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Nebraska softball season ends at Super Regional

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The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team saw its season come to an end Friday night, as two more unearned runs cost the Huskers in a 2-1 defeat to No. 2 Alabama, which punched its ticket to the Women’s College World Series by sweeping the Huskers in the best-of-three NCAA Super Regional. Alabama relied on four unearned […] Read More »

Stuhr Museum Ready for Memorial Day

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The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer in Grand Island is hosting Military Past and Present on Memorial Day Monday. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and primarily takes place in the 1890’s Railroad Town. The Townspeople and visitors to the museum will gather at 11:30 for a flag led quarter mile […] Read More »

USDA research aims to boost Nebraska dairy industry

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Nebraska’s dairy industry is worth about $200-million a year and research by the U.S. Department of Agriculture could help dairy producers in the state boost production while reducing costs. USDA research geneticist Tad Sonstegard says the key is understanding the genome, or genetic material, of dairy cows. “We know where the location of the genes […] Read More »

Senator Johanns Grateful on Memorial Day

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With remembrances across the state today, Nebraska U.S. Senator Mike Johanns says it’s time for all Nebraskans to pay service to those who’ve given the ultimate sacrifice for the United States. Senator Johanns says now is not the time to take our freedoms for granted and to thank those who served to help protect the […] Read More »

Coal EPA Regulations Could Impact Nebraska

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Nebraska U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer is helping lead a bipartisan group sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, requesting an extended public comment period for its proposed regulation of greenhouse gases from existing power plants. The EPA is expected to release the first ever greenhouse gas performance standards on June 2. Hastings Utilities […] Read More »

Stabbing suspect in standoff with Omaha police

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A man remains barricaded in a house near 40th and Himebaugh in Omaha. This man is suspected of stabbing a woman several times around 5:30 this morning. She was taken to a hospital with serious wounds. Police say she and four children were able to run to a neighbor’s house and called for help. Swat […] Read More »

One big winner at tonight’s Storm Chasers game

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Someone will be a big winner at tonight’s Omaha Storm Chasers baseball game at WernerPark near Papillion tonight. General Manager Martie Cordaro says that fan will receive a prize pack valued at more than four-thousand dollars.  Cordaro says the head count goes back 45 years when the team was known as the Omaha Royals and […] Read More »

Nebraska softball falls in Super Regional opener

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A game-tying homer in the bottom of the seventh inning and a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th powered No. 2 seed Alabama past an error-prone Nebraska softball team, 6-5, in game one of an NCAA Super Regional Thursday night in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The two home runs were the only two earned […] Read More »

State Baseball Championship scores

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Class A Championship Omaha Westside 7  Creighton Prep 3   Class B Championship Lincoln Pius X 7  Omaha Skutt 5 Read More »

Huskers dispatch of Sparty at Big Ten Tournament

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In front of more than 11,000 fans at TD Ameritrade Park on Thursday night, the Nebraska baseball team (39-18) improved to 2-0 at the Big Ten Tournament with a 3-2 victory over the Michigan State Spartans (30-24). With the win, the Huskers will have tomorrow off and will be back on the field at 9 […] Read More »

Creighton open Big East tourney with win

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The top-seeded Creighton Bluejays took the opening game of the BIG EAST Tournament, 9-2 over No. 4 Xavier, on Thursday, May 22. The win moved Creighton to 31-16-1 overall, while Xavier fell to 26-27. The Bluejays will face the winner of the No. 2 St. John’s vs. No. 3 Seton Hall contest on Friday, May […] Read More »

Storm Chasers finish series with victory at Nashville

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Brian Bocock drove in the winning run with an eighth inning sacrifice fly as Omaha edged Nashville, 3-2, Thursday night in their last regular season game at Greer Stadium, which will be replaced by a new ballpark for the 2015 campaign. The Storm Chasers finished their nine-game trip to Tennessee with four wins and return […] Read More »

Homestead National Monument Project Work Begins

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The Homestead National Monument of America, four miles west of Beatrice, has begun a project to reconfigure the park’s trail system. Monument Superintendent Mark Engler says the project is a result of public input about the Homestead’s General Management plan, and what projects could be undertaken to improve the visitor experience. Engler says work will […] Read More »

It’s the unofficial start of summer. Does your kid know how to swim?

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Many Nebraska families are planning Memorial Day weekends around water, either swimming in pools or lakes, boating, or heading to a beach. Kara Kelly, at the American Red Cross, says it’s a wise idea to first take a course from the agency in swimming or basic water safety. “We also just want to learn those […] Read More »

Click It or Ticket Campaign to Start This Weekend

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Nebraskans are being encouraged to buckle up as they head out this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. State Patrol Superintendent Colonel David Sankey says too many people have lost their lives from not wearing a seat belt. “What we’re seeing is, a large amount of our fatality crashes are single-vehicle rollover crashes and the occupants aren’t […] Read More »