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Property tax deadline for some Nebraskans is March 31

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An important tax deadline for Nebraskans in three counties is March 31.  Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing says that is the deadline to pay the first half of 2014 personal property taxes. Ewing says, “Unfortunately with the state statutes that are in place for people who don’t pay the property taxes that interest accrues at […]

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Congressman Ashford criticized for lack of fundraising

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Nebraska 2nd District Congressman Brad Ashford is getting  heat from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for not focusing on fundraising for his 2016 election. Congressman Ashford says while fundraising is important so is focusing on his job. Congressman Ashford says, “I spend half of my day just dealing with the ISIS issue because our sub-committee […]

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Nebraska unemployment rate drops below three percent

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The state unemployment rate has dropped below three percent. The Nebraska Department of Labor has announced the preliminary unemployment rate for January dropped to 2.9%; down two-tenths of a percent from December and half a percentage point from January a year ago when the unemployment rate stood at 3.4%. According to the Labor Department, nonfarm […]

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Creighton gets past DePaul at BIG EAST Tourney

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Senior Will Artino had four straight second half baskets to start a 13-2 run as 10th seeded Creighton defeated seventh-seeded DePaul, 78-63, on Wednesday evening in the BIG EAST Tournament at Madison Square Garden. With the win, Creighton (14-18) advances to play second-seeded Georgetown in Thursday’s third quarterfinal, which is slated to start at 6:01 […]

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Husker men drop their 7th straight

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Shavon Shields led three Huskers in double figures with 14 points, but Illinois pulled away in the final minutes for a 69-57 win over the Huskers Wednesday evening. Ravonte Rice scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half, including a three-pointer with 1:30 left after Nebraska was within 56-50. The Huskers (13-16, 5-12), […]

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15-0 run hurts Huskers on Senior Day loss

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Ohio State used a 15-0 run to end the first half on their way to a 78-60 women’s basketball win over Nebraska on Senior Day at Pinnacle Bank Arena. With the loss, Nebraska ended the regular season with a 20-9 overall record and a 10-8 Big Ten mark. The Buckeyes secured the No. 3 seed and […]

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Royals to make a run at a playoff berth in second half

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The Royals are in better shape this year compared to a season ago, as they entered the All-Star break two games over the .500 mark and 6 1/2 games behind the Tigers in the American League Central. If that sounds too daunting, consider that they're just...

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KC tabs Guthrie for opener of showdown with Tigers

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The final series of the first half for the Royals and Tigers could go a long way toward determining their trajectories for the second half. The two teams will meet for four games in Kansas City beginning Thursday, when Detroit lefty Drew Smyly opposes ...

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Esky’s stats rank among top AL vote-getters

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Royals infielder Alcides Escobar remains out of the top five among American League shortstops, despite a nice bounce-back season. Escobar batted .234 with a .259 on-base percentage in 2013, but he has elevated those figures in the first half of this year.

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Royals Minor League Report: May 28

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Northwest Arkansas tied a road contest at 5 in the ninth, with San Antonio walking off in the home half. The Naturals scored their first four runs in the opening inning, including a pair on a Lane Adams double. Juan Graterol added two hits and two RBIs...

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