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Volquez out to honor father with another title

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Edinson Volquez returned to his native Dominican Republic last November a World Series champion. Everywhere Volquez went, he was recognized and cheered. But in the back of his mind, Volquez knew there was one person missing from the celebration. He has...

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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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Nebraska attorney general wants to reduce prescription drug abuse

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Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is backing a legislative proposal to fight prescription drug abuse. He says the state is one of two that does not have a mandatory prescription monitoring program. “It allows pharmacies to see whether or not a person is, basically, doctor shopping and taking prescriptions for a variety of different drugs […]

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Nebraska attorney general wants to reduce prescription drug abuse

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Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is backing a legislative proposal to fight prescription drug abuse. He says the state is one of two that does not have a mandatory prescription monitoring program. “It allows pharmacies to see whether or not a person is, basically, doctor shopping and taking prescriptions for a variety of different drugs […]

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Tips on caring for yourself during the holidays after the death of a loved one

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Many Nebraskans have lost loved ones in the past year and the next few weeks may be very difficult for them as it’ll be their first year-end holiday season without that person. Jim Luder, a bereavement and hospice care counselor, says there’s no right or wrong way to celebrate the holidays after the death of […]

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Nebraskans can now sign up for text or email vehicle renewal notices

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Nebraska vehicle owners have a new way to receive notice that their registration and license plates are due. Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Director Rhonda Lahm says it is technology driven. Lahm says, “We have developed another online service with our provider, Nebraska Interactive, which allows a person to go online and have their vehicle […]

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One dead in Tecumseh crash

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Little is being released about a fatal car wreck in southeastern Nebraska. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department has only released confirmation that at least one person died in a wreck north of Tecumseh. The crash occurred Sunday afternoon at the intersection of state Highways 41 and 50. No identities of anyone involved in the crash […]

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Name of hit & run victim released, search still underway for suspect

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Authorities have released the name of the person killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident late last week just north of Interstate 80 near Elm Creek. The victim is identified as 57-year-old Billy Frank Barlow, a transient from Texas. An investigation by the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Barlow was apparently walking along the shoulder […]

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One person killed in head-on collision in southeast Nebraska

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One person has been killed in a head-on collision between a car and a van in southeastern Nebraska. The fatal accident this morning occurred on Nebraska Highway 103 in Saline County, two miles north of Wilber. Saline County Emergency Management Coordinator B.J. Fictum confirms to Nebraska Radio Network affiliate KWBE that one person was been […]

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Woman falls to her death in Grand Island high-rise fire

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A cigarette is blamed for causing Saturday’s fire at a Grand Island high-rise apartment building which killed one person, critically injured another and left more than 100 residents displaced. Smoke from the upper floors of Centennial Towers led one woman to jump to her death, according to Grand Island Fire Chief Corey Schmidt. Another person was […]

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Royals honor youth-mentor program founder

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To honor Buck O'Neil, the Royals began the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat program in 2007. Every night, they fill "Buck's Seat" with a special person who, on a large or small scale, represents O'Neil's spirit through work done in the community. For Game 1 of ...

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Pilot dies in Nebraska Panhandle crash

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A pilot has died after his plane crashed in the Nebraska Panhandle. The Dawes County Sheriff’s Office reports the pilot was the only person onboard the plane which went down southwest of Chadron in extreme northwestern Nebraska. Few details are being released. No name has been released. No details of the crash have been released. […]

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Small plane goes down in central Nebraska; one person injured

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A small airplane has crashed in an open field central Nebraska. Authorities report one person injured in the crash just north of the Lexington airport in Dawson County shortly after 10 o’clock this morning. Emergency crews rushed to the scene. Few details are known at this time. Registration information identified the plane as a Piper […]

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Forgery scheme broken up with arrests in Beatrice

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Two Beatrice residents have been arrested, charged in a forgery scheme affecting businesses throughout eastern Nebraska. A third person from Lincoln is being sought. Beatrice police arrested 20-year-old Dana Greening and 24-year-old Brittany Brazeale after a pursuit stopped a mini-van with printing equipment and several checks. Beatrice Police Lieutenant Mike Oliver says Greening and Brazeale […]

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