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Breath-test issue may affect 200 cases in southeast Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A county prosecutor says more than 200 drunken driving cases in southeast Nebraska could be affected by a certification issue with some breath tests conducted by law enforcement. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that some breath tests are being tossed out as evidence in weste...

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Breath-test issue may affect 200 cases in southeast Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A county prosecutor says more than 200 drunken driving cases in southeast Nebraska could be affected by a certification issue with some breath tests conducted by law enforcement. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that some breath tests are being tossed out as evidence in weste...

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Woman gets probation, jail for embezzling more than $84K

Central City, Neb.  --  A Columbus woman accused of embezzling more than $84,000 from her employer has been sentenced. Merrick County District Court records say 25-year-old Chelsea Aldrich was given 90 days in jail and five years of probation at her sentencing hearing earlier this month. She'd ...

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(AUDIO)Phelps Memorial to Celebrate 50 Years of Service

Phelps Memorial Health Center will celebrate 50 years of service on Saturday, April 28, from 2 to 4pm at the Nebraska Prairie Museum in Holdrege. The public event will include food and family entertainment, and speakers from the past and present. Join the Phelps Memorial team in honoring a hi...

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NRA endorses Ricketts, Murante, Evnen in Nebraska primary

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The National Rifle Association has endorsed Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts in his re-election bid along with Lincoln attorney Bob Evnen for secretary of state and state Sen. John Murante for state treasurer. The NRA's Political Victory Fund announced the endorsements Wednesday.R...

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Man dies after becoming trapped in grain bin

ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) _ A 68-year-old man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin in northern Nebraska. Firefighters, medics and Holt County sheriff's deputies were sent Thursday afternoon to a property near Atkinson. They eventually freed the man, but he was pronounced dead later at West Ho...

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