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Hiring Our Heroes job fair Wednesday in Bellevue

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The Nebraska Department of Labor is partnering with the U-S Chamber of Commerce, the Nebraska National Guard and other sponsors in hosting a Hiring Our Heroes job fair in Bellevue on Wednesday, February 18th. Seth Fager is an employment and training administrator with the Nebraska Department of Labor and says all veterans, transitioning service members and their […]

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NU softball comes up empty-handed in five weekend games at Tallahassee

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The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team lost to No. 6 Florida State on Sunday, 3-2, finishing the weekend winless in two games against the Seminoles and Georgia State and another game against Western Kentucky. In two games against the Yellowjackets, NU was outscored 22-4, getting run-ruled in each game.  They fell to the Hilltoppers 5-1 and lost […]

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NU baseball loses opening series to UNLV

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After posting a 2-0 shutout win on Friday night in the season opener, the Nebraska baseball team dropped the final two games of its series with UNLV, including a 3-0 loss in the finale on Sunday. Nebraska had the tying or go-ahead run at the plate in both the eighth and ninth innings, but couldn’t […]

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Laudermill leads the Huskers past Wisconsin

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Tear’a Laudermill erupted for 20 points and a career-high seven assists, and freshman Natalie Romeo added a career-high 19 points and four assists to lead No. 22 Nebraska to a 70-63 women’s basketball win over Wisconsin on Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nebraska jumped to a 13-point first-half before Wisconsin rallied to take a four-point lead just […]

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NU men miss out on first Big Ten road win

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Shavon Shields scored a game-high 19 points but Nebraska was unable to get its first Big Ten road win of the season, as the Huskers fell at Purdue, 66-54, Sunday evening. Shields hit 7-of-13 shots from the field to lead three Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska fell to 13-12 on the season and 5-8 in Big […]

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Sen. Chambers, Sen. Krist spar over anti-discrimination bill wording (AUDIO)

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A spat between two state senators broke out on the legislative floor before lawmakers left Lincoln for a long weekend. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha told colleagues he cannot understand why his remarks following a Judiciary Committee meeting offended Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha. Chambers added he won’t back off his criticism of the Catholic […]

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Affordable Health Care deadline is Sunday

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Nebraskans have until midnight Sunday to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Health Care Act. Omaha insurance expert Art Jeter says those who decide not to select coverage and pay the government penalty need to remember that amount increased significantly from last year. Jeter says, “The penalty has basically doubled and it has been […]

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Omaha Storm Chasers job fair Saturday

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If you love baseball this job fair might be right up your alley. Omaha Storm Chasers President and General Manager Martie Cordaro says they need to fill a number of positions from ushers to AV staff to run the scoreboard.  Cordaro says applications are available by logging on to omahastormchasers.com. He says you can save […]

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Charlton Warren leaving Nebraska football coaching staff

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Statement from University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley: “Charlton Warren has informed me of his plans to take a similar coaching position at another university. This is an opportunity that Charlton feels is right for him and his family, and I respect his decision. We appreciate the valuable role Charlton has played in […]

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Nebraska judge stops TransCanada Keystone XL eminent domain proceedings

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A Nebraska judge has ordered TransCanada to halt condemnation proceedings against Nebraska landowners until the legality of the Keystone XL route through the state is clarified. Holt County District Judge Mark Kozisek issued a temporary injunction, putting a stop to eminent domain proceedings against the landowners who brought the lawsuit. TransCanada has agreed to cease […]

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Kearney roofer faces OSHA fine after worker’s death

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A south-central Nebraska business is facing a fine after two employees took bad falls. A Kearney-based roofing company has been cited by OSHA for failing to provide fall protection for a 42-year-old worker who fell to his death and a 25-year old who fell and suffered serious injuries while working in Grand Island last year. […]

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Sens. Fischer and Sasse have questions about request for military force (AUDIO)

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Both of Nebraska’s United States Senators say Congress needs to thoroughly consider a request by President Obama to use military force against the Islamic State. Sen. Deb Fisher will sit in on the hearings over the president’s request as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Fischer says three areas need to be clarified […]

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High school basketball scores from 2/12/15

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Boys scores Adams Central 53, Ravenna 52 Battle Creek 65, Hartington Cedar Catholic 58 Beatrice 55, Lincoln Pius X 43 Bloomfield 61, Allen 12 Boys Town 46, Lincoln Christian 40 Bridgeport 76, Morrill 29 Clearwater/Orchard 61, Elgin Public/Pope John 39 Columbus Scotus 71, Columbus Lakeview 40 Crawford 60, Hay Springs 57 Deshler 25, Red Cloud […]

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Nebraska women let Iowa slip out of town with victory

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Clinging to a one-point lead with less than five minutes to the play, the 22nd ranked Nebraska women’s basketball team was unable to finish off the 14th ranked Iowa Hawkeyes, losing 69-61 Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Samantha Logic buried her second three of the game with the shot-clock winding down with 2:49 left […]

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