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Sen. Fischer endorses Marco Rubio for President

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United States Sen. Deb Fischer endorses Florida Senator Marco Rubio for President. “Well, I’m just excited this morning to announce that I am endorsing Marco Rubio for president and I look forward to campaigning for him and working for him throughout this campaign,” Fischer tells Nebraska Radio Network in a telephone interview from Washington, D.C. […]

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Creighton women prepare for morning contest

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The Creighton women’s basketball team opens a three-game road trip on Friday with a visit to Butler. It is an early tip time of 10:30a.m. as part of Butler’s Kids Day promotion. Creighton has claimed the last two meetings with Butler to even the series history at 3-3. Hinkle Fieldhouse, however, has not been kind […]

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Body pulled from Missouri River in Omaha

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Water rescue crews were dispatched this morning in Omaha and Bellevue after a person reportedly jumped or fell from the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge around 11:30 a.m. A person was pulled from the Missouri River less than an hour later. The person was found less than an hour later near Bellevue. No further details have been released. […]

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Winter weather hits Nebraska, from central to eastern part of state

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Nebraskans are experiencing another round of winter weather that is making travel difficult in some areas. National Weather Service – Omaha Meteorologist Becky Kern says right now the big problem is patchy freezing drizzle. Kern says, “Parts of the area northwest of the metro saw some glazing earlier this morning. Parts of I-80 west of […]

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Lincoln woman rescued from fire dies of her injuries

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A young Lincoln woman rescued from her burning home earlier this month has died of injuries suffered in the fire. 24-year-old Blair Callahan died Thursday morning at CHI St. Elizabeth. She was rushed to the hospital January 8th, suffering from burns and smoke inhalation. A neighbor walking by the house during the early morning hours […]

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Southern Nebraska buried in snow

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Southern Nebraska got buried in snow as another winter storm hit the state. The storm, predicted to hit Lincoln then travel to southeastern Nebraska, barely nicked the city, but it dumped more than nine inches of snow on Fairbury. Heavy snowfall was also reported this morning along the Nebraska-Kansas border with eight inches of snow […]

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Former Husker star found dead in prison cell

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Former Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips was found dead in his prison cell this morning at Kern Valley State Prison in California. The death is being investigated as a suspected suicide. The 40-year-old Phillips was facing first-degree murder charges for the April death of his cellmate at the prison. He was sentenced to 31 years […]

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Omaha woman facing child abuse charges in death of 4 year old girl

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An Omaha woman originally booked for the murder of a four-year-old girl will instead be charged with intentional child abuse. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine released more details in the case this morning. Kleine says 22 year old Chelsey Cook had been Alicia Morrow’s caregiver since December of 2014 inside of a home at 31st […]

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No damage reported after minor earthquake near Broken Bow

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Custer County residents were rattled by a minor earthquake this  morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 3.5 quake struck the area shortly after 10 a.m. The epicenter was located about 9 miles east-northeast of Broken Bow. Local emergency management officials say the quake was felt throughout the entire county with one report of […]

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Deadly morning accident in Sarpy County

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A Bellevue, Nebraska man was killed in a two vehicle accident this morning in Sarpy County. Lt. Randy Firby with the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Department says road conditions contributed to the crash. Lt. Firby says, “Cedar Island Road is a dirt road and was snow covered. The snow is packed down from cars driving on […]

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Teen who died in rollover accident identified (UPDATE)

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A teen-ager died in a rollover accident in south-central Nebraska early this morning. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Parker Sturgis of Wilcox was thrown from the car he was driving. A preliminary investigation revealed that Sturgis was traveling west on 727 Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert. The […]

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Omaha Police Department adds 53 new officers

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The Omaha Police Department has 53 new officers. A swearing-in ceremony was held this morning at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha. Police Chief Todd Schmaderer told the new officers, “Take care of yourself mentally and psychology because you are going to see some things in this job. You are going to see society at […]

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Offutt Air Force Base drill

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There was a lot of activity at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue this morning but there was no need for alarm. This morning’s exercise started at 9 a.m. Those near Offutt heard sirens and saw emergency vehicles responding to the main installation as well of some of off-base locations. This exercise was part of […]

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Hillary Clinton campaigns with the help of Warren Buffett in Omaha

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The Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett was at the Sokol Hall this morning showing his support for Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton. In his introduction, Buffett said, “America should work for those who are willing to work. You should be able in a country this rich to take care of a family working a 40 […]

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Winter mix hits Nebraska as temperatures drop throughout state

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A mixture of moisture in Nebraska this morning. South-central Nebraska is under a winter advisory issued by the National Weather Service for today. It is expected to be mostly cloudy with morning rain and snow in south-central through eastern Nebraska. Highs will range from the 30s to the lower 40s. Snow and rain is expected […]

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