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University employees told private data is on stolen laptop

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials say personal and financial information on more than 900 current and former employees were contained in a laptop computer stolen from a university consultant who was vacationing in Rome. They work or worked for the university’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The university’s offered them a…read more »

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Chiropractor, prep track standout win buffalo chip toss

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) – A Chadron chiropractor and a former Chadron High School track standout have won top honors in the World Championship Buffalo Chip Throw contest during the 43nd annual Fur Trade Days celebration in Chadron. Station KCSR reports that 35-year-old Eric Landen won the men’s title Saturday by tossing a piece of dried…read more »

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Governor Ricketts, State Leaders Debut Talent Recruitment Website

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the city of Kearney: “During the Governor’s Summit on Economic Development, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website (www.thegoodlifeiscalling.com) to recruit talent to Nebraska.  Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Dave Rippe and Nebraska Department of Labor (DOL) Commissioner John Albin joined the Governor to debut the…read more »

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Highway Work Project: US 30 from 15th Avenue to 7th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska Department of Transportation: “The Nebraska Department of Transportation will have upcoming traffic lane shifts occurring in the work zone area on US Highway 30 from west of 15th Avenue to 7th Avenue. On Thursday, July 18, 2019, motorists should expect head-to-head traffic in the east bound…read more »

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Arrest Made in Assault on Jogger

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Kearney Police Department: “At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Friday, July 12, officers of the Kearney Police Department were dispatched to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue in Kearney in response to an assault that had occurred at that location. It was determined that a 31-year-old Kearney woman…read more »

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Emergency officials urge flood victims to document damage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – State emergency officials are urging south-central Nebraska residents and local governments to document any damage they experienced from flooding earlier this month. Officials with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency say they’re still collecting damage reports from local emergency management offices. They recommend documenting damage by photograph or video, if possible. They…read more »

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