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Oct. 13 Ned Yost pregame interview

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Colorado man killed in head-on collision on I-80

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A Colorado man has been killed in a head-on collision in Lincoln County. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 49-year-old Casey Shannon died Saturday night after his car crossed the median on Interstate 80 near Sutherland and crashed into a semi tractor-t... Read More »

ALCS Game 3 postponed to Tues., 7 CT

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Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Orioles and Royals at Kauffman Stadium has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled for Tuesday at 7 CT (TBS). Read More »

Teen-ager killed in eastern Nebraska wreck

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A teen-age boy has been killed in a single-car crash in eastern Nebraska. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says the crash which killed a 15-year-old boy is under investigation. The office says it has yet to determine what caused the fatal crash near Blair. The boy’s name has not been released. Read More »

UNMC specialist: All hospitals should prepare for Ebola

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One health care worker in Dallas that treated a patient with Ebola contracted the deadly illness and is receiving care. Dr. Mark Rupp, an Infectious Disease Specialist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and says every hospital in the country needs to be prepared as this likely won’t be the last outbreak that we will […] Read More »

Nebraska Wesleyan football player struck and killed on I-80

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An investigation is underway into the death of a Nebraska Wesleyan University football player, run over and killed early Sunday morning while walking along Interstate 80 near Lincoln. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says a number of drivers had reported a pedestrian stumbling in the inside eastbound lane of the interstate. “We had received a […] Read More »

Omaha hospitals, physicians under new name

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Interconnected health care organizations in Omaha will now share the same name. The Nebraska Medical Center, Bellevue Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center Physicians will now be known as “Nebraska Medicine”. UNMC Chancellor Dr. Jeffery Gold says,“This is an opportunity for us to tell ourselves within the organization and more importantly the local, […] Read More »

Dyson not shy about stating Royals’ odds of advancing

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As far as Jarrod Dyson is concerned, Game 3 of the American League Championship Series counts for nearly as much as Game 7 would. Speaking after his team's Game 2 victory, the Royals outfielder was confident in his team's chances to advance to the Worl... Read More »

Dead mountain lion near Ericson likely killed by car

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It appears a female mountain lion has been run over and killed near Ericson. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports the body of the female lion was discovered along a road. It appears to have been struck and killed by a vehicle. An investigation is underway, including forensic analysis. Game and Parks says that […] Read More »

State Patrol hands Corrections investigation over to prosecutors (AUDIO)

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A criminal investigation into the prison sentencing miscalculation scandal has been handed over to prosecutors. Gov. Dave Heineman ordered the Nebraska State Patrol to investigate whether anyone at the Department of Correctional Services broke the law when the department miscalculated prison sentences and released hundreds of inmates prematurely. “The state patrol has given the report […] Read More »

Husker volleyball falls to another unranked opponent

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The No. 8 Nebraska volleyball team fell 3-0 at Michigan on Sunday, 19-25, 30-32, 21-25. The Huskers dropped to 10-5 overall and 4-2 in the Big Ten, while Michigan improved to 8-8 with a 3-3 Big Ten record. Alicia Ostrander had a team-high 12 kills. Mary Pollmiller had 35 assists, and Annika Albrecht had a […] Read More »

Former Huskers help Team USA win first gold at FIVB world championships

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Team USA – with former Huskers Kayla Banwarth, Jordan Larson-Burbach and Kelsey Robinson – made history on Sunday, beating China 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24) and winning the first world championship gold medal for the U.S. Women’s program at the FIVB World Championship at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. The U.S. Women had never before […] Read More »

High school softball state tournament

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STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT From Hastings Class A Wednesday’s games Game 1–Millard South (27-2) vs. Millard North (16-11), 11:30 a.m. Game 2–Millard West (24-5) vs. Papillion-La Vista South (23-7), 11:30 a.m. Game 3–Omaha Marian (23-4) vs. Lincoln North Star (24-10), 11:30 a.m. Game 4–Papillion-La Vista (30-4) vs. Lincoln Southwest (24-10), 11:30 a.m. Game 5–Loser 1 […] Read More »

Water levels rising higher on the Missouri River to prep for ’15

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The Missouri River will be rising at least three more feet over the coming weeks as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for next year with above-normal releases from Gavins Point Dam. Jody Farhat, chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division in Omaha, says the increased releases now will help lower the […] Read More »

Don’t try this at home: Gordon’s pregame regimen unimaginable

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The Royals are perceived as a team devoid of stars, but they don't lack a cornerstone player. It's Alex Gordon, the lifelong Royals fan, whose work ethic is beyond compare. Read More »