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State economy poised for mid-year spurt (AUDIO)

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The forecast for state economic growth this year has brightened. The Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has seen the leading economic indicator grow for two months in a row. Director Eric Thompson says it is broad-based growth. “It’s in things like construction and manufacturing, especially manufacturing that isn’t closely tied to […]

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Tim Miles takes away the players’ toys after another bad loss

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Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles will not allow his players into their locker room or state of the art lounge after the team dropped their fifth straight game, 74-46 against Iowa. No players were allowed to speak to the media as well. Miles, who had an NCAA tournament team a year ago, has lost […]

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Big first half run lifts Iowa over the Huskers

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Iowa silenced a sellout crowd on Huskers Legends Weekend with a 21-2 run to close the first half in an eventual 74-46 victory over the Huskers Sunday afternoon. The Hawkeyes (17-10, 8-6 Big Ten) led wire to wire, shooting 50 percent from the field with three players in double figures. Aaron White led Iowa with 18 points […]

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Elderly pedestrian is hit, killed on I-80

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A Cairo woman was struck and killed by a semi-truck after authorities say she walked onto Interstate 80 in Buffalo County late Sunday afternoon. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, 79-year-old Darlene Harder had parked along the eastbound lanes near Gibbon when she got out of her vehicle and then walked into traffic. A short […]

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Kearney standoff ends with no shots fired

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Kearney police blocked off a southwest side neighborhood yesterday afternoon after a man barricaded himself inside a home while threatening to harm himself. At around 2:30 p.m., the Buffalo County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call from a woman who reported that a male acquaintance had sent her a text message and was threatening to […]

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Kearney hosts Agri-Eco Tourism conference, starting this afternoon

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The Nebraska Tourism Commission is opening its annual three-day Agri/Eco Tourism Workshop today in Kearney. The event is designed for people who want to learn more about the tourism industries surrounding agriculture and the environment. Commission spokeswoman Karen Kollars says a host of activities are planned through Wednesday. “We’ll start out with a three-hour workshop […]

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Nebraska state high school wrestling championship finals results Class B

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B106 1st Place Match – Max Hughes (Syracuse) 40-3 won in sudden victory – 1 over Van Schmidt (Omaha Skutt Catholic) 39-7 (SV-1 4-2) B113 1st Place Match – Korbin Meink (Omaha Skutt Catholic) 42-2 won by decision over Riley Berg (West Point-Beemer) 22-2 (Dec 5-4) B120 1st Place Match – Keegan Hessler (Scottsbluff) 43-6 […]

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Nebraska state high school wrestling championship finals results Class C

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C106 1st Place Match – Jordan Kelber (Valentine) 33-6 won by decision over Levi Bridgewater (Auburn) 26-4 (Dec 12-8) C113 1st Place Match – Christian Miller (Plainview) 38-1 won by decision over Devon Spatz (East Butler) 41-3 (Dec 9-3) C120 1st Place Match – Wyatt Phillips (David City) 43-1 won by decision over Jason Hansen […]

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Nebraska state high school wrestling championship finals results Class D

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D106 1st Place Match – Hadley McDaniel (Weeping Water) 45-6 won by decision over Barrett Stickelman (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 42-2 (Dec 9-7) D113 1st Place Match – Cameron Riggs (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 44-0 won by major decision over Tommy Nelson (Oakland-Craig) 37-6 (MD 10-0) D120 1st Place Match – Garret Zimmerer (Creighton) 39-5 […]

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Nebraska state high school wrestling championship finals results Class A

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A106 1st Place Match – Connor Laux (Hastings) 42-1 won by decision over Nate Morris (Papillion-LaVista South) 34-3 (Dec 9-4) A113 1st Place Match – Jake Stogdill (Millard North) 41-2 won by decision over Kobe Paczosa (Columbus) 34-5 (Dec 1-0) A120 1st Place Match – John Feeney (Omaha Northwest) 8-0 won by decision over Aidan […]

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Wyoming teen sentenced in death of Nebraska jailer

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A Wyoming teen-ager convicted of strangling to death a western Nebraska jailer has been sentenced to at least 60 years in prison. Dylan Cardeilhac, who is now 16, was 15 years old when serving time in the Scotts Bluff County Jail for robbing a Mitchell, Nebraska convenience store at gunpoint. He attacked and strangled jailer […]

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Nebraska state high school wrestling championship 3rd and 5th place results Class D

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D106 3rd Place Match – Trace Baasch (Amherst) 35-6 won by decision over Alejandro Martinez (Elkhorn Valley) 29-8 (Dec 5-0) 5th Place Match – Ryan Patrick (Sutherland) 22-15 won by fall over Dylan Swenson (Oakland-Craig) 22-18 (Fall 2:56) D113 3rd Place Match – Devan Breuer (Neligh-Oakdale) 38-11 won by decision over Spencer Wichmann (Palmer) 26-13 […]

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Nebraska state high school wrestling championship 3rd and 5th place results Class C

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C106 3rd Place Match – Eric Pacheco (Kearney Catholic) 37-3 won by decision over Tyler Cunningham (St. Paul) 27-4 (Dec 10-4) 5th Place Match – Bronc Temple (Ainsworth) 20-8 won by fall over Kadin Davis (Wilber-Clatonia) 26-13 (Fall 1:00) C113 3rd Place Match – Austin Olson (Minden) 26-5 won by decision over Jackson Bates (Wilber-Clatonia) […]

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Nebraska state high school wrestling championship 3rd and 5th place results Class B

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B106 3rd Place Match – Andrew Nielsen (Plattsmouth) 41-3 won by fall over Jorgen Johnson (Alliance) 35-11 (Fall 1:55) 5th Place Match – Devin DeLancey (Bennington) 31-10 won by decision over Trevor Fauver (Gretna) 31-21 (Dec 3-1) B113 3rd Place Match – Preston Jurgens (Beatrice) 36-4 won by decision over Clayton Glendy (Broken Bow) 36-8 […]

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