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American group providing aid to thousands after ISIS attacks

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A humanitarian aid group that started in Kansas City is on the ground in Iraq helping thousands of people as they flee the terror group ISIS.  Sean Malone with Crisis Response International just returned from Iraq.  Malone says up to 200,000 Christians and others have fled from Mosul, which is under ISIS control to the […] Read More »

Monitors help calm Ebola fears

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As an Ebola virus patient receives care in Nebraska at Nebraska Medical Center’s biocontainment unit about 50 people are being watched very carefully after a man in Dallas, Texas was diagnosed a week ago. Five of those individuals that had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan are children and that has parents pulling children from school. […] Read More »

Respiratory illness making rounds, not all D-68

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Nearly 600 people in 43 states have been diagnosed with enterovirus D-68, a respiratory illness that was responsible for the death of a 4 year old boy in New Jersey.  It has also caused the hospitalization of hundreds of people, mostly children and some have suffered muscle weakness and paralysis.  Symptoms typically start with a […] Read More »

Nebraska Ebola patient receives experimental drug

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Officials with the Nebraska Medical Center are treating Ebola virus patient Ashoka Mukpo with an experimental drug, Brincidofovir.  “After looking at the data on this drug, collaborating with the CDC and FDA and speaking with the patient and his family, we decided this was currently our best option for treatment,” said Phil Smith, M.D., medical […] Read More »

Huskers release 2015 baseball schedule

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Coming off a 41-win season and a trip to the NCAA Tournament, Head Coach Darin Erstad will continue to challenge the Nebraska baseball team in 2015 as it works to reach its ultimate goal of playing in Omaha at the College World Series.  The Huskers are set to play 56 games in 2015, including 27 […] Read More »

Winter fuel outlook report calls for 7% increase in gas prices

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The American Gas Association is out with their winter fuel outlook report. Vice President of Policy Analysis Chris McGill says they take into consideration supply, demand, temperature, weather events and pipeline capacity to calculate their outlook.  McGill says domestic natural gas supplies are at an all-time high so there is no fear of a shortage […] Read More »

Michigan State disappointed in their students and Wisconsin going dual QB (AUDIO)

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Here’s a problem we never have a Memorial Stadium…filling it up. That was an issue for Michigan State in their win over the Huskers. In fact, it was such a problem the school’s athletic director Mark Hollis was on Twitter Sunday night expressing his embarrassment for the empty seats in the student section. As I […] Read More »

McDermott scores eight as Bulls begin preseason schedule

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The Chicago Bulls played their first exhibition game of the 14-15 season, and of course it was the debut of former Creighton great, Doug McDermott. He played 26 minutes scored eight points on 2 of 4 shooting, including 1 for 2 from three point range. He was 3 of 5 at the line, had a […] Read More »

Wayne State setting picks up honors, Wildcats and UNK remained ranked among nation’s best

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Leisa McClintock of Wayne State was named Northern Sun Conference Volleyball Setter of the Week following her play in Wildcat home wins over #24 Northern State and MSU Moorhead, where she had a rare triple double… 45 assists, 13 digs and 10 kills. Nebraska-Kearney volleyball lost to 17th ranked Central Missouri in four sets on […] Read More »

Chadron State kicker picks up RMAC special teams honors

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Chadron State kicker Randy Wentz was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s Special Teams Player of the Week. Wentz, a sophomore from Scottsbluff went 2-for-2 in Chadron State’s 40-7 victory over Western State Colorado University Saturday, including a career-best 47 yarder. Wentz is 4-for-4 on the season, with two longer than 40 yards. Wentz is […] Read More »

Deadline approaches for “hero” recognition at big football game

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The Nebraska and Iowa chapters of the American Red Cross are searching for heroes in the two states who will be recognized at the Nebraska-vs-Iowa football game on November 28th in Iowa City. Kara Kelly, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross, says there are plenty of heroes out there who deserve a little recognition and […] Read More »

Ebola patient protocol at the Nebraska Medical Center

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It is day two for treatment at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for 33 year old Ashoka Mukpo.  The Ebola virus patient arrived Monday morning and is currently at the hospital’s biocontainment unit. Dr. Bradley Britigan is the dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Medicine and an infectious disease specialist […] Read More »

Security changes on the horizon for Gage County courthouse

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Gage County may soon undertake a six-month trial period of a new security system that focuses on the entire county courthouse, not simply the third floor courtroom and office area. Officials acknowledge there will likely be some initial public dissent on proposed security changes at the Gage County courthouse. County Supervisors will consider a plan in […] Read More »

Ebola patient now in Omaha. Parents relieved

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The parents of 33 year old Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo are in Omaha with their son as he starts receiving treatment for Ebola. Mukpo arrived in Omaha around 7:00 Monday morning and was then taken to the Biocontainment unit at the Nebraska Medical Center. During a news conference Dr. Mitchell Levy, Mukpo’s father says his […] Read More »

Armstrong wants another shot at Michigan State (AUDIO)

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It was a weekend full of upsets in college football, as the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 8th ranked teams were all upset this past week…Five of the top ten schools lost. The Nebraska Cornhuskers did everything they could in the fourth quarter to make Michigan State the 6th top 10 team to lose, but […] Read More »