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Chief Justice Roberts gives insight to workings of court (AUDIO)

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The Chief Justice of the United States came to Nebraska and provided insight into how the court works. Roberts says he works hard to get the court to reach agreement on cases, but sometimes that’s not possible. “And I think it’s a good thing when more people come together. The court looks like it’s working […] Read More »

Study: Nebraska’s highways rank #2 in the nation

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A new report shows Nebraska’s highway system ranks among the very best in the country, based on their condition and cost-effectiveness. The study’s lead author, David Hartgen, with the Reason Foundation, explains how they compile the rankings which show Nebraska at number-two in the nation for the second year in a row. “Each of the […] Read More »

Nebraska stays unbeaten with 41-31 win over Miami

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When in doubt, give the ball to Ameer Abdullah. That was the philosophy for 22nd-ranked Nebraska on Saturday night, as the senior Heisman trophy candidate carried 35 times for 229  yards and two touchdowns in addition to a receiving touchdown to help the Huskers dispatch Miami 41-31 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. The win moves […] Read More »

Nebraska defeats Miami 41-31 to stay unbeaten

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Behind a strong ground game and an opportunistic defense, 22nd-ranked Nebraska moved to 4-0 on the season after a 41-31 win over Miami on Saturday night at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Heisman Trophy candidate Ameer Abdullah was spectacular again, with 35 carries for 229 yards and three total touchdowns to help the Huskers wear down […] Read More »

Nebraska leads Miami 17-14 at halftime

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It’s been a back and forth contest in Lincoln between Miami and 22nd-ranked Nebraska, with the Huskers leading the Hurricanes 17-14 at the half. Miami took the opening kickoff and took nine plays to cap off a 75-yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown run by Duke Johnson to put the Hurricanes ahead 7-0 with 10:26 […] Read More »

High school football scores from Friday 9/19/04

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Allen 68, Omaha Nation 38 Amherst 54, Franklin 20 Anselmo-Merna 80, Elwood 52 Ansley-Litchfield 70, Axtell 21 Aquinas Catholic 61, Weeping Water 0 Arapahoe 42, Perkins County 22 Archbishop Bergan 58, Elmwood-Murdock 14 Arthur County 78, St. Edward 58 Ashland-Greenwood 55, Lincoln Christian 7 Aurora 32, Hastings 7 Axtell, KS 26, Pawnee City 22 BDS […] Read More »

Nebraska ready to rekindle an old football rivalry tonight

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The Nebraska football team is ready for their Saturday night showdown with the Miami Hurricanes. Head Coach Bo Pelini said the team had a good week of preparation. “I think our guys are recovered from the weekend—from the travel and all that,” Pelini said. “I think we have had good tempo, and I think we have had a good […] Read More »

Case of rare respiratory virus confirmed in Panhandle

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Nebraska becomes the latest state to confirm a case of enterovirus. Health officials are on heightened alert now that a rare respiratory virus has made its way into Nebraska’s panhandle. The state is now among 18 with 153 confirmed cases of Enterovirus D-68 after a resident in the Panhandle was confirmed as infected on September 17. […] Read More »

Chief Justice Roberts: Scalia, Ginsburg wouldn’t be confirmed today (AUDIO)

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  United States Chief Justice John Roberts told a Nebraska audience he worries the partisanship that grips Washington will spill over onto the Supreme Court. Roberts said he’s concerned about the other two branches of government. “They are not getting along very well these days,” Roberts said during a question and answer period at the […] Read More »

Five Nebraska lakes under health alerts going into weekend

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State officials have issued a health alert for Lone Star Lake in Fillmore County. Health alerts remain in effect for four other Nebraska lakes. Alerts continue at Big Indian Creek Lake in Gage County, Kirkman’s Cove in Richardson County, Iron Horse Trail Lake in Pawnee County, and Willow Creek Lake in Pierce County. Samples taken […] Read More »

Feds take over child pornography case against western Nebraska man

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A grand jury has indicted 26-year-old Levi Hallett on three counts including production, possession, receipt and distribution of child pornography. Locally, Hallett had been charged with 44 counts of child pornography in Cheyenne County after being arrested in August 2013 for allegedly having nude photos of teen and younger children on his cell phone. A […] Read More »

Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle countess in Omaha

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Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha has a very special guest speaker attending their annual Antique and Garden Show this weekend. Lady Fiona Carnarvon is the eighth and current countess of Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England, the setting for PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey. Lady Carnavon will host an afternoon tea on Saturday during Lauritzen Garden’s annual […] Read More »

Nebraska kicker injured in a motorcycle accident

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21-year old Mauro Bondi, a kicker for the Nebraska football team, suffered a broken collarbone after he crashed his motorcycle Thursday night in Lincoln. Lincoln police report that around 6:30 p.m., Bondi was traveling west on Alvo Road when he couldn’t handle a turn.  Bondi’s motorcycle hit a curb and then went off the road.  A person in […] Read More »

State unemployment rate unchanged; drops for Omaha and Lincoln

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The state unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in August, according to statistics released by the Nebraska Department of Labor. The department reports while the state unemployment rate was unchanged for July, it dropped 0.4% from August of last year. Non-farm employment is up by more than 6,000 jobs so far this year, up 3,601 from […] Read More »

Sen. Johanns: EPA shouldn’t garnish wages without court consent

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Sen. Mike Johanns doesn’t want the Environmental Protection Agency to garnish the wages of Americans without a court order. Johanns has introduced legislation with South Dakota Sen. John Thune to prevent the EPA from moving forward with a new rule. “With all the new federal regulations being issued, I find it troubling that the EPA […] Read More »