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Royals exemplify evolved bullpen usage

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The role of the reliever has undergone a major transformation during the expansion era, particularly during the last two decades. Bullpens are pitching more innings than ever, even though individual relievers aren't.

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USDA to grant millions for wetlands mitigation banks

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing that $9-million is available for farmers in Nebraska and elsewhere to set up agriculture-only Wetlands Mitigation Banks. Vilsack says the mitigation banks that exist now give an advantage to big developers over individual farmers. “Several states have begun the process of establishing agriculture-only mitigation banks that are available […]

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Cross Country Team Competes At State

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On Saturday, October 31, the NCHS Cross Country Team traveled to Lawrence to compete in the Class 3A State Cross Country Championships. Senior Ryan Thrailkill was able to earn 19th individual honors, and the Girls team captured 6th place overall. Congr...

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State tax receipts exceed expectations

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It’s not time to go on a spending spree, but Nebraska’s Department of Revenue is reporting tax collections in August topped projections by almost three percent.  Net tax receipts totaled $385 million.  Revenue Department officials report individual and corporate income taxes were higher than predictions, while sales-and-use and miscellaneous tax collections fell short of the […]

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Gov. Ricketts remains coy about role in death penalty campaign (AUDIO)

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Gov. Pete Ricketts, the largest individual donor to the death penalty petition campaign, says he’s not sure what role he might play in a general election campaign. Ricketts donated at least $200,000 to the apparently successful petition campaign to get the death penalty on the November ballot next year. New campaign finance disclosures will be […]

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Royals rate their staff’s individual pitches

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If you've ever wondered which Royals pitchers have the best individual pitches, we've got some answers. We surveyed several Royals players and coaches, who provided their top two choices of which Royals pitchers threw the best fastball, cutter, curveba...

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Repeal of motorcycle helmet law must overcome filibuster (AUDIO)

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State lawmakers return to the Capitol to continue their debate on whether to repeal the state motorcycle helmet law. Sen. Dave Bloomfield of Hoskins sponsors LB 31to repeal the mandatory motorcycle helmet law. Bloomfield tells colleagues not to let fear guide their vote. “This is an infringement on individual rights and we should do away […]

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Aid workers remain under observation for Ebola

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One American aid worker exposed to Ebola in Africa and under observation at Nebraska Medicine – University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha remains in their Biocontainment Unit after developing symptoms Sunday evening. On Monday hospital officials stated that individual had not tested positive for the virus. This individual is one of four aid workers […]

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Nebraska lawmakers asked to join the Conventions of States Project

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A lobbyist for the Conventions of States Project is at the Legislature today to attend a Government Committee meeting about LR35, introduced by Wilber State Senator Laura Ebke. Mark Meckler says they are working to change the U-S Constitution in order to stop high federal spending, return decision making power to individual states and to […]

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Nebraska lawmakers asked to join the Conventions of States Project

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A lobbyist for the Conventions of States Project is at the Legislature today to attend a Government Committee meeting about LR35, introduced by Wilber State Senator Laura Ebke. Mark Meckler says they are working to change the U-S Constitution in order to stop high federal spending, return decision making power to individual states and to […]

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Proposal seeks to take emotion out of livestock expansion evaluations (AUDIO)

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A proposal in the legislature seeks to take the emotion out of proposals to expand livestock operations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Farm Bureau says decisions at the county level hold state agriculture back. The organization suggests cow-calf operations, hog production, dairy, and poultry could all expand in Nebraska if individual expansion proposals were greeted more […]

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