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Complaints over Omaha snow removal linger as next storm moves in

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There have been a lot of complaints over the past few weeks about Omaha’s snow removal. A major street had to be shut down two weeks ago and crews brought in to clear it during rush hour.  Mayor Jean Stothert says they are coming up with a new strategy. Omaha has been using the same […]

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Fire destroys long time Omaha funeral home

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A two-alarm fire caused extensive damage at a long time Omaha funeral home overnight. Firefighters responded to a call at Heafey-Hoffman-Dworak and Cutler Funeral Home at 78th and Center Street around 3:20 a.m.  Fire crews saw heavy flames and black smoke on approach. A second alarm was called more than an hour later to assist […]

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Body pulled from Missouri River in Omaha

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Water rescue crews were dispatched this morning in Omaha and Bellevue after a person reportedly jumped or fell from the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge around 11:30 a.m. A person was pulled from the Missouri River less than an hour later. The person was found less than an hour later near Bellevue. No further details have been released. […]

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One dead after plane takes off in Nebraska, crashes in Iowa

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One person has died after a small plane which took off from Omaha crashed a short time later near Interstate 29 north of Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office reports the pilot and only occupant of the plane died in the wreck which occurred around the noon hour. The pilot apparently reported he […]

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Salvy right as rain despite playing with pain

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez emerged from the trainer's room long after most of his teammates had slipped away on Friday night, and he was still unshowered more than an hour after a 5-0 shutout of the Blue Jays in Game 1 of the American League Champio...

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Royal revels: KC celebrates after clincher

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In the hour after the Royals' 10-4 win over the Mariners that secured the American League Central title, players, coaches and front-office folks celebrated and partied with almost the same energy as last year's postseason clincher in Chicago that locke...

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UNK students can now rent cars for $5 an hour

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Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney no longer need to have a car of their own on campus to get around town. Scott Benson, UNK’s assistant director of business services, says they’re launching an affordable transportation option called Enterprise CarShare. “Students will be able to rent cars for $5 an hour and that […]

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Motorcyclist arrested; chase in southeast Nebraska hit 118 mph

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A Nebraska State Patrol trooper clocked the motorcycle at 115 mph in a 55 mph zone. The motorcyclist would hit 118 mph during a high-speed chase in southeastern Nebraska that lasted a little more than half an hour. NSP reports 21-year-old Andrew Naderhoff of Hickman has been arrested on a number of charges and now […]

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Weather Forecasts Cause KSHSAA To Make State Tournament Changes

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TOPEKA, Kan.—The 2015 KSHSAA State Baseball and Softball Tournaments are set to begin this Thursday, however due to recent forecasts of rainy conditions the schedule has been altered and procedures set in place to help improve tournament play. State Track and Field and State Soccer are on as scheduled. Stay tuned to the KSHSAA Twitter account and website for updates. Softball Schedule Thursday, ...

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NU baseball will carry a four-game losing into the Big Ten Tournament

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The Nebraska baseball team held a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning on Saturday, before rain sent the game into a near two hour delay in Champaign, IL.  Eventually, the game was called and will not count in the standings. The Huskers end the regular season with a 34-21 overall record, including a 9-14 […]

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NU softball drops opening regional game to Arizona State

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Arizona State scored five unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 5-2 victory over the Nebraska softball team on Friday in a game that saw two weather delays in Baton Rouge, La. Lightning caused a delay in the sixth with the Huskers up 1-0.  Following the near hour delay, […]

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Teens could get paid less under bill advancing in Unicameral

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State lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow businesses to pay teen workers less. Legislative Bill 599 would allow businesses to pay their teen-age workers a dollar less than the new state $9/hour minimum wage, once fully implemented at the beginning of next year. Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete sponsors the bill, which she […]

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Butler enjoys first reunion with former Royals ‘mates

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About an hour before the Royals started their game with the A's on Friday, former Royals slugger Billy Butler got off the A's bus and strolled straight over to the Royals' clubhouse. Once inside, it was like Butler had never left.

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Time to “spring forward” but it make take the spring from your step

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Nebraskans will need to set their clocks forward an hour before heading to bed this Saturday night as we return to Daylight Saving Time. For some people, it’ll be a very tough adjustment to lose an hour of sleep. Dr. Stephen Grant, a board-certified sleep physician, says most of his patients get six to seven […]

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