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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 »

Young mountain lion shot and killed near Chadron

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A young female mountain lion has been shot and killed in northwestern Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports a landowner killed the one-and-a-half year old mountain lion in his yard south of Chadron in Dawes County. The man shot the cat when it came near both his house and a chicken coop. The cougar weighed approximately […] Read More »

Pheasant & quail hunting starts this weekend

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This is a great weekend to enjoy the great outdoors. Nebraska Game and Parks Department spokesman Greg Wagner says leaves and other fall foliage is at the peak of color. He says Indian Cave State Park south of Brownville is one of the best areas to enjoy the fall colors. This is also the season […] Read More »

Omaha’s bond rating drop

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Moody’s Investment Service downgraded the city of Omaha’s bond rating from A-A-1 to A-A-2. The report shows Omaha’s financial outlook is stable but retiree health care costs, unsettled labor contracts and the federally mandated sewer separation project as reasons for the lower mark. The bond credit rating business goes on to say that significant progress […] Read More »

Push on to get more former foster kids signed up for Medicaid

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A report indicates few of Nebraska’s former foster children have taken advantage of a provision in the federal health care law that makes them eligible for Medicaid. The Affordable Care Act offers Medicaid to any foster child who ages out of the system at 18 or 19, regardless of the former foster child’s income, up […] Read More »

Douglas County Emergency taking precaution against Ebola

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In an effort to protect the public from the possibility of Ebola, Douglas County 911 is making changes to their ambulance transport policy. Douglas County Health Department Director Dr. Adi Pour says those with flu-like symptoms calling for an ambulance will be asked a few more questions. Dr. Pour says 911 operators will ask if […] Read More »