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UNL suspends fraternity over alcohol abuse

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A longtime fraternity on the Lincoln campus of the University of Nebraska has been suspended. UNL suspended Alpha Tau Omega for two years, stating the fraternity needs to change its climate and culture on campus. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan Franco says the fraternity violated the university alcohol policy. “A couple of incidents; one, […]

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Tickets available in Memorial Stadium

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Nebraska fans have a unique opportunity to purchase season tickets at Memorial Stadium. According to a press release from the university the majority of the approximately 1,500 remaining season tickets are available as season tickets for the first time in 2015 due to a change in the visiting team allotment at Memorial Stadium. Prior to […]

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Unofficial City Council Meeting Minutes June 3rd

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June 3, 2015 The Norton City Council met in regular session Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., with Mayor Jim Miller presiding. Council members present were Jerry Jones, Roberta Ryan, Jeff Urban, Chriss McDiffett, Gary Lacy and Ron Briery. Others present were Robert Bowman, Todd Johnson, Dana Paxton, Tiziana Milani, Dan Bainter, Ron Ridley, Karen Griffiths, Chad Buckley and ...

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Royals add Brooks to bullpen, option Pino

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The Royals made a change in their bullpen before Tuesday's game against Texas, calling up right-hander Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha and optioning reliever Yohan Pino to the Storm Chasers.

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State and city leaders react to bills that would change sentencing guidelines and repeal the death penalty

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Governor Pete Ricketts, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and other officials gathered today in Omaha to speak on proposals in the Legislature that would soften sentencing guidelines for criminals and repeal the death penalty in Nebraska. Lawmakers this week advanced legislation that would weaken prosecution of habitual criminals and end mandatory […]

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Proposal to change legislative term limits dies in Unicameral

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State lawmakers have rejected a proposal to alter legislative term limits. Sen. Paul Schumacher of Columbus proposed expanding the current limit of two, four-year terms to two, six-year terms. “This is a serious issue, taken seriously by people who have absolutely nothing to benefit by putting it before the voters that we should look at […]

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Undetermined change in legislative term limits advances

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A proposal for the people to vote once again on legislative term limits advances in the Unicameral, though the change is up in the air. The sponsor of the constitutional amendment says he will settle on a plan during the next round of debate. Sen. Paul Schumacher of Columbus says the Unicameral first needed to […]

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Debate on how Nebraska casts its votes for president returns

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A bill to return Nebraska to a winner-take-all presidential elector state has returned to the Unicameral with its fate uncertain. Senator Laura Ebke of Crete told colleagues Monday morning she has received dozens of emails on the issue, with most opposed to change. “The reality, I think, is that most people in the state really […]

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Protecting vehicle technology from hackers

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A U-S Senate report shows that auto makers are not protecting wireless technology from hackers and they could potentially take control of your vehicle’s brakes, control the speed, and change the speedometer to controlling the lights. Omaha computer expert Thor Schrock is the owner of Schrock Innovations and says this report should not overly concern […]

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Platte Institute: prison policy must change to reduce recidivisim

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The Platte Institute for Economic Research released the results of their “Securing Nebraska: Correctional Policy Improvements in the Cornhusker State” report that includes recommendations for corrections reform. According to the Platte Institute, corrections policies which incarcerate but don’t reduce recidivism fail taxpayers and public safety Communications and Outreach Director Adam Weinberg says they looked at […]

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Drastically different lineup delivers for Royals

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Ned Yost adapted to National League rules with a drastic lineup change, and after his Royals pulled out the 3-2 win that gave them a 2-1 advantage in this Fall Classic, only one word could accurately depict him: Genius.

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Five ways Game 3 postponement impacts ALCS

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The postponement of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Royals and Orioles immediately led to several questions about the potential impact due to the schedule change.

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Yost confirms Vargas will start Game 4

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Manager Ned Yost announced on Sunday that Jason Vargas definitely will pitch Game 4, while there is no change in the status of Yordano Ventura's shoulder.

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No changes to Royals’ lineup for Game 3

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Royals manager Ned Yost didn't change his lineup for Game 3 of the American League Division Series tonight at 6:30 p.m. CT against the Angels (watch on TBS). Kansas City leads the ALDS, 2-0.

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Royals keep Cain at leadoff, move Infante to sixth

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Ned Yost doesn't like to change his lineup very much but, after four consecutive losses, the Royals' manager did a little tinkering for Monday night's game against the Dodgers.

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