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Young man dies, five others injured in one car crash in northeast Nebraska

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A young man has been killed and five others injured in a one-vehicle accident in extreme northeastern Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 21-year-old Chase Miller, a passenger, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene near Emerson early Saturday morning. The remaining five occupants were taken to a Sioux City, IA […] Read More »

Iowa fugitive captured in northeast Nebraska

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A fugitive from northwest Iowa is back in custody after being captured in northeast Nebraska. Cletus Armell was listed as an escapee from a Sioux City work release facility back on July 14th. The Iowa Department of Corrections reports the 42-year-old Armell was found in Dakota County, Nebraska over the weekend and is now booked […] Read More »

Teen-ager dies from injuries after car rolls in northeastern Nebraska

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A teen-ager has died after his car rolled Saturday morning on Nebraska Highway 16 west of Pender. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Francisco Rodriquez Madueno of West Point died at a Sioux City, IA hospital from injuries sustained in the wreck. Read More »

Denkinger cool with reminders of mistaken call in ’85 Series

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Twenty-nine years later, as the Royals prepare to finally play in a World Series again and Kauffman Stadium gets ready for a rocking Game 1, the unavoidable name of Don Denkinger is being brought back down from the shelves of the sport's lore. The old ... Read More »

Armstrong doesn’t throw any touchdowns, but comes up big on third down plays

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The first three meetings between Nebraska and Northwestern were all close and after the first half it looked like it would come down to the end again, but the Huskers scored 24 unanswered points in the second half for 38-17 win.   Bo Pelini was happy with the finish. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. completed 18-of-29 […] Read More »

Fate of health care law major issue in US Senate campaign (AUDIO)

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Many issues define the United States Senate race, but one issue discloses deep division between the two political party candidates. The federal health insurance law, called Obamacare by most, officially the Affordable Care Act, is an issue in many Senate races across the country. Its fate is front and center in Nebraska. Democrat Dave Domina […] Read More »

UNO’s annual Paranormal Summit is Oct. 24th

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Fans of TV’s “Ghost Hunters”, “Ghost Trackers” and “American Paranormal” can learn more about what it takes to become an investigator. Sara Gray is a member of the University of Nebraska – Omaha Paranormal Society and is the organizer of the 4th annual Paranormal Summit on Friday, October 24th on campus. Gray says members of […] Read More »

Grants to help nursing students succeed at UNMC

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More than $300,000 is being granted to Nebraska nursing students to improve the health care in areas that are considered underserved. Dr. Lynette Stamler, Associate Dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, says the grant will help a variety of students and ultimately, many more Nebraskans. “It’s nurse practicioners who will […] Read More »

Like ’85 champs, Royals know how to win

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Twenty-nine years later, the Royals have returned to the World Series. Read More »

Husker soccer gets back to .500 with win over Indiana

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A strong second half propelled the Nebraska soccer team to a 3-0 win over Indiana at the Nebraska Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. Caroline Flynn, Mayme Conroy and Jaycie Johnson each scored goals for the Huskers, while Kelly Schatz and Erika Johnson combined for the shutout. Schatz earned one save in 75 minutes of action […] Read More »

UNK’s Morris picks up 100th victory

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Juniors Bronson Marsh and Romero Cotton each ran for 112 yards and the defense came up with a goal line stand as Nebraska-Kearney beat Lindenwood, 31-13, Saturday afternoon for their second straight win. This also is the 100th career win for UNK head coach Darrell Morris. Kearney scored the game’s first 24 points and finished with […] Read More »

Hurdle doesn’t think long layoff will affect Royals

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By the time James Shields delivers the first pitch of the 2014 World Series on Tuesday night (6:30 p.m. CT air time on FOX, 7:07 p.m. first pitch), his Kansas City Royals will have had five full days of rest since Greg Holland delivered the final pitch... Read More »

Royals owner Glass sharing KC’s pride, joy

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David Glass waited a long time to hoist a championship trophy. Now he's enjoying his team's remarkable run and relishing the way it is making the hometown fans come alive. Read More »

KC has home-field edge, should feel at home in SF

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For the first time since the American League Wild Card Game, the Royals will have home-field advantage for a postseason series. But due to the similarity of the opponents, the location of the games could be less of a factor than how it was initially pe... Read More »

Several Royals have strong ties to Brewers

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Royals manager Ned Yost and one-third of his starting lineup -- shortstop Alcides Escobar and outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Nori Aoki -- previously called Miller Park home. Read More »