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Girls High School basketball scores from Thursday February 19th

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Ainsworth 57, Ord 34 Axtell 56, Elm Creek 43 BDS 51, Heartland 25 Bertrand 62, Loomis 27 Bishop Neumann 59, Wahoo 45 Blue Hill 49, Red Cloud 21 Brady 34, Maxwell 28 Central City 46, Adams Central 40 Centura 46, Ravenna 21 Chadron 45, Mitchell 37 Crawford 54, Hay Springs 31 Creighton 51, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 39 […]

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Pitchford ties career high with 19 but Huskers fall short at Maryland

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Nebraska pushed No. 15 Maryland to the limit and had a chance to tie the game in the final 30 seconds, but the Terrapins held on for a 69-65 victory Thursday evening. Trailing 65-62 with 28.9 seconds left after Walter Pitchford’s fifth 3-pointer of the night, the Huskers called timeout to set up a full […]

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Nebraska baseball comes from behind to take series opener against BYU

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After getting into a 3-0 deficit in the first inning to the BYU Cougars, the Nebraska baseball team fought back and tied the game 3-3 in the sixth and Blake Headley delivered a three-RBI double in the top of the ninth with two outs that gave the Huskers their first lead of the game. Nebraska’s […]

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NSAA High School Wrestling State Championship results Class A

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Round 1 Results – Class A A106 Round 1 (16 Man) Champ. Round 1 – Reid Dasher (Papillion-LaVista) 43-10 won by fall over Corbin Harrington (Lincoln East) 30-14 (Fall 1:01) Champ. Round 1 – Connor Laux (Hastings) 40-1 won by decision over Eron Haynes (Omaha Central) 27-6 (Dec 9-3) Champ. Round 1 – Adam Kinnaman […]

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NSAA High School Wrestling State Championship results Class B

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Round 1 Results – Class B B106 Round 1 (16 Man) Champ. Round 1 – Van Schmidt (Omaha Skutt Catholic) 38-6 won by fall over Brenden Kenter (Nebraska City) 25-21 (Fall 0:28) Champ. Round 1 – Kaden Vowers (Sidney) 35-9 won by fall over Jacob Kubicka (Adams Central) 31-15 (Fall 3:07) Champ. Round 1 – […]

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NSAA High School Wrestling State Championship results Class C

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Round 1 Results – Class C C106 Round 1 (16 Man) Champ. Round 1 – Levi Bridgewater (Auburn) 25-3 won by fall over Will Abler (Norfolk Catholic) 14-21 (Fall 2:18) Champ. Round 1 – Ignacio Rivera (Sutton) 41-5 won by fall over Bronc Temple (Ainsworth) 16-7 (Fall 4:47) Champ. Round 1 – Eric Pacheco (Kearney […]

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NSAA High School Wrestling State Championship results Class D

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D106 Round 1 (16 Man) Champ. Round 1 – Hadley McDaniel (Weeping Water) 43-6 won by fall over Bryson Bovee (Pender) 17-22 (Fall 0:37) Champ. Round 1 – Cooper Weber (Hemingford) 20-9 won by decision over Landen Hopkins (Sandhills/Thedford) 26-5 (Dec 6-5) Champ. Round 1 – Ryan Patrick (Sutherland) 19-14 won by fall over Dylan […]

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Five Nebraska school districts get EPA help to upgrade bus fleet

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Several rural school districts in Nebraska will soon be able to get rid of old school buses that belch diesel fumes, thanks to an influx in federal funds. David Bryan, a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, says the goal is to help cut down on emissions and air pollution. Bryan says, “We have […]

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AG Peterson doesn’t see same-sex marriage as inevitable (AUDIO)

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Attorney General Doug Peterson defends Nebraska’s definition of marriage and rejects the notion that same-sex marriage is inevitable. Peterson doesn’t believe it’s inevitable that Nebraska will recognize same-sex marriage. “I’m a little troubled by a simple notion that says everyone’s doing it, just go with it,” Peterson tells reporters during a news conference in his […]

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Lawmakers hope to rescue Child Welfare Division with $7M infusion (AUDIO)

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State lawmakers have advanced a bill that would shift money within the Department of Health and Human Services to keep the Division of Child Welfare from running out of money. Senator Health Mello of Omaha, chairman of the Appropriations Committee, brings an amendment before the Unicameral to provide Child Welfare with $7 million dollars. “I […]

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Omaha police chief supports prison reform legislation

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The Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee addressed several prison reform measures during a hearing Wednesday in Lincoln. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer testified and said the current aim of the state’s prison system is misguided. Chief Schmaderer said, “No where is the goal of corrections to reduce prison overcrowding but somehow that has become the culture […]

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Nebraska Humane Society supports legislation targeting bad dog breeders

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Nebraska lawmakers are looking at legislation that would help shut down and prosecute operators of puppy mills.   Nebraska Humane Society’s Vice President of Field Operations Mark Langan there are several reasons why they haven’t been able to shut them down after finding animal abuse. Langan says, “The Department of Agriculture is responsible for inspecting licensed […]

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Sponsor of voter photo ID bill insists it will pass, eventually (AUDIO)

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A bill to require Nebraska voters to display a photographic identification to vote has been defeated in the Unicameral. State senators voted 25-to-15 for a so-called “bracket” motion, shelving LB 111 for the remainder of the session. The procedural vote effectively kills the legislation this year. Sen. Tyson Larson of O’Neill admits the vote somewhat […]

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First chance to see Mike Riley’s Huskers will come on April 11th

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The University of Nebraska and BTN have announced that the Huskers’ April 11 Red-White Spring Game will be televised live on the network, beginning at 1 p.m. In addition to live coverage on BTN, the game will also be available for fans on their mobile devices through BTN2Go. This marks the fourth straight year BTN […]

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NU women make a late push but fall short at Northwestern

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Tear’a Laudermill scored 16 of her 20 points in the second-half to help No. 21 Nebraska cut a 24-point deficit to six with over two minutes left before falling 59-51 to the Northwestern women’s basketball team at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Wednesday. The Huskers, who shot just 10.7 percent (3-28) from the floor in the first […]

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