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Black shirts to be awarded prior to BYU game

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The Nebraska football coaching staff will hand out black shirts prior to the Husker’s season opener against BYU on September fifth. The tradition dates back to the 1960s when the Huskers’ first-string defenders were given the shirts to wear in practice. “We’ve had a discussion probably about every five, six seven days and talk about […]

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Death penalty petition drive delivers 166K signatures to Sec. of State (AUDIO)

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A referendum petition drive to have Nebraska voters decide whether the state retains the death penalty has turned in signatures to the Secretary of State. “I’m sure you’re all interested in the numbers and, according to the staff count, we have 166,692 signatures,” State Treasurer Don Stenberg, honorary co-chair of Nebraskans for the Death Penalty […]

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Royals’ additions bolster rotation, versatility

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GM Dayton Moore and his staff acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto, one of the biggest names on the trading block, as well as super-utility player Ben Zobrist, whom the Royals have admired for some time. Those moves have made for a happy manager in Ned Y...

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Corrections workers will be asked to assess their culture (AUDIO)

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What is the culture of the Department of Correctional Services? A study hopes to find out. State Corrections Director Scott Frakes says an independent agency will conduct a department-wide culture study. “Just kind of getting a good, overall sense of how the staff views the agency they work for,” Frakes tells Nebraska Radio Network. Frakes […]

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Tractor pull accident in Howard County injures five

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Five people were hurt Sunday during a tractor pull in Boelus and at least two of the victims were critically injured. Howard County Sheriff Tom Busch says a tractor and sled went through the far end of the track, colliding with multiple vehicles, event staff and participants. It happened shortly before 3 p.m. No spectators […]

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Ford returns to Nebraska

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Former Nebraska point guard Ashley Ford will return home as an assistant coach with the Husker women’s basketball program. Ford, who has spent the past five seasons on former Nebraska Associate Head Coach Cindy Fisher’s staff at the University of San Diego, rejoins the Husker program after helping to lay the foundation of Nebraska’s NCAA […]

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Royals rate their staff’s individual pitches

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If you've ever wondered which Royals pitchers have the best individual pitches, we've got some answers. We surveyed several Royals players and coaches, who provided their top two choices of which Royals pitchers threw the best fastball, cutter, curveba...

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McDermott tabs former Boston College aide

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Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott has a new assistant coach. Preston Murphy spent last season on the staff at Boston College, where he had previously served as the program’s director of operations from 2006-10. Murphy also had coaching stints at him alma mater, the University of Rhode Island as well as the high school […]

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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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