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FDA approves new allergy medication

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The grass is finally starting to turn green and flowers blooming. Nebraskans are ready to put the winter behind us and start enjoying nice weather but those with allergies typically think twice about heading to the great outdoors. Dr. Jeffrey Stokes is an allergist and immunologist with Alegent-Creighton Health in Omaha and says there is […] Read More »

Pest spotted in Colorado may endanger Nebraska walnut trees

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While Nebraskans are being warned about the emerald ash borer that destroys ash trees, yet another invading insect is causing a stir as it could threaten our walnut trees. Entomologist Robin Pruisner says a pest called the walnut twig beetle is now confirmed in neighboring Colorado, but it hasn’t yet been spotted in Nebraska. “Research […] Read More »

Royals lock up sweep behind dominant Shields

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James Shields led Kansas City to a 5-1 win over Houston at Minute Maid Park on Thursday, completing a three-game sweep of the Astros. Read More »

Vargas rolling into series opener with Twins

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After getting swept in a three-game series at Target Field last weekend, the Royals will be looking to turn the tables on the Twins when they host a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium that begins Friday night. Read More »

Yost challenges, gets call overturned vs. Astros

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The Kansas City Royals, who lost a replay challenge to Houston manager Bo Porter Wednesday night, won one Thursday night. Read More »

Yost challenges, gets call overturned vs. Astros

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The Kansas City Royals, who lost a replay challenge to Houston manager Bo Porter Wednesday night, won one Thursday night. Read More »

Duffy happy to contribute to victory out of ‘pen

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No one was happier about being a part of Kansas City's extra-inning win over Houston Wednesday night than reliever Danny Duffy, the winning pitcher. Read More »

Cain placed on 15-day DL with left groin strain

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Kansas City placed center fielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a left groin strain after Cain was injured trying to beat out a grounder in Wednesday night's win over the Houston Astros. Read More »

In a pinch, Dyson impresses against Astros

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Kansas City's Jarrod Dyson demonstrated the perfect example of manufacturing a run in Wednesday night's 6-4 win over Houston in 11 innings. Read More »

February 2014 NCHS Students of the Month

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The NCHS Students of the Month for February, 2014 are Seniors Jessica White and Jared Shelton. Congratulations!!  Read More »

2014-15 NCHS Dance Team Announced

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The 2014-15 NCHS Dance Team Members:Alexzandria AldridgeAdriana AnkenmanHailey BranekAudrie BurgeJessie DawleyMorgan FarberLauren MordecaiMorgan OlliffCongratulations!! Read More »

Mental illness – prejudice – or just plain mean

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A white supremacist in jailed in Kansas accused of killing two people at a Jewish community center and then another person at a retirement community last Sunday. Authorities say this is a hate crime. University of Nebraska Medical Center Forensic Psychiatrist Dr. Carl Greiner isn’t commenting on this case specifically but says bigotry isn’t a […] Read More »

Surprise truck inspection Wednesday

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The Nebraska State Patrol conducted a surprise truck inspection at 203rd and West Maple Road Wednesday. A total of 77 commercial trucks were stopped and inspected. Inspectors found more than 400 violations and 38 vehicles were taken off the road. Those vehicles were not safe on the road because of bad brakes, bald tires or […] Read More »

Storm Chasers give up season high three homers in loss to Express

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The Omaha Storm Chasers (6-7) gave up a season high three home runs to the Round Rock Express (8-5) as they dropped the second game of series by a score of 8-2. The Texas affiliate hit all three long balls off Omaha starter John Lamb, who had allowed only three total home runs in his […] Read More »

10 run, 11 hit 2nd inning keys Nebraska past Mavs

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Trailing after the top of the first inning for the second straight game, the Nebraska baseball team (25-14, 7-2 Big Ten) exploded for a combined 15 runs in their first two at-bats, including a 10-run, 11-hit second inning en route to a 17-6 victory over the Omaha Mavericks on Wednesday at Hawks Field. Austin Darby […] Read More »