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Freshman takes the reigns at Chadron State

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TD Stein will be the starting quarterback on Thursday night when Chadron State opens the season on the road at Missouri S@T. The redshirt freshman  is a native of Chadron and replaces four-year starter John McClain under center. Chadron State coach Jay Long says Stein just needs game experience right now. “He’s a terrific football […]

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Duffy, Royals go for road sweep over Rays

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The Rays have managed to avoid particularly devastating stretches for the most part this season, but after dropping the first two games of the series to the Royals, Tampa Bay is in danger of putting itself in a precarious position for a potential Wild ...

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Transportation Sec. Foxx sees progress in road funding (AUDIO)

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx promoted a six-year transportation bill passed by the Senate during his visit to Nebraska. U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer hosted Secretary Foxx fresh off Senate passage of a six-year, $350 billion transportation bill. “We’re making a commitment that we’re done with these short-term patches going forward,” Fischer stated during a news conference […]

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Guthrie, Royals set to welcome Angels for four games

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Having struggled of late on the road, the Angels don't get much relief when they face the American League's top team during a four-game series in Kansas City starting Thursday night. The Royals lead the AL in home wins this season.

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Central Nebraska man killed in tractor accident

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A central Nebraska man has been killed after his tractor flipped on top of him. The Custer County Sheriff’s Office reports 72-year-old Alan Drake of Comstock was removing trees along a country road when his tractor flipped and pinned him underneath. Drake’s son found his father’s body. Law enforcement reports the accident occurred Wednesday afternoon […]

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Omaha tops Iowa on the road

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Dusty Coleman had three hits, including a home run, scored twice, drove in three runs and was on base five times as the Omaha Storm Chasers beat the Iowa Cubs 9-5 in Des Moines. Coleman had plenty of offensive help. Brett Eibner homered, doubled, drove in two runs and scored twice in the victory. Eibner extended his hitting […]

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No criminal charges to be filed in motorcyclist’s death

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No criminal charges will be filed against a driver who hit a motorcyclist and dragged him for nearly two miles at a road construction site near Lincoln in mid-January. 38-year-old Gabe Wilken of Lincoln died in the wreck. It took an extensive investigation simply to identify the driver. According to the accident report, Wilken was […]

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Nebraska Cattlemen hit the road to hear from members (AUDIO)

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Beef producers get to hear from those representing them at the state Capitol and in Washington and get to air their opinions this week during the Nebraska Cattlemen’s educational road trip. Topics will be wide-ranging during stops at six cities across Nebraska. Nebraska Cattlemen Legislative Affairs Director Laura Field expects a lot of questions about […]

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Gas prices are way down so 4th of July travel numbers are way up

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Many Nebraskans will be celebrating their freedom this coming holiday weekend by hitting the open highway for a road trip. Mark Peterson, with AAA-Nebraska, says they’re predicting a big boost in Fourth of July travel. “AAA is projecting 41.9-million Americans will be traveling 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day,” Peterson says. “That’s […]

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Madson gets milestone in comeback with win

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The long road back to the big leagues reached another milestone for Royals reliever Ryan Madson: He got his first win since Sept. 7, 2011, as the Royals beat the Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday.

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Coleman leads Storm Chasers to win in Nashville

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Dusty Coleman doubled home the game-winning run in the eighth inning as Omaha claimed a 4-3 win at Nashville to open a Pacific Coast League series. The Storm Chasers claimed their seventh win in their last nine road games as they improve to 35-32 on the season. The series continues tonight with an Omaha starter to […]

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Nebraska’s stretch of Lincoln Highway is the venue for a long road trip

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Car lovers who enjoy hitting the open road will be cruising across Nebraska on the Lincoln Highway in another week as part of a 12-day, 28-hundred mile journey from Michigan to California. Rosemary Rubin, spokeswoman for the Lincoln Highway Association, says they’ll be covering about 250 miles a day. “The Lincoln Highway Association is not […]

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