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Nebraska Nursing Home for Native Americans to Open Next Year

Posted: 5:13 PM - A Nebraska nursing home located on the border with South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation will begin accepting Native American residents next year to ease a severe care shortage in one of the nation's poorest regions.

Ex-Husker Charged With Murder

Posted: 2:55 PM - Former Husker running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his cellmate at a California prison last April.

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Gunman Still at Large After Cop Car Fired On Near Boston

A Millis, Massachusetts, police cruiser was fired on, then crashed and caught fire near Boston.

Snapchat alerts Colorado Student to Possible School Shooting in Arizona

A Colorado student alerted police after receiving a photo about a possible school shooting plan from a student in Arizona.

Obama First President to Visit North of Arctic Circle

President Obama delivered a speech to a cheering crowd in Kotzebue, Alaska, on healthcare and the environment.

Police Believe Illinois Cop's Killers Familiar With Area

Investigators in Illinois have found a deer camera in a wooded area near where a police officer was fatally shot on Tuesday, and are hoping that gives them clues as to the officer's killers, authorities said Wednesday.

Search for Suspects in Officer Shooting Continues

Chief George Filenko says authorities are gathering video that may help in the search for the suspects who killed Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.

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Riley Responds to Lawsuit Filed by Former OSU Student

Updated: 12:39 PM - On Wednesday, Husker Head Coach Mike Riley responded to a lawsuit filed by a former student at Oregon State University. The lawsuit alleges that Riley contributed to a rape culture on the campus.

Oregon Trail Rodeo Completes Three Night Stay

Updated: 08/31/2015 - Yes, the Oregon Trail Rodeo first night does fall on the first night of area high school football but so what? Not everyone loves football and this rodeo is certainly popular.

NBC Nebraska's 5th Quarter: August 28th, 2015

Updated: 08/28/2015 - Word came late from Gering, Nebraska. The Hastings Tigers had done it. They had won the season opener over the Bulldogs 25-14 making new coach Charlie Shoemaker 1-0 as Tiger coach. Maybe the program will return to the glory days of the 1990's and the back to back state titles of the teams of coach Walt Olsen.

Aurora Cooperative Game Of The Week Preview

Updated: 08/27/2015 - Grand Island visits Kearney in the Aurora Cooperative Game of the Week Friday nigh in at Foster Field in Kearney. Both teams make the Class A state playoffs last season and both hope to do so this year as well. Foster Field should be packed with fans and students of both schools. The Islanders have won the last two meetings between the schools, but Kearney won each meeting for a decade before that.

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