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Former state senator surveys tornado damage (VIDEO)

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Two deaths and nearly two dozen people injured after Monday’s twin tornadoes hit Stanton County. Former State Senator Mike Flood from Norfolk rushed to Pilger after the storms and saw ambulances a mile long waiting to get into the community to transport those injured to hospitals. Flood says victims were rushed to Faith Regional Health […] Read More »

Husker volleyball leaves today to embark on 19 day trip to Japan and China

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The Husker volleyball team leaves today for a 19-day trip to Japan and China that will cover five cities. The last time the Huskers went to Asia they played university and junior teams. Now, John Cook’s young team will be playing professional squads, sponsored by businesses. The Huskers are prepared knowing they may not win […] Read More »

Day three CWS: Texas adds to their record and Vandy keeps series streak alive

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Texas played an error-free game, but the Louisville Cardinals committed four errors in helping Texas to its’ CWS-record 83rd win in a 4-1 defeat. Louisville is knocked out. Vanderbilt became the 28th consecutive team to win at the CWS when scoring five or more runs. The Commodores beat UC-Irvine 6-4 and are one win away […] Read More »

Twin twisters cause heavy damage in Pilger, 2 dead, 20 hurt

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An adult and a five-year-old were reportedly killed and at least 20 people were hurt, some critically, when two tornadoes struck the Stanton County town of Pilger yesterday afternoon. The northeast Nebraska community of about 350 has severe damage to multiple buildings, including the fire station. Reports say the twin twisters touched down within about a […] Read More »

A little chemical warfare can help prevent ‘skeeter bites

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The first day of summer is Saturday and, as if on que, swarms of mosquitoes in Nebraska are becoming plentiful and aggressive. Epidemiologist Deb Johnson says a combination of conditions are adding up just right for the flying pests. “They tend to breed really well with a lot of rain and then long days of […] Read More »

Former Energy Advisor Critical of Current Keystone XL Status

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The continued delay in a decision the Keystone XL pipeline has had its share of consequences according to a former White House energy advisor. Jack Rafuse of the Rafuse Organization, who served in the Nixon White House, says companies looking to transport oil from Canada have been buying more rail cars with the pipeline’s status […] Read More »

T-Storms, tornado warnings for eastern Nebraska

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Severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings targeted at least a dozen counties in eastern Nebraska Monday morning. Those storms were packed with large hail and heavy rain.    National Weather Service – Valley Meteorologist David Eastlack says eastern Nebraska is in the moderate category for severe weather this afternoon and evening as well. He says later today […] Read More »

Day Two CWS: TCU rallies to top Tech, UVA walks off against Ole Miss

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7th ranked TCU beat Texas Tech for the third time in five meetings this season in dramatic fashion Sunday at the College World Series, as Boomer White drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning after the Horned Frogs gave up the lead in the top of the inning, for a 3-2 […] Read More »

Day One CWS: UC Irvine rallies late to top Texas, Vandy gets past L’ville

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Taylor Sparks hit his nation-leading ninth triple of the season during UC Irvine’s three-run eighth inning on Saturday in the Anteaters’ 3-1 victory against Texas in the opening game of the College World Series. Texas starter Nathan Thornhill (8-3), 13th round draft pick by the Phillies, held the Anteaters silent for seven innings, holding onto […] Read More »

Auditor Foley Weighs Run for Lincoln Mayor

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After an unsuccessful run for governor earlier this year, State Auditor Mike Foley says politics could still remain in his immediate future. Foley says that he is giving serious thought to running for Mayor of Lincoln. “Well, we came up short in the governor’s race, but we did capture a lot of votes in Lancaster […] Read More »

Noted English comedian brings first performance to Husker State (AUDIO)

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A British comedian who ranks among the 20 greatest stand-up acts of all time is making his first stop in Nebraska this week. Eddie Izzard is first and foremost on a mission to make people laugh, but he’s also very serious about making them think about world issues. Izzard, who speaks several languages, is something […] Read More »

South sweeps both boys and girls matches at Shrine Soccer Classic

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Both South teams won 2-0 matches in the Nebraska Shrine Soccer Classic on Saturday at Nebraska-Omaha’s Caniglia Field.  The field has turf that is designed for soccer and is considered one of the best soccer playing surfaces in the country. Paige Phipps of Millard West scored first to put the South girls on the board in […] Read More »

Former NU national champion Wright finishes fourth in discus

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Chad Wright, who won the national championship in 2012,  closed his Husker career on Friday with a fourth-place finish in the men’s discus. The senior from Kingston, Jamaica, finished with a throw of 203-2 (61.93) that came on his final attempt of the competition at NCAA Nationals in Eugene, OR. Junior Ellie Ewere jumped her […] Read More »

Four Omaha teens accused of murder

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Four teenagers have been arrested for the June 7th murder of 23 year old Brandon Wallace in Omaha. Wallace was found by Omaha Police on the porch of his home at 34th and Spaulding Street with a gunshot wound. He was rushed to a hospital where he later died.  Investigators looking into Wallace’s death led […] Read More »

Nebraska finds new basketball director of operations

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Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Friday that Teddy Owens has been named Director of Operations for the Husker basketball program. “Teddy will be terrific as our Director of Operations. It is a challenging job, but one he will handle well,” Miles said. “In this role, we rely on him to be a liaison […] Read More »