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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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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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