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Husker baseball wins in extra innings at K-State

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Tanner Lubach went 5-for-5 and drove in the eventual game-winning run  in the 10th inning, as the No. 23 Nebraska baseball team (24-10, 3-3 Big Ten) won 5-4 over the Kansas State Wildcats (13-17, 2-7 Big 12). Josh Roeder came in for the 10th and picked up his 10th save of the season with a pair […]

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Four-time state wrestling champ severely hurt in one-car crash

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Doyle Trout, a senior at Centennial High School who won his fourth state title in wrestling in February, was severely injured Sunday in a one-car crash near his home in Waco, Nebraska. According to the York News Times, York County Sheriff Dale Radcliff said the accident happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Easter. Radcliff says Trout […]

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Police: No foul play in Kearney alleyway death

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Kearney police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a downtown alleyway last night. Lieutenant Mike Young says it’s still not clear how the man died. “The preliminary investigation at this point indicates foul play is not suspected,” Young says. “We do have an autopsy scheduled for tomorrow afternoon to […]

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Eastern Nebraska firm touts wind and solar to lock in power prices

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As communities across Nebraska search for cheaper power sources, an Omaha-based firm is working to study wind and solar options to accent the existing electrical grids. Adam Herink, a vice president at Bluestem Energy Solutions, says they focus on smaller projects that connect renewable energy at the point of consumption. “We have a free fuel […]

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Questions about Unicameral priorities voiced during debate on zoo tax break

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State lawmakers have advanced a bill that would give zoos a tax break. But not before the Unicameral engaged in a bit of philosophical debate on taxes. Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango questioned the priorities of the Unicameral during debate on LB 419, which would give a state sales tax break to non-profit zoos and […]

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No seat belt use in deadly crash

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Investigators released more information into Sunday’s deadly crash near Valley that claimed the lives of four Nebraskans. There were six individuals in three vehicles and none were wearing seat belts. Beverly Reicks is the president of the National Safety Council of Nebraska and says, “No one. None of the six individuals were wearing a seat […]

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King picks up Big Ten honor

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For the second straight week a member of the Nebraska baseball team earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors, as Garett King was selected for the honor on Tuesday by the league office after Elijah Dilday was recognized last week. King went a career-high 8.0 innings and issued only two hits to improve to […]

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Sen. Sasse sees some positive signs in the Middle East (AUDIO)

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United States Senator Ben Sasse says he observed some positive signs during his brief trip to the Middle East with a Senate delegation. Sasse made an official visit (CODEL) to Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Iraq. During the CODEL, Sasse met with U.S. troops, military officials and political leaders to discuss political, economic and security […]

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Elderly driver plows into Kearney house

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A Kearney family narrowly escaped injury when a 90-year-old woman lost control of her car and crashed into their northeast side home yesterday afternoon. Police say the woman was driving southbound on Avenue I near 31st Street when she veered off the road and struck the side of a home owned by Ploma and Morris Geiser. […]

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American Lung Assocation report on smoking cessation ACA requirements

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When it comes to kicking the smoking habit, what works for one person may not work for another. That is one reason the Affordable Care Act requires all insurance plans to include a variety of programs and medications to those wanting to stop. James Martinez is a spokesperson for the American Lung Association and says […]

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UNK hosts conference on new uses for comic books

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Comic books are being used to help hospital patients to heal and students to become better at math and reading. It’s the topic of a two-day conference this week in south-central Nebraska. Michelle Fleig-Palmer, a professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, says the “Comics in Medicine and Teaching” conference on campus will focus […]

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Body of 45-year-old Lincoln man found in creek along UNL East Campus

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The body of a 45-year-old Lincoln man has been found in a creek on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus. Assistant UNL Police Chief Charlotte Evans identifies the man as James Lawrence. Evans says the cause of death is not known at this time. An autopsy has been completed. No signs of violence were evident. […]

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Teen driver could face charges in accident that killed four

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Four people have died from a three-vehicle wreck near Valley in Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reports three died at the scene Sunday evening and one person died while being rushed to an Omaha hospital. Those killed in the crash were 40-year-old Amber Wood of Kennard, 49-year-old Jason Miller of Valley, 57-year-old John […]

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Nebraska businesses optimistic about next six months

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Nebraska business owners and executives tell a University of Nebraska survey they’re optimistic about the next few months. Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reports on the latest survey of business attitudes about the next six months. “Nebraska businesses have positive expectations for sales, but they continue to have […]

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One killed, one injured in one car accident in central Nebraska

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One person was killed, another seriously injured in a rollover accident near Loup City in central Nebraska late Sunday afternoon. According to the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Robert Evans of Loup City was driving northbound on North River Road northwest of Loup City at a high rate of speed when he lost control of […]

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