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UNMC College of Allied Health Professionals

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Another milestone today at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. The UNMC School of Allied Health Professions is now the College of Allied Health Professions. Dr. Kyle Meyer is the senior associate dean and says this is more than just a name change. Dr. Meyer says, “UNMC is advancing our school to a […]

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Court process for a child charged with a serious crime

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A 12 year old murder suspect being held in Minneapolis waived extradition back to Nebraska to face charges. Jerrell Milton was arrested Tuesday night and will be charged in the shooting death of a man last week in northeast Omaha. James Martin Davis is an Omaha defense attorney and says this isn’t the first time […]

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Nebraska unveils total cost benefits

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Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst announced plans to provide additional benefits to athletes that are now allowed under NCAA rules. Beginning this fall each athlete would receive a laptop computer and scholarship letter winners who graduate can now take advantage of new post-eligibility benefits, which include internship opportunities, studies abroad, or graduate school. Under the […]

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Eibner leads Omaha past Iowa

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Omaha outfielder Brett Eibner slammed a three-run homer in the eighth inning that put the game out of reach as the Storm Chasers beat the Iowa Cubs 7-2 on Wednesday night in Werner Park. It capped a big night for Eibner, who finished with three hits and five RBIs as the Chasers claimed their eighth […]

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Lincoln rolls to victory in Sioux Falls

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Shairon Martis turned in another strong outing and Curt Smith smacked another homer as the Saltdogs beat the Sioux Falls Canaries 9-1 on Wednesday afternoon. Martis pitched seven innings, allowing one run on six hits while walking four and striking out four to earn the win. The 28-year old former big leaguer improves to 3-1 on the […]

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Former Husker Gordon out with leg injury

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Former Nebraska standout and Kansas City Royals All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon suffered a leg injury in a 9-7 victory over Tampa Bay after running into the leftfield scoreboard in Kauffman Stadium. Gordon was carted off the field and the team announced that he had suffered a left groin strain and would receive an MRI, with a […]

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Propane prices free-fall after sky-high costs a winter ago

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There’s good consumer news for Nebraskans who use liquid propane, including homeowners, farmers and backyard barbequers. Propane prices are dropping toward an all-time low, according to energy analyst Harold Hommes. He says those who grill probably won’t notice a difference, but he says the impact will be significant for Nebraskans who heat their homes with […]

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Head of state Farm Bureau says EPA plan would hurt state/US economy

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The president of Nebraska Farm Bureau says the EPA is jeopardizing a key segment of Nebraska agriculture by failing to meet the blending requirements for ethanol as outlined by Congress. Steve Nelson was one of several Nebraskans who testified at the recent EPA hearing on the Renewable Fuels Standard in Kansas City. “The message was […]

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12 year old murder suspect located in Minnesota

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The third suspect in an Omaha murder last week near Miller Park is now in custody. Omaha police say 12 year old Jarrell Milton was located by the U-S Marshals and the Fugitive Task Force in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was taken into custody early this morning. He will be transported back to Omaha where he […]

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Suspect in packing plant murder sentenced to life

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A Grand Island man will spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in the shooting death of a co-worker at the Gibbon meatpacking plant. Thirty-five-year-old Angelo Bol received his sentence in Buffalo County District Court on Tuesday. Prosecutors say back on December 15th, Bol murdered 34-year-old Karel Perez-Almaguer, of Grand Island, […]

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Nebraskans urged to be vigilant against West Nile virus

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Nebraska is reporting its first human case of West Nile Virus this year, a case officials will only say came from the area of Hall, Merrick and Hamilton counties. Kim Buser is a registered nurse with Public Health Solutions Health District, in southeast Nebraska. “The good news is that human case was not someone that […]

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Woman abducted from Sarpy County daycare

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An abduction in Sarpy County this morning ended with one man behind bars and a woman in the hospital. Sarpy County Sheriff’s officials say a man walked into a daycare center near 156th and Giles just before 8:30. He was armed with a knife and took a woman against her will, got into a vehicle […]

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Manhunt for 12 year old murder suspect

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Omaha police are searching for a 12 year old murder suspect. Jarrell Milton is wanted for the shooting death of 31 year old Jamymell Ray on Monday, June 29th in northeast Omaha. Two suspects were arrested Monday, July 6th and have been identified as 17 year old Jamar Milton and 15 year old Shuntayvious Primes-Willis. […]

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Two Huskers named to watch lists

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Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. and defensive tackle Maliek Collins have been named to watch lists for national awards. Armstrong was among the players named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, given annually to America’s College Player of the Year. The junior from Cibolo, Texas, is 16-5 as the Huskers’ starting quarterback and […]

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Former Husker promoted at Drake

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Former Nebraska basketball standout Dominique Kelley has been promoted to an assistant coach with the Drake University women’s basketball program. Kelley was the Bulldogs’ coordinator of basketball operations this past year after serving two years as a graduate assistant at Nebraska, where she was a four-year starter for the Huskers from 2007-2011. The Lincoln native […]

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