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Nebraska senators see little support for Iran nuclear deal (AUDIO)

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Both United States senators from Nebraska see opposition to the Iran nuclear deal growing despite intense lobbying for the deal by President Barack Obama. The main pitch from President Obama has been it’s either this deal or war with Iran. “That’s just not true. That’s false,” Sen. Deb Fischer tells Nebraska Radio Network. “There are […]

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With health issue behind him Huskers’ Fyfe climbs depth chart

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Junior quarterback Ryker Fyfe is gaining strength and climbing the depth chart. It was a summer to forget for Fyfe, who was away from the team for nearly three months with an undisclosed health issue. Fyfe says the coaches were supportive during the ordeal. “They said you keep competing and you come back and look […]

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Kearney man dies in Iowa motorcycle crash

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A motorcyclist from Kearney has died after a crash in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Friday. Fifty-nine-year-old Michael Sowl died Monday at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha. Investigators say the accident occurred when the motorcycle struck a median near the intersection of South 35th Street and Nebraska Avenue shortly after 2:30 a.m. Police say Sowl […]

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Ag officials prep for new outbreaks of bird flu this fall

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While the heat of summer should prevent any more cases of avian influenza, state and federal officials are looking ahead to the possibility of new outbreaks in Nebraska when the wild waterfowl start their next migration this fall. At this point, USDA veterinarian Dr. Jack Shere says there’s no way to predict the extent of […]

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SE Nebraska town hosts celebration amid flood recovery

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A southeast Nebraska community still recovering from spring flooding has hosted an appreciation day for its residents. Assistant Chief Tim Garrison with the Dewitt Volunteer Fire Department says the Dewitt Area Recovery Team (DART) is surveying every residence to find out what needs are still unmet. Garrison says some aspects of recovery have nothing to […]

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Loyalty oath in Hastings schools could trigger lawsuit

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A loyalty oath required by state law and currently enforced by the Hastings Public School District could trigger a lawsuit. Could. Hastings school officials have received a letter from the American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska warning them they cannot compel employees to sign the oath. The ACLU warns in the letter than though a […]

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Nebraska Adoption Conference set for August 27 – 28

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Tuesday, August 19th is the registration deadline for a statewide adoption conference scheduled for later this month. Courtney Schlueter is the director of Right Turn Nebraska and says they are bringing in adoption experts from around the country to speak to the state’s adoption community. Schlueter says, “We want people to be prepared for adoption. […]

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Deadly weekend on Omaha roads

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It was a deadly weekend on Omaha metro area roads this weekend. The first was a three vehicle accident that killed motorcyclist, 54 year old Gregory Balcom of Council Bluffs around 11 am Sunday.   Omaha Police Sgt. Jason Menning says witnesses reported a Dodge Avenger was speeding on northbound 13th near Y Street when it […]

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Safety first when encountering a school bus

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Nebraska drivers are now sharing the roads with hundreds of school buses. Every year children are put in harm’s way by drivers that ignore the red flashing stop lights and stop arms activated by the bus driver. Triple-A Nebraska spokesperson Rose White says the simple rule to remember is to stop all ways, always. White […]

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OSHA fines N. Dakota company in wake of fatal Nebraska accident

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A North Dakota construction company has been fined $7,000 for safety violations in wake of a fatal accident in Nebraska. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration assessed the fine after issuing a serious safety violation against Wanzek Construction, headquartered in West Fargo, North Dakota. OSHA issued the violation after investigating the death of a 40-year-old […]

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16 Nebraska counties added to disaster declaration

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Sixteen counties have been added to the presidential disaster declaration issued for severe weather which hit Nebraska between May 6th and June 17th. President Barack Obama issued the disaster declaration June 25th. The counties were added once damage assessments were completed after Gov. Pete Ricketts submitted the initial request. The newly added counties are: Adams, […]

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Laurel man sentenced to a day after paying $200K in back taxes

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A 68-year-old Laurel man who has paid full restitution to the IRS for filing false tax returns will have to serve a day in custody and six months of home confinement. Robert Morris also will have to serve 100 hours of community service and pay a $40,000 fine. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg reports U.S. District […]

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Congressional delegations wants Planned Parenthood defunded, with an exception (AUDIO)

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Nebraska’s Congressional delegation wants to see Planned Parenthood stripped of its federal funding, with one exception. United States Sen. Deb Fischer says videos of Planned Parenthood officials indicate the organization is selling organs from aborted fetuses. “We have to make sure that that does not happen, that that will not happen again,” Fischer tells Nebraska […]

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Big plays highlight scrimmage

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Big plays highlighted a Husker Scrimmage which included more than 100 play on Saturday night. One of the standouts was freshman wide receiver Stanley Morgan, who had three touchdown receptions. Nebraska coach Mike Riley praised quarterback Tommy Armstrong, who highlighted his day with a 50-yard touchdown run. “If what we could do as a goal […]

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Charity launches $1M scholarship program for Nebraska students

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A statewide scholarship program is being rolled out by the community and business leaders who make up the AKSARBEN Foundation. The group’s president Jon Burt says the goal is to offer a seamless transition from high school to career training and into a meaningful career. “We have a real simple mission of giving back time, […]

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