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Huskers and Wisconsin kick time set

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The Big Ten Conference announced late Saturday night that Nebraska’s game at Wisconsin next Saturday will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT. The game will be televised nationally on ABC. Read More »

High school football scores from Friday 11/7

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Friday (11/07/2014) Aquinas Catholic 21, Hastings St. Cecilia 10 Ashland-Greenwood 37, Grand Island Central Catholic 7 Battle Creek 37, Archbishop Bergan 0 Boone Central/Newman Grove 23, Norfolk Catholic 17 Cozad 41, Chadron 17 Creighton Preparatory School 30, Omaha Central 27 Elkhorn 10, Gretna 7 Grand Island 21, Millard West 6 Hartington Cedar Catholic 41, Freeman […] Read More »

State volleyball first round schedule. Tournament begins Thursday

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CLASS A At Pinnacle Bank Arena, North Court #2 Lincoln Southeast (33-4) vs. #7 Lincoln North Star (22-9), 1:30 p.m. #6 Papillion-La Vista South (25-15) vs. #3 Omaha Marian (34-7), 3:30 p.m. #1 Papillion-La Vista (40-0) vs. #8 Millard South (26-12), 5:30 p.m. #4 North Platte (30-5) vs. #5 Millard West (28-6), 7:30 p.m. CLASS […] Read More »

Dozier leads charge in Javelinas’ furious comeback

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Royals prospect Hunter Dozier is picking a good time to break out of his Arizona Fall League slump. One day after a two-hit performance in Peoria's victory Friday night, Dozier came through again on Saturday, delivering a bases-loaded, go-ahead RBI sin... Read More »

Gordon adds Platinum Glove Award to collection

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon won the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, it was announced at Friday night's Gold Glove Award ceremony at The Plaza Hotel in New York. Read More »

Former Nebraska resident sentenced to prison on child porn charge

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A former Beatrice man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison after being convicted of possessing child pornography. United States Attorney Deborah Gilg says 31-year-old Terry Dill will be required to serve five years of supervised release and register as a sex offender once after serving his prison sentence. Federal prosecutors say […] Read More »

Business survey reveals optimism in Nebraska

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A new survey of Nebraska businesses sees some optimism breaking through. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson says the bureau’s latest survey discloses an upward trend. “Nebraska has a much lower unemployment rate, so households have better spending power here in Nebraska,” Thompson tells Nebraska Radio Network affiliate KLIN. “So, those […] Read More »

Food Bank for the Heartland prepares for Christmas

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The Food Bank for the Heartland in Omaha is looking forward to the upcoming holiday season. Spokesman Brian Barks says this is the time of year when food drives start to pick up, but it is also a time when food is needed the most.  He says the number of people requesting help continues to grow. […] Read More »

Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes Sunday in Omaha

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The American Red Cross, Nebraska / Southwest Iowa Region is hosting an event Sunday as a way for the public to give back to the brave men and women who currently serve our country and those who walked their shoes before. Communications Officer Liz Dorland says the Red Cross will be at Westroads and Oak […] Read More »

Perez, Escobar, Kratz, Guthrie going to Japan for series

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Shortstop Alcides Escobar, catchers Salvador Perez and Erik Kratz and pitcher Jeremy Guthrie were confirmed on Friday by Major League Baseball as members of the MLB All-Star Team that will play in the Japan All-Star Series that begins Tuesday. Read More »

Gov. Heineman vows to make smooth transition for Ricketts (AUDIO)

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A transition from one administration to another is underway at the state Capitol. Governor Dave Heineman met with Governor-elect Pete Ricketts Wednesday morning, the first meeting as one administration transitions into another. “First of all, you’ve got a staff to hire,” Heineman told Nebraska Radio Network affiliate KLIN. “He may keep some of ours, but […] Read More »

Shields, Huskers overcome sluggish start to down Southwest Minnesota State

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No. 21 Nebraska shook off a slow start in its exhibition opener and rebounded for an 83-61 win over Southwest Minnesota State Thursday evening. The Huskers, who shot just 30 percent in the second half, rallied behind the play of sophomore Tai Webster, who scored nine of his 16 points in a 15-4 surge to […] Read More »

Farmers need to make an effort to take part in new farm bill programs

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Programs being offered in the new farm bill are complex and the experts say it’ll require some education for Nebraska’s farmers to take part. Steven Johnson, an extension farm management specialist, says the process starts with farmers updating their base acres and yields, which must be done by February 27th. Johnson says farmers will have […] Read More »

Wakamatsu, Ibanez among Rays’ managerial candidates

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Royals bench coach Don Wakamatsu and former Royals outfielder Raul Ibanez are among eight preliminary candidates for the vacant Tampa Bay managerial job, the Rays announced on Thursday. Read More »

Deputy pleads guilty to false reporting that set off manhunt in southeast Nebraska

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A deputy who set off a massive manhunt in southeastern Nebraska after lying about being shot during a traffic stop has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. Former Richardson County Deputy Sheriff Joshua Nincehelser of Dawson, has agreed the plea agreement in Richardson County District Court. In exchange for his plea of guilty to a felony […] Read More »