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Teen-ager dies from injuries after car rolls in northeastern Nebraska

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A teen-ager has died after his car rolled Saturday morning on Nebraska Highway 16 west of Pender. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Francisco Rodriquez Madueno of West Point died at a Sioux City, IA hospital from injuries sustained in the wreck. Read More »

Armstrong doesn’t throw any touchdowns, but comes up big on third down plays

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The first three meetings between Nebraska and Northwestern were all close and after the first half it looked like it would come down to the end again, but the Huskers scored 24 unanswered points in the second half for 38-17 win.   Bo Pelini was happy with the finish. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. completed 18-of-29 […] Read More »

Fate of health care law major issue in US Senate campaign (AUDIO)

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Many issues define the United States Senate race, but one issue discloses deep division between the two political party candidates. The federal health insurance law, called Obamacare by most, officially the Affordable Care Act, is an issue in many Senate races across the country. Its fate is front and center in Nebraska. Democrat Dave Domina […] Read More »

UNO’s annual Paranormal Summit is Oct. 24th

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Fans of TV’s “Ghost Hunters”, “Ghost Trackers” and “American Paranormal” can learn more about what it takes to become an investigator. Sara Gray is a member of the University of Nebraska – Omaha Paranormal Society and is the organizer of the 4th annual Paranormal Summit on Friday, October 24th on campus. Gray says members of […] Read More »

Grants to help nursing students succeed at UNMC

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More than $300,000 is being granted to Nebraska nursing students to improve the health care in areas that are considered underserved. Dr. Lynette Stamler, Associate Dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, says the grant will help a variety of students and ultimately, many more Nebraskans. “It’s nurse practicioners who will […] Read More »

Husker soccer gets back to .500 with win over Indiana

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A strong second half propelled the Nebraska soccer team to a 3-0 win over Indiana at the Nebraska Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. Caroline Flynn, Mayme Conroy and Jaycie Johnson each scored goals for the Huskers, while Kelly Schatz and Erika Johnson combined for the shutout. Schatz earned one save in 75 minutes of action […] Read More »

UNK’s Morris picks up 100th victory

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Juniors Bronson Marsh and Romero Cotton each ran for 112 yards and the defense came up with a goal line stand as Nebraska-Kearney beat Lindenwood, 31-13, Saturday afternoon for their second straight win. This also is the 100th career win for UNK head coach Darrell Morris. Kearney scored the game’s first 24 points and finished with […] Read More »

Nebraska clamps down in second half, buries Northwestern 38-17

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After a lackluster opening half, 19th-ranked Nebraska found its groove in the second half and was able to bury Northwestern to keep pace in the Big Ten West division standings. Behind Ameer Abdullah’s 23 carries for 146 yards and four touchdowns, Nebraska moved to 6-1 on the season with a 38-17 win over the Wildcats. The […] Read More »

Northwestern enjoys 17-14 halftime lead over Nebraska

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It’s been a back-and-forth affair in Evanston, Illinois for 30 minutes, as Northwestern’s Jack Mitchell knocked in a 29-yard field goal to give the Wildcats a 17-14 lead just before halftime. The Wildcats struck first, capping off a 15-play, 89 yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown run by Justin Jackson. The true freshman from Carol […] Read More »

High school softball championship scores

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Class A Omaha Marian 12, x-Papillion-LV 0, 3 inn. Championship: Millard South 9, Omaha Marian 1, 5 inn. Class B Elkhorn South 5, x-Beatrice 2 Elkhorn South 3, Elkhorn 2, 9 inn. Championship: Elkhorn 5, Elkhorn South 2 Class C Guardian Angels CC 9, x-Wayne 4 Guardian Angels CC 10, Ashland-Greenwood 6 Championship: Guardian Angels CC 4, Ashland-Greenwood […] Read More »

Sen. Fischer says country must upgrade nuclear weapons

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Sen. Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States. Fischer, a member of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, visited the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory in New Mexico and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. Fischer says those sites […] Read More »

Stock Market showing signs of recovery Friday

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After six straight days of losses the Stock Market is showing signs of recovery Friday.   Darrell Bryant is the owner of D. Bryant Retirement Strategies in Omaha and says what we experienced this week was a correction. Most of the indexes dropped 8% to 12%. Bryant says, “This is not a full fledge bear market. That would […] Read More »

Push for more use of E-85 as ethanol industry faces obstacles

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State and agriculture officials are pushing for the expansion of bio-fuel use in Nebraska even as the industry attempts to weather a couple of obstacles. Oil prices have dropped, bringing the price of gas closer to the break-even point for ethanol profitability. More oil is being produced domestically as well, which hold prices down. Nebraska […] Read More »

Gas under $3 a gallon at several Nebraska locations

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Some Nebraskans are getting pretty good deal at the gas pump but Rose White with AAA Nebraska says the further west you go the more you will pay.  She says prices vary across the U-S. Missouri has the lowest price at $2.84 a gallon for self-serve unleaded so those in southeast Nebraska will see lower […] Read More »

Pick-up stopped on I-80 had marijuana wired to frame

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A pick-up stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 in Seward County had nearly 60 pounds of marijuana wired to its frame. The Nebraska State Patrol reports a trooper stopped the pick-up for speeding just east of the Beaver Crossing exit. A search of the vehicle discovered 58 pounds of marijuana stuffed in 52 packages wired […] Read More »