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Questions remain following death in Holdrege

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Authorities in Holdrege are releasing little information about a body found last week. The Phelps County Attorney’s Office is investigating a death that occurred Thursday night outside a local medical products manufacturing plant in Holdrege. Phelps County Attorney Mike Henry says he can confirm there was a death at the BD plant located at along […]

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Inaugural ball kicks off Ricketts’ term as governor

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Elected officials and supporters took over Pinnacle Bank Arena Saturday night for Governor Pete Ricketts’ Inaugural Ball. Ricketts spoke at Saturday night’s event about the virtues of Nebraska. “Nebraska is a culture, a way of life,” Ricketts said on Saturday. “It’s how we feel about ourselves as a people. It’s how we treat each other with dignity […]

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Tax time already? Tips on finding a solid preparer

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Some Nebraskans are already starting to work on their state and federal tax returns. If you want to hire a tax preparer this year, IRS spokesman Bill Brunson says it’s vital that you get someone who knows what they’re doing. Brunson offers a few tips for selecting a tax preparer: “Make sure that you go […]

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Despite offensive struggles, Nebraska holds off Illinois 53-43

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When it mattered most, Nebraska turned once again to Terran Petteway. The junior guard didn’t disappoint as he helped Nebraska even its mark in Big Ten play through four games after defeating Illinois on Sunday night. Petteway finished with a game-high 18 points as the Huskers held off the Illini 53-43 to move to 10-6 […]

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Tim Beck headed to Ohio State

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Former Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck will join Ohio State’s coaching staff following the  College Football Playoff National Championship.  Beck will replace former Buckeyes offensive coordinator Tom Herman, who will become Houston’s head coach. Beck moved up the ranks at Nebraska as the running backs coach, quarterbacks coach and then offensive coordinator since 2008. Beck has also coached at Kansas […]

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Consumer Energy Alliance pleased with Keystone ruling

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The Consumer Energy Alliance is pleased the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled with state law that gave the governor the power to approve the route for the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline.   Executive Vice President Michael Whatley says the issue now lies in Congress and President Obama’s hands. Whatley says, “President Obama had said he would not […]

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Frostbite concerns in sub-zero weather

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Nebraska has been in the deep freeze for days and hospitals around the state have treated people for frostbite. Dr. Micah Ryan is with Boys Town Pediatrics in Omaha and says children are more susceptible because they have thinner skin. Dr. Ryan says most often they see frostbite on fingers, toes, the nose and ears. […]

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State supreme court upholds Keystone XL siting law

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A Nebraska Supreme Court decision has cleared a major road block for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route through the state, ruling in favor of the proposed project from Canada to the Gulf Coast. In a decision released Friday morning in the case Thompson v. Heineman, the state supreme court ruled 4-3 in favor of landowners […]

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Bold Nebraska reacts to Keystone XL Pipeline ruling

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Bold Nebraska founder Jane Kleeb is not pleased that the Nebraska Supreme Court upheld a 2012 law that allowed the governor to approve the route for the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline. Kleeb says, “The judges all ruled that the law was unconstitutional but threw it out on a technicality of standing. We needed five of […]

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Rancher reacts to Supreme Court ruling on Keystone XL

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 In a split decision this morning, the Nebraska Supreme Court upheld the state law providing a route for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project. The court found the landowners who filed the action against the state law had no standing. One of those landowners, rancher Randy Thompson of Martell, says he’s not only disappointed […]

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Will Shields a finalist for Pro Football’s Hall of Fame

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Former Nebraska lineman Will Shields who played in 224 straight games for the Kansas City Chiefs from his rookie season in ’93 to his final season in ’06 is one of 15 finalists for Pro Football’s Hall of Fame.  The longtime Chiefs lineman was named first-team All-Pro three times, during which he blocked for an […]

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Emily Cady gets hot in the closing minutes at NU grabs their first B1G win

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Emily Cady scored seven of Nebraska’s final 11 points in the game in an 11-1 surge over the final 3:02 to turn a 66-60 deficit into a 71-67 victory for No. 19 Nebraska over Michigan State at the Breslin Center on Thursday night.  With the victory, Nebraska improved to 11-3 overall and 1-2 in the […]

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Children’s Hospital new Rainbow House opens today

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A new “home away from home” for families of children receiving care at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha. Media Relations spokesperson Sarah Weller says their current Carolyn Scott Rainbow House has provided families from around the region a place to stay since 1983. The Rainbow House helps remove the burden of finding and […]

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Blood supplies critically low due to snowstorm & severe cold

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A spokeswoman for the blood bank that serves dozens of hospitals across Nebraska says the recent winter storm hit at a critical moment and left blood supplies dangerously low. LifeServe Blood Center’s Beth Phillips says they had to cancel blood drives all across the region as the snow moved in and left extremely cold weather […]

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Petteway’s 20 points help Nebraska smother Rutgers 65-49

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Returns to the lineup for Nebraska’s Moses Abraham and Leslee Smith helped the Huskers against Rutgers. But it was the play of its defense and Terran Petteway that helped the Huskers get their first Big Ten victory of the season on Thursday night at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Petteway finished with 20 points while Nebraska […]

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