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102 died at Native American boarding school in Nebraska

GENOA, Neb. (AP) — Researchers say they have uncovered the names of 102 Native American students who died at a federally operated boarding sc... continue reading
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3 snow leopards with COVID-19 die at Lincoln Children’s Zoo

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Three snow leopards have died at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Nebraska of complications from COVID-19. The zoo ma... continue reading
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Troopers Find 33 LBs of Methamphetamine in Traffic Stop

 Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an Arizona man after locating 33 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Int... continue reading
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Coalition steps up effort to boost Nebraska minimum wage

A coalition that includes labor unions and civil rights groups has launched a website and social media pages in its drive to get a measure to raise... continue reading
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States challenge Biden's vaccine mandate for health workers

 A coalition of 10 states has filed a lawsuit challenging a new rule by President Joe Biden's administration requiring millions of health care... continue reading
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Council Votes Against Extra Bar Hour, Veterans Raise Funds For Gulf War Monument

*Audio Version Of Story Below* At City Hall  The Grand Island Council voted NOT to extend bar hours until 2am. The measure which was brought... continue reading
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Hall County two vehicle injury accident Tuesday morning

On Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 at approximately 7:25 am the Hall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Hwy 30 and 90th Rd reference a two-ve... continue reading
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City Council To Vote On 2AM Closing Time

We’ll keep our eyes on the Grand Island City Council tonight as they’ll be voting on an ordinance that would extend hours for the sale ... continue reading
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Nebraska woman avoids death sentence for store clerk slaying

A woman convicted of murder for her role in the death and dismemberment of a Nebraska hardware store clerk has been sentenced to life in prison, av... continue reading
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I-80 closure Monday Night

A planned closure of I-80 will happen for a short period of time tonight. The closure will be at mile marker 324 eastbound on Monday night Nov. 8t... continue reading
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Ricketts orders agencies not to follow vaccine mandates

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has ordered state agencies under his direct control not to follow any federal coronavirus vacc... continue reading
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19 states sue Biden administration over COVID vaccine rule

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Nineteen states are now suing to block President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors. One suit ... continue reading
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Nebraska unemployment rate of 2% is lowest on record

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s latest unemployment rate of 2% was the nation’s lowest and the lowest on record for the state. Th... continue reading
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Ex-State Fair finance head gets jail, probation for theft

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The former finance director of the Nebraska State Fair has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and 15 years' probatio... continue reading
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Fire at Nebraska prison sends 1 person to hospital

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a fire in a housing unit at the Lincoln Correctional Center has sent one person to the hospital. Lincoln... continue reading
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Lincoln Man Arrested Following I-80 Pursuit

OCTOBER 22, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers, with the assistance of York County Sheriff’s Deputies, have arrested ... continue reading
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Ricketts rescinds hospital restrictions as capacity improves

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced an end to restrictions that have kept hospitals from being overwhelmed with patients duri... continue reading
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What could happen next with indicted US Rep. Fortenberry

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on the Republican's future in Nebraska politics and t... continue reading
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Police: Fired grain elevator worker shot 3 people, killing 2

SUPERIOR, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says a man who was fired from a grain elevator returned later in the day and shot three peopl... continue reading
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Nebraska tax collections beat expectations in September

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State tax officials say Nebraska government collected more tax revenue than expected last month. The Nebraska Department... continue reading
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Grand Island police: Motorcyclist killed in US Hwy 30 crash

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Police in Grand Island say a 52-year-old man has died after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup tr... continue reading
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90-year-old man killed in crash into Kearney lake

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police in south-central Nebraska say a 90-year-old man died when the car he was driving crashed into a Kearney lake. Don... continue reading
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GIPS Launches Substitute Campaign

Like many districts around the state and country, Grand Island Public Schools are facing staffing challenges, especially in the area of substitutes... continue reading
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Public Listening Session Planned To Discuss Future Of State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation Master Planning Committee will be hosting a public listening session on Monday, October 4th from 5-7pm to f... continue reading
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Nomi Health Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in Grand Island

 Nomi Health, the direct healthcare company coordinating COVID-19 testing and vaccination efforts across the country, today announced the upco... continue reading