaha will pay to …Read More

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OLD TRACTORS HELP FARMER’S HAIL RECOVERY

HEARTWELL, Neb. (AP) — Some old tractors have been deployed to help a south-central Nebraska farmer turn a hail-torn cornfield …Read More

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