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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 »

Tim Miles adds point guard to Nebraska hoops with signing of Tarin Smith

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University of Nebraska Men’s Basketball Coach Tim Miles announced Wednesday that point guard Tarin Smith (Ocean Township, N.J.) signed a National Letter-of-Intent with the Nebraska basketball program. Smith is a 6-foot-2, 175-pounder who played for Hall of Fame Coach Bob Hurley at St. Anthony, helping the Friars to consecutive state runner-up finishes. In two seasons […] Read More »

“Unique” legislative session comes to close today (AUDIO)

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Gov. Dave Heineman calls it a unique legislative session; one that ends today as lawmakers return to the Capitol for the final day of a 60-day session. The governor’s office has been reviewing dozens of bills sent to Heineman by the Unicameral. Heineman says some of those bills have been combinations of bills. “It has […] Read More »

Nebraska Beef Council names winner in best burger contest

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For a second time, Stella’s Bar & Grill in Bellevue takes top honors in the Nebraska Beef Council’s “Nebraska’s Best Burger” contest. Director of Marketing Adam Wegner says Stella’s Cheeseburger received the most on-line votes and rave reviews from the panel of judges. More than 200 restaurants were nominated this year and judges visited the […] Read More »

New scam involves “phishing” texts to your cell phone

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Nebraskans, particularly in the Siouxland area, are being warned about bogus text messages that claim to be from Wells Fargo Bank, directing people to go to a phony website and enter their account information. Angie Kaipust, spokeswoman for the bank in Sioux City, says it’s a “phishing” scam. Kaipust says, “What these fraudsters do is […] Read More »

Moustakas’ first homer of season wins it in 11th

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Kansas City's Mike Moustakas, who entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning, hung around to hit his first home run of the season in the 11th inning and boost the Royals to a 6-4 victory Wednesday night over the Houston Astros at Minute Ma... Read More »

Shields gets the nod as Royals shift starting rotation

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Scott Feldman will start Thursday's series finale against the Royals at Minute Maid Park, facing James Shields, and trying to snap the Astros' three-game losing streak. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 16

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No. 3 prospect Raul Mondesi was 3-for-4 with a run scored on Wednesday night for the Wilmington Blue Rocks and starter John Lamb had a rocky outing in the Omaha Storm Chasers' loss to Round Rock. Read More »

Porter wins challenge in tight game vs. KC

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Astros manager Bo Porter successfully challenged a safe call on Lorenzo Cain's leadoff infield single in the ninth inning of a 4-4 game against the Royals on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park. After a two-minute, 54-second review, Cain was ruled out. Read More »