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Extra security at Memorial Stadium in place for Huskers-Hawkeyes game (AUDIO)

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Security will be increased for the Nebraska game against Iowa Friday. It is a huge game as Iowa comes to Nebraska undefeated at 11-0, ranked third in the nation, to take on the Huskers, 5-6 on the year. Expect Memorial Stadium to be packed. “We hope there are 90,000 people and we hope they are […]

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Farmers get less than 16-cents of each Thanksgiving food dollar

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As Nebraskans enjoy their Thanksgiving feast tomorrow, Nebraska Farmers Union president John Hansen says only a small fraction of the cost of that meal goes back to the farmers who produced it. “About 15.8 cents out of every food dollar actually goes to a farmer,” Hansen says. “There’s always plenty of profits being made in […]

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Nebraska State Fire Marshal’s Office tips for a safe Thanksgiving Day

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Thanksgiving Day is the peak day for home cooking fires. The average number of home fires on Thanksgiving is normally double the average number of fires in homes all other days. Nebraska State Fire Marshal’s Office Deputy Raymond Nance has some suggestions so everyone has a safe and happy holiday. Turkey fryers are very popular […]

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Huskers Pick Up Third Straight Win

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Nebraska improved to 4-1 on the young season with a 67-44 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Pinnacle Bank Arena Tuesday.   The Huskers used a balanced attack and strong defense to get the win, the team’s third straight. Nebraska held Arkansas-Pine Bluff to just 31% shooting. The Huskers also held the rebounding advantage by 17. […]

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Snow, freezing rain in Nebraska’s Thanksgiving forecast

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Nebraskans planning travel on Thanksgiving Day should be ready for some form of precipitation. National Weather Service Meteorologist Van DeWald says those in western Nebraska can expect a couple inches of snowfall. He says the biggest problems will be in central and eastern Nebraska. DeWald says, “Thursday morning it should be warm enough for all […]

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Creighton prepares for UMass

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The Creighton basketball team will play UMass in the championship game of the Men Who Speak Out Main Event tournament in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. The Bluejays advanced with an 85-75 victory over Rutgers and will go up against a UMass team that cruised to an 82-65 win over Clemson. “Their offensively display was […]

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Huskers wary of Beathard scrambles

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Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard has completed 61 percent of his passes and thrown just three interceptions this season but it is the plays he can make with his feet that has Husker defensive coordinator Mark Banker concerned. Beathard has gained 422 yards of rushing and his ability to scramble is one of the reasons the […]

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Female body found in Missouri River

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A body has been found in the Missouri River. The Nebraska State Patrol reports the body of a female has been found in the Missouri River, south of Nebraska City in Otoe County. NSP responded to reports from the Otoe County Sheriff’s Office about the discovery last night. No cause of death has been determined. […]

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Woman pleads no contest in deadly hit-and-run

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A Grand Island woman is convicted for her role in a fatal hit and run collision on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. Thirty-year-old Mandy MacDonald pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor vehicular homicide and a felony count of leaving the scene of an injury accident. She’ll be sentenced on February 9th in Cass County District […]

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Filling up the tank is cheaper for the holiday trek

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Gasoline prices are below $2 a gallon in many locations as Nebraskans prepare to hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. AAA-Nebraska spokeswoman Rose White says motorists are thankful for low gas prices that haven’t been seen in seven years. “Approximately 42-million Americans are expected to take a road trip this Thanksgiving and drivers […]

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Sen. Marco Rubio says America must change or decline (AUDIO)

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Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio took a break from campaigning in Iowa to cross the state line and speak to a gathering of Nebraska Republicans, telling them America must face its problems or become a nation in decline. Rubio was the headline speaker at the Nebraska Republican Party’s Founders’ Day event at the LaVista Embassy […]

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Nebraska drivers – make sure your tires are in good shape for holiday travel

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Thousands of Nebraskans will be hitting the road this Thanksgiving week and many are putting themselves at increased risk because of bad or worn tires on their vehicle. Dan Zielinski is the Senior Vice President of Public Affairs for the Rubber Manufacturers Association and says all drivers need to check their tires at least once […]

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Bennington teen to be honored as “hero” at Friday’s big football game

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A teenager from the Omaha area will be recognized as a hero during Friday’s Nebraska-Iowa football game in Lincoln. Back in mid-June, 18-year-old Kassee Jones, of Bennington, was working as a lifeguard at Camp Legacy in Omaha when she spotted a six-year-old boy not moving at the bottom of the shallow end of the pool. […]

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Plenty at stake for Huskers against Iowa

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Iowa will come in as the highly ranked team but there will be plenty on the line for Nebraska in Friday’s regular season finale against the Hawkeyes. A victory would be the Huskers third straight, their second over a top ten team in three games and clinch a trip to a bowl game. “It would […]

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South-central Nebraska man sentenced to 60 years for death of grandson

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A south-central Nebraska man has been sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for contributing to the death of his two-year-old grandson in 2012. 50-year-old Peter Draper of Naponee was sentenced in Adams County District Court. In October, a jury found Draper guilty of child abuse resulting in death as well as a separate […]

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