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1 Omaha man dead, 2 injured in shooting

A 26 year old Omaha man is dead and two men are in critical condition after a shooting in north Omaha Thursday afternoon. Omaha police rushed to the 36th and Ames Avenue area and found one man injured by gunfire. Police say a medic unit arrived and gave immediate care but 26 year old Lamar […]

Supreme Court strikes down cigar bar exemption to smoking ban

An Omaha billiards hall has lost its fight against the state indoor smoking ban. The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the law even as it ruled the legislature cannot carve out an exemption from the indoor smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco retail outlets. It let stand an exemption for hotel […]

Gov. Heineman calls EPA the enemy of agriculture (AUDIO)

Gov. Dave Heineman says federal regulations being issued by the Environmental Protection Agency pose a big problem for agriculture. Heineman takes direct aim at the EPA, especially its proposal to expand the Clean Water Act. “As I kiddingly say, but I think it’s fairly accurate, you know, when we have a little rain in the […]

Pelini has the Huskers prepared for anything, but ready to adjust (AUDIO)

This was supposed to be a matchup of brother vs. brother, but Carl Pelini, the one time defensive coordinator for the Huskers was dumped by Florida Atlantic. Carl, back in an interview in April, said his firing ultimately had more to do with an athletic director who didn’t hire him more so than his alleged […]

Volleyball fans set for great action: NU starts season with two ranked opponents

Nebraska features the fewest seniors (1) and most underclassmen (11) in school history this fall.  Yet head coach John Cook is building one of his deepest and talented rosters. The seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team opens its season this weekend with a pair of top-15 showdowns at the 2014 AVCA Showcase. The Huskers face 13th-ranked Florida State on […]