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King picks up Big Ten honor

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For the second straight week a member of the Nebraska baseball team earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors, as Garett King was selected for the honor on Tuesday by the league office after Elijah Dilday was recognized last week. King went a career-high 8.0 innings and issued only two hits to improve to […]

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Sen. Sasse sees some positive signs in the Middle East (AUDIO)

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United States Senator Ben Sasse says he observed some positive signs during his brief trip to the Middle East with a Senate delegation. Sasse made an official visit (CODEL) to Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Iraq. During the CODEL, Sasse met with U.S. troops, military officials and political leaders to discuss political, economic and security […]

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Elderly driver plows into Kearney house

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A Kearney family narrowly escaped injury when a 90-year-old woman lost control of her car and crashed into their northeast side home yesterday afternoon. Police say the woman was driving southbound on Avenue I near 31st Street when she veered off the road and struck the side of a home owned by Ploma and Morris Geiser. […]

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American Lung Assocation report on smoking cessation ACA requirements

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When it comes to kicking the smoking habit, what works for one person may not work for another. That is one reason the Affordable Care Act requires all insurance plans to include a variety of programs and medications to those wanting to stop. James Martinez is a spokesperson for the American Lung Association and says […]

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UNK hosts conference on new uses for comic books

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Comic books are being used to help hospital patients to heal and students to become better at math and reading. It’s the topic of a two-day conference this week in south-central Nebraska. Michelle Fleig-Palmer, a professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, says the “Comics in Medicine and Teaching” conference on campus will focus […]

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Body of 45-year-old Lincoln man found in creek along UNL East Campus

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The body of a 45-year-old Lincoln man has been found in a creek on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus. Assistant UNL Police Chief Charlotte Evans identifies the man as James Lawrence. Evans says the cause of death is not known at this time. An autopsy has been completed. No signs of violence were evident. […]

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Teen driver could face charges in accident that killed four

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Four people have died from a three-vehicle wreck near Valley in Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reports three died at the scene Sunday evening and one person died while being rushed to an Omaha hospital. Those killed in the crash were 40-year-old Amber Wood of Kennard, 49-year-old Jason Miller of Valley, 57-year-old John […]

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Nebraska businesses optimistic about next six months

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Nebraska business owners and executives tell a University of Nebraska survey they’re optimistic about the next few months. Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reports on the latest survey of business attitudes about the next six months. “Nebraska businesses have positive expectations for sales, but they continue to have […]

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One killed, one injured in one car accident in central Nebraska

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One person was killed, another seriously injured in a rollover accident near Loup City in central Nebraska late Sunday afternoon. According to the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Robert Evans of Loup City was driving northbound on North River Road northwest of Loup City at a high rate of speed when he lost control of […]

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No injuries as armed man robs southeast Nebraska bank

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No one was injured and an undisclosed amount of money was taken during an armed bank robbery in southeast Nebraska this weekend. Richardson County Sheriff Don Pounds says two people were working at the American National Bank when the robber, described as a white male in his 40’s entered the bank about 11:15am Saturday. The […]

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Sen. Sasse worried about framework for Iran nuclear deal

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United States Senator Ben Sasse is leery about the framework for a nuclear deal with Iran announced by the Obama Administration. “I think it’s really dangerous. I’ve not tried to make any headlines on this and I mean to say this humbly, but it’s really hard to figure out what the president is doing,” Sasse […]

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Speaker Hadley says bills must move even if he has to confront Sen. Chambers (AUDIO)

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Speaker of the Legislature Galen Hadley says time is running out on this session and he’s willing to use whatever power he has to move legislation, even if that means confronting Sen. Ernie Chambers. Hadley, a state senator from Kearney, says he doesn’t have the power Speakers have in other states. “I can cajole, I […]

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Nebraska baseball can’t hold lead as Maryland sweeps Huskers in Big Ten series

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The No. 18 Nebraska baseball team (23-10, 3-3 Big Ten) jumped out to a 5-0 lead over the No. 17 Maryland Terrapins (22-7, 7-2 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon, but the Terrapins fought back and scored the game’s final six runs, including an unearned run in the ninth for a 6-5 walk-off win. The Huskers […]

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Huskers softball rally comes up short in series finale loss at Ohio State

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The Nebraska softball team’s seventh-inning rally fell one run short in a controversial 5-4 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State led 3-0 with runners on second and third with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Buckeyes then put down a squeeze bunt and on a […]

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Creighton takes two of three in opening Big East series over Georgetown

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Junior Nick Highberger left the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to preserve a 4-3 win for Creighton Baseball on Saturday, April 4. The win gave the Bluejays a doubleheader sweep of Georgetown for the second consecutive season and secured a series win over the Hoyas. Creighton moved to 17-9 following Saturday’s action […]

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