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Nebraska back on track, routs Fresno State 55-19

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A week after needing a last second touchdown to defeat McNeese State, Nebraska buried their opponent early to move to 3-0 on the season. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong led a balanced Huskers offense by throwing for 260 yards and three touchdowns as Nebraska routed Fresno State   on Saturday night. Armstrong connected with Jordan Westerkamp for […] Read More »

Huskers dominating Fresno State, Lead 27-5 at halftime

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A big play offense and explosive special teams helps Nebraska take a big lead into halftime against Fresno State. Nebraska opened the scoring just four plays into the contest as Tommy Armstrong hooked up with Jordan Westerkamp for a 70-yard score with less than two minutes off the clock at the 13:14 mark. The Huskers […] Read More »

Huskers will try to snap Bulldogs long home winning streak

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With Fresno State sporting a 13-game home winning streak, currently the second-longest in the nation behind Northern Illinois’ 27-game streak, this might be the most anticipated home game since 2008 when the 10th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers rolled into Bulldog Stadium to face No. 21 Fresno State in its home opener. That was the last time the […] Read More »

Storm Chasers lose 2-1 and trail 2-1 in PCL championship

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The Omaha Storm Chasers could not capitalize on their scoring opportunities and the Reno Aces took a pivotal Game 3 of the 2014 Pacific Coast League Championship by a score 2-1 at Werner Park. Omaha must now win Games 4 and 5 this Saturday and Sunday, both 2:05 p.m. starts, to take home a third […] Read More »

High school football scores from 9/12/14

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Allen 63, Wausa 33 Amherst 47, Axtell 6 Anselmo-Merna 64, Bertrand 42 Ansley-Litchfield 28, Shelton 22 Arapahoe 26, Dundy County-Stratton 20 Arcadia-Loup City 22, Shelby 6 Archbishop Bergan 59, Palmyra 20 Arlington 34, Wayne 6 Ashland-Greenwood 34, Falls City 0 Auburn 28, Fairbury 20 Aurora 26, Adams Central 13 Axtell, KS 92, Lewiston 20 BDS […] Read More »

Former Sen. Council loses law license

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Former state Sen. Brenda Council first lost her legislative seat. Now, she has lost her law license. The state Supreme Court stripped Council of her law license for using campaign donations to gamble. Council, who represented a legislative district in Omaha, used $63,000 in campaign funds to gamble at a Kansas casino. She was sentenced […] Read More »

Heineman for president becomes issue in NU Board of Regent’s race

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Gov. Dave Heineman’s candidacy for president of the University of Nebraska has become an issue in the campaign for the Board of Regents. Pawnee City business owner, Steve Glenn, is running against incumbent Rob Schaefer, a Beatrice attorney, in District 5. Rob Schaefer was appointed to the board by Governor Heineman, but stated during a […] Read More »

Deadly accident outside Ford Birthsite in Omaha

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One person is dead after an overnight accident in Omaha outside of the historic Gerald Ford Birthsite and Gardens. Omaha police say the driver of a van hit a brick wall and gate at the site located at 32nd Avenue and Woolworth Street.   Omaha Police Sergeant Doug Klein says this isn’t the first accident at […] Read More »

I-80 traffic stop leads to confiscation of 92 lbs. of marijuana

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A car speeding down Interstate 80 in Seward County was carrying more than 92 pounds of marijuana, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. According to the NSP, a trooper stopped an eastbound car for speeding near the Milford exit. A search led to the confiscation of 92.4 pounds of marijuana, stuffed in a duffle bag […] Read More »

Survey: 90% of Nebraska’s job market “stable” for 4th quarter

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An upbeat job market is expected in Nebraska during the final three months of the year, according to a new survey. Manpower Incorporated spokeswoman Karen Miller says an overwhelming majority of employers polled in the state were optimistic. “We’re excited to see 21% of employers are looking to add staff for this October through December timeline […] Read More »

Radio Shack, with 30 Nebraska stores, faces bankruptcy

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An electronics store chain that was once very popular in Nebraska may soon vanish — or at least become more scarce. Officials at Radio Shack are talking with lenders, bond holders, shareholders and landlords as they work to fix the balance sheet. The company may need to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization depending on […] Read More »

Lincoln pushed to the brink in American Association Championship series

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The Wichita Wingnuts scored six runs in the first inning and cruised to a 9-2 win over the Saltdogs at Haymarket Park Thursday night to take a commanding two-games-to-none lead in the American Association Championship Series.  The Wingnuts added two more in the second to assume an 8-0 lead. Anthony Capra (1-1) pitched five innings, allowing two […] Read More »

Late fall weather hampers UNK offense in loss to Washburn

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Washburn 10, Nebraska-Kearney 7 Washburn hit a field goal with eight minutes to go in the fourth quarter as they picked up a win on the road at Nebraska-Kearney. The two teams played a very even game as WU finished with 316 yards and UNK had 290 yards of total offense. For the Ichabods Mitch […] Read More »

Johanns, Fortenberry support Obama moves against ISIL (AUDIO)

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President Barack Obama says the United States will form a coalition of nations to target the militant Islamic State that has captured territory in Iraq and Syria. He is getting support in Congress, though some members view warily any move to return to Iraq. Sen. Mike Johanns tells reporters during a conference call says he […] Read More »

High school football scores from 9/11/14

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Burwell 27, Neligh-Oakdale 13 Creighton Preparatory School 34, Omaha Central 14 Sandhills/Thedford 55, Mullen 30 Read More »