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Legislators move tax break bills, but not broad-based relief

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State lawmakers have advanced a couple of tax breaks, but not until hearing a number of legislators grumble about the lack of broad-based property tax relief. Sen. Bill Kintner of Papillion opposes a tax break for the state’s zoos (LB 419), because the Unicameral hasn’t acted on reducing the property tax burden. “I understand the […]

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Gov. Ricketts says some bills harm public safety (AUDIO)

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Gov. Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills. Ricketts objects to some of the moves by the legislature last week, especially first-round approval of a bill to repeal the death penalty. “And we have to remember, we’re not Texas,” Ricketts […]

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Increase in Audi thefts

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There has been a jump in the number of break-ins and thefts of Audis in the Omaha metro area. Officer Michael Pecha says thieves have figured out Audi’s emergency key system. Audi owners receive a plastic wallet key that can be used to unlock the vehicle if the regular key fob cannot be used. Inside […]

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A moose seems to have taken up residence in the Panhandle

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A moose is wandering around western Nebraska. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials say a number of residents in the North Platte River Valley in the Panhandle have reported spotting a moose. While it’s not common to see moose in Nebraska, they do occasionally make an appearance in western Nebraska. The confirmed sightings of this […]

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Illegal pet shop raid in Omaha

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As many as 500 birds, lizards, snakes, rats and mice were found in a pet shop being illegally operated out of a home in west Omaha this morning. Nebraska Humane Society’s Mark Langan says a number of animals were found inside the house and they are in good health. However, upwards of 300 mice were […]

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Royals focused on improving number of HRs

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The Royals will focus on a key number for the upcoming season as they look to improve on the total of 95 home runs they swatted in 2014, the lowest in the Major Leagues.

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Wildfires spread through several parts of Nebraska

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A warning by the National Weather Service about fire danger in Nebraska was borne out almost immediately after it was issued. High winds and low humidity get the blame for a number of grass fires Thursday in south-central Nebraska as well as a few in northeast Nebraska and even one reported just outside the Omaha […]

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Flynn surprised to be issued Shields’ old number

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Left-hander Brian Flynn didn't ask for uniform No. 33. "I was surprised when they gave it to me," Flynn said, adding that he knew right away that it was James Shields' old number.

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Game 3 Did you know: Holland ties postseason saves record

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Here is a look at a number of interesting facts and figures from Friday night's Game 3, including just how important a Game 3 victory is when a Series is previously tied 1-1 and how Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie now finds himself in the same company as...

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Royals drop playoff magic number to one

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There was no clinching of a postseason berth, no end to a 28-year drought, no clubhouse party for the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field. But the Royals did move closer to that happy moment with a 6-3 victory over the White Sox...

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Vargas nearing his return to Royals’ rotation

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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas threw a simulated game on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium and will do the same on Thursday, upping the number of pitches he'll throw to the 60 range.

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Against all odds: Dyson blazing remarkable path

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One-point-two percent. This minuscule figure will forever be tethered to Jarrod Dyson. It represents the number of 50th-round picks who have reached the Major Leagues since the inaugural Draft in 1965.

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Royals need late comeback in All-Star voting

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Though Kansas City has a number of worthy candidates, the latest ballot, released on Monday, revealed no position players listed in the top five (top 15 for outfielders). Voting ends on Thursday.

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Tag Deadline

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Tomorrow  is the deadline for the renewal of heavy truck and trailer tags and all persons whose last name begins with “A” at the Norton County Treasurer’s Office.   When renewing your vehicles, remember to include your current proof of insurance for all vehicles. For trailers proof of insurance, the office staff needs insurance for the vehicle that will pull the ...

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Tag Deadline

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Next Wednesday is the deadline for the renewal of heavy truck and trailer tags and all persons whose last name begins with “A” at the Norton County Treasurer’s Office.   When renewing your vehicles, remember to include your current proof of insurance for all vehicles. For trailers proof of insurance, the office staff needs insurance for the vehicle that will pull ...

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