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UNO’s annual Paranormal Summit is Oct. 24th

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Fans of TV’s “Ghost Hunters”, “Ghost Trackers” and “American Paranormal” can learn more about what it takes to become an investigator. Sara Gray is a member of the University of Nebraska – Omaha Paranormal Society and is the organizer of the 4th annual Paranormal Summit on Friday, October 24th on campus. Gray says members of […] Read More »

Grants to help nursing students succeed at UNMC

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More than $300,000 is being granted to Nebraska nursing students to improve the health care in areas that are considered underserved. Dr. Lynette Stamler, Associate Dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, says the grant will help a variety of students and ultimately, many more Nebraskans. “It’s nurse practicioners who will […] Read More »

Like ’85 champs, Royals know how to win

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Twenty-nine years later, the Royals have returned to the World Series. Read More »

Husker soccer gets back to .500 with win over Indiana

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A strong second half propelled the Nebraska soccer team to a 3-0 win over Indiana at the Nebraska Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. Caroline Flynn, Mayme Conroy and Jaycie Johnson each scored goals for the Huskers, while Kelly Schatz and Erika Johnson combined for the shutout. Schatz earned one save in 75 minutes of action […] Read More »

UNK’s Morris picks up 100th victory

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Juniors Bronson Marsh and Romero Cotton each ran for 112 yards and the defense came up with a goal line stand as Nebraska-Kearney beat Lindenwood, 31-13, Saturday afternoon for their second straight win. This also is the 100th career win for UNK head coach Darrell Morris. Kearney scored the game’s first 24 points and finished with […] Read More »

Hurdle doesn’t think long layoff will affect Royals

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By the time James Shields delivers the first pitch of the 2014 World Series on Tuesday night (6:30 p.m. CT air time on FOX, 7:07 p.m. first pitch), his Kansas City Royals will have had five full days of rest since Greg Holland delivered the final pitch... Read More »

Royals owner Glass sharing KC’s pride, joy

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David Glass waited a long time to hoist a championship trophy. Now he's enjoying his team's remarkable run and relishing the way it is making the hometown fans come alive. Read More »

KC has home-field edge, should feel at home in SF

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For the first time since the American League Wild Card Game, the Royals will have home-field advantage for a postseason series. But due to the similarity of the opponents, the location of the games could be less of a factor than how it was initially pe... Read More »

Several Royals have strong ties to Brewers

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Royals manager Ned Yost and one-third of his starting lineup -- shortstop Alcides Escobar and outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Nori Aoki -- previously called Miller Park home. Read More »

Quick on feet and to speak, Dyson helping Royals zoom

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On the Royals' scorching run to the World Series, Jarrod Dyson hasn't been afraid to ruffle feathers -- like when he correctly predicted the American League Championship Series wouldn't go back to Baltimore -- but he's simply going by what he sees from... Read More »

Replay reviews and reversals down thus far in postseason

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After calls were challenged every 1.9 games and overturned at a 47 percent clip during the first regular season of expanded replay, those numbers have dropped to one challenge every 2.8 games with a reversal rate of 33 percent in the postseason. Read More »

Players are getting Royal treatment in Kansas City

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It's a crazy time in Kansas City, where fans who had gone without postseason baseball since 1985 have been ecstatic while the Royals have reeled off eight straight postseason wins. Read More »

Negro Leagues Museum a jewel of Kansas City

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One of the best things about the Royals winning the American League pennant is that in addition to putting Kansas City back on the map, it reminds fans all over that this city has a tremendous baseball history. Read More »

Nebraska clamps down in second half, buries Northwestern 38-17

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After a lackluster opening half, 19th-ranked Nebraska found its groove in the second half and was able to bury Northwestern to keep pace in the Big Ten West division standings. Behind Ameer Abdullah’s 23 carries for 146 yards and four touchdowns, Nebraska moved to 6-1 on the season with a 38-17 win over the Wildcats. The […] Read More »

Northwestern enjoys 17-14 halftime lead over Nebraska

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It’s been a back-and-forth affair in Evanston, Illinois for 30 minutes, as Northwestern’s Jack Mitchell knocked in a 29-yard field goal to give the Wildcats a 17-14 lead just before halftime. The Wildcats struck first, capping off a 15-play, 89 yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown run by Justin Jackson. The true freshman from Carol […] Read More »