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Motor scooter rider killed in Lincoln wreck

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A 53-year-old man riding a motor scooter has been killed in an accident with a sports utility vehicle at an intersection in Lincoln. Lincoln police say the man was riding south on 16th Street this afternoon when an SUV traveling west on “B” Street ran into the scooter. Little has been released by the Lincoln […]

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Volquez outdueled by Danks in nightcap

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John Danks continued his career-long mastery of the Royals, hurling six-plus scoreless innings Friday night, as the White Sox claimed a 2-0 victory over Kansas City. That victory gave the two teams a split of the day-night doubleheader, with the Royals...

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Pilger celebrates recovery this weekend

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They call it a Celebration of Rebuilding, Resilience, and Recovery for all who helped Pilger pick up the pieces after a devastating tornado a year ago. The weekend celebration gets under this afternoon as Midwest Bank breaks ground at its new location at 2nd and Main Street in downtown Pilger. A community picnic will be […]

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Omaha police officer, suspect die in shootout

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An Omaha police officer has died from wounds suffered in a shoot-out this afternoon in the northeast part of the city. A suspect has also died. 29-year-old Kerrie Orozco died at Creighton University Medical Center where she had been taken in extremely critical condition, according to the Omaha Police Department. Orozco is the first female […]

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Creighton baseball washed out on Sunday, remain in 1st place tie with Red Storm

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Due to the combination of rain and travel restrictions, Sunday’s finale for Creighton Baseball and St. John’s has been cancelled. Scheduled for a 12:00 pm start, the forecast calls for rain into the early afternoon. In addition the Red Storm are scheduled to return to New York on an early evening flight. Saturday’s recap The […]

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Authorities identify the man found dead in downtown Kearney alley

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Buffalo County authorities have released the identity of the man found dead in an alleyway Tuesday in downtown Kearney. The man has been identified as 51-year-old Craig Demoor of Hastings. An autopsy has been scheduled for this afternoon to determine the cause of death. Authorities say foul play is not suspected. By Brent Weithorn, KXPN […]

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Police: No foul play in Kearney alleyway death

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Kearney police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a downtown alleyway last night. Lieutenant Mike Young says it’s still not clear how the man died. “The preliminary investigation at this point indicates foul play is not suspected,” Young says. “We do have an autopsy scheduled for tomorrow afternoon to […]

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Elderly driver plows into Kearney house

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A Kearney family narrowly escaped injury when a 90-year-old woman lost control of her car and crashed into their northeast side home yesterday afternoon. Police say the woman was driving southbound on Avenue I near 31st Street when she veered off the road and struck the side of a home owned by Ploma and Morris Geiser. […]

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First round of spring storms

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Nebraskans in the eastern third of the state should be getting ready for the possibility of severe weather late this afternoon and evening. National Weather Service in Valley Meteorologist Dave Fobert says thunderstorms are in the forecast and some could be severe. Fobert says, “It looks like things have slowed up a little bit. We […]

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All clear given at Capitol after abandoned briefcase deemed harmless

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An abandoned briefcase in a hallway at the state Capitol caused quite a stir and delayed the afternoon session of the Unicameral until testing concluded it was harmless. The Nebraska State Patrol reports its Hazardous Devices Squad worked with Lincoln Fire and Rescue to examine the briefcase which initially was deemed suspicious. The briefcase has […]

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Rios stays hot, Ventura shaky in spring debut

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An eight-run outburst in the fifth inning on a windy afternoon at Goodyear Ballpark helped power the Royals to a 11-9 Cactus League win over the rival Indians on Friday. The offensive outpouring overshadowed a shaky spring debut for Kansas City's Yorda...

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Kearney standoff ends with no shots fired

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Kearney police blocked off a southwest side neighborhood yesterday afternoon after a man barricaded himself inside a home while threatening to harm himself. At around 2:30 p.m., the Buffalo County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call from a woman who reported that a male acquaintance had sent her a text message and was threatening to […]

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Kearney hosts Agri-Eco Tourism conference, starting this afternoon

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The Nebraska Tourism Commission is opening its annual three-day Agri/Eco Tourism Workshop today in Kearney. The event is designed for people who want to learn more about the tourism industries surrounding agriculture and the environment. Commission spokeswoman Karen Kollars says a host of activities are planned through Wednesday. “We’ll start out with a three-hour workshop […]

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Position by position breakdown: A’s-Royals

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It's a matchup that was up in the air until late in the afternoon on the final day of the season, and it will be the first playoff action fans are treated to this October. The American League Wild Card game (Tuesday night at 8:07 ET on TBS) is here, re...

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Kauffman Stadium set for nationally televised game

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The joint should be jumping for the Royals' rescheduled Sunday night game against the Indians. Only standing room tickets are left for the 7:07 p.m. CT game at Kauffman Stadium which was switched from the afternoon to accommodate an ESPN Sunday Night B...

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