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Nebraska Medicine’s safety protocol for Ebola care

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A nurse in Dallas that cared for an Ebola patient continues to recover after contracting the illness. Nebraska Medicine, formerly the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is treating their second Ebola patient. Dr. Phil Smith is the director of the biocontainment unit and wants to reassure the public that every precaution is in place to […] Read More »

Nebraska Wesleyan student had been on party bus prior to I-80 death

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Investigators say 22-year-old Maury Lorence was on a party bus rented by a fellow Nebraska Wesleyan student prior to his death on Interstate 80 very early Sunday morning. The search for a dark colored semi tractor-trailer with polished aluminum rear doors continues. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office believes that was the vehicle which first hit […] Read More »

Nikko Jenkins release haunts Corrections (AUDIO)

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Questions remain about why Nikko Jenkins was released from prison after promising to kill when he got out. Nikko Jenkins has been convicted of killing four in Omaha upon his release from prison, though he requested mental health treatment. Deputy Corrections Director Larry Wayne has told a special legislative committee it’s heartbreaking to think he […] Read More »

Broken Bow to host workshops for wanna-be homeowners

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First-time homebuyers in central Nebraska who need to learn about things like mortgages, escrow and balloon payments might consider a special course being offered in Broken Bow. Melissa Krysl, spokeswoman for the Central Nebraska Housing Developers, says they’ll be hosting two workshops that offer a thorough overview for those looking to buy a house. “We […] Read More »

Nebraska-Rutgers set for 1 p.m. kick

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The Big Ten Conference announced that Nebraska’s Oct. 25 matchup with Rutgers will kick off at 11 a.m. CDT. The matchup at Memorial Stadium will be televised on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. The Nebraska-Rutgers game is just the second all-time between the schools and the first ever meeting in Lincoln. The only previous game […] Read More »

2014 Girls Golf Championship results after day one

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CLASS A TEAM STANDINGS: Elkhorn South 365, Papillion-La Vista 378, Millard North 380, Lincoln Southwest 385, Omaha Marian 388, Norfolk 392, Lincoln Pius X 402, Lincoln Southeast 406, Omaha Westside 408, Kearney 410, Fremont 417, Bellevue West 419. CLASS A INDIVIDUAL LEADERS 1. Nia Station, Omaha Burke, 82 T2. Makenzie Fuss, Omaha Marian, 87 T2. […] Read More »

Royals prospect Zimmer fans 11 in five shutout innings

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Kyle Zimmer's 2014 season was essentially lost as he recovered from tendonitis and a lat injury, but the right-hander is healthy for the Arizona Fall League and on Monday night it certainly showed. Zimmer, who pitched just 4 2/3 innings in rookie ball ... Read More »

Five ways Game 3 postponement impacts ALCS

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The postponement of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Royals and Orioles immediately led to several questions about the potential impact due to the schedule change. Read More »

Rain has impacted, even altered, past postseasons

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The postponement of Game 3 of the ALCS between the Royals and Orioles on Monday marked the 17th time a postseason game has been postponed during the Wild Card era, dating back to 1995, and the first such instance since Game 4 of the 2012 ALCS. Read More »

Rainout could mean Shields on mound for Game 4

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With Game 3 of the ALCS delayed until Tuesday night because of rain, Royals ace James Shields could start Game 4 on Wednesday afternoon on normal rest instead of scheduled starter Jason Vargas. Read More »

Bullpens carrying survivors through postseason

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There have been 20 playoff games played so far, and only six of them have seen one or both starting pitchers record an out in the eighth inning. In fact, Madison Bumgarner alone is responsible for three of the 13 times a starter has lasted at least sev... Read More »

Bullpens carrying survivors through postseason

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There have been 20 playoff games played so far, and only six of them have seen one or both starting pitchers record an out in the eighth inning. In fact, Madison Bumgarner alone is responsible for three of the 13 times a starter has lasted at least sev... Read More »

Body pulled from pond in Grand Island, charges filed

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The body of a 44-year-old Grand Island man has been pulled out of a detention pond in the city and the owner of the vehicle had been charged in his death. The Grand Island Police Department reports John Zebert died after the SUV he was in drove into the pond extremely late Sunday evening and […] Read More »

Breakdown for ALCS ticket holders in KC

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Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the host Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed due to inclement weather and the forecast for rainfall throughout the remainder of the day. First pitch of Thursday's Gam... Read More »

Oct. 13 Ned Yost interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost discusses the postponement of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. Read More »