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Husker women hit the century mark in season opening win

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Brandi Jeffery scored a career high of 19 points and eight rebounds to lead five Huskers in double figures as No. 16 Nebraska rolled to a 100-65 women’s basketball win over Pepperdine on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nebraska won its eighth consecutive season opener while improving to 33-1 in home openers since 1981. NU’s 100-point performance […]

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2014 state volleyball championship finals

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CLASS A Championship: Omaha Marian def. Papillion-La Vista 25-19, 16-25, 25-20, 25-15. CLASS B Championship: Norris def. Omaha Skutt 25-23, 24-26, 25-16, 25-22 CLASS C-1 Championship: Kearney Catholic def. Omaha Concordia 25-22, 25-17, 26-24 Third place: Columbus Scotus def. Wahoo 20-25, 27-25, 25-20, 25-18 CLASS C-2 Championship: Freeman def. Crofton 25-23, 22-25, 34-32, 27-25 Third place: […]

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Gordon’s record day buries Nebraska

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Nebraska held Melvin Gordon mostly in check for one quarter. It was the other two quarters that did in the 16th-ranked Huskers as Gordon and the Badgers ran absolutely wild and into the NCAA record books. Gordon’s 408 rushing yards eclipsed the previous NCAA record of 406 rushing yards by Texas Christian’s LaDanian Tomlinson as […]

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Huskers blow early lead, trail Badgers 24-17 at halftime

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Despite three Wisconsin fumbles, the Badgers rallied behind Heisman trophy candidate Melvin Gordon to overcome a 17-3 deficit and lead 16th-ranked Nebraska 24-17 at halftime in Madison. Nebraska jumped to an early 3-0 lead after a 32-yard field goal from Drew Brown in the first quarter after the first Wisconsin turnover, then extended the lead […]

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What will become of the Sasse RV?

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United States Senator-elect Ben Sasse says the secret to his success was traveling the state. “We had a great experience spending better than a year traveling the 93 counties and listening to Nebraskans,” Sasse, a Republican, says about his successful campaign to succeed Sen. Mike Johanns. Sasse made his trips across Nebraska highly visible, driving […]

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High school football playoff scores from 11/14/14

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Aquinas Catholic 31, Battle Creek 20 Ashland-Greenwood 34, Cozad 7 Boone Central/Newman Grove 34, Kearney Catholic 7 Creighton Preparatory School 28, Papillion-LaVista South 0 Elkhorn 24, McCook 10 Hartington Cedar Catholic 19, Oakland-Craig 0 Omaha No...

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2014 state volleyball semifinal scores

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CLASS A Friday’s semifinals Omaha Marian def. Lincoln Southeast 25-8, 25-18, 23-25, 16-25, 19-17 Papillion-La Vista def. Millard West 25-20, 25-22, 25-21 Saturday’s championship At Devaney Sports Center Omaha Marian (36-7) vs. Papillion-La Vista (41-0), 7 p.m. CLASS B Friday’s semifinals Omaha Skutt def. Elkhorn 27-25, 25-19, 25-13 Norris def. Gretna 25-18, 25-20, 31-29 Saturday’s […]

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12-year-old pulled from school swimming pool in Omaha has died

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A 12 year old Omaha boy that was pulled from a school swimming pool Thursday has died. Omaha police have identified him as Demariont’e Brown-Elliot. Police say Brown-Elliot attended Nathan Hale Magnet Middle School and was in the swimming pool for physical education class.  It was toward the end of the period and the children […]

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Nebraska Crossing Outlets one year anniversary

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This weekend marks the one-year anniversary at Nebraska Crossing Outlets in Gretna. Developer Rod Yates says they have good reason to celebrate. He says when they opened one year ago capacity was at 80%. Since then they have added approximately 60,000 square feet of new brands. Yates says in the first year they marked $140-million […]

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Gale disappointed not quite half of Nebraska voters turned out for election

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Secretary of State John Gale says he’s disappointed with the voter turnout for the General Election. Gale says he’s pleased the 47.5% turnout this year beat the 43% turnout in 2010, but still disappointed turnout didn’t reach the 50% mark he had projected. “I deeply appreciate everybody who did vote, don’t mistake me there, but […]

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Nebraska firearm deer hunting season starts Saturday

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This weekend marks the opening of firearm deer hunting season in Nebraska. Game and Parks Commission spokesman Greg Wagner says it is going to be very cold and there is two to four inches of snow in the forecast. He says that combination makes for a hunter’s paradise.  The forecast is calling for two to […]

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Cold weather fire prevention reminders

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Four recent house fires in Omaha could have been prevented. Omaha Battalion Chief Tim McCaw says now that the cold weather is here there are several things you need to do to protect your home. Chief McCaw says if you are using space heaters make sure you do not overload electrical outlets. Be careful with […]

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Gov. Hieneman says voters sent a message

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Gov. Dave Heineman says voters sent a message to Washington in the 2014 elections. Heineman, a Republican, says the big Republican wins throughout the United States should be taken as a very powerful statement. “At the federal level, all across America, the American people sent a very powerful message: we want you to get something […]

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Omaha counselor accused of “improper sexual contact” with client

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A licensed mental health counselor from Omaha who has three offices in southwest Iowa is accused of having sex with an Iowa client. According to online documents, in 2012 Amy Jo Murphy began counseling a couple at her clinic in Corning, Iowa. After the couple divorced, the counseling continued for one spouse and the Iowa […]

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