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Shaky End To First Half After Huskers Build Big Lead

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Nebraska jumped out to a 21-0 lead over Rutgers in the first quarter and a half of today’s game.  The half ended with a few problems for the Huskers though.   Nebraska’s first score came on a 32 yard touchdown run by tight end Cethan Carter.  They added to the lead with a 15 yard […]

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Husker Offense Rolling Through First Quarter

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Nebraska has racked up 179 yards of offense in the first quarter against Rutgers, pushing out to a 14-0 lead.   The Huskers scored on their first possession, capping a short drive with a 31 yard touchdown run by Cethan Carter.  Nebraska’s second score came through the air on a 15 yard touchdown pass from […]

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Colorado cop warns against legalizing medical marijuana

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An undercover drug investigator from Colorado warns Nebraska lawmakers to be careful when considering legislation to legalize medical marijuana. James Gerhardt with the Thornton Police Department says Colorado has been frustrated in its attempt to regulate marijuana growing and use since the state legalized recreational marijuana. “The problem is, how do you independently verify what’s […]

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Larry the Cable Guy – Go Big Red

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The Huskers biggest fan is back in Nebraska to show support for his favorite team. Speaking in Omaha this morning, Larry the Cable Guy stated, “There are a lot more serious things going on in the world but Nebraska football is a lifestyle to us. It is more than a game. It is our way […]

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High school senior dies in fiery crash in southeast Nebraska

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A southeastern Nebraska high school senior has been killed in a fiery two-vehicle wreck. Lancaster County Chief Deputy Sheriff Jeff Bliemeister says 18-year-old Dakota Tyson of Syracuse died after her Hummer H2 rammed into the rear of a fully loaded grain truck early Thursday evening on Highway Two. The 60-year-old driver of the grain truck […]

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Huskers bid for two in a row

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Nebraska coach Mike Riley says his team cannot afford a let down against any opponent. The Huskers kept their bowl hopes alive last week with a thrilling victory over Michigan State and now visit a struggling Rutgers team that is 3-6 overall. Nebraska is 4-6. “We’re not in any position to even think we should have […]

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Gov. Ricketts defends Corrections Dir. Frakes as well as department (AUDIO)

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Gov. Pete Ricketts defends the Department of Correctional Services and its director in wake of criticism leveled during a legislative hearing. Ricketts backs the strategic plan unveiled by Corrections Director Scott Frakes. “We all know that we have issues in the Department of Corrections and we didn’t get to be here overnight and it’s not […]

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Nebraska rifle deer hunting season starts Saturday

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It is the time of year deer hunters wait for. Greg Wagner with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the nine day rifle deer hunting season starts on Saturday. Wagner says, “Thousands of hunters will be in the fields. We want to remind people that safety is the big thing. Wear your required blaze orange […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/13/2015

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  Greg Akagi interviews National Association of Wheat Growers President Brett Blankenship at the 2015 National Association of Farm Broadcasting […]

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Turkey prices may be 15% higher due to bird flu

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Thanksgiving is just under two weeks away and Nebraskans will likely be paying a little more for the centerpiece of the feast, according to poultry science expert Ron Kean. “Turkey prices will be up slightly this year,” Kean says. “We’re still suffering some effects from the avian influenza outbreak. Probably, prices will be up 10 […]

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Teacher accused of video-taping girls locker room faces more charges

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A former central Nebraska agriculture instructor accused of video-taping in the girls’ locker room at school faces additional charges. Twenty-four-year-old Anthony Rahe taught at the Loup City High School. Police arrested Rahe in early October after a student discovered a hidden video camera in the girls’ locker room the previous day. Rahe now faces 15 […]

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Needed environmental construction permits going online

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Vital construction permits no longer will have to be filed on paper with the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. NDEQ Director Jim Macy has announced storm water permits have gone online and general air construction permits will go online soon. Businesses no longer will have to fill out paperwork and mail it to Lincoln. A […]

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Live WWII era grenade found inside Omaha home

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An Omaha woman made quite a find today while cleaning out a duplex near 128th and Burt Streets. Katie Wray owns Moving On, a company that helps senior citizens prepare for estate sales and helps them transition to other facilities. She was sorting through items inside a duplex and says she found the unexpected. Wray […]

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