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Huskers continue preparations for Big Ten opener with Illini

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The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for their Saturday night Big Ten opener with the Illinois Fighting Illini on Thursday afternoon, as the Huskers completed a 50-minute walk-thru inside of the Hawks Championship Center. Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini met with the media afterward, noting that the Huskers have had a good week of […] Read More »

Huskers women’s soccer draws with Rutgers

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Nebraska (4-4-2) and No. 25 Rutgers each scored in the first half, but couldn’t break a 1-1 tie the rest of the way at the Nebraska Soccer Field on Thursday evening. Senior Mayme Conroy scored the Huskers’ lone goal of the game in the 37th minute off an assist from Jourden Casey. The goal marked […] Read More »

Bluejays trounced in women’s soccer Big East opener

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The opening match of BIG EAST play was less than kind to the Creighton women’s soccer team as the Bluejays fell to the two-time defending champion, Marquette, 7-2 on Thursday, Sept. 25. The loss dropped Creighton to 8-2-0 overall and 0-1-0 in conference play, wheil Marquette moved to 5-5-1 overall, 1-0-0 in the BIG EAST. […] Read More »

Pelini named Campbell Trophy semifinalist

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University of Nebraska center Mark Pelini is among the semifinalists for the 2014 William V. Campbell Trophy announced Thursday. Pelini, a senior from Youngstown, Ohio, anchors a Husker offensive line which leads the Big Ten and ranks eighth in the country in total offense (559.8 ypg.). The Huskers also rank in the top-10 nationally in […] Read More »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday

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Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Joan McVoy with the Nebraska Regional Poison Center says there are thousands of locations across the country that will provide this free and anonymous service sponsored by the U-S Drug Enforcement Administration   McVoy says 70% of those who abuse prescription pain medication for the first time get […] Read More »

Nebraska lands federal grants to research soil, water conservation

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The USDA is awarding new grants to universities and organizations in Nebraska and 30 other states that are working to develop new conservation methods, according to U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack. “Farmers want to know how to deal with the variations of weather that they’re beginning to see — the more intense storms, the longer […] Read More »

Congressman Smith reacts to Holder resignation

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says that he is somewhat surprised by Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement  that he is stepping down from the position. Smith made his comments to affiliate KLIN Radio in Lincoln after Holder’s announcement on Thursday. “In the greater context, I’m not surprised given the controversies that have developed under his watch,” […] Read More »

UNL study concludes climate change effects could be dramatic for state

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Dramatic effects of climate change could be ahead for the state, according to a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln climate study.One of the lead authors, Dr. Don Wilhite with the UNL School of Natural Resources and founder of the National Drought Mitigation Center, indicates that predicted temperature changes of four to nine degrees by the end […] Read More »

Study of rare disorder underway at UNMC

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People with a rare debilitating disorder from around the world are in Omaha this week at the University of Nebraska Medical Center taking part in the largest study ever done on orthostatic tremor, or OT.   Dr. Diego Torres-Russotto is a movement disorder specialist at UNMC and says “OT is a miserable disease”. Dr. Torres-Russotto the […] Read More »

Omaha teen dies in shooting – Police investigating others

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Omaha police are searching for those responsible in the shooting death of a 16 year old high school student Wednesday afternoon. Police were sent to 34th and North Ridge Drive at 3:30 pm and found a teenager lying in a grassy area near an intersection. Johntavious Swift was taken to a hospital in critical but […] Read More »

Ebola patient at Nebraska Medical Center given all clear

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“Nebraska one – Ebola zero”. That from Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center.   Dr. Rick Sacra received the all clear and was officially released Thursday morning from the Nebraska Medical Center’s biocontainment unit. During a news conference today Dr. Sacra gave a big thank you to his medical team who […] Read More »

Gov. Heineman presses need to change “good time” law (AUDIO)

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Gov. Dave Heineman insists the Nikko Jenkins case demonstrates the need to replace the automatic good time law for state inmates and he rejects efforts to implicate others in the four murders he is alleged to have committed. Legislative hearings on prison sentence miscalculations have also focused on the case of Nikko Jenkins, accused of […] Read More »

Booze to be banned at Lincoln tailgating spot after violence

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New rules are being put in place for a popular tailgating area near Memorial Stadium after a near-riot before last weekend’s Nebraska-Miami football game. After meeting with Lincoln police, the owners of Indian Center say they’ll ban alcohol on the site, a policy that will be strictly enforced by security guards. The booze ban will […] Read More »

Previewing the Huskers Big Ten opening opponent, Illinois

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Illinois opens Big Ten Conference play Saturday night against Nebraska. The Fighting Illini posted a 3-1 record in non-conference play, suffering their only loss at Washington. Offensively, Illinois boasts one of the nation’s top passing attacks. The Illini rank 19th nationally with an average of 321.5 passing yards per game while completing 66.2 percent of […] Read More »

Nebraska volleyball opens Big Ten play with sweep of Iowa

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The No. 8 Nebraska volleyball team opened Big Ten play with a sweep of Iowa on Wednesday night before 8,151 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, 25-18, 25-13, 31-29. The Huskers improved to 7-3 overall and 1-0 in the Big Ten, while Iowa fell to 8-4 overall and 0-1 in Big Ten play. Kadie […] Read More »