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Huskers Lead South Alabama At Halftime

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Nebraska jumped out to a 14-0 lead over South Alabama after one quarter of play, but continue to dominate the first half in the second quarter. The Huskers racked up 257 yards of total offense in the first half, and hold a 24-0 lead over the Jaguars at half time. Terrell Newby has been a […]

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Huskers Jump to Early Lead Over Jaguars

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The Huskers have started quickly in their second game of the season.  Nebraska scored touchdowns on each of its first two drives in the game to take a 14-0 lead over South Alabama after the first quarter. Terrell Newby led the way for the Huskers, scoring both touchdowns.  The first was on a 13-yard touchdown […]

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Preliminary count: death penalty makes the ballot

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It appears Nebraska voters will decide the fate of the death penalty. The Secretary of State’s office has released preliminary totals from county election authorities who have been verifying signatures turned in by Nebraskans for the Death Penalty. As of Friday afternoon, county officials had verified 65,171 of the nearly 166,000 signatures gathered during the […]

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Double murder investigation in Omaha

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Omaha Police have identified the two men shot and killed Thursday evening inside a home at 41st and Miami Streets as 58 year old David Cooper and 42 year old Kevin Pace. Police were called to the home just after 7:00 pm after a “shots fired” call that was quickly upgraded to a shooting. Officers […]

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Metro area fire fighters collecting for MDA

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Omaha and Papillion fire fighters will be stationed in front of metro area Hy-Vee stores today and tomorrow with boots in hand collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Rob Anderson is the MDA coordinator for the Omaha Professional Fire Fighters Association and says the funds collected go to research to fight this disease. Anderson […]

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Huskers ready to bounce back

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Nebraska coach Mike Riley says his team bounced back well after a heartbreaking loss to BYU with a solid week of preparation as they get set to host South Alabama. Riley says he’s not concerned they will be looking ahead to next week’s trip to Miami. “I tell our team this is not baseball, it’s not a three […]

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Buffett on terrorist list of targeted Americans

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Al-Qaeda’s latest magazine includes of list of U-S economic leaders on a “hit list” in an effort to derail the economy. The list includes Omaha investor Warren Buffett. Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says, “We are aware. The Omaha Police Department has a very good working relationship with Mr. Buffett’s security team. That is about all […]

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State tax receipts exceed expectations

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It’s not time to go on a spending spree, but Nebraska’s Department of Revenue is reporting tax collections in August topped projections by almost three percent.  Net tax receipts totaled $385 million.  Revenue Department officials report individual and corporate income taxes were higher than predictions, while sales-and-use and miscellaneous tax collections fell short of the […]

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UP issues warning about potential rail standstill over safety codes

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Nebraska-based Union Pacific is among the rail carriers warning Congress a looming deadline for new railroad safety standards could mean rail networks could come to a standstill. The 2008 Rail Safety Improvement Act requires all railroad companies to implement a safety feature called Positive Train Control on high-volume lines by January 1st.  Nebraska Republican Senator […]

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Sen. Fischer takes to Senate floor to criticize Iran nuclear deal (AUDIO)

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Sen. Deb Fischer takes to the floor of the United States Senate to denounce the Iran nuclear deal. Fischer tells colleagues her difficulty in explaining opposition to the Iran nuclear deal is the sheer volume of problems with it. “There is no simple and succinct way to package all of the deal’s weaknesses, which range […]

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Musician returns to Nebraska to perform shows, see classmates

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Folk singer and Kearney native Jim Salestrom is returning to his hometown this weekend for a couple of concerts and his high school reunion. The 59-year-old Salestrom now lives in Denver, Colorado, and started playing guitar and singing at age seven. At 15, he formed a band called Timberline with his brother which met with […]

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Nebraska business optimism remains strong

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Nebraska business owners remain optimistic about the economy. Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reports businesses have a positive outlook for the next six months. “For the eighth time this year, eight out of eight months, the respondents of the survey of Nebraska businesses were positive in their outlook […]

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Wymore, in southeastern Nebraska, hit again by storms

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Wymore is recovering, once again, from severe weather. For a second time this week, severe weather hit the city of Wymore in southeastern Nebraska. City Emergency Manager Mark Meints reports heavy rain, hail, and strong winds ripped through the middle of the town early this morning. “We have a lot of power lines down yet, […]

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University of Nebraska wants to hear from you in UNL chancellor search

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You are being asked to shape the search for a new leader of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is asking for the public’s input in his search for a new for the Lincoln campus. Bounds has held an open forum at UNL. The public can also visit the University of […]

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Metro area 9/11 Memorial Services

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The First Responders Foundation in Omaha will hold a “Minute of Silence” observation on Friday at Memorial Park at 60th and Dodge Streets to remember the events on September 11, 2001. Spokesperson Bridget Fitzpatrick says it has been 14 years since the terrorist attacks on the U-S. Fitzpatrick says, “We are having a formal dedication […]

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