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Nebraska forward Ed Morrow Jr. announces he's transferring

Added: 30.03.2017 1:33 | 6 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska forward Ed Morrow Jr. has announced he intends to transfer to another school after the spring semester.

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Former Nebraska official to head NASA communication office

Added: 30.03.2017 0:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A former aide to Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and U.S. Rep Don Bacon has taken a new job leading NASA's communications office in Washington.
Jen Rae Wang has been chosen as NASA's associate administrator for the Office of Communications. Wang previously served as communications director for ...


Ricketts approves tweaks to Nebraska unemployment system

Added: 29.03.2017 21:54 | 16 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved changes to Nebraska's unemployment system intended to keep it sustainable and in line with national standards.
The bill signed at a public ceremony on Wednesday would prevent people from collecting benefits if they quit their jobs without good cause. It also ...

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Nebraska lawmakers move to clamp down on sex traffickers

Added: 29.03.2017 17:53 | 15 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A bill that would create stiffer penalties for people who buy and sell sex in Nebraska has advanced in the Legislature, but lawmakers say it needs more work.
Senators voted 42-0 Wednesday to give first-round approval to a bill that would increase prison sentences for sex ...


Nebraska man pleads not guilty in another child abuse case

Added: 28.03.2017 13:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - A North Platte man accused of child abuse in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to child abuse in a new case.
Online court records say James Coleman Jr. entered the plea Monday. He faces four counts of felony intentional child abuse.
The new case began ...

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Nebraska man gets 6 years for beating up, choking girlfriend

Added: 28.03.2017 12:19 | 15 views | 0 comments

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) - A Fremont man has been given six years in prison for beating up and choking his girlfriend.
The Fremont Tribune reports ( ) that Jacob Booze was sentenced Monday in Dodge County District Court. Booze had pleaded no contest to felony strangulation and false imprisonment. Authorities ...


Nebraska an gets 20-60 years in prison for killing wife

Added: 28.03.2017 11:13 | 4 views | 0 comments

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - A man has been given 20 to 60 years in prison for killing his wife on their farm in western Nebraska.
The Nebraska attorney general's office said 62-year-old Emerson Craig was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County District Court in North Platte. He'd pleaded guilty to ...


Nebraska ends ban on religious garb in public schools

Added: 28.03.2017 0:41 | 6 views | 0 comments

Public school teachers in Nebraska will soon be able to wear habits, hijabs and other religious clothing in their classrooms under a new state law.
Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a measure Monday that ends the state's 98-year-old ban. The ban was enacted under pressure from the Ku Klux Klan during a...


Nebraska's Jessica Shepard announces her intent to transfer

Added: 28.03.2017 0:09 | 10 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Two-time All-Big Ten center Jessica Shepard says she plans to leave Nebraska to transfer to another school.

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Driver killed in 3-vehicle collision, Nebraska officials say

Added: 27.03.2017 17:23 | 7 views | 0 comments

HICKMAN, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a car driver has been killed in a three-vehicle collision near Hickman in southeast Nebraska.
The accident occurred around 7 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 77, at a rural road intersection about six miles (9.65 kilometers) south of Lincoln. Lancaster County Sheriff's Capt. Ben ...

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