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No. 12 Huskers Knock Off No. 9 Duke in Women’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge

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Rachel Theriot, Emily Cady and Hailie Sample produced huge plays on both ends of the court down the stretch to lead No. 12 Nebraska to a 60-54 women’s basketball victory over No. 9 Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday night. Playing in front of a raucous Husker crowd of […] Read More »

Creighton women’s hoops drop Big East opener to Seton Hall

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Despite a career-high 22 points from senior Alexis Akin-Otiko, the Creighton women’s basketball team dropped the BIG EAST opener to Seton Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 3. The loss dropped the Bluejays to 3-4 on the season and 0-1 in the BIG EAST, while Seton Hall moved to 6-1 overall and 1-0 in conference play. Creighton […] Read More »

Kearney to host international-scale farm equipment auction

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Large crowds are expected as the world’s biggest industrial auctioneer hosts a multi-million dollar auction of farm equipment and other merchandise today in Kearney. Rick Vacha, with Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, says items going on the block will be sold on a global scale. Vacha says, “We’ll be selling to many different countries around the world […] Read More »

Results of UNO’s Nebraska Metro Poll

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Every year the University of Nebraska – Lincoln conducts a rural poll that examines how residents feel about their well-being and outlook for the future. As a counterpart to that poll, University of Nebraska – Omaha conducted the Nebraska Metro Poll that examined similar measures. Research Coordinator with UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research David Drozd […] Read More »

Sen. Fischer: Iran gets me awake at night

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Sen. Deb Fischer worries about the breakdown of talks to dismantle Iran’s nuclear program. The United States and its allies have given the talks a seven-month extension after work to create a framework for a comprehensive deal fell through just before Thanksgiving. Fischer, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, says Iran needs to […] Read More »

Eichorst has his eyes set on Arkansas’ Bielema

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There may have been a very good reason why Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst had no plans to hire a consulting firm to help in the search for the Huskers next football coach. According to FootballScoop.com, Eichorst has his sights set on Arkansas coach Bret Bielema. If Bielema leaves the SEC school, his contract buyout […] Read More »

Kids and cops breaking down barriers

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The Omaha Police Department is teaming with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands tonight in an effort to break down barriers between the two groups. Boys & Girls Clubs President and CEO Ivan Gilreath says police officers will join the children tonight for pizza at their north Omaha location. Gilreath says, “We thought […] Read More »

Deputy Sheriff injured in northeast Nebraska crash

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A crash in northeast Nebraska has injured a Thurston County Sheriff’s Deputy. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 23-year-old Deputy Nicholas Carlson of Emerson suffered a leg injury when his pick-up crashed with a semi tractor-trailer near Pender on Highway 94. NSP reports the wreck occurred Tuesday afternoon at the crest of a hill on Highway […] Read More »

Holiday retail sales lower than expected

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The biggest retail shopping days are now history and retailers may not be seeing as much green as they would have liked. Trenton Magid is the founder of World Group Commercial Real Estate in Omaha and says Cyber Monday and Black Friday sales were not as successful as retailers hoped. According to the National Retail […] Read More »

Starting pitching the focus for Royals at Meetings

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There's no doubt about priority No. 1 for the Royals at the upcoming Winter Meetings, where the brass from the 30 Major League clubs and their Minor League affiliates begin gathering this weekend. General manager Dayton Moore will lead the Kansas City ... Read More »

Early New Year’s resolution: get health coverage now (AUDIO)

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Open enrollment is underway for health insurance coverage, with the deadline to get covered at the start of the New Year closing in. Open enrollment began the middle of last month. It lasts until the middle of February. But, if you want coverage by January 1st, you need to find a policy by December 15th. […] Read More »

Players meet one final time with Pelini to get the truth on how this all went down (AUDIO)

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Former Husker head coach Bo Pelini finally had a chance to talk with his team. A meeting was held last night at Lincoln North Star High School. Pelini, no longer employed by the University, had to hold the meeting off campus.  Judging by the tweets sent out by quite a few players, it’s easy to […] Read More »

Hochevar reportedly agrees to re-sign with Royals

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After a strong bullpen performance helped vault the Royals to their first World Series appearance in 29 years, the relief corps gained a familiar face on Tuesday as the club and right-hander Luke Hochevar reached a two-year, $10 million agreement, acco... Read More »

Having a power of attorney is smart, not just for the elderly

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AARP is reaching out to Nebraskans of all ages to explain the importance of having what’s known as “power of attorney,” or someone to handle your financial matters when you are unable. Josephine Gittler, a legal scholar and a spokeswoman for the organization, says designating a power of attorney provides vital protections. “It’s really prudent […] Read More »

Strategic Air & Space Museum’s live coverage of NASA’s spacecraft

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The Strategic Air & Space Museum near Ashland is helping to celebrate NASA’s launch of the Orion spacecraft this Thursday. Marketing and PR Director Deb Hermann says Orion will launch from Cape Canaveral early Thursday morning and the public is invited to watch the spacecraft make history on their big screen. Hermann says they will […] Read More »