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Tecumseh prison tries to return to normal after riots leave inmates dead, injured (AUDIO)

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A state prison in Nebraska, rocked by riots and the deaths of two inmates, attempts to return to normal. “This has been a very difficult 24 hours,” State Corrections Scott Frakes told reporters during a news conference late Monday morning, only hours after staff at the Tecumseh prison regained control of the institution. The disturbance […]

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Two inmates dead, prison guards injured in Tecumseh prison riot

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Two inmates have been discovered dead in a housing unit at the Tecumseh state prison, two others are being treated in a hospital in wake of a riot at the prison. Prison guards have secured the prison. All staff have been accounted for, according to Department of Correctional Services officials. The public is not at […]

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Prison fights leave two staff, inmates injured

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Weekend fights at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln left two staff members at the prison injured. A few inmates had to seek medical attention as well. The two staff members were taken to a Lincoln hospital Saturday to receive treatment for minor injuries. Both have been released. Acting prison warden, Robert Madsen, issued a […]

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Two Nebraska nursing homes placed in receivership

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Two Nebraska nursing homes have entered receivership after their Utah owner notified Nebraska officials it was no longer able to pay staff. The Nebraska Attorney General’s office reports judges in Brown and Burt Counties entered orders placing the Ainsworth Care Center and Logan Valley Manor in Lyons into the receivership of Klaasmeyer & Associates of […]

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Nebraska completes home sweep of Texas with solid pitching all weekend

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Home sweep home.  Nebraska baseball improved to 21-7 after their three-game sweep of 16th ranked Texas on Sunday afternoon with a 6-2 win. The sweep improves the Husker record to 14-1 at Hawks Field this season. Nebraska’s pitching staff held the Longhorns to three runs on 12 hits in 33 innings, including one run over the first 32 innings […]

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Former Husker coach Kaczenski arrested on domestic assault

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Former Nebraska defensive line coach Rick Kaczenski, part of Bo Pelini’s staff that was fired in December, was arrested Sunday on a charge of third-degree domestic assault and remains in jail as of Monday morning. Lincoln police arrested the 40-year old Kaczenski Sunday afternoon after they had already responded to a call from someone outside the Kaczenski’s home regarding arguments […]

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Fortenberry office hit by “glitter bomb”; no one hurt

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Authorities are investigating after a “glitter” bomb exploded in the Lincoln office of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry. A spokeswoman for the Congressman says no one was hurt Wednesday. A few members of the Congressman’s staff got showered by sparkles that shot out of the envelope when they opened it. The envelope contained a note stating, “Congrats, […]

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Charlton Warren leaving Nebraska football coaching staff

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Statement from University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley: “Charlton Warren has informed me of his plans to take a similar coaching position at another university. This is an opportunity that Charlton feels is right for him and his family, and I respect his decision. We appreciate the valuable role Charlton has played in […]

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Royals perfectly suited for National League style

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The Royals' remarkable fielding combines with a deep pitching staff to give them the ability to win low-scoring games. Kansas City is probably better constructed to compete in the National League and it showed with a 3-2 win over the Giants in Game 3 o...

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Royals place premium on bats for Wild Card roster

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A nine-man pitching staff, including three starters in addition to James Shields, was included on the roster announced by the Royals for the American League Wild Card Game against the A's.

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Jirschele struck in face by ball during BP

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Not even the Royals' coaching staff can avoid checking into the training room. Third-base coach Mike Jirschele was wearing a bandage on the right side of his face after being struck by a ball during early batting practice on Wednesday.

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Chen relegated to relaxing during KC games

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Left-hander Bruce Chen's back gives him so much trouble that the medical staff won't even let him sit on the bench during games. Chen, on the disabled list with a bulging disc, instead spends time floating in the therapeutic pool and watching the game ...

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