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Debate on how Nebraska casts its votes for president returns

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A bill to return Nebraska to a winner-take-all presidential elector state has returned to the Unicameral with its fate uncertain. Senator Laura Ebke of Crete told colleagues Monday morning she has received dozens of emails on the issue, with most opposed to change. “The reality, I think, is that most people in the state really […]

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Royals taking extra precaution with Hochevar

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Right-hander Luke Hochevar, who made his first Cactus League appearance Thursday, will not throw again until Monday, manager Ned Yost said. The Royals are being extra cautious with Hochevar, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery last March.

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Congressman Smith opposes move to ban certain ammo

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The ATF is considering a ban on certain ammo for AR-15 rifles. This as some members of Congress in an uproar as they will have no say in that decision process. Lawmakers opposed to the ban sent a letter to the ATF director Monday condemning the ban.  Opponents of the ban believe that since the […]

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Vargas targets outs in quality Cactus debut

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It was an eventful, and a bit unconventional, day of work for Jason Vargas in his Cactus League debut on Monday, but the left-hander was efficient against the Brewers and he came out of the start feeling like he executed his pitches.

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Hochevar, Young working toward bullpen spots

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Two potentially integral parts of the Royals' bullpen this season -- one new and one well-established -- are working their way back toward game action. Luke Hochevar threw a live bullpen session on Monday, while Chris Young is set for one this week.

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Royals’ youth keys three-run 6th to top Brewers

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Mike Moustakas plated two with a double, while Brett Eibner, Whit Merrifield and Raul Mondesi Jr., all had RBIs in a key three-run sixth as the Royals stayed unbeaten in Cactus League action with a 5-4 win over the Brewers on Monday.

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Order striking down Nebraska same-sex marriage ban on hold

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An order striking down Nebraska’s ban on same-sex marriage has been put on hold. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the state’s request to stay the order of U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon, which was to go into effect on Monday. No reason was given for the action. The court did schedule […]

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Federal judge strikes down Nebraska same-sex marriage ban

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A federal judge has struck down Nebraska’s ban on same-sex marriage. The state attorney general has appealed the ruling. Federal Judge Joseph Bataillon has struck down the state definition of marriage, but delayed the effect of his ruling until next Monday at 8am, presumably to give the state enough time to appeal the ruling to […]

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Sen. Chambers criticizes Omaha police in fatal shooting (AUDIO)

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Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha decried the police shooting of an unarmed man Monday night, during legislative floor debate. Chambers took to the legislative floor this morning to criticize Omaha police for the shooting death of 30-year-old Danny Elrod, seeing the shooting death of the suspect in a robbery as a tragic trend. “I am […]

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School website back after hackers take over, post porn

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A northeast Nebraska school district is rebuilding its website after hackers took it over. North Bend Central manages the website NBTigers.org. Those who logged on Monday were greeted with pornographic images. Once school officials were notified, the website was taken down. The website now reads, “We are back…but under construction.” It asks viewers to return […]

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Omaha police officer involved shooting death

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A robbery suspect was shot and killed by an Omaha police officer Monday evening. Officers were sent to the Family Dollar Store in southeast Omaha around 6:30 pm to investigate an armed robbery. Before officers arrived at the store they located the suspect and attempted to make an arrest. At that time 39 year old […]

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NU’s Boldt named Big Ten Player of the Week

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Nebraska outfielder Ryan Boldt was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday following a stellar performance during a 3-1 series victory over the BYU Cougars last week in Peoria, Ariz. Boldt hit .625 (10-for-16) in the series, with at least two hits in every game, including a pair of three-hit performances. Boldt slugged .750 […]

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2 Omaha officers injured in overnight crash

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Two Omaha police officers were injured around 1:00 Monday morning when their cruiser was hit by another vehicle. Omaha Police Department spokesman Officer Michael Pecha says one suffered a hand injury that required treatment. The other officer suffered back and neck pain but refused treatment. Police cited the driver of the other car, identified as […]

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Alaska resident busted on drug charges after I-80 traffic stop

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An Alaska resident has been arrested for drug possession after being stopped for speeding on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 37-year-old Ian Gyori of Glennallen, Alaska has been charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to sell it. NSP says a state trooper pulled Gyori over Monday afternoon for speeding while eastbound […]

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