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World Series Game 3: KC-SF in-game notebook

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Welcome to AT&T Park and MLB.com's live hub for Game 3 of the World Series, which will be consistently refreshed with news of the day and key developments from earlier in the game. For real-time updates, follow in Gameday. In the At Bat App, go to ... Read More »

Vargas aims to use AT&T Park to his advantage

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Jason Vargas' first meaningful outing at AT&T Park coincides with a chance to give his Royals a commanding 3-1 lead in this Fall Classic. It'll come against a Giants team he held to two runs on nine hits in five innings on Aug. 8, a lineup the 31-y... Read More »

Lineup breakdown: Royals vs. Giants, Game 3

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With Game 3 of the World Series shifting to the Bay Area, the Royals and Giants are both looking to get a leg up in the series that's even at a game apiece. Here is a breakdown of the starting lineups for tonight's game. Read More »

Omaha bank robbery

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Omaha police are searching for two men who robbed the Security National Bank at 80th and Cass Street Friday morning. Officers were called to the bank just after 10:00 am. Police were told one of the suspects was armed with a handgun. After getting an undetermined amount of money the two took off in a […] Read More »

Young mountain lion shot and killed near Chadron

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A young female mountain lion has been shot and killed in northwestern Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports a landowner killed the one-and-a-half year old mountain lion in his yard south of Chadron in Dawes County. The man shot the cat when it came near both his house and a chicken coop. The cougar weighed approximately […] Read More »

Pheasant & quail hunting starts this weekend

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This is a great weekend to enjoy the great outdoors. Nebraska Game and Parks Department spokesman Greg Wagner says leaves and other fall foliage is at the peak of color. He says Indian Cave State Park south of Brownville is one of the best areas to enjoy the fall colors. This is also the season […] Read More »

Omaha’s bond rating drop

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Moody’s Investment Service downgraded the city of Omaha’s bond rating from A-A-1 to A-A-2. The report shows Omaha’s financial outlook is stable but retiree health care costs, unsettled labor contracts and the federally mandated sewer separation project as reasons for the lower mark. The bond credit rating business goes on to say that significant progress […] Read More »

Push on to get more former foster kids signed up for Medicaid

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A report indicates few of Nebraska’s former foster children have taken advantage of a provision in the federal health care law that makes them eligible for Medicaid. The Affordable Care Act offers Medicaid to any foster child who ages out of the system at 18 or 19, regardless of the former foster child’s income, up […] Read More »

Douglas County Emergency taking precaution against Ebola

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In an effort to protect the public from the possibility of Ebola, Douglas County 911 is making changes to their ambulance transport policy. Douglas County Health Department Director Dr. Adi Pour says those with flu-like symptoms calling for an ambulance will be asked a few more questions. Dr. Pour says 911 operators will ask if […] Read More »

Student of the Month for September Announced

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The NCHS Students of the Month for September 2014 have been announced. Congratulations to Neysa Carlson and Jordan Karnopp!! Student Information: NCHS SOM September 2014 Read More »

Drivers beware…deer on the highways (AUDIO)

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Fall poses a few more dangers than normal on Nebraska highways, especially car-deer accidents. Be careful out there, in particular near those deer crossing signs on the highway. Nebraska Office of Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek says they’re there for a reason. “It’s usually probably a place where typically deer are moving regularly,” Zwonechek tells […] Read More »

College students charged, fraternity suspended in wake of freshman death

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Seven people have been charged and a fraternity has been suspended after an investigation into the death of a freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. UNL police arrested four members of the Farmhouse Fraternity and issued citations to three others in connection with the death of 18-year-old Clayton Real in early September. In response to […] Read More »

High school football scores from Thursday 10/23/14

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Anselmo-Merna 70, Brady 32 BDS 50, Pawnee City 6 Bertrand 46, Loomis 8 Bloomfield 72, Plainview 0 Boone Central/Newman Grove 32, Norfolk Catholic 16 Boys Town 42, Arlington 28 Burwell 52, Amherst 48 CWC 67, Wausa 6 Central City 48, Minden 14 Cozad 39, O’Neill 7 Creighton 36, Hartington-Newcastle 0 Cross County 72, Harvard 0 […] Read More »

Game and Parks approves bighorn sheep hunt

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Two people will be allowed to hunt bighorn sheep in Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners authorized one lottery and one auction bighorn sheep permit for 2015 at their meeting in Scottsbluff. Only Nebraska residents will be allowed to enter the lottery for a permit. Both residents and nonresidents will be allowed […] Read More »

Spend the night in a cardboard box to help those who have no choice

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A “sleep-out” event is planned next month in the Siouxland area to raise awareness about the homeless. The 10th annual Siouxland Sleep-Out is scheduled for November 7, as people will spend the night outdoors at the Lewis and Clark Baseball Stadium in Sioux City, Iowa. Organizer Cindy Wood remembers the first year of the event […] Read More »