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Independent Watson says Nebraska voters need an option for US Senate

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Lincoln businessman Todd Watson says there really is only one reason he decided to enter the United States Senate race as an independent. “Well, we just have a crisis of leadership in Washington. We need big solutions solved and we have two parties that will not work together to solve them,” Watson tells Nebraska Radio […] Read More »

McDermott returning to Omaha to sign autographs

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Doug McDermott will return to the Creighton University campus on Tuesday (Aug. 26) to sign autographs while raising money for several Omaha charities. Presented by Creighton University and the Omaha World-Herald, the autograph session will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the school’s new Championship Center in the 600 block of 19th Street. […] Read More »

Omaha ranks in the nation’s top 3 cities for “yuppies”

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Nebraska’s largest city ranks toward the very top of a new national survey. Out of the 100 biggest metro areas, Forbes magazine lists Omaha as the number-three city in America for young professionals. Criteria include things like: median salary, unemployment, cost of living and percentage of population with a bachelors degree. Omaha moved up two […] Read More »

Neil Young, Willie Nelson add voices to protest Keystone XL

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Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline will get a boost from Neil Young and Willie Nelson. The two singer-songwriters will perform a benefit concert on a farm in Neligh, Nebraska, on the route of the proposed oil pipeline. Bold Nebraska dubs the event as the “Harvest the Hope” concert. Proceeds will go to the […] Read More »

Woman from Columbia dies in Lincoln car wreck

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A woman from the country of Columbia died in a traffic accident in Lincoln. Lincoln police report 61-year-old Luz Guzman-Carrera died at a Lincoln hospital from injuries suffered in the accident at South 56th and Van Dorn Streets Monday morning. Guzman-Carrera was a passenger in the vehicle driven by 28-year-old Margarita Marroquin-Guzman. The driver attempted […] Read More »

High school volleyball championship schedule announced

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The 2014 NSAA Volleyball Championship schedule has been released.  This year’s state championship will be held November 13-15, 2014 in Lincoln. Class A and Class B will play their first-round games at Pinnacle Bank Arena. First-round games will be played for Class C1 at Lincoln North Star, Class C2 at Lincoln Southwest, Class D1 at Lincoln […] Read More »

Nebraska-Kearney and Wayne State volleyball start in the top 25 poll

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The Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team is ranked ninth in the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Top 25 preseason poll and Wayne State College volleyball team is ranked 20th.   Last year, UNK went 28-7 and finished the year ranked eighth.  Wayne State finished the 2013 season with a 22-10 overall record, finishing sixth in the NSIC with a […] Read More »

Huskers dietary needs featured in Sports Illustrated article (AUDIO)

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In this week’s Sports Illustrated, on page 20, there’s a small column written on the Huskers and their nutritionist Ryan Reist. The article talks about how he creates individual meal plans for each Husker that based on the player’s age, height, weight, body-fat percentage and his on-field goals. The two examples they used were defensive […] Read More »

NPPD customers again targeted in phone scam

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Nebraskans are being warned about a familiar scam that’s resurfaced involving customers of the Nebraska Public Power District. Several people in Kearney and O’Neill have gotten calls from someone claiming an overdue electric bill must be paid right away or the power will be cut off. NPPD spokesman Mark Becker says the scammers are using […] Read More »

UNL Economic Indicator Down in Latest Survey

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Nebraska’s leading economic indicator drops for the first time in six months after the latest survey results. University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson maintains that it it will be critical to monitor leading indicator values over the next few months to see if this trend continues. “I think it does suggest […] Read More »

Rollover Accident Kills Lincoln Woman

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One person is dead following a rollover accident on Sunday evening near 27th and Cornhusker Highway in north Lincoln. Lincoln Police Captain Jason Stille says that at around 5 p.m., the vehicle was traveling southbound on 27th when it struck a cement barrier separating the street from a pedestrian bridge.“A blue, 2007 Toyota Yaris was […] Read More »

Winds up to 83 MPH accompany Sunday’s strong storm system

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Residents in several areas of Nebraska have spent part of today cleaning up from Sunday’s severe storms. The storm system brought heavy rain, hail and high winds. Authorities in northwest Nebraska’s Sheridan County say at least one person was injured by big hailstones, with large hail also falling in Cherry County. Hurricane-strength winds whipped through […] Read More »

Creighton soccer ties Milwaukee in first exhibition game

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The Creighton men’s soccer team played Milwaukee to a 0-0 tie in an exhibition match at the Panthers’ Engelmann Stadium on a windy Sunday afternoon.  The Bluejays controlled most of the match outshooting Milwaukee 16-8 including nine shots on goal to just three by the Panthers. The teams decided not to play an overtime session in the […] Read More »

Gov. Heineman vows transparency in sentencing scandal investigation (AUDIO)

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Gov. Dave Heineman has announced disciplinary action against employees involved in the prison sentencing scandal and vows to be transparent as the investigation continues. Heineman dismisses any notion that employees in Department of Correctional Services ignored Supreme Court rulings on sentencing to reflect the governor’s desire to keep the prison population under control and avoid […] Read More »

Reports that Curry leaving Nebraska to join Sooner football (AUDIO)

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According to  SoonerScoop.com, and later reported by the Lincoln Journal Star, defensive tackle Aaron Curry is planning to leave the Huskers and transfer to Oklahoma. Curry was not at practice on Saturday and no explanation was given. There is some stiff competition on the defensive line this year and Curry was taking many of his […] Read More »