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Semi and NSP patrol unit collide in southwest Nebraska

A semi and Nebraska State Patrol unit collided Monday afternoon near Benkelman.   Few details were available.  The investigation is being led by the Dundy County Sheriff's Office.    State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas confirmed the trooper involved in the accident was being treated at Community...

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Semi and NSP patrol unit collide in southwest Nebraska

A semi and Nebraska State Patrol unit collided Monday afternoon near Benkelman.   Few details were available.  The investigation is being led by the Dundy County Sheriff's Office.    State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas confirmed the trooper involved in the accident was being treated at Community...

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Lake Maloney white bass die-off not caused by disease

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says a recent of die-off of white bass at North Platte's Lake Maloney was not caused by disease. They says the cause can be attributed to the fish being concentrated in a localized area of the lake along with stress due to spawning and a brief period of poor wa...

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Futures One Crop Progress Report

OMAHA -- Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined nationwide last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that 72% of the nation's corn was in good-to-excellent condition as of Sunday, Ju...

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Nebraska town considers ordinance targeting immigrants

Scribner, Neb. --  An eastern Nebraska community is seeking to bar employing or renting residences to people living in the U.S. illegally. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Scribner City Council approved last month the first round of an ordinance designed to prohibit hiring and renting apa...

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First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported to DHHS

Lincoln, Neb. --  A man in the Scotts Bluff County Health Department jurisdiction tested positive for West Nile virus according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. “This is the first human case so far this season and there will be more,” said Dr. Tom Safranek, State Epid...

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