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Sen. Fischer says Congress needs to okay escalated attacks on ISIL

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President Obama says America will go after Islamic State militants on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border, but Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says Congress should vote on whether the U.S. escalates its response to acts of terror by members of the Islamic State, or ISIL. “A number of officials in the administration are saying […] Read More »

Huskers battle heat and hostile environment as Pelini pleased with better effort (AUDIO)

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The Huskers laid an early knockout blow in their 55-19 win at Fresno State, jumping out to a 14-0 lead in the first three minutes and Bo Pelini talked about how that kind of took the life out of the stadium.  562 total yards including 127 of those in the first three minutes of the […] Read More »

HSUS official rejects Gov. Heineman image of group (AUDIO)

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An official with the Humane Society of the United States fires back after Gov. Dave Heineman calls HSUS anti-agriculture. Heineman made the comments in response to a recent Purdue University study which disclosed many consumers get their view of farming from the Humane Society of the United States or People for the Ethical Treatment of […] Read More »

Storm Chasers win their second straight PCL Championship

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The Omaha Storm Chasers beat the Reno Aces 4-0 Sunday to win their second straight Pacific Coast League Championship, and third title in the last four seasons. They will face the Pawtucket Red Sox in the 2014 Triple-A National Championship in Charlotte this Tuesday, September 16 at 6:05 p.m. Omaha starter Aaron Brooks tossed a complete […] Read More »

Wingnuts sweep Saltdogs to win A.A. championship

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The Wichita Wingnuts defeated the Saltdogs 8-3 Saturday night to complete the sweep and win the 2014 American Association Championship on Saturday night. Lincoln jumped out to a 3-0 lead, highlighted by a second-inning lead-off homer from Brandon Pinckney.  Wichita tallied a run in the second on a two-out bunt single, and scored  three unearned runs in […] Read More »

Fast start helps Nebraska sink Fresno State 55-19 to remain unbeaten

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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. Head coach Bo Pelini was pleased that his team jumped out to an early lead against Fresno State and never looked back en route to a dominating 55-19 win over the […] Read More »

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 »