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Tatum Edwards does a little bit of everything as NU softball tops Creighton

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The 20th-ranked Nebraska softball picked up a 5-2 victory over Creighton, Wednesday evening at Bowlin Stadium. Tatum Edward drove in a pair or runs, while junior Kylee Muir scored a career-high three runs. Tatum also earned the victory, striking out nine and allowing only four hits in 6.0 innings. Sophomore right-hander Emily Lockman came on […] Read More »

Bats come up big as Nebraska gains a split with Razorbacks

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The Nebraska baseball team (16-13, 1-2 Big Ten) came up with timely hits to give the Huskers a 6-4 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks on Wednesday afternoon at Baum Stadium to split a two-game series.   Austin Darby, Ryan Boldt and Ben Miller all had two-hits. Junior Kyle Kubat picked up the win for the Huskers, going […] Read More »

Comedian Ron White brings tour to Husker State for one night only (AUDIO)

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One of America’s top stand-up comedians is making a stop in Nebraska this week, but the performance won’t be for everybody. In a phone interview with Nebraska Radio Network, Ron White describes his “mature audiences only” show as, “a little rowdy.” “I don’t try to make everybody laugh, I just want to make my fans […] Read More »

Unicameral fails to override mountain lion hunt veto

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Mountain lion hunting might well continue in Nebraska. The Unicameral has fallen short of the votes needed to override Gov. Dave Heineman’s veto of LB 671, which would strip authority from the Game and Parks Commission to schedule mountain lion hunting seasons. Still, the issue remains alive this legislative session. After the initial vote of […] Read More »

Governor signs tax relief bills

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Nebraska Governor’s pen got quite a workout today. He signed into law a series of bills designed to provide tax relief. Those bills include: LB 987 that changes individual income tax brackets for inflation, social security and veteran retirement. LB 96 eliminates the sales tax on the purchase, lease, rental or storage, repair or replacement […] Read More »

Papillion – La Vista Fire Department merger

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After 50 years of service, La Vista volunteer firefighters answered their last call. Tuesday morning La Vista merged with the Papillion Fire Department. Papillion Fire Chief Bill Bowes says they have 51 full time paid firefighters on the department and they will be staffing the two fire stations in La Vista 24/7. Chief Bowes believes […] Read More »

Huskers lose early lead and fall to Razorbacks

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The Nebraska baseball team (15-13, 1-2 Big Ten) fell to the Arkansas Razorbacks (18-10, 4-5 SEC) 4-3, after being held to just two hits. Tanner Lubach and Steven Reveles were the only Huskers to record a hit on the night, but the Huskers drew eight walks, including a career-high three by Austin Darby. Steven Reveles […] Read More »

Hooper gets AP honor, will compete in Final Four’s slam dunk and three-point contest

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Jordan Hooper was named second-team All-America award from The Associated Press, while sophomore Rachel Theriot added honorable-mention accolades for the Huskers. Hooper, the 2014 Big Ten Player of the Year, finished her Nebraska career as the school’s career three-point leader with 295, which tied for fourth in Big Ten history. Hooper will compete in the […] Read More »

Two great pitchers set to square off against each other in NU-CU softball showdown

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The 20th-ranked Nebraska softball team hosts Creighton on Wednesday in the first of two meetings with the Bluejays this season, at Bowlin Stadium. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. NU’s Tatum Edwards ranks 30th nationally among all active Division I pitchers with 58 victories and 24th with 19 career shutouts. CU’s Becca Changtrom returns […] Read More »

Be prepared for severe weather by attending Lincoln symposium

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Springtime weather can quickly turn hazardous and Nebraskans of all ages need to be educated about the risks. The annual Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium will be held this weekend at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. UNL climatologist Ken Dewey says the offerings will include what’s called Family Weatherfest. “We have 12 stations with hands-on activities […] Read More »

Legislators restore $61M of $65M vetoed by Gov. Heineman

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State lawmakers have restored nearly all of the cuts made to the state budget by Gov. Dave Heineman. Heineman on Saturday announced he would use his line-item veto power to trim $65 million from the nearly $8 billion state budget. He suggested lawmakers use $25 million from that total to increase the property tax credit […] Read More »

CBSSports.com names Doug McDermott National Player of the Year

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Creighton men’s basketball senior Doug McDermott has been named a First Team All-American and National Player of the Year from CBSSports.com. This is the second consecutive year McDermott has been named a First Team All-American by the website, while he also claimed Second Team honors as a sophomore. McDermott leads the nation in scoring (26.7 […] Read More »

March Mid-America Business Conditions Report

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The March Mid-America Business Conditions Index shows promise. The March index came in at 58.2, up from February’s 57.4. Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss conducts the monthly survey and says the leading economic indicators showed positive growth and we ended the first quarter of the year on a positive note and the 2nd quarter could […] Read More »

Hastings boy dies after being hit by SUV

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A young Hastings boy who was run over by an SUV last weekend has died. Officials at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha are confirming the death of three-year-old Aldo Ramirez-Lopez, though it’s not clear when he died. On Saturday night, reports say the boy stepped out from between several parked vehicles at a Hastings […] Read More »

NU’s Decker named softball player of the week

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Sophomore second baseman Hailey Decker celebrated her 20th birthday Monday by being named the Big Ten Player of the Week. Decker went 9-for-15 (.600) with one double, three homers, nine runs scored and 10 RBIs last week. She averaged more than two hits, two runs and two RBIs per game, while posting a 1.267 slugging […] Read More »