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Boys baseball scores from 5/21/14

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Class A Wednesday’s results Omaha Westside 8, *-Millard West 6 Creighton Prep 20, Grand Island 6, 6 inn. Thursday’s game Game 14: Omaha Westside (34-3) vs. Creighton Prep Class B Wednesday’s results Elkhorn 11, Omaha Skutt 10 Lincoln Pius X 8, *-Norris 7, 12 inn. Thursday’s games Game 14: Elkhorn (21-13) vs. Lincoln Pius X […] Read More »

Connie Yori brings Stephens back to her coaching staff

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One of the most successful players in Husker women’s basketball history is back in Nebraska again, as Coach Connie Yori announced the addition of Amy Stephens to NU’s 2014-15 coaching staff. Stephens, an Alliance, Neb., native still ranks among the top five Huskers in history in points (1,976, 4th), assists (444, 5th) and steals (280, 3rd), […] Read More »

Poison center: Keep e-cigarettes locked up, especially if you have kids

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Electronic cigarettes may help smokers to quit but the devices can be dangerous if they’re left within reach of a child. Nebraskans are warned to take special precautions with their e-cigarettes, especially the liquid nicotine inside them and the refill bottles. Tammy Noble, a registered nurse at the poison center, says to keep e-cigarettes and […] Read More »

Hot, Humid Summer Approaching

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Our ever unpredictable weather is changing again. UNL Climatologist Dr. Ken Dewey says that Nebraska and parts of the Great Plains are moving out of the prolonged drought pattern, with repeated rainfall a possibility beginning Thursday and extending all the way through the Memorial Day Weekend. Dewey also says that the colder than average weather in […] Read More »

V-A Research Week

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A little known fact about the V-A. Dr. Debra Romberger is the Associate Chief of Staff for Research at VA Nebraska – Western Iowa Health Care Systems in Omaha and says many people do not know they play a role in medical research.   Dr. Romberger says the VA helped develop devices like the cardiac pacemaker, […] Read More »

For the fourth time this season, Nebraska baseball Trailing 6-3 in the bottom of the ninth, No. 2 seed Nebraska posted four runs to take a dramatic 7-6 victory over No. 7 Ohio State in the second game of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament on Wednesday. A bases loaded walk scored Quinn McGill to make the score 6-4, then Pat Kelly singled home two runs to tie the game. Tanner Lubach’s sacrifice fly scored Michael Pritchard from third to get the win. The Huskers will take on Michigan State at 5 p.m. CT on Thursday, while Ohio State will face Illinois at 9 a.m.rallies to beat Ohio State.

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Trailing 6-3 in the bottom of the ninth, No. 2 seed Nebraska posted four runs to take a dramatic 7-6 victory over No. 7 Ohio State in the second game of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament on Wednesday. A bases loaded walk scored Quinn McGill to make the score 6-4, then Pat Kelly singled home […] Read More »

Former Football Player Arrested On Drug Charges

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A former NFL player and Nebraska Cornhusker is arrested by the Lincoln Lancaster County Fugitive Task Force. Lancaster County Chief Deputy Sheriff Jeff Bliemeister says 45-year old Joseph Sims was arrested Tuesday outside Country Inn and Suites in north Lincoln with three outstanding warrants. Deputy Bliemeister says that Sims was also discovered to be in […] Read More »

Fischer Calls for Change Within Veterans Administration

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Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer is calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki  for his failed leadership in addressing the growing national scandal surrounding the agency. “The time for anger and the time for reports has passed and the American people want action. I don’t believe that the secretary has demonstrated the […] Read More »

Maxwell running for 2nd District U-S House seat

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Former Omaha State Senator Chip Maxwell is throwing his hat into the 2nd District Congressional race after all. Maxwell is a well known Tea Party activist and he will soon start the process of gathering signatures to get on the November ballot as an Independent. Maxwell will need to gather 2,000 signatures by the September […] Read More »

Maxwell running for 2nd District U-S House seat

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Former Omaha State Senator Chip Maxwell is throwing his hat into the 2nd District Congressional race after all. Maxwell is a well known Tea Party activist and he will soon start the process of gathering signatures to get on the November ballot as an Independent. Maxwell will need to gather 2,000 signatures by the September […] Read More »

Ricky Kreklow skips Mizzou for his final season and decides to walk on at Creighton. Calls it the “right decision”

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In somewhat of a surprise move, the former Missouri and California basketball player, Ricky Kreklow is passing up a few scholarship offers and has decided to walk-on at Creighton University. The 6’6 forward started his career at Missouri, then spent two injury plagued seasons at Cal. Kreklow decided to transfer after California coach Mike Montgomery […] Read More »

Boys state baseball scores from 5/20/14

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Class A Tuesday’s games Millard West 4, Millard North 3, 10 inn. * Creighton Prep 8, Papillion-La Vista 7, 8 inn.* Omaha Westside 9, Grand Island 4 Wednesday’s game Game 12: Omaha Westside (33-3) vs. Millard West (25-8), 4 p.m. Game 13: Grand Island (19-7) vs. Creighton Prep (25-8), 7 p.m. Thursday’s games Game 14: TBA, […] Read More »

Lincoln Southwest wins first boys soccer state title. Columbus Scotus win Class B title on fluke goal

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Justin Wiley’s goal in the 16th minute was all Lincoln Southwest needed as they beat Omaha Westside 1-0 in the Class A boys state soccer championship on Tuesday.  The win gave Southwest its first state title in boys soccer. Wiley scored off an assist from his younger brother AJ.  The brothers were involved in six of […] Read More »

Governor Heineman Pondering Next Move

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Governor Heineman is giving serious thought to applying to become the next University of Nebraska President when his term as governor ends.  In responding to a question during a call in show with the Nebraska Broadcasters on Tuesday, Governor Heineman said that Nebraska has a great university system that he is very proud of. “A lot […] Read More »

Corps: Missouri River levels will rise but flooding is out of forecast

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Above-normal runoff is expected over the coming weeks in the Missouri River system, but officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say no flooding is anticipated. Jody Farhat, who heads the Corps’ Missouri River Basin Water Management Office in Omaha, says more water will be pouring into the waterway but it shouldn’t cause a problem […] Read More »