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Shepard wins another B1G honor

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For the fifth time this season Nebraska’s Jessica Shepard has been named the Big Ten women’s basketball freshman-of-the-week. The native of Fremont notched her fourth double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds in a victory over Arkansas State on December 21st. It was the 10th time Shepard has reached double figures and she leads the team […]

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McCook man shoots himself after car pursuit

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A young McCook man has committed suicide after fleeing from authorities. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 24-year-old Cody Lienemann was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. A .22 caliber handgun was recovered at the scene. A medical helicopter flew Lienemann to McCook Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. According to the […]

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Winter storm warning for parts of eastern Nebraska

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A winter storm warning is in effect for parts of eastern Nebraska until 3 a.m. Tuesday. National Weather Service – Omaha Meteorologist Dave Fobert says the Omaha area will have periods of heavy snow into the middle part of the afternoon and then light snow into the early evening hours. This is making travel very […]

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Looking beyond death penalty vote, Gov. Ricketts prepares for lethal injections to continue

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If Nebraska voters decide to keep the death penalty, it’s likely a new combination of lethal injection drugs will be needed to carry out executions. The FDA has blocked the state’s effort to import the drugs it currently uses. Gov. Pete Ricketts says his administration is preparing for lethal injections to continue after next year’s […]

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Suspect is jailed after Iowa chase ends in Nebraska

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A Sioux City, Iowa, man is facing multiple charges following a pursuit Saturday afternoon that began in Sioux City, Iowa, and ended in South Sioux City, Nebraska. Woodbury County deputies were pursuing 19-year-old Zachary Frye  around 1 p.m. on the Interstate 129 bypass from Iowa into Nebraska. A Dakota County deputy picked up the chase which […]

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Creighton hosts Coppin State

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The Creighton men’s basketball team closes out nonconference play at home against Coppin State. The BlueJays are 8-4 and their only home loss this was a 79-77 defeat to Arizona State back on December second. Coppin State has struggled to a 2-11 mark this season. Tipoff in the CenturyLink Center is 8:15p.m. Creighton opens Big […]

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Bodies found in burnt up pick-up likely victims of murder-suicide

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It appears a northeast Nebraska man killed his wife before killing himself in a bizarre twist to the already bizarre discovery of two bodies in a burning pick-up. Pierce County Attorney Verlyn Luebbe has released a statement that discloses the investigation concludes 37-year-old Joseph Klinetobe committed suicide after killing his wife, 33-year-old Bobbi Jo Klinetobe […]

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Brother is a suspect in Omaha murder investigation

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An arrest is made in a weekend homicide in Omaha.   Police say 28 year old Courtney Moore was booked on suspicion of criminal homicide in the stabbing death of his brother, 34 year old Johnny Moore Sunday morning near 26th and Decatur Street. Omaha police were sent to the crime scene just before 3:30 a.m. […]

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Legislative Speaker says several property tax proposals will be considered (AUDIO)

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The Speaker of the Legislature says property tax relief proposals will be fully considered in the upcoming, short legislative session. The Unicameral begins a 60-day legislative session January 6th. Property taxes, a big issue in the last legislative session, remains a big issue in the upcoming session. Gov. Pete Ricketts has called it his top […]

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Alcohol might have played role in double-fatal wreck in northeast Nebraska

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Alcohol might have played a role in a traffic crash that took the lives of two women. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 30-year-old Britney McCauley of Walthill and 24-year-old Brianna Wolfe of Macy died in the wreck in northeastern Nebraska. According to the patrol, the vehicle ran off U.S. Highway 75 in Thurston County Sunday […]

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Need to return a gift without a receipt? Prepare for hassles.

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Customer service windows in stores across Nebraska were busy over the weekend as people tried to return Christmas gifts that were the wrong size, the wrong color or that were just plain wrong. Kimberly Hazen, with the Better Business Bureau, says consumers might protest but many stores are not required to exchange an item unless […]

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Nebraska Caps 2015 Season With Bowl Win Over UCLA

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In a season that featured many games that Nebraska couldn’t finish, the Nebraska offense and defense both did their part in a come-from-behind win over UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. Nebraska fell behind 21-7 midway through the second quarter, but rebounded with 30 straight points and held on to win 37-29. “I could feel […]

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Huskers tangle with UCLA in Foster Farms Bowl

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Nebraska looks to end a down season on a positive note Saturday night against UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. Husker coach Mike Riley says the off-season begins now and the game against UCLA gives them a chance to improve in two key areas that plagued them in a 5-7 regular season that failed to […]

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