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Young shares Series experience with college coach

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Royals right-hander Chris Young repeatedly has said he believes crediting wins to a pitcher is absurd, since a whole lot of other guys have as much or more to do with the result. But long before the World Series even began, Young made a winning decision.

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Denied promotion, man allegedly hacks college’s computer system

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A Nebraska man who’s accused of hacking into computers at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, has entered into a plea agreement in federal court. Forty-six year-old David Boyer pleaded guilty to unauthorized access to a protected computer in U.S. District Court in Sioux City. Prosecutors claim when he didn’t get the promotion he wanted […]

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Goins, Zobrist formed in same college ranks

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Some years back, Ben Zobrist spoke at a banquet for his college, a little-known baseball factory called Dallas Baptist University. And in the crowd that night was Ryan Goins, at that point a collegiate athlete aspiring to become what Zobrist already was.

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Organize a blood drive, win a college scholarship

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Nebraska’s high school and college students with the power of persuasion can earn some money for college with a unique scholarship opportunity. Claire DeRoin, at LifeServe Blood Center, says students can earn a $750 scholarship by getting people to donate blood. “Students will need to organize, recruit, plan and do the back-end planning to organize […]

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$200M fundraiser begun to help future and current Nebraska University students

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A two-year, $200 million dollar fundraising initiative will be undertaken to help future and current students at the University of Nebraska. University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says he personally understands the struggles students go through to pay for college. “I grew up never thinking I would ever have the opportunity to go to college. […]

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University of Nebraska renews emphasis on early childhood edudcation

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University of Nebraska officials have unveiled a new emphasis on early childhood education. College of Education Dean Marjorie Kostelnik with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced creation of the Nebraska Early Childhood Research Academy during a news conference on the Lincoln campus. “Our overall aim is to collaborate across the university system with community partners statewide […]

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College age students prefer pot over cigarettes

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For the first time ever, more college age students report using marijuana more often than smoking cigarettes. The University of Michigan released a new study titled “Monitoring the Future” and it shows marijuana use is at its highest rate in 35 years. It shows that one in 17 college age students smoke marijuana at least […]

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Nebraska Wesleyan focuses on ground game

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Despite all the changes in style of play in college football one thing has remained constant, teams that run the ball and stop the run are successful. Those are two areas Nebraska Wesleyan coach Brian Keller has focused on heading into the new season. The Prairie Wolves averaged only 41 yards of rushing and gave […]

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Armstrong named to Manning Award Watch List

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Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong earned his second watch list recognition as he was named to the Manning Award Watch List. The Manning Award was created by the Allstate Sugar Bowl in honor of the college football accomplishments of Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning. Armstrong has engineered the Nebraska offense each of the past two seasons, […]

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Creighton and Nebraska in top ten in attendance

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Creighton and Nebraska both finished in the top ten in attendance this past college basketball season. The BlueJays finished sixth nationally with an average of 17,048 fans while the Huskers finished tenth with an average of 15,569 fans. It is the highest finish in program history. The Husker women finished 11th in attendance with an average of 5,857 […]

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Pierson-El named to Hornung award watch list

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Nebraska wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El was named to the Paul Hornung Award watch list. The Hornung Award is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. As a freshman, Pierson-El ranked second nationally in punt returns, averaging 17.5 yards […]

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Treasurer objects to proposed federal red tape to ABLE program (AUDIO)

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State Treasurer Don Stenberg says proposed federal regulations could undermine a savings program for disabled Americans. It’s called the ABLE program, a savings account patterned after the popular college savings accounts, only for the disabled. ABLE is the acronym for Achieving a Better Life Experience Act. Proposed federal regulations would require the disabled to file […]

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Pierson-El named preseason All-American

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Nebraska’s De’Mornay Pierson-El has been named to the preseason All-American team by publisher and college football prognosticator Phil Steele. He was a first-team selection as a punt returner and the only Husker to be named on Steele’s four All-American teams. Pierson-El led the nation in punt return yards in 2014 with 596 and returned three […]

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Job-hunting new grads should “scrub” social media accounts first

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Thousands of young Nebraskans are about to graduate from college and they’ll be flooding the internet with their resumes over the next few weeks as they begin job hunts. Susan McBroom, a vocational rehabilitation counselor, says before you type the first letter on your resume, check Instagram and all other online accounts to make sure […]

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