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Second person dies from injuries in fiery Omaha crash

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A young Bellevue man has died of injuries he suffered in a fiery crash in southeast Omaha this past weekend. 22-year-old Michael Harnett died Wednesday night at an Omaha hospital. Harnett was behind the wheel when he lost control of his car, crossed several lanes of traffic, and ran through a fence at the Ready […]

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Trooper seizes marijuana, hashish in traffic stop in western Nebraska

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A state trooper has seized nearly 30 pounds of marijuana during a weekend traffic stop on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol reports the trooper stopped an eastbound car near the Ogallala exit on I-80 in Keith County for following too close. After getting permission to search the vehicle, the trooper found 27 pounds of […]

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Elderly pedestrian is hit, killed on I-80

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A Cairo woman was struck and killed by a semi-truck after authorities say she walked onto Interstate 80 in Buffalo County late Sunday afternoon. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, 79-year-old Darlene Harder had parked along the eastbound lanes near Gibbon when she got out of her vehicle and then walked into traffic. A short […]

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Kansas Deer-Vehicle Collisions Peak In Mid-November

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Deer can be spotted near our state’s roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That’s why the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), ...

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Mercurial Royals back on the upswing

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We Kansas City Royals bandwagon passengers have endured a rugged ride this season. Every time you start to expect big things from the Royals, they run into heavy traffic. Every time it appears safe to count them out, they go on cruise control in the op...

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Changes Coming To The Norton Farmer’s Market

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August 6, 2013 – Norton, Kansas – The 2013 Norton Farmer’s Market announces an updated 2013 season, intended to increase sales and sustainability within the Market. Time and Place The Farmer’s Market is now located on Highway 36 across from Shopko. The location was chosen because Highway 36 carries 80% of Norton’s thoroughfare traffic. The park area by the highway ...

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Washington Woman To Be Sentenced In Norton County Court

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A Washington Kansas woman will be sentenced for two trafficking charges in August in Norton County District Court. Jennifer Layman was originally charged with three counts of traffic in contraband into a correctional facility in connection with an alleged April 14th incident. Those charges are level five and six non-person felonies. In a plea agreement, Layman pled guilty to two ...

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