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If your car ends up snowbound today, are you prepared?

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With snow in the forecast and Thanksgiving travel next week, Nebraska motorists are encouraged to take a few precautions, pronto. An emergency kit is a must for your vehicle’s trunk, so you’re prepared for the unexpected. Ann Avery, the Nebraska spokeswoman for State Farm Insurance, says several staples should be in everyone’s vehicle, before the […]

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Huskers Survive Game of Runs With Delaware State

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Nebraska built a 25-point lead in the second half over Delaware State, but the game was not well in hand until the final minutes of the game.   Delaware went on a 21 point run in the second half, cutting what had been a 25 point lead down to just four.  Nebraska rallied though in […]

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Congressman Ashford supports pause in Syrian refugee program (AUDIO)

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Congressman Brad Ashford supports a move in the House to suspend the program to admit Syrian refugees into the United States. Ashford takes to the House floor, calling for a stronger vetting process before more refugees are admitted. “This legislation does not shut down the refugee asylum process. If it did, I wouldn’t support it,” […]

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Doane prepares for Tabor option

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Defense has been a key for Doane this season as the ninth ranked Tigers posted a 9-1 record and earned their first trip to the NAIA playoffs since 1999. That unit will face a new challenge on Saturday when the Tigers visit eighth ranked Tabor College in the opening round. The Bluejays’ triple option attack […]

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ABLE program to help the disabled to begin next summer

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State Treasurer Don Stenberg today said a special savings program for the disabled will be operational by the summer. ABLE stands for Achieving a Better Life Experience. It allows disabled individuals or their families to accumulate savings tax free if used for qualified disability-related expenses. “The ABLE program is expected to become operational in the […]

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Help requested in search for hunter who killed 25 antelope in Nebraska Panhandle

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The public is being asked to help in the investigation of the illegal shooting of 25 antelope in the Panhandle. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports the antelope where shot and killed near Broadwater in Morrill County. Nebraska conservation officers responded to a call during the week of November 12th that dead antelope were […]

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Winter returns to much of Nebraska Friday

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Many Nebraskans will be breaking out the snow shovel on Friday. Brian Smith is the warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley and says a fast moving clipper system will arrive in the northern part of the state Friday morning toward the Nebraska – South Dakota border and spread to the southeast […]

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Patience pays off for Cross

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Patience is paying off for Nebraska running back Imani Cross. After serving as a backup for most of his career the senior from Gainesville, Georgia has been inserted into the starting lineup and has led the Huskers in rushing in victories over Michigan State and Rutgers. “I am thankful that they gave me the opportunity […]

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This morning’s Oklahoma-centered earthquake is felt in Nebraska

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Some eastern Nebraskans apparently felt an earthquake early this morning, a quake that was centered in northern Oklahoma. The U.S.Geological Survey in Golden, Colorado, reports the quake registered a 4.7 in magnitude and was centered about eight miles southwest of Cherokee, Oklahoma. Reports of people feeling the quake were received from several states. Those reports […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/19/2015

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  Dr. David Steward, professor of civil engineering at Kansas State University joined us on Thursday’s Ag Issues program. Dr. […]

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National Guard restructuring should provide more opportunity (AUDIO)

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The first major restructuring of the Nebraska Army National Guard in 20 years will give Guard members more opportunity, especially in western Nebraska. Adjutant General Daryl Bohac says the Nebraska Guard decided to reorganize after the Army moved away from Battlefield Surveillance. “I think one of the most exciting things about this is the opportunity […]

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Husker Coach Riley says rape allegation caught him by surprise

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Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley says he hadn’t heard anything about rape allegations at the home of his football players until being pulled out of a staff meeting Tuesday. Lincoln police say a 20-year-old woman reported during a hospital visit Sunday she had been raped. The sexual assault is alleged to have taken place […]

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Co-discoverer of HIV today’s guest speaker at UNMC

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The scientist who co-discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, was the responsible infectious agent for AIDS was today’s guest speaker at the Carol Swarts, M.D., Distinguished Lecture series at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Robert Gallo says HIV treatment has come a long way since the early 1980’s when […]

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Co-discoverer of HIV today’s guest speaker at UNMC

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The scientist who co-discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, was the responsible infectious agent for AIDS was today’s guest speaker at the Carol Swarts, M.D., Distinguished Lecture series at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dr. Robert Gallo says HIV treatment has come a long way since the early 1980’s when […]

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Winter weather blamed in fatal I-80 wreck in central Nebraska

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Winter weather is being blamed for a fatal crash in central Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol reports the driver of a semi tractor-trailer lost control of the truck while traveling east on snow covered Interstate 80 Tuesday night. According to NSP, the truck slid into the median and jackknifed. The driver of a westbound car […]

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