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Huskers must solve Spartan defensive line

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The Nebraska offense wants to be balanced on Saturday against sixth ranked Michigan State but to do so the must block an outstanding defensive line that Husker offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf says will be the best they have faced this season. Michigan State is giving up only 115 yards on the ground per game and […]

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Effort to save historic downtown Omaha buildings

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Update: The City of Omaha and three private property owners have finalized letters of intent for the purchase of three buildings at 11th and Douglas. The deal is contingent on Omaha Performing Arts selling their parking lot at 11th and Dodge to HDR, Inc. so they can build a new high-rise headquarters building. The purchase […]

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Wayne State to host key NSIC volleyball clash

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Two of the top teams in division two volleyball collide on Friday night when third ranked Wayne State hosts top ranked Concordia of St. Paul. Both teams are 14-2 in the Northern Sun Conference and part of a four way tie for first place that includes second ranked Southwest Minnesota State and fourth rated Northern […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/05/2015

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  Dr. Bill Brown, Kansas Animal Health Commissioner with the Kansas Department of Agriculture joined us on Thursday’s Ag Issues […]

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Harnessing the power of the sun & wind focus of Omaha summit

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The eighth annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference is underway in Omaha. One of the event’s organizers, Adam Herink, a vice president at BlueStem Energy Solutions, says more consumers are turning to the plentiful, renewable resources. Herink says, “The technology on both the wind side and the solar side continue to get better and more […]

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State Department rejects TransCanada request to suspend review of Keystone XL

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The State Department has rejected TransCanada’s request to suspend its evaluation of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. A spokesman for the State Department tells Washington reporters Secretary of State John Kerry wants to finish the review of Keystone XL. TransCanada asked the State Department of suspend its review until Nebraska settled on a route […]

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Nebraska Marine pilot killed while delivering aid to be honored in Nepal

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A Marine pilot from south-central Nebraska who died while on a humanitarian relief mission in Nepal will be honored by that country. Twenty-nine-year-oldof Wilcox died on May 12th when his helicopter crashed while delivering supplies to earthquake victims. On Friday, a room at the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal will be renamed in honor of […]

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TransCanada insists it hasn’t given up on Keystone XL

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TransCanada says it hasn’t given up on the Keystone XL oil pipeline project, even though it has asked for the State Department to suspend its review. TransCanada spokesman Mark Cooper insists seven years of asking for permission to cross the Canadian border to build Keystone XL hasn’t diminished enthusiasm for it. “We remain solidly behind […]

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Sen. Fischer glad administration admits failure of ISIS strategy

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United States Senator Deb Fischer says the Obama Administration needs to insure Congress and the American people that it has a plan to defeat the Islamic State. Fischer, a Republican, says despite assurances given to Congress, the administration had to know its program to train Syrian rebels wouldn’t work. “Obviously, through some questioning of committee […]

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Wreck in Lincoln kills one, closes I-80 interchange for hours

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One person died, another suffered injury in a car wreck that closed a major thoroughfare in Lincoln this morning. Lincoln police report a pick-up collided with a sports utility vehicle on southbound U.S. Highway 77, just off the Interstate 80 interchange. The woman driving the SUV died in the crash. The man driving the pick-up […]

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Losing is taking a toll

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A former psychologist for the Nebraska football program says it is clear that the losing season is taking a toll. Dr. Jack Stark served as sports psychologist for the Huskers from 1989 to 2004 and says he can tell a lot by looking at the body language of the coaches and players. “It looks like […]

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Huskers embrace role of spoiler

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Nebraska has fallen out of the race in the Big Ten West Division but the Huskers can still have an impact on the league race and the playoff landscape in the final three games of the regular season. Michigan State is seventh in the first College Football Playoff rankings and brings an 8-0 record to […]

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