2 arrested, charged in 1988 slaying of South Bend woman

Police have made two arrests in the 1988 slaying of a pregnant South Bend woman who was beaten to death while walking her dog
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A look at candidates signed up for Louisiana's Nov. 6 ballot

The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 election started Wednesday and runs through Friday
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Area writer goes 'backstage' with celebrities

For nearly 40 years, Hastings resident Kent Theesen had been gathering stories for his recently released book, "Backstage Behind the Curtain."
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Burst pipe on dredge barge injures 3

Authorities say a burst pipe on a dredge barge off New Jersey injured three people, but the injuries are reported to be minor
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CNPPID ensures farmers get irrigation water

About 16 CNPPID patrolmen, more formally called irrigation service specialists, spend each irrigation season day contacting customers irrigating 108,000 acres _ mostly in Gosper, Phelps and Kearney counties
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Detasselers forge ahead in July's hottest weeks

Funk's detasselers are small armies of mostly teens and young adults who spend long, hot July days patrolling fields of seed corn
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Digital monitoring of students finds cries for help, threats

School officials in Omaha, Kearney and Schuyler and other communities have been using digital monitoring and surveillance as they try to stop the next school shooter or the next student suicide
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Fallen pot package leads to possible prison time

Two people arrested in south-central Nebraska are facing possible prison time for hauling marijuana
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Hastings construction company fined in wake of worker death

A Hastings construction company has been fined for safety violations following the death of a worker there earlier this year
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Hunters can enter lottery to hunt deer along Central Platte

Nebraska hunters can enter a lottery for the chance to hunt deer along the Central Platte River
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Investigators say speed led to death of driver in crash

Investigators say excessive speed led to a driver's death in a crash near western Nebraska's Overton
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Kearney airport prepares to resume flights to Denver

The Kearney Regional Airport is preparing to unveil its renovation project and to resume flights to Denver International Airport
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Kearney airport prepares to resume taking Denver flights

The Kearney Regional Airport is preparing to unveil its renovation project and resume taking flights from the city to Denver International Airport
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Kearney churches quietly strengthening security

Kearney churches quietly are beefing up their security in response to recent shooter incidents
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Man accused of making false robbery report in Kearney

Authorities say a 22-year-old man lied to police about being robbed in Kearney
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Man dies after utility vehicle collides with semitrailer

Authorities say a man driving a utility vehicle died after it collided with a semitrailer in south-central Nebraska
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Minden man dies in crash east of Kearney

Authorities say a Minden man has died in a car crash east of Kearney
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Mistress gets 17 years in killing of soldier's wife

A federal judge has sentenced a Texas woman to 17 years in prison for helping a U.S. Army sergeant with whom she had an affair kill his solider wife in Maryland
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Mom of 2 girls who died in court facing assault charges

The mother of two young Missouri girls who died during the July Fourth holiday was denied when she asked to have her bond lowered so she could attend their funerals
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Mother gives differing accounts about night 2 girls died

The mother of two Missouri girls who died on July Fourth says she fell asleep with her daughters in a running car and found them unresponsive when she woke up
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Nebraska unveils new $89M veterans home

Nebraska's new $89 million veterans home welcomed hundreds of visitors during an open house this weekend
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Nebraska unveils new $89M veterans' home

Hundreds of people attended an open house for Nebraska's new $89 million veterans' home
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Nebraska youth center to install fence to prevent escapes

Nebraska officials plan to install a permanent fence around a state-run youth treatment center that has had four escapes this year
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Nebraska youth center to install fence to stop escapes

Nebraska officials plan to install a permanent fence around Kearney's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center campus in an attempt to stop high-risk youths from escaping
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Police look into reported Missouri sighting of Iowa student

Authorities are investigating a report that a missing Iowa college student might have been seen in northwest Missouri
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Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student

Investigators say they have concluded that a woman spotted in northwest Missouri was not a missing Iowa college student
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Police: Man's body is recovered in canal

Massachusetts State Police say a body has been recovered in a canal
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Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers
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St. Francis hospital helps the poor get breathing equipment

Project Care Breathe Right, a program that has been active at St. Francis for nine months
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Teacher continues passion for recycling after retiring

A former teacher at Gates Elementary School, Patsy Steenson is now an active volunteer and a member of the board of the Grand Island Area Clean Community System
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The Latest: Mother says missing Iowa student may be abducted

The mother of a missing Iowa college student pleaded Thursday with anyone who may have abducted her daughter to let her go and claim a fast-growing pot of reward money
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Today in Nebraska for September

Today in Nebraska for September
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Today in Nebraska-August

Today in Nebraska-August
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Trial begins for Army sergeant charged in his wife's killing

The trial of an Army sergeant charged in his wife's killing has begun in U.S. District Court in Baltimore
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U of Nebraska at Kearney officers now carrying handguns

Campus police have begun carrying handguns at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, 44 years after college officials decided to disarm them
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University of Nebraska system enrollment dips

Officials say the University of Nebraska system's enrollment has dipped a percentage point this fall
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US Army sergeant convicted of killing soldier wife in 2015

A U.S. Army sergeant has been convicted of killing his soldier wife in 2015
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Woman charged in 1988 slaying of South Bend woman returned

A woman charged in the fatal 1988 beating of a pregnant South Bend woman is being held without bond following her initial hearting
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Woman testifies to helping Army sergeant kill his wife

A U.S. Army sergeant's girlfriend has testified to helping him kill his wife in 2015
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Work done, Kearney airport resumes flights to Denver

The Kearney Regional Airport renovation work has been completed and flights to and from Denver have been resumed
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