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Interstate 80 closed from Lincoln to North Platte

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Interstate 80, from Lincoln to North Platte, is closed. The Nebraska Department of Roads closed the interstate due to the heavy snowfall and high winds of the winter storm that is still making its way through Nebraska. NDOR says road crews continue to plow snow in southwest and south-central Nebraska in an effort to keep […]

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Nebraska State Patrol warns drivers to stay off roads during winter storm

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If you have to drive during the winter storm, the Nebraska State Patrol wants you to be prepared. Spokesperson Deb Collins says there will be extremely dangerous road conditions, so it’s best to stay off the roads. If you have to go out, she says to use main roads whenever possible and take your time. […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 02/01/2016

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  Agricultural law and tax specialist Roger McEowen looked at five recent court cases in Kansas and surrounding states…….including ruts […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 02/01/2016

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  Agricultural law and tax specialist Roger McEowen looked at five recent court cases in Kansas and surrounding states…….including ruts […]

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Snow causing slick road conditions around Omaha metro area

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Those traveling to the Omaha metro area today can expect slow travel and slick roads. National Weather Service – Omaha Meteorologist Cathy Zapotocny says snow stretches from Kearney east to Omaha with the higher amounts falling in the metro area. Zapotocny says, “One to four inches depending on where you are located in eastern Nebraska. […]

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Nebraska State Patrol to young drivers: pay attention to the road

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The Nebraska State Patrol wants more young drivers to wear a seatbelt and, in general, focus when they are behind the wheel. Troopers are making a three month push to re-educate teens, thanks to a $20,350 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. One program uses a rollover simulator to show how effective a […]

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$150M transportation infrastructure bank proposed

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Gov. Pete Ricketts has endorsed a proposal to accelerate road and bridge projects in the state. Ricketts backs creation of a transportation infrastructure bank, which would borrow $150 million from the $728 million state cash reserve fund to build expressways, help counties pay for bridge repair, and fund economic development projects. Ricketts says the money […]

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Wayne State women look to a break through away from home

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The Wayne State women’s basketball team is looking to break through on the road tomorrow night when they visit Minnesota State-Mankato in Northern Sun Conference action. The Wildcats are 7-6 overall but have failed to win a road game in five tries. Coach Chris Kielsmeier’s team has had some chances. In their last road game […]

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Huskers prepare for road test at #19 Iowa

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After opening the Big Ten race with home losses to Northwestern and Indiana The Husker men hit the road on Tuesday night to visit Iowa. The Hawkeyes are 2-0 in the Big Ten after wins over top ranked Michigan State and 14th ranked Purdue and they entered the nation’s top 25 this week at number […]

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One dead, three injured in crash near North Platte

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A driver has died, three passengers have been injured, in a western Nebraska crash in which authorities suspect alcohol played a role. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reports the vehicle ran off the road, ran up an embankment, and rolled after the driver attempted to turn the vehicle. The accident occurred very early Sunday morning […]

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One person killed, another wounded on slick road in Sarpy County

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One person is dead, another wounded after their car slid on snow-covered pavement into an intersection and was t-boned by another vehicle in Sarpy County. The Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office reports the accident occurred shortly after seven o’clock this morning near Bellevue. A car traveling west couldn’t stop as it approached the intersection and slid […]

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Teen dies in rollover accident in south-central Nebraska

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A teen-ager died in a rollover accident in south-central Nebraska. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Office reports a teen-age boy from Wilcox was thrown from the car he was driving. According to the office, the teen was driving west on a county road when the car went off the road, hit a culvert, and rolled a […]

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Two teens die in south-central Nebraska crash

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Two teen-agers have died in a car crash on a gravel road in south-central Nebraska. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Jacob Johnson and 15-year-old Taylor Johnson were pronounced dead at the scene. The two were brother and sister. The sheriff’s office reports the crash occurred on Road 312 south of Clay Center Tuesday […]

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New (and old) technologies can help keep you on the road this winter

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Nebraska drivers may be cursing the return of winter weather and many of us already have helpful technology in our cars, but we don’t always understand how it works. Vehicle safety expert Daniel McGehee says automatic braking systems, or ABS, have been around 20 years, yet it’s a very misunderstood safety feature. “Most cars have […]

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Filling up the tank is cheaper for the holiday trek

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Gasoline prices are below $2 a gallon in many locations as Nebraskans prepare to hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. AAA-Nebraska spokeswoman Rose White says motorists are thankful for low gas prices that haven’t been seen in seven years. “Approximately 42-million Americans are expected to take a road trip this Thanksgiving and drivers […]

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