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Congressman Smith pushes to ease regs on rural hospitals (AUDIO)

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A Nebraska Congressman says federal rules don’t just hurt the bottom line of rural hospitals, they interfere with patient care. Congressman Adrian Smith proposes changes for two federal rules. One requires a doctor be on hand, even for routine medical decisions; a burden on rural hospitals which Smith says should be able to rely on […]

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Rios’ swipe can help fans steal a home

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Thanks to the efforts of Alex Rios, one lucky baseball fan could be in line for some financial relief this month. In the fourth inning of the Royals' game against the Pirates on Monday night, Rios caught the Bucs by surprise, stealing home for his club...

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Illinois truck driver dies in fiery crash in western Nebraska

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An Illinois truck driver has died after his semi tractor-trailer left I-80, crashed into a rock embankment, and caught fire in extreme western Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says 43-year-old Joseph Geeting of Rockford, IL died in the crash early Thursday morning in Kimball County near the Wyoming state line. The patrol reports it knows […]

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Congressman Smith “skeptical” about Iranian nuclear deal

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Congressman Adrian Smith isn’t ready to rejoice after the United States, along with other countries, reached an agreement with Iran to slow its nuclear program. Smith worries Iran won’t live up to the bargain. “I’m skeptical and it goes back to that old line of we can trust, but we also need to verify,” Smith […]

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Future Husker leads Australia over Spain

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Incoming Nebraska freshman Jack McVeigh was one of three players to finish in double figures, as Australia finished seventh at the FIBA Under-19 World Championship with a 103-72 victory over Spain on Sunday. The six-foot-seven McVeigh finished with 15 points on 5-of-13 shooting and 3-of-4 shooting from the foul line. McVeigh also added seven rebounds. In […]

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Early lead does not hold up for Lincoln

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The Lincoln Saltdogs could not take advantage of an early 3-0 lead and saw their five game winning streak come to an end with a 5-3 loss at Gary SouthShore on Sunday. Curt Smith smacked a two-run double down the right field line, and Brian Joynt added an RBI groundout as Lincoln took a 3-0 […]

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Omaha Police Officers’ Association “Kerrie On” benefit Sunday

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It was just over a month ago Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco died in the line of duty. Officer Orozco was a member of the Metro Fugitive Task Force and was shot and killed by a suspect. Officer Kevin Wiese was Officer Orozco’s partner for about two years and says she was one in a […]

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Wet a line – catfish time

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June means it is time to break out the fishing equipment and Nebraska Game & Parks Commission spokesperson Greg Wagner says the conditions are excellent for catfish. Wagner says the big catfish have been flushed out of their holes in rivers and are on the move. The best time to cast a line is from […]

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Omaha mourns as slain law officer is laid to rest

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Hundreds of mourners gathered in an Omaha church — with several thousand more and at an arena nearby — to pay their respects this morning for Iowa native and Omaha Police Officer Karrie Orozco. The 29-year-old new mother was fatally shot in the line of duty last week in a shootout with a wanted man, who […]

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Visitation tonight, funeral tomorrow for Omaha Officer Kerrey Orozco

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The Omaha Police Department remains in shock after the shooting death of Officer Kerrie Orozco Wednesday in the line of duty. John Wells, president of the Omaha Police Officer’s Association, says it has hit officers hard. “You are trained to expect this could happen, but it doesn’t really prepare you for when it happens to one […]

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Iowa Gov. Branstad pays tribute to slain Omaha police officer, will attend funeral

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Iowa’s governor has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff Tuesday in honor of the Omaha police officer who was killed in the line of duty this week. Twenty-nine-year-old Kerrie Orozco was shot and killed Wednesday while serving an arrest warrant on a known gang member in Omaha. Orozco was a native of Walnut, Iowa, and […]

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Colon plays major role in Royals’ comeback

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With the game on the line in the eighth inning on Tuesday night, the Royals needed Christian Colon to put the ball in play and get the run home. And that's exactly what Colon did, scoring the tying run in a 6-5 Royals win over the Twins.

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NU baseball puts 10-game win streak on the line, Servais goes for 401 with Creighton and NU softball hits the road

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After a day off the red hot Husker baseball team is back at Hawks Field today, where they are undefeated at 10-0 and bring a ten-game win streak into today’s game with Cal State-Fullerton, a team the Huskers have never beaten.  The Titans own an 8-0 record against Nebraska and come into this two game […]

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Former Husker coach Kaczenski arrested on domestic assault

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Former Nebraska defensive line coach Rick Kaczenski, part of Bo Pelini’s staff that was fired in December, was arrested Sunday on a charge of third-degree domestic assault and remains in jail as of Monday morning. Lincoln police arrested the 40-year old Kaczenski Sunday afternoon after they had already responded to a call from someone outside the Kaczenski’s home regarding arguments […]

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Email heart attack survival hoax

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“How to Survive a Heart Attack When Alone” is in the subject line of an email making the rounds. That email recommends those alone and fear they are having a heart attack should cough repeatedly until help arrives. University of Nebraska Medical Center – Nebraska Medicine cardiologist Dr. Shikar Saxena says, “It is absolutely ludicrous […]

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