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AG Peterson at home after undergoing prostate cancer surgery

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Attorney General Doug Peterson has undergone prostate cancer surgery, according to his office, and is recovering at home. According to the Attorney General’s office, Peterson had surgery after testing in December “provided early detection indicators” of prostate cancer. The office says Peterson and his family determined it would be prudent to have surgery. “Peterson is […]

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Huskers baseball finishes weekend sweep with 3-2 win over Florida Gulf Coast

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The Nebraska baseball team (12-6, 0-0 Big Ten) polished off a three-game sweep of the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles (8-12-1, 0-0 Atlantic Sun) and improved to 5-0 at home this season with a 3-2 win on Sunday afternoon. Husker fans posted a three-day attendance of 17,083 during the series, which easily broke the previous […]

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Sen. Howard released from hospital after collapsing at Capitol

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A state senator who collapsed in her office Thursday afternoon has been released from a Lincoln hospital and has returned to her home in Omaha. Sen. Sara Howard apparently suffered a seizure. She was conscious when paramedics arrived at the Capitol. Howard was taken to Bryan West hospital in Lincoln and released after tests disclosed […]

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Husker baseball wins their 37th straight home opener

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The Nebraska baseball team won its 37th straight home opener on Tuesday afternoon at Hawks Field with a 9-3 win over the Northern Colorado Bears. 4,121 fans came out to watch the Huskers on a beautiful afternoon, as temperatures reached the low 70’s. It was the largest crowd for a home opener since 2012, when […]

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Prosecutors consider hate crime charge in burning of rainbow flag

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A 23 year old Omaha man is accused of taking a rainbow flag from a lesbian couple’s home and setting it on fire. Cameron Mayfield is charged with arson but more charges are pending if prosecutors determine this was a hate crime. “The law in Nebraska is pretty clear that anybody that commits a criminal offense […]

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Easing of mortgage requirements

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Many Nebraskans were impacted when the housing bubble burst around 2007 and residents and banks foreclosed on many homes. After that mortgage companies and banks put in place strict rules on mortgage eligibility for consumers and home sales plummeted. Frank Packard-Reed is a real estate expert and says they are starting to ease lending requirements. […]

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UNK’s Safe Ride program runs out of financial fuel

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The Safe Ride program that offered students at the University of Nebraska-Kearney a literal safe ride home has run out of money and is being suspended until further notice. The program offered free rides to students on campus during the overnight hours. Wendy Schardt, UNK’s director of health services, says they evidently did too good […]

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Crete High School looking for new football coach

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Chuck McGinnis, the head football coach at Crete High School for the past 16 years is stepping down. He led the Cardinals to the playoffs in 15 of those season, bringing Class B state titles home to Crete in 2000, ’06, ’07 and ’10. He had a .722 winning percentage with a 130-50 record. McGinnis says he […]

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Omaha man found guilty of stealing from grandmother in nursing home

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A mother and son have pleaded no contest to charges they stole money from their mother and grandmother, a resident of an Omaha area nursing home. The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud and Patient Abuse Unit brought charges against Kimberly Hill and Jordan Hill, both of Omaha. The two are accused of stealing from Mary Hill. […]

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