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UNK reaches historic agreement with DOJ in therapy dorm dog dispute

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The University of Nebraska-Kearney has reached an historic agreement with the Department of Justice that applies the Fair Housing Act to colleges for the first time. UNK reached a $140,000 settlement in a lawsuit stemming from 2011 when the university denied a student’s request to have a therapy dog in a dorm to help her […]

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Nebraska Congressmen turn against Iran nuclear deal (AUDIO)

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Two Nebraska Congressmen have decided to vote against the nuclear agreement with Iran. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, a Republican, says he cannot vote for the nuclear deal with Iran “I will not support the deal. I cannot in good conscience give it my full ascent,” Fortenberry tells Nebraska Radio Network. Fortenberry says he needed time to […]

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Congress has much to consider in weight Iran nuclear deal (AUDIO)

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Congressman Jeff Fortenberry sees promise as well as peril in the nuclear agreement reached with Iran. Fortenberry says the Obama Administration has been pushing hard for Congressional approval of the nuclear agreement reached with Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry has led the push, speaking before Congressional committees and even behind closed doors about the […]

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Prediction: Gas prices may drop to $2/gallon under Iran nuke deal

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Nebraskans may see significantly lower gasoline prices in the coming months if Congress approves the pending nuclear agreement with Iran. Fuels analyst Harold Hommes says Iran is stockpiling at least 30-million gallons of crude oil. “Iran is ready to begin exporting,” Hommes says. “They’ve got, from my understanding, loaded vessels in place. They are actually […]

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Congressman Ashford on controversial trade agreement

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Secretive deals regarding a free trade deal has the attention of many Americans and those in Congress. President Obama wants fast-track authority to finish the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) but drafts are still in the works. Nebraska 2nd District Congressman Brad Ashford says Congress is aware of what is going on. Congressman Ashford says, “The TPP […]

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Royals, Ventura reportedly nearing extension

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The Royals and Yordano Ventura are reportedly nearing an agreement on a five-year contract extension. The deal, according to Yahoo Sports, includes a sixth-year club option and would guarantee Ventura more than $20 million.

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Man pleads no contest in hit-and-run death

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A 33-year-old man who initially fled the scene after running over and killing a pedestrian last May has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. James Gibbs of Panama later turned himself in after hitting 62-year-old Gregory Nicklas with his pick-up late in the evening of May 29th. Gibbs was driving home from a bar. Nicklas […]

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Lincoln restoration company fined by EPA

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An emergency restoration company from Lincoln has reached agreement with the Environment Protection Agency for violating federal regulations. RDF, doing business as Paul Davis Restoration, has agreed to spend $27,304 to replace windows in Lincoln houses built prior to 1978. The company also will pay a $3,033 penalty. EPA Region 7 failed to follow federal […]

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Hochevar reportedly agrees to re-sign with Royals

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After a strong bullpen performance helped vault the Royals to their first World Series appearance in 29 years, the relief corps gained a familiar face on Tuesday as the club and right-hander Luke Hochevar reached a two-year, $10 million agreement, acco...

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Court Report

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An Almena woman is on a diversion agreement for a year for a charge from Norton Municipal Court.  Ianny Towery was charged with one count of misdemeanor theft, in connection with an alleged December 6th incident.  She entered into a one-year diversion agreement.  She was assessed a diversion fee of 100, assessment fee of 100 and court costs of 76, ...

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Court Report

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A Norton young man is on a diversion agreement for a minor in possession charge from Norton Municipal Court.  Nicholas Kerns was charged with minor in possession of alcohol in connection with an alleged December 16th incident.  He entered into a six-month diversion agreement.  He was to pay A 100-DOLLAR assessment fee, diversion fee of 100 and court costs of ...

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Norton City Council Agenda

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The agreement for engineering and the committee reports will highlight the agenda for the Norton City Council tonight.  City Administrator Rob Lawson will discuss and present an agreement with Penco Engineering for the geometric improvement project.  He will also present his report.  The reports from the Personnel Committee and Economic Development will be presented tonight.  The council will consider a ...

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Court Report

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A  Norcatur man will be on a diversion agreement for a year for two charges from Norton County Magistrate Court.  Eric Cantrell has been charged with two counts of domestic battery, class b person misdemeanors.  Those charges are in connection with an alleged October 16th incident.    He pled not guilty.  At his trial, Cantrell entered into a six-month diversion ...

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Court Report

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A Norton man has been sentenced in a plea agreement for a drug related charge.  NICHOLAS PHILLIPS HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, and PEDESTRIAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION with AN ALLEGED SEPTEMBER 20TH INCIDENT.   In a plea agreement, Phillips pled guilty to one count of possession of marijuana and the other charges ...

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