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Young photographers could win $1,000 scholarship

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Young people up to age 13 can submit a farm-themed photo for a chance to win one of six $1,000 scholarships through Nebraska’s 529 college savings plan program. State Treasurer Don Stenberg says the objective of the contest is to familiarize young families with the college savings program and acquaint young children with farm and […]

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Bounds sees University of Nebraska as a world-changer (AUDIO)

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says the possibilities in Nebraska attracted him to the position. Bounds says he’s still in the listening phase, but knows he wants the university campuses to find the areas in which they can be the best in the world. “As we would say on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, […]

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NU softball pulls off big weekend sweep at Wisconsin

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Kaylan Jablonski did her job in the circle and at the plate as the Nebraska softball team finished off a three-game sweep of the Wisconsin Badgers with a 9-0 five-inning victory in the series finale Sunday. Jablonski and junior right-hander Emily Lockman combined on a two-hit shutout, Nebraska’s third shutout in Big Ten play. Jablonski (6-5) […]

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Iowa sweeps Nebraska baseball

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The No. 19 Iowa Hawkeyes (30-11, 13-2 Big Ten) finished off a three-game sweep of the Nebraska baseball team (30-16, 6-9 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep. The Hawkeyes walked off the Huskers, 3-2, in the 10th inning of game one and then took game two by a score of 5-1. With […]

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Grand Island hosts Nebraska and K-State volleyball

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The Nebraska volleyball team swept Kansas State 25-13, 25-11, 25-23 on Saturday night, in front of a sold-out crowd of 6,006 at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Kadie Rolfzen had 12 kills and Alicia Ostrander had 10. Kelsey Fien had nine kills and five blocks, and Amber Rolfzen had four kills and nine blocks. […]

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Top cop in Beatrice speaks out about “baiting” of officers

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As police face increasing scrutiny from people recording officers’ actions with cell phones, a Nebraska police chief says simply doing the right thing should be the path police take. Beatrice Police Chief Bruce Lang says there are more than 17,000 police departments nationwide and in some cases, officers may be overly aggressive. But, he says […]

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Lacy tosses Creighton baseball to series opening victory at Butler

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Freshman Rollie Lacy is relishing the role of Creighton ace as the Minnesota native extended his scoreless inning streak to 18 in the Bluejays’ 5-1 win at Butler on Friday, April 24. Lacy held Butler scoreless through eight innings to help Creighton move to 23-11 on the season and 7-2 in BIG EAST action, while […]

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Huskers baseball series opener at Iowa postponed

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Due to rain in Iowa City, Nebraska baseball’s series opener on Friday night at Iowa has been postponed. The Huskers and Hawkeyes are scheduled to play at 3 p.m. tomorrow and will play a doubleheader on Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

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Nebraska softball postponed Friday at Wisconsin

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Inclement weather has forced the postponement of Friday’s scheduled softball game between Nebraska and Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. The teams will now play a single game Saturday at 5 p.m., weather permitting, before closing the series with a doubleheader beginning at Noon on Sunday. New Weekend Schedule Friday, April 24 No Game Saturday, April 24 […]

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream issues voluntary recall due to listeria

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The possibility of listeria has prompted Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to voluntarily recall all of its ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets and, ice cream sandwiches. A random sample collected at Whole Foods in Lincoln by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture contained listeria monocytogene, an organism that can cause serious infections in people with weakened immune […]

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Nebraska hits peak of spring turkey hunting season

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This is a great time for turkey hunters. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission spokesman Greg Wagner says we are entering what he calls the “magic window”. He says the last week in April and the first week of May is the best spring turkey hunting of all. Wagner says, “Hens are just starting to nest […]

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Homestead Monument generates $2.4M in economic activity for Nebraska

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A report produced by the National Park Service estimates the Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice generates $2.4 million in economic impact. Homestead Monument Superintendent Mark Engler says that 69,156 people visited the monument last year. “Good for us to remember that as we can grow visitation and attendance, not only at Homestead but […]

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Death investigation complete on an 8 year old Fremont girl

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Fremont police completed their investigation in the tragic death last month of an 8 year old Fremont girl.   After Eva Imus was injured at home, Fremont Police Chief Jeff Elliott says a babysitter was driving her to the hospital when the vehicle was involved in an accident. He says Eva was then put into another […]

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Manhunt underway after Holdrege shooting

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A gunman is said to be on the loose following an overnight shooting in Holdrege, which left one man in critical condition. The Nebraska State Patrol and Phelps County Sheriff’s Department describe the suspect as a Hispanic male with a tattoo on his neck. He’s believed to have been wearing dark pants and a navy […]

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Hastings teacher accused of sexually assaulting student

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A Hastings High School teacher is in custody following allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Adams County Sheriff’s Department confirms that 38-year-old Johnathan Shafer was arrested late Thursday. Shafer was arrested on sexual assault charges. He was listed as a science teacher at Hastings High. Superintendent Craig Kautz said Thursday that the […]

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