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UNK to open high-tech Health Science Ed complex this morning

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The University of Nebraska at Kearney will hold the grand opening today of its new $19-million Health Science Education Complex. The ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 11 AM. UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen says the 46,000 square foot academic facility is a collaborative effort between UNK and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha to meet […]

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Minor earthquake shakes north-central Nebraska

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Some residents of north-central Nebraska were shaken from their sleep this morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a minor earthquake struck the middle of the state about 20 miles southeast of Thedford. The quake struck at around two o’clock in the morning. It registered a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale. No damage has […]

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30-year-old bicyclist killed in wreck at Lincoln intersection

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A 30-year-old Lincoln bicyclist has died from the injuries he suffered in an early morning accident. Lincoln Police Department spokeswoman Katie Flood says a mini-van taxicab collided with the bike at an intersection around 5:30 in the morning. “A silver mini-van was eastbound on Cornhusker. Meanwhile, a bicyclist was northbound from north 1st Street. The […]

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Huskers to play Cincinnati in Brooklyn

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team will see a familiar foe in a new setting, as the pairings for the Barclays Center Classic presented by Honda were announced this morning. The Huskers will face Cincinnati in the third non-conference matchup in three years between the two schools on Friday, November 27th. Tennessee and George Washington will […]

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Riley pleased with initial practice

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Nebraska football coach Mike Riley says he was pleased with the opening day of fall camp. The Huskers first practice was last night and Riley says they decided to go with evening workouts because several players are still taking summer classes in the morning. “After just one spring we were able to come out here […]

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Man dies after being thrown from pick-up bed; driver faces charges

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A 23-year-old died after being thrown from a bed of a pick-up this weekend. The driver of the truck faces criminal charges. The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office reports Jacob Smaus [smells] of Prague died Sunday afternoon of injuries sustained in the wreck which took place at about 1:30 that morning. According to the sheriff’s office, […]

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Early morning crash in Omaha kills woman

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An early morning crash in Omaha has killed a woman. Omaha police report the woman, who has yet to be identified, died at the scene at the single-vehicle accident near the intersection of North 90th and Sprague Streets. According to police, the impact of the crash threw the woman from her car very early Monday […]

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Moustakas holds Final Vote lead on last day

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As of the morning of the final day of voting, Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas had 15.7 million votes and maintained his lead in the American League for the Esurance MLB All-Star Game 2015 Final Vote.

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12 year old murder suspect located in Minnesota

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The third suspect in an Omaha murder last week near Miller Park is now in custody. Omaha police say 12 year old Jarrell Milton was located by the U-S Marshals and the Fugitive Task Force in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was taken into custody early this morning. He will be transported back to Omaha where he […]

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Woman abducted from Sarpy County daycare

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An abduction in Sarpy County this morning ended with one man behind bars and a woman in the hospital. Sarpy County Sheriff’s officials say a man walked into a daycare center near 156th and Giles just before 8:30. He was armed with a knife and took a woman against her will, got into a vehicle […]

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Earthquake shakes things up a bit in north-central Nebraska

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It was a slight tremor, but a tremor nonetheless. The United States Geological Survey says a light earthquake, measuring just 3.3 on the Richter scale, shook north-central Nebraska this morning. The quake likely woke a few people up, because it struck around 4:10am. The Geological Survey reports the epicenter of the earthquake was approximately 3 […]

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Cold case: 2008 Kearney murder remains unsolved

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Today marks the seventh anniversary of the murder of a young Kearney woman which remains unsolved. Authorities say someone entered the home of 21-year-old Kelcey Fike in the early morning hours of June 17th, 2008, and murdered her. The house was then set on fire. Fike’s body was discovered as firefighters extinguished a fire believed […]

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Royals DFA Kratz; Butera will be backup C

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The Royals have made a decision on their backup catcher. Thursday morning, the team announced that catcher Erik Kratz, who went on the disabled list with a foot injury on May 6, was reinstated and then was designated for assignment, consequently keepin...

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Omaha Chief Schmaderer praises “Officer Kerrie” at funeral

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Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer spoke at Officer Orozco’s funeral service this morning and stated we are blessed to get a glimpse of Kerrie’s life. Schmaderer stated he is very proud the entire nation had the opportunity to meet her through the extensive media coverage given regarding her tragic death. “The greatest aspect of knowing […]

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