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Moustakas, high school teammate Dominguez reunite

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Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas was reunited with his high school teammate, Astros third baseman Matt Dominguez, Tuesday night. Read More »

Maxwell played with Astros phenom Springer in Minors

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Justin Maxwell and George Springer, who made his Houston debut Wednesday night, played together at times at Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Oklahoma City in the Houston organization the last two years when Maxwell was in the Minors on rehab assign... Read More »

Water sustainability bill signed into law by Gov. Heineman (AUDIO)

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A bill designed to maintain Nebraska’s greatest natural resource, its water, has been signed into law by Gov. Dave Heineman. Heineman signed into law LB 1098, the water sustainability bill, which he says should insure that Nebraska has the water it needs both for agricultural and city uses for years to come. “This is a […] Read More »

Nikko Jenkins found guilty of killing four in Omaha after release from prison

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An Omaha man is found guilty of four murders last summer and of weapons charges. It was just last week that Nikko Jenkins wanted to enter a plea of no contest to those crimes but Douglas County District Judge Peter Batallion refused that plea stating. Jenkins on Friday filed a hand written document stating he […] Read More »

Osborn trails Sasse in fundraising; insists he has the cash he needs

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United States Senate candidate Shane Osborn says he has the money he needs to win the Republican primary next month. The Osborn campaign reports raising a total of $1.6 million, trailing only Ben Sasse among the four major Republican candidates. Osborn says that total includes just over $600,000 for the primary election. “You know, we […] Read More »

Frustration over no change in “good time” law this session

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A change in Nebraska’s “good time” law was front and center when the Legislature started this year’s session but lost a lot of steam in the days and week’s that followed. Omaha State Senator Pete Pirsch co-sponsored the bill along with Omaha State Senator Scott Lautenbaugh on behalf of Attorney General Jon Bruning and Governor […] Read More »

Man accused of plane disturbance in court today

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23 year old Joshua Suggs will make his first court appearance today. Suggs was on a Chicago to Sacramento flight when he caused a ruckus and tried to open a door on the plane. Three people subdued him until the plane landed at Epply Airfield. Omaha attorney James Martin Davis is representing Suggs and says […] Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 15

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The Storm Chasers posted their first shutout of 2014. Francisco Pena's homer in the second gave Omaha a 2-0 lead. Christian Colon added two hits, an RBI and a run. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 15

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The Storm Chasers posted their first shutout of 2014. Francisco Pena's homer in the second gave Omaha a 2-0 lead. Christian Colon added two hits, an RBI and a run. Read More »

Guthrie set to face Astros, seeking third win

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The Royals and Astros are near the bottom of most offensive categories this season, as Jeremy Guthrie and Dallas Keuchel prepare to tango for the second round of a three-game set on Wednesday in Minute Maid Park. Read More »

Southwestern Nebraska declared disaster area due to lingering drought (AUDIO)

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Rain continues to come in short supply in portions of Nebraska, prompting the federal government to declare eight southwestern counties disaster areas due to the lingering drought. Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Dan Steinkruger announces Keith, Perkins, Lincoln, Chase, Hayes, Frontier, Hitchcock, and Red Willow have been declared disaster areas. “It reflects the on-going […] Read More »

Creighton hoops adds transfer Maurice Watson Jr.

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Creighton men’s basketball head coach Greg McDermott has announced that guard Maurice Watson Jr. will transfer from Boston University and enroll at Creighton this summer. Watson’s decision became official on Tuesday when he returned a signed financial aid agreement to Creighton. He will sit out the 2014-15 season due to transfer requirements before having two […] Read More »

Huskers pound out 22 hits in knocking off Kansas State

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After facing a 4-0 deficit following the top of the first inning, the Nebraska offense lit up the scoreboard in a 14-5 victory over the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday night at Hawks Field. The Huskers amassed a season-high 22 hits as five NU batters registered three hits or more on the evening, while matching […] Read More »

Storm Chasers come up big with two-outs in shutout of Express

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Three pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout in a 6-0 win for the Omaha Storm Chasers (6-6) against the Round Rock Express (7-5), their first shutout victory of the 2014 season. The Omaha offense scored all six of their runs with two outs, with eight of the nine hits for the Chasers on the night […] Read More »

Nebraska State Fair switches to reserved seating for concerts

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There’s a change to the Nebraska State Fair concert series this year: no lines, no waiting and no wristbands. Fair executive director Joseph McDermott says they’re replacing the wristband program with reserved seat ticketing. That means concertgoers will no longer need to stand in line to get wristbands — something that will help those who […] Read More »