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Time to switch off the TV & computer and spend time outside, with family

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Nebraskans are being asked to turn off the TV, computer, apps and video games as part of Screen-Free Week. Sara Adelmann, spokeswoman for Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, says one study estimates that school-age children spend more time with screen media than in any other activity except sleeping. Adelmann says, “What we ask during Screen-Free […] Read More »

A-G candidate Peterson on state’s “good time” law

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A candidate for Nebraska attorney general would like to see changes in the state’s “good time” law. Republican Doug Peterson says it appears that most Nebraskans would also like to see a change. He says at his talks around the state everyone looks at this “good time” law and it makes no sense. Peterson says, […] Read More »

Royals’ rallies aren’t enough in extras defeat

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Yordano Ventura logged a career-high 10 strikeouts and Mike Moustakas hit a go-ahead single in the 12th inning, but the bullpen couldn't make it stand in a 6-5 loss to the Padres on Monday night. Read More »

Royals activate Cain, send Paredes to Omaha

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The Royals activated center fielder Lorenzo Cain from his Minor League rehabilitation assignment on Monday and optioned infielder-outfielder Jimmy Paredes to Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Royals turn to Guthrie in rematch with Padres

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Southpaw Robbie Erlin looks to get back on track as the Padres try to secure a series win against Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals on Tuesday night at Petco Park. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: May 5

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Yost starts Hosmer at first, Butler on bench

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For the Royals' first foray into the National League part of Interleague Play, manager Ned Yost opted to go with defense and kept Eric Hosmer at first base and put Billy Butler on the bench for Monday night's opener against the Padres. Read More »

Lollar tabbed as Honorary Bat Girl for Royals

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Paige Lollar, who battled breast cancer while pregnant and gave birth to a healthy daughter, has been named the Royals' Honorary Bat Girl for 2014. Lollar will be introduced in a pre-game ceremony on Friday, May 16 at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Fremont mayor pledges to enforce immigration ordinance as written (AUDIO)

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Fremont’s mayor says he’s not surprised that the United States Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a ruling upholding the city illegal immigration ordinance and that the city will enforce the ordinance as written. Mayor Scott Getzschman notes the court in March refused to hear appeals of lower court rulings on similar laws […] Read More »

Overton man arrested on charges of enticing a juvenile

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Nebraska and Colorado officials worked together in the investigation and arrest of a 67-year-old Overton man on charges that he used electronic communication to lure a juvenile into a meeting for sex. The Nebraska State Patrol reports Paul Tegeler was arrested very early Saturday morning at a bus stop in Lexington. The Nebraska and Colorado […] Read More »

“Women Veterans Making History” display in Nebraska

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A traveling exhibit that showcases women in the military is currently on display in Nebraska. Anna Morelock is the Deputy Public Affairs Officer with V-A Nebraska – Western Iowa Health Care System and says it is called “Women Veterans Making History” and it highlights the history and contributions of women in the military. The exhibit […] Read More »

Wicked twister from May 5th, 1964, is remembered & feared

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Nebraska is marking a somber anniversary today. It was on this date 50 years ago that a massive tornado touched down in south-central Nebraska, killing two people and injuring dozens while causing millions of dollars damage. That twister was the last F5 or EF5-rated tornado to hit Nebraska. The tornado on May 5th, 1964, landed […] Read More »

Supreme Court won’t hear Fremont case, illegal immigration ordinance stands

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The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling that upheld the Fremont illegal immigration ordinance. The decision lets stand the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in June of last year that ruled the ordinance does not conflict with federal immigration laws. Immigrants represented by the […] Read More »

Sugar Ray pitches Storm Chasers to victory over OKC. Hottest pitcher on the staff

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The Omaha Storm Chasers (13-16) picked up their second straight win against the Oklahoma City RedHawks (16-15) winning 4-1, behind another solid performance from Triple-A newcomer Sugar Ray Marimon. It was Omaha’s first back-to-back wins since April 17 and 18 against Round Rock. Marimon went seven innings allowing just one run, 6.2 scoreless innings before […] Read More »

Sugar Ray pitches Storm Chasers to victory over OKC. Hottest pitcher on the staff

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The Omaha Storm Chasers (13-16) picked up their second straight win against the Oklahoma City RedHawks (16-15) winning 4-1, behind another solid performance from Triple-A newcomer Sugar Ray Marimon. It was Omaha’s first back-to-back wins since April 17 and 18 against Round Rock. Marimon went seven innings allowing just one run, 6.2 scoreless innings before […] Read More »