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Children’s Hospital & Medical Center welcomes Santa

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The most popular guy in town arrived by helicopter today at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha. Santa joined local U-S Marines and handed out toys to children having to spend their holidays at the hospital.  Erin Nahorny’s six year old son is receiving cancer treatment at Children’s Hospital. She said he was very […]

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Requests for assistance up 46% at Open Door Mission

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There were long lines at the Open Door Mission over the weekend as thousands of low income families signed up for their Project Santa toy distribution program. The Mission’s President & CEO Candace Gregory says requests for assistance through their homeless prevention program for low-income working families is up 46% compared to one year ago. […]

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UNL student government turns down Meatless Monday proposal

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Meatless Monday will not be promoted on the Lincoln campus of the University of Nebraska. An attempt to convince the student governing body at UNL to promote Meatless Mondays on campus has been defeated, thanks to the efforts of a group of agricultural students. Bryce Doeschot with UNL’s Collegiate Farm Bureau group says when the […]

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Creighton comes back from 10-point deficit to beat Nebraska

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The Creighton men’s basketball team handed Nebraska just its second home loss at Pinnacle Bank Arena, overcoming a double-digit deficit to post a 65-55 victory before 15,782 fans on Sunday.  Creighton’s win was its fourth in a row in the series, all by double-figures, and 13th in the last 16 regular-season meetings over its I-80 […]

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Husker women lose on a last second basket by Alabama

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The No. 12 Nebraska women’s basketball team got a school-record-tying seven three-pointers from Tear’a Laudermill, but Alabama beating the Huskers, 53-51, on Sunday.Nikki Hegstetter’s putback with 2.5 seconds left allowed Alabama to improve to 8-3 on the season, while the Huskers slipped to 7-1 on the year. Laudermill hit six of her career-high-tying seven threes […]

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Oregon State Play-by-play man says Riley can win big with Big Red (AUDIO)

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The long-time voice of the Oregon State Beavers says Mike Riley can win at Nebraska and win big. Mike Parker has broadcast play-by-play at Oregon State for more than 15 years. Parker says Mike Riley, former coach of the Beavers, can compete for Big Ten championships and even national championships at Nebraska. “I just think […]

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One-third of all deadly crashes in Nebraska are alcohol/drug related

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Holiday parties are in full swing and a reminder from AAA – Nebraska… never drink and drive. Spokesperson Rose White says Nebraska statistics show that one-third of all deadly crashes in Nebraska are alcohol or drug related. White says one drink can be one too many as people don’t realize that some mixed drinks have […]

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Report details 24 “dangerous” toys shoppers should avoid

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As the holidays near, a new report shows dangerous toys may still be sitting on store shelves in Nebraska. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group issues its Trouble in Toyland report each year, targeting toys that present choking hazards, use excessive noise or contain unsafe levels of lead and other dangerous chemicals. PIRG spokesman Peter […]

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Chatman helps Creighton sink Nebraska 65-55 for fourth straight time

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It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t the high-flying offensive display that his Creighton teams had seen in three previous wins over Nebraska. But Bluejays head coach Greg McDermott couldn’t have been more pleased with his team’s effort to make it a fourth straight victory over their in-state foe. “It’s  a heck of a win for us, […]

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Huskers return to the San Diego to face USC in the Holiday Bowl

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The Husker football team will face USC in the Holiday Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 27, making it the third trip to that bowl game in the last five years.  NU beat Arizona 33-0 in 2009 and losing to Steve Sarkisian’s Washington team 19-7 in 2010. The Trojans, now coached by Sarkisian, have an 8-4 record […]

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Huskers volleyball advances in NCAA Tourney with win over Hofstra

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Behind a big block, the 14th-seeded Nebraska volleyball team swept Hofstra, 3-0, Friday evening in a first-round NCAA Tournament match at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Despite the sweep, the Huskers had to work to win their opening NCAA Tournament match for the 31st consecutive season. Nebraska survived late Hofstra rallies in each of the […]

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Bluejay volleyball bows out of NCAA Tournament in loss to Oregon State

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Oregon State rallied late in each of the first two sets and rode that momentum to a 3-1 win over Creighton Volleyball on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Scores of the match, held at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan., were 25-21, 26-24, 19-25, 25-21. Oregon State improves to 20-12, while […]

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High school boys basketball scores from Friday December 5th

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Adams Central 54, Holdrege 38 Ainsworth 57, Ord 41 Amherst 65, Ansley-Litchfield 37 Anselmo-Merna 43, Mullen 34 Aquinas Catholic 58, Raymond Central 33 Arapahoe 43, Hayes Center 32 Arcadia-Loup City 39, Pleasanton 24 Ashland-Greenwood 67, Conestoga 41 Aurora 52, Schuyler 14 Axtell 58, Bertrand 42 Axtell, KS 60, Lewiston 31 BDS 58, Hampton 16 Bancroft-Rosalie […]

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High school girls basketball scores from Friday December 5th

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Ainsworth 66, Ord 51 Allen 38, Wakefield 25 Ansley-Litchfield 48, Amherst 30 Arapahoe 57, Hayes Center 46 Aurora 42, Schuyler 26 Axtell 49, Bertrand 48 BDS 57, Hampton 40 Bancroft-Rosalie 72, Omaha Christian Academy 4 Bellevue West 54, Lincoln Southeast 52 Bishop Neumann 58, Archbishop Bergan 14 Blue Hill 47, Doniphan-Trumbull 26 Boone Central/Newman Grove […]

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