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Riley’s staff taking shape (AUDIO)

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Mike Riley’s staff at Nebraska is starting to take shape.  Nebraska Radio Network contributor Sean Callahan says new offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh has reached out to Omaha North.  High school kids who were recruited by Oregon State defensive coordinator Mark Banker have confirmed they’ve been contacted by Banker saying he was Nebraska’s new defensive […] Read More »

Creighton rallies from down 17 to tip Northern Iowa

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Trailing 36-20 at halftime, freshman Sydney Lamberty led the Creighton women’s basketball team back with her first career double-double to claim a 58-56 win at Northern Iowa on Monday.  She finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Bluejays rallied to improve to 4-4 on the season. After a bucket to open the second […] Read More »

Sen. Fischer says EPA ozone proposal would harm economy (AUDIO)

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Sen. Deb Fischer says a new proposed regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency could drastically harm Nebraska’s economy. Fisher objects to the EPA proposal to reduce allowable concentrations of ground-level ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65-and-70. She says it’s not a minor adjustment. “It is startling what this does,” according to Fischer. […] Read More »

Could early winter weather be giving you the blues?

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Cold weather rolled into Nebraska weeks early this fall and lingered, forcing many people indoors much sooner than usual. Kevin Gabbert, a social worker and counselor, says being deprived of exposure to the sun can bring on the blues and make some people feel moody and lethargic. Gabbert says the early onset of winter -may- […] Read More »

Body of Lincoln woman missing since Thanksgiving found in storage unit

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A Lincoln woman missing since Thanksgiving has been found dead in a storage facility in the northeastern part of the city. Her husband has been charged in her death. Police arrested 33-year-old Kevin Miller, who has been charged with second degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Kelsey Miller. Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong says […] Read More »

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center welcomes Santa

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The most popular guy in town arrived by helicopter today at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha. Santa joined local U-S Marines and handed out toys to children having to spend their holidays at the hospital.  Erin Nahorny’s six year old son is receiving cancer treatment at Children’s Hospital. She said he was very […] Read More »

Requests for assistance up 46% at Open Door Mission

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There were long lines at the Open Door Mission over the weekend as thousands of low income families signed up for their Project Santa toy distribution program. The Mission’s President & CEO Candace Gregory says requests for assistance through their homeless prevention program for low-income working families is up 46% compared to one year ago. […] Read More »

UNL student government turns down Meatless Monday proposal

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Meatless Monday will not be promoted on the Lincoln campus of the University of Nebraska. An attempt to convince the student governing body at UNL to promote Meatless Mondays on campus has been defeated, thanks to the efforts of a group of agricultural students. Bryce Doeschot with UNL’s Collegiate Farm Bureau group says when the […] Read More »

Holiday Bowl executive director excited for the Nebraska-USC matchup (AUDIO)

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The Husker football team will be headed back to the Holiday Bowl and take on USC. Executive director Bruce Benkowski is thrilled with the matchup.  It will present a rare opportunity for this San Diego bowl. It will be played in prime time on Saturday the 27th. Our first look at USC. They finished 8-4 […] Read More »

Creighton comes back from 10-point deficit to beat Nebraska

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The Creighton men’s basketball team handed Nebraska just its second home loss at Pinnacle Bank Arena, overcoming a double-digit deficit to post a 65-55 victory before 15,782 fans on Sunday.  Creighton’s win was its fourth in a row in the series, all by double-figures, and 13th in the last 16 regular-season meetings over its I-80 […] Read More »

Husker women lose on a last second basket by Alabama

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The No. 12 Nebraska women’s basketball team got a school-record-tying seven three-pointers from Tear’a Laudermill, but Alabama beating the Huskers, 53-51, on Sunday.Nikki Hegstetter’s putback with 2.5 seconds left allowed Alabama to improve to 8-3 on the season, while the Huskers slipped to 7-1 on the year. Laudermill hit six of her career-high-tying seven threes […] Read More »

Oregon State Play-by-play man says Riley can win big with Big Red (AUDIO)

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The long-time voice of the Oregon State Beavers says Mike Riley can win at Nebraska and win big. Mike Parker has broadcast play-by-play at Oregon State for more than 15 years. Parker says Mike Riley, former coach of the Beavers, can compete for Big Ten championships and even national championships at Nebraska. “I just think […] Read More »

One-third of all deadly crashes in Nebraska are alcohol/drug related

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Holiday parties are in full swing and a reminder from AAA – Nebraska… never drink and drive. Spokesperson Rose White says Nebraska statistics show that one-third of all deadly crashes in Nebraska are alcohol or drug related. White says one drink can be one too many as people don’t realize that some mixed drinks have […] Read More »

Report details 24 “dangerous” toys shoppers should avoid

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As the holidays near, a new report shows dangerous toys may still be sitting on store shelves in Nebraska. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group issues its Trouble in Toyland report each year, targeting toys that present choking hazards, use excessive noise or contain unsafe levels of lead and other dangerous chemicals. PIRG spokesman Peter […] Read More »

Chatman helps Creighton sink Nebraska 65-55 for fourth straight time

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It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t the high-flying offensive display that his Creighton teams had seen in three previous wins over Nebraska. But Bluejays head coach Greg McDermott couldn’t have been more pleased with his team’s effort to make it a fourth straight victory over their in-state foe. “It’s  a heck of a win for us, […] Read More »