Suspect charged in fatal south-central Nebraska shootings

The lone suspect in the fatal shootings of two people and the wounding of another in south-central Nebraska has been charged in the case
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Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

Retailers and top fashion brands keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity but now some are trying to come up with actual solutions
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Reviews mixed of bill that would expand charter schools

Some parents are praising legislation that would expand charter schools in Missouri, while administrators for traditional public schools are raising concerns th
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Police say Nebraska mom left twins at hospital after births

Authorities are trying to find the mother who left her newborn male twins after their birth at a central Nebraska hospital
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Missouri woman charged with murder in 2 daughters' deaths

A Kearney woman whose two young daughters died during extreme heat is charged with murder in their deaths
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Nebraska ag event to discuss trends in farming, agribusiness

Farming, ranching and business leaders throughout Nebraska are set to discuss new trends in agriculture at an annual conference hosted by Gov. Pete Ricketts
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Economic development group to buy former filter plant

An economic development organization says it's under contract to buy the former Baldwin Filters plant in Gothenburg and attract another employer to the city
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Kansas teen injured in confrontation with officers charged

A 15-year-old Kansas boy who was injured in a confrontation with law enforcement officers last month has been arrested in Salina
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Nebraska's low jobless rate seen as mixed economic message

Nebraska's unemployment rate remained at 2.8 percent in December _ a figure that an economist says reflects good and bad aspects of the state's economy
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Nebraska jobless rate 2.8 percent for 5th month in a row

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's unemployment rate remained at 2.8 percent in December, the fifth month in a row at that level
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Veterans greeted with handshakes and applause at new home

Veterans moving into their new Kearney home have been greeted with handshakes and applause
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Police: Man who shot officer had stolen guns in break-in

Police in North Carolina say a man accused of shooting and wounding a Raleigh police officer broke into an area home just beforehand and stole six guns
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Lincoln ice fishing clinic canceled for lack of safe ice

A free family clinic on ice fishing planned for Saturday at Lincoln's Holmes Lake has been canceled
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N. Carolina officer shot, wounded; 2 suspects in custody

Police in North Carolina say a Raleigh police officer has been shot several times while trying to take a suspect into custody
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Sentencing set for man who lied about Kearney robbery

Buffalo County Court records say a 23-year-old man will be sentenced Feb. 28 for lying to police about being robbed in Kearney
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Ice fishing clinics planned in Nebraska in January

Anyone interested in learning more about ice fishing can attend one of three free clinics in January
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Nebraska jobless rate 2.8 percent for 4th month in a row

Nebraska Labor Department figures show the state's November unemployment rate of 2.8 percent matches the three previous months' figures
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New U of Nebraska program aims to develop more teachers

The University of Nebraska has created the Teachers Scholars Academy to recruit, retain and develop a highly qualified and more diverse teaching workforce for t
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UK's May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May survives a political crisis over the Brexit deal, winning a no-confidence vote of her Conservative lawmakers that would have
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UK PM May deploys ministers to sell Brexit deal to public

Britain's prime minister is deploying 30 members of her government throughout the country to rally support for her deal on leaving the European Union
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Connecticut police shoot man who fired on them while fleeing

Connecticut State Police say Hartford officers have shot and critically injured a man who opened fire on them while fleeing a traffic stop on foot
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Nebraska Farm Bureau says trade conflicts cost state $1.2B

A Nebraska Farm Bureau report says trade conflicts have cost Nebraska farmers up to $1 billion in farm income this year
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US Army sergeant gets life without parole for slaying wife

A U.S. Army sergeant has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his soldier wife in 2015
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3 ice fishing clinics scheduled around Nebraska

Three ice fishing clinics have been scheduled around Nebraska in January
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