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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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O’Neill woman dies of injuries from wreck

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An O’Neill woman has died of injuries sustained in a one-car accident this weekend. The Holt County Sheriff’s Department reports 56-year-old Debra Christensen was ejected from her vehicle after it crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 20/275 in northern Nebraska, slid into the ditch, and rolled, landing on its top. Initially, emergency crews took […]

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Fire extinguishers being recalled as they may not work

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A company that makes a popular line of fire extinguishers for homes, businesses and vehicles is recalling more than four-million of the devices as they may not work when they’re needed the most. Jason Whalen, fire administrator for the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department, says 31 different models of Kidde fire extinguishers are being recalled due […]

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Economist says Wal-Mart wage hike will pressure competitors

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The nation’s largest employer announced last week they are increasing their starting pay to $9. Wal-mart also announced that will increase to $10 in 2016. Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss says Wal-Mart is a $272-billion dollar corporation and this move will not have a big impact on their bottom line. However, Goss says this is […]

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Royals want to line up talents in spring camp

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As our Royals Spring Training preview series continues, we get to the really fun stuff. Yep, we're talking batting lineups and projected rotations and bullpens. Of course, there isn't a whole lot of debate about which players will be utilized in those ...

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Guthrie visits Japanese Hall of Fame exhibit

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Throughout his time at the Japan All-Star Series, Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has learned much about his Japanese heritage. Guthrie has met relatives for the first time, eaten new foods and soaked up as much of the culture as possible. Sunday, t...

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Royals wise not to give up on Shields

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Should Ned Yost give "Big Game" James Shields the ball and a chance to redeem himself for his dreadful start in the 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 on Tuesday? Or with the World Series potentially on the line, should he not risk another meltdown by hi...

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Moore mulling options for 17th pick in Draft

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The Draft begins its three-day run on Thursday night with the first two rounds. The Royals have picks 17, 28, 40 and 56. "Picking 17 is different than we've been in the past, so you just have to line them up because you have no idea who's going to get ...

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