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September 28th, 2014

Members sought for Nebraska health care boards

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Board of Health is seeking professional members for several health care boards.

The boards are responsible for licensing health care providers. Terms run for five years.

There are vacancies on boards for alcohol and drug counseling; audiology and speech language pathology; chiropractic; cosmetology; dentistry; mental health practice; nursing; psychologists; podiatry; registered environmental health specialists; and veterinary medicine and surgery.

Governor hopefuls promise action on property taxes

September 28, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Property taxes have surfaced as a key issue in Nebraska's race for governor, with the candidates offering drastically different approaches for easing the burden on farmers, ranchers and homeowners.

VIDEO: Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini after Illinois

September 28, 2014

Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini after Illinois

September 26th

September 25 volleyball scores

September 26, 2014


Adams Central def. Holdrege, 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 25-23
Arcadia-Loup City def. Wood River, 19-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-21
Ashland-Greenwood def. Fort Calhoun, 25-24, 25-23, 25-22
Auburn def. Palmyra, 19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22
Beatrice def. Fairbury, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13
Bellevue East def. Omaha South, 25-17, 25-8, 25-11
Bellevue West def. Omaha Northwest, 25-7, 25-15, 25-12
Bishop Neumann def. St. Albert, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21
Burwell def. Valentine, 25-9, 14-25, 22-25, 25-12, 15-13
Cambridge def. Arapahoe, 25-19, 25-13, 26-24

No. 21 Nebraska opens Big Ten play against Illinois

September 26, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ameer Abdullah has the third-most rushing attempts in the nation and has touched the ball on one-third of Nebraska's plays from scrimmage.

He wants to continue with the heavy workload.

"I feel better in week No. 4 than I have in previous seasons," Abdullah said.

That's good for the 21st-ranked Cornhuskers (4-0) and bad for Illinois (3-1), which visits Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Chicago facility fire impacts Omaha flights

September 26, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nearly 20 Omaha flights into or out of Chicago airports have been canceled because of a fire at an air traffic control facility in a Chicago suburb.

Omaha Airport Authority officials urged travelers to check with their airlines or go online at to see whether their flights have been affected.

Officials say Friday's early morning fire started in the basement of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center in Aurora, forcing evacuation of the center. More than 850 flights had been canceled in Chicago alone, and more cancellations were expected.

September 25th

VIDEO: Is Ameer Abdullah The Nation's Best Running Back?

September 25, 2014

As we head into Week five, Ameer Abdullah has already rushed for 625 yards, but does this make him the best running back in America? Football analyst Doug Chapman and a special surprise guest go head-to-head on who deserves the honor.

VIDEO: Nebraska Zoo Needs Your Help Naming Cute Red Panda Twin

September 25, 2014

Meet the newest additions to the Lincoln Children's Zoo in Nebraska. The zoo is running a contest to name the furry red panda twins. Buzz60's Leigh Scheps (@LeighTVReporter) has the adorable video.

September 24th

BBPD to hold 'Drug Take Back' event

September 24, 2014

On Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public will have a chance to get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at the Broken Bow Police Department, 116 South 11th Avenue.

BBPD and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are holding the Take Back event to encourage local citizens to dispose of prescription drugs in a safe and responsible way. The Police Department will be accepting pills for disposal (The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, or any aerosol containers).

This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

September 23rd

Nebraska AP high school football rankings

September 23, 2014

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune.

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