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Kearney psychiatrist on probation for failing to pay taxes

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A Kearney psychiatrist has been placed on probation and ordered to provide free services after being convicted of failing to pay more than $131,000 in federal payroll taxes. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg reports 70-year-old Dr. Reynaldo De Los Angeles has been sentenced in United States District Court in Lincoln to serve five years’ probation and […]

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Daily flights from Omaha to LA start this summer

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There will soon be another option for Nebraskans wanting to fly to Los Angeles. Chris Martin is the director of Airline Affairs and Airport Operations at Eppley Airfield in Omaha and says American Airlines announced daily non-stop flights to Los Angeles starting on June 2nd. Martin says this is a very important addition to their […]

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Nebraska Congressman vows to keep fighting WOTUS (AUDIO)

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A Nebraska Congressman says it’s important to keep up the fight against the Waters of the United States rule, even if President Barack Obama supports the EPA initiative. Congressman Adrian Smith says he expected President Obama to veto the resolution opposing the EPA expansion of the Clean Water Act, known as the Waters of the […]

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Shields big night leads the Huskers to an upset over Michigan State

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Shavon Shields matched his season high with 28 points, including 19 in the second half, as Nebraska picked up its fourth straight win, a 72-71 win over No. 11 Michigan State at the Breslin Center Wednesday evening. Shields was spectacular, hitting 12-of-20 shots from the field to lead three Huskers in double figures. Shields, who […]

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Shepard leads the way as Nebraska women hold off Purdue

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Nebraska made a huge defensive stand in the final 13 seconds, holding Purdue without a clean shot attempt to escape from Mackey Arena with a 62-61 women’s basketball win on Wednesday night. The Huskers, who improved to 13-5 overall and 4-3 in the Big Ten, notched their fourth consecutive victory while handing first-place Purdue its […]

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Nebraska adds future football series with Oklahoma and Arizona

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The University of Nebraska has agreed to four marquee non-conference football games against Power Five opponents. The Huskers have finalized contracts to play two games against the University of Oklahoma and two games with the University of Arizona. “We are pleased to finalize agreements with two outstanding programs for future non-conference contests,” Nebraska Director of […]

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Nebraska attorney general wants to reduce prescription drug abuse

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Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is backing a legislative proposal to fight prescription drug abuse. He says the state is one of two that does not have a mandatory prescription monitoring program. “It allows pharmacies to see whether or not a person is, basically, doctor shopping and taking prescriptions for a variety of different drugs […]

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Nebraska attorney general wants to reduce prescription drug abuse

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Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is backing a legislative proposal to fight prescription drug abuse. He says the state is one of two that does not have a mandatory prescription monitoring program. “It allows pharmacies to see whether or not a person is, basically, doctor shopping and taking prescriptions for a variety of different drugs […]

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Filibuster kills bill to require students get meningitis vaccine

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Supporters of a bill to require seventh grade students to be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis cannot overcome a filibuster in the Unicameral. LB 18 appears dead for the session. The bill would have required that students entering the seventh grade be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis. The students would have had to receive a booster when […]

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Nebraska’s cigarette tax would more than double under proposed bill

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A Nebraska lawmaker wants to raise the state’s tax on cigarettes by $1.50 per pack. State Senator Mike Gloor of Grand Island says the increase would mean $90 million in property tax relief with half that amount going to homeowners. “And then there’s a personal property tax, which is really directed towards small businesses, ag […]

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Witnesses asked to come forward in fatal shooting of eagle

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State officials are looking for tips from the public that may lead to the culprit who shot and killed a bald eagle in Cedar County last weekend. Greg Wagner, spokesman for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, says the bird was found Sunday about three miles southeast of Yankton. “It looked like it happened Sunday,” […]

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Heading in opposite directions, Huskers travel to face Spartans

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team looks for its fourth straight win Wednesday evening, as the Huskers travel to East Lansing, Mich., for a matchup with No. 11 Michigan State. Tipoff from the Breslin Center is slated for 5:31 p.m. The Huskers (11-8, 3-3 Big Ten) are coming off one of their best performances of the […]

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Two more Bluejays selected in MLS SuperDraft

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Creighton’s Vincent Keller and Connor Sparrow were selected in the third and fourth rounds, respectively, of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft on Tuesday, bringing the program’s number of MLS draftees this year to four. Keller, a First Team All-BIG EAST and NSCAA Third Team All-America selection as a senior, was selected by the Chicago Fire with […]

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