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Sasse: federal government has responsibility to contain Ebola

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A nurse who worked with Ebola patients in West Africa and was under mandatory quarantine at a hospital in Newark, New Jersey was released after threats of suing that her human rights had been violated. This brings up the question whether the government can force quarantine if there is a risk to the public. Nebraska […] Read More »

One person dead, two injured in south-central Nebraska crash

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One person died, two others suffered injuries in a one vehicle crash in south-central Nebraska this past weekend. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 32-year-old Adam Harrahill of Orleans died in the crash that occurred late Friday night when he lost control of his pick-up while driving east on 721 Road. The truck rolled into a […] Read More »

Ameer Abdullah named Big Ten offensive player of the week. Of course he was

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Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska •           Produced a school-record 341 all-purpose yards, including 19 carries for 225 yards and three rushing touchdowns, in Nebraska’s victory over Rutgers •           Added 90 yards on two kickoff returns and 26 yards on two receptions •           Moved into second place on the Big Ten […] Read More »

Illinois’ upset win over Minnesota tightens up Big Ten West race (AUDIO)

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It was quiet week in the Big Ten with several schools on their bye week, but an interesting one nonetheless as it pertains to the division race in the West. The Huskers got a lot of help from Illinois with their upset 28-24 win at Minnesota. The Illini defense scored a late touchdown and had […] Read More »

Rich history of European migration to Nebraska held in Lincoln (AUDIO)

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Tucked away in a residential area of Lincoln is a small building housing records that shed light on the history of a significant portion of Nebraskans. They came to Nebraska from Russia, but they weren’t Russians. They were Germans. Many left after the Japanese-Russian War in 1906 and could see more war coming. “They did […] Read More »

Drought-stricken livestock producers get a break from the IRS

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A policy change by the Internal Revenue Service gives Nebraska farmers and ranchers who were hit by drought more time for recovery. IRS spokesman Christopher Miller says the agency has changed the rules when it comes to livestock losses. Miller says farmers often sell off more livestock than usual during a drought and in order […] Read More »

Nebraska Insurance Dept. offers sessions on Affordable Care Act changes

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The Nebraska Department of Insurance wants everyone to be up to speed when Affordable Health Care open enrollment starts on November 15. Director Bruce Ramge says they are holding several information sessions to update residents about requirements and other change. Representatives will cover open enrollment, premium tax credits, individual mandates, employer sponsored insurance, small business […] Read More »

Abdullah, Bell power Nebraska to victory over Rutgers

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It was a record-setting day for both seniors Ameer Abdullah and Kenny Bell as Nebraska knocked off Rutgers 42-24 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. However, it was a performance from the 16th-ranked Huskers that left head coach Bo Pelini and others looking for more in the final third of the regular season. “Well, […] Read More »

Behind Abdullah, Nebraska leads Rutgers 21-7 at halftime

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For the first time in nearly a month, 16th-ranked Nebraska is back at the friendly confines of Memorial Stadium and through 30 minutes, the Huskers are enjoying themselves before another sellout crowd. Heisman candidate Ameer Abdullah leads the powerful Nebraska running game with 16 carries for 149 yards and two touchdowns as the Huskers enjoy […] Read More »

High school football scores from 10/24/14

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Ansley-Litchfield 83, Central Valley 35 Aquinas Catholic 28, Archbishop Bergan 0 Arcadia-Loup City 52, Wood River 6 Ashland-Greenwood 48, Douglas County West 7 Auburn 13, Syracuse 10 Bancroft-Rosalie 106, Allen 70 Battle Creek 35, Lutheran High Northeast 0 Beatrice 49, Lincoln Pius X 17 Bellevue West 34, Omaha Central 28 Bennington 62, Schuyler 10 Bishop […] Read More »

Huskers and Rutgers ready to meet for first time since 1920

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It will be the 337th consecutive sellout for the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium when the Rutgers Scarlet Knights visit today for an early 11 a.m. kick. This game ends a string of five straight evening/night games for the Huskers and Bo Pelini has stressed to his players to come out ready to go right […] Read More »

Huskers ready to play host to Scarlet Knights

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Ameer Abdullah and the 16th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers will be in action once again this Saturday, as they host Big Ten Conference newcomers Rutgers at Memorial Stadium. Rutgers’ first season in the Big Ten has gone as well as could be expected. The Scarlet Knights own a 5-2 overall record, although they have only managed a […] Read More »

Creighton volleyball alone in first after topping Marquette

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Kelli Browning had 18 kills on .593 hitting and a pair of veteran reserves saved the day as Creighton Volleyball moved into sole possession of first place in the BIG EAST Conference with a 3-1 win over Marquette on Friday night. Scores of the match in favor of Creighton were 17-25, 25-20, 25-15, 25-21. The […] Read More »

High School football scores from Friday Oct 24th

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Ansley-Litchfield 83, Central Valley 35 Aquinas Catholic 28, Archbishop Bergan 0 Arcadia-Loup City 52, Wood River 6 Ashland-Greenwood 48, Douglas County West 7 Auburn 13, Syracuse 10 Bancroft-Rosalie 106, Allen 70 Battle Creek 35, Lutheran High Northeast 0 Beatrice 49, Lincoln Pius X 17 Bellevue West 34, Omaha Central 28 Bennington 62, Schuyler 10 Bishop […] Read More »

Omaha bank robbery

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Omaha police are searching for two men who robbed the Security National Bank at 80th and Cass Street Friday morning. Officers were called to the bank just after 10:00 am. Police were told one of the suspects was armed with a handgun. After getting an undetermined amount of money the two took off in a […] Read More »