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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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Woman who bought gun used to kill Omaha officer is given probation

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The Georgia woman who bought the gun that was used to kill Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco last May was sentenced to one year probation. A judge also sentenced Jalita Johnson to 180 days of home confinement and community service. The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms conducted an emergency trace of the firearm recovered […]

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Tech support scam hits the Heartland

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The Better Business Bureau of Nebraska, Southwest Iowa, South Dakota and Kansas Great Plains is getting a lot of calls about an old scam with a new twist. President Jim Hegarty says scammers claim to be from an organization called Team Viewer that is associated with Microsoft. Hegarty says, “They detected malware coming from your […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/04/2015

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  Meagen Cramer, Director of Communications and Marketing for the Kansas Farm Bureau, talked a GMO panel discussion that will […]

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Gordon and Royals celebrate World Series title

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Royals fans jammed the streets of Kansas City on Tuesday to celebrate the team’s first World Series title since 1985. The Royals polished off the New York Mets in five games on Sunday night with a 7-2 victory in 12 innings. Outfielder and former Husker standout Alex Gordon was interviewed on Fox Sports’ coverage of […]

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Omaha city councilman pushing for expanded city wheel tax

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One Omaha City Councilman introduced a proposal that would require residents that live within three miles of the city limits to pay Omaha’s wheel tax. Franklin Thompson says in turn, they would be allowed to vote in city elections. This requires approval of the Legislature and Thompson says the sooner it can be brought to […]

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Commercial drone pilots can now train in Siouxland

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Martin’s Airfield in South Sioux City, Nebraska, and Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, are partnering on a new program to train commercial drone operators. The Federal Aviation Administration is requiring anyone who wants to be paid to fly a drone to obtain a commercial rating. Tom Fredricksen is an FAA certified ground instructor for […]

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Sen. Sasse in first speech from Senate floor: The people despise us all (AUDIO)

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Sen. Ben Sasse criticized the state of the United States Senate during his first speech from the Senate floor. And Sasse called for fellow senators to rise above politics and begin debating the real issues facing the country. “I don’t think anyone in this body truly believes that we are laser-focused on the greatest challenges […]

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No Outhouses On Main

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Heading to church, we looked down Main Street, and no sign of mischievousness from the night before. Quite the contrast […]

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