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Tips for Nebraska motorists to avoid deer collisions

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska game and wildlife officials are offering tips to motorists to avoid collisions with deer this fall. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says deer are more active now as crops are being harvested and deer breeding season is in full swing. The agency suggests motorists try to anticipate the possibility…read more »

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2 Omaha police officers collapse after checking cruiser

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Omaha police are investigating what caused two officers in the city’s Northwest Precinct to collapse within minutes of each other. Television station KETV reports the incident happened Thursday when the first officer became lightheaded and collapsed while doing a pre-shift inspection of his cruiser. The other officer went to check the…read more »

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Nebraska court rejects lethal injection protocol challenge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The lethal injection protocol that was used to execute a Nebraska prisoner last year has survived a legal challenge from death penalty opponents who had hoped to overturn it to prevent the state from carrying out capital punishment. The Nebraska Supreme Court sided Friday with state officials who adopted the new…read more »

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Leaves don’t go in the street

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from City of Kearney Stormwater Project Manager, Dan Lillis: “City streets are not the dumping grounds for leaves. Why should you be concerned? Organic matter such as grass and leaves can cause odors in neighborhood creeks and drainage problems that lead to flooding. Lawn Care professionals and residential home…read more »

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Nebraska warrant issued for semi driver in fatal crash

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) – A warrant has been issued for a California man involved in a construction zone crash in Nebraska that killed three people. The Kearney Hub reports that 34-year-old Kenneth Kratt, of Madera, California, has been charged in Nebraska with three counts of felony manslaughter. Charging documents accuse Kratt of driving recklessly at…read more »

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