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Nebraska Ebola patient receives experimental drug

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Officials with the Nebraska Medical Center are treating Ebola virus patient Ashoka Mukpo with an experimental drug, Brincidofovir.  “After looking at the data on this drug, collaborating with the CDC and FDA and speaking with the patient and his family, we decided this was currently our best option for treatment,” said Phil Smith, M.D., medical […] Read More »

Huskers release 2015 baseball schedule

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Coming off a 41-win season and a trip to the NCAA Tournament, Head Coach Darin Erstad will continue to challenge the Nebraska baseball team in 2015 as it works to reach its ultimate goal of playing in Omaha at the College World Series.  The Huskers are set to play 56 games in 2015, including 27 […] Read More »

Winter fuel outlook report calls for 7% increase in gas prices

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The American Gas Association is out with their winter fuel outlook report. Vice President of Policy Analysis Chris McGill says they take into consideration supply, demand, temperature, weather events and pipeline capacity to calculate their outlook.  McGill says domestic natural gas supplies are at an all-time high so there is no fear of a shortage […] Read More »

Royals give fans chance to buy potential World Series tix

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The Royals announced on Tuesday that there would be very limited single-game ticket availability for possible World Series games at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Michigan State disappointed in their students and Wisconsin going dual QB (AUDIO)

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Here’s a problem we never have a Memorial Stadium…filling it up. That was an issue for Michigan State in their win over the Huskers. In fact, it was such a problem the school’s athletic director Mark Hollis was on Twitter Sunday night expressing his embarrassment for the empty seats in the student section. As I […] Read More »

McDermott scores eight as Bulls begin preseason schedule

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The Chicago Bulls played their first exhibition game of the 14-15 season, and of course it was the debut of former Creighton great, Doug McDermott. He played 26 minutes scored eight points on 2 of 4 shooting, including 1 for 2 from three point range. He was 3 of 5 at the line, had a […] Read More »

Wayne State setting picks up honors, Wildcats and UNK remained ranked among nation’s best

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Leisa McClintock of Wayne State was named Northern Sun Conference Volleyball Setter of the Week following her play in Wildcat home wins over #24 Northern State and MSU Moorhead, where she had a rare triple double… 45 assists, 13 digs and 10 kills. Nebraska-Kearney volleyball lost to 17th ranked Central Missouri in four sets on […] Read More »

Chadron State kicker picks up RMAC special teams honors

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Chadron State kicker Randy Wentz was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s Special Teams Player of the Week. Wentz, a sophomore from Scottsbluff went 2-for-2 in Chadron State’s 40-7 victory over Western State Colorado University Saturday, including a career-best 47 yarder. Wentz is 4-for-4 on the season, with two longer than 40 yards. Wentz is […] Read More »

Deadline approaches for “hero” recognition at big football game

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The Nebraska and Iowa chapters of the American Red Cross are searching for heroes in the two states who will be recognized at the Nebraska-vs-Iowa football game on November 28th in Iowa City. Kara Kelly, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross, says there are plenty of heroes out there who deserve a little recognition and […] Read More »

Ebola patient protocol at the Nebraska Medical Center

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It is day two for treatment at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for 33 year old Ashoka Mukpo.  The Ebola virus patient arrived Monday morning and is currently at the hospital’s biocontainment unit. Dr. Bradley Britigan is the dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Medicine and an infectious disease specialist […] Read More »

Five questions facing Royals before ALCS

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The Royals open the ALCS against the Orioles on Friday at 7 p.m. CT (watch on TBS), and here are five things to look for from the club's perspective. Read More »

Three keys for Royals in ALCS against Orioles

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Here are three keys for the Royals if they're going to dispatch the Orioles in the ALCS (Game 1 is scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. CT on TBS). Read More »

Security changes on the horizon for Gage County courthouse

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Gage County may soon undertake a six-month trial period of a new security system that focuses on the entire county courthouse, not simply the third floor courtroom and office area. Officials acknowledge there will likely be some initial public dissent on proposed security changes at the Gage County courthouse. County Supervisors will consider a plan in […] Read More »

LCS start times set through Saturday

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Start times for the League Championship Series games have been set through Saturday. The Royals and Orioles will begin the AL Championship Series on Friday night at Camden Yards. First pitch is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. ET (watch on TBS). Read More »

Shields almost certain to start ALCS Game 1

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James Shields will start Game 1 of the American League Championship Series for the Royals on Friday at 7:07 p.m. CT (watch on TBS). Probably. Read More »