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UNK student admits to making bomb threats against school

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A student at the University of Nebraska in Kearney has confessed to making bomb threats against the school. Nineteen-year-old Matthew Skinner of Ogallala pleaded guilty Monday in Buffalo County Court to a charge of attempted threatening the use of explosives. The charge stems from an incident on September 24th in which Skinner, a freshman at […]

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Nation’s newest 25-cent piece honors Nebraska history, monument

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A standing room only crowd filled the Education Center of the Homestead National Monument near Beatrice on Monday night as area residents, coin collectors and National Park Service personnel learned about the process of putting the monument on U.S. currency. The Homestead is the first of 2015 and the 26th overall in the United States […]

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For the fifth time, Bluejays Sydney Lamberty named Big East Freshman of the Week

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Freshman Sydney Lamberty returned to the stage with her fifth BIG EAST Freshman of the Week award on Monday, Feb. 9. Senior Alexis Akin-Otiko joined the praise with a spot on the BIG EAST Honor Roll. Lamberty and Akin-Otiko led the Bluejays to a sweep of St. John’s (75-50 on Feb. 6) and #24 Seton […]

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Big East pitcher of the week honors go to Creighton junior Micaela Whitney

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Creighton softball junior Micaela Whitney capped off an impressive opening week by claiming BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week honors the league office announced Monday afternoon. Whitney started the season and her Creighton career by hurling a no-hitter in the Bluejays’ 2015 season opener against Pacific at the Kajikawa Classic on Thursday. The junior struck […]

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All-new R.B.I. Baseball 15 returns this spring

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The iconic video game made a grand return a year ago to critical acclaim after a quarter-century on the shelf, and Major League Baseball Advanced Media announced Monday that its all-new R.B.I. Baseball 15 is coming to fans this spring with a suite of n...

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Royals finalize 2-year deal with Volquez

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Kansas City finished off a wildly active post-Winter Meetings week by agreeing to terms on a two-year, $20 million contract with free-agent right-hander Edinson Volquez. The club announced the deal, which includes a mutual option for 2017, on Monday.

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Royals seeking matches at Winter Meetings

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As the sun went down over the Pacific out the window of his hotel suite on Monday, the first day of the Winter Meetings, Royals general manager Dayton Moore seemed about as relaxed as one could expect, even if he does have quite a bit of business to ta...

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Players’ cut of postseason pool announced

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After winning their third World Series in five seasons, the Giants' full postseason shares were worth a record-high $388,605.94, Major League Baseball announced Monday.

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Former 20-game winner Sadecki dies at 73

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Ray Sadecki, a left-handed pitcher who won 20 games for the Cardinals in their 1964 championship season, died Monday due to complications of blood cancer. He was 73.

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Royals release Spring Training schedule

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Bring on the Giants -- again. That's what will happen twice for the Royals during Spring Training, as the World Series rivals meet in the Cactus League. The Royals announced their spring slate on Monday, and it includes 31 games, including 14 home game...

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Shields rejects Royals’ qualifying offer for ’15

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Right-hander James Shields, as expected, on Monday turned down the one-year qualifying offer of $15.3 million from the Royals after spending two seasons with them, including 2014's World Series excitement.

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Career Minor Leaguer Orlando earns roster spot

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Outfielder Paulo Orlando, a fixture in the Royals' Minor League system since late in the 2008 season, was placed on the club's Major League roster for the first time on Monday.

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