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Petition to allow casino gambling at horse tracks set to hit the streets in Nebraska soon

Petition to allow casino gambling at horse tracks set to hit the streets in Nebraska soon

Petitions to allow casino gambling at state-licensed horse tracks in Nebraska are expected to hit the streets next week.

Moon landing anniversary and space race artifacts come together at Nebraska museum exhibit

Moon landing anniversary and space race artifacts come together at Nebraska museum exhibit

Outer space is coming down to Nebraska.

Inmate punched two correctional officers in the head, causing serious injury to one

Inmate punched two correctional officers in the head, causing serious injury to one

An inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary punched two correctional officers in the head Wednesday evening, officials said.

Union Pacific delivers 4% better second quarter profit due to lower expenses

Union Pacific delivers 4% better second quarter profit due to lower expenses

Union Pacific Corp. delivered 4% more profit in the second quarter even though it hauled less freight because it cut its expenses by 7%.

UPDATE: One person dead, thousand of gallons of fuel spilled in Highway 81 crash

UPDATE: One person dead, thousand of gallons of fuel spilled in Highway 81 crash

One person died and thousands of gallons of diesel fuel spilled because of a crash on a major northeast Nebraska highway Thursday morning.

York mayor passes away

York mayor passes away

Orval Stahr, a former mayor of York, former York County Commissioner and former zoning administrator for York County, has died.

No injuries at a reported structure fire at a Kearney apartment complex

No injuries at a reported structure fire at a Kearney apartment complex

No injuries were reported in an apartment fire in Kearney, Nebraska.

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's court appointed attorneys, Ben and Joe Murray from Hebron, say they're not confident in getting a new trial, but recognize everyone's right to as fair of a trial as possible.

Father and son both sentenced to decades in prison for northeast Nebraska murder

Father and son both sentenced to decades in prison for northeast Nebraska murder

Father and son became co-defendants in a northeast Nebraska murder case. Now, they both are headed to prison.

Big Blue Water Park, Remedy For Hot Weather

Big Blue Water Park, Remedy For Hot Weather

Big Blue Water Park provides a spot to beat the heat

Solheim: Trail's retrial motion is routine

Solheim: Trail's retrial motion is routine

NCN legal analyst David Solheim says the motion isn't a surprise and is routine in cases carrying a heavy sentence.

Animal experts recommend plenty of water and shade during hot days

Animal experts recommend plenty of water and shade during hot days

Veterinarians provide some helpful tips on how to keep livestock safe during the hottest of days.

Derek Olson sentenced for murder conviction

Derek Olson sentenced for murder conviction

A northeast Nebraskan will be spending decades in prison for his involvement in a 2017 murder.

Firefighters Sent to East Beatrice Apartment Flareup

Firefighters Sent to East Beatrice Apartment Flareup

Fire does minor damage to east Beatrice apartment

Nebraska lawmakers vote against House condemnation of Trump's 'racist comments'

Nebraska lawmakers vote against House condemnation of Trump's 'racist comments'

Nebraska’s all-GOP House delegation voted against this week’s resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s use of a common racist trope.

Two close calls with children accidentally left inside cars; extreme heat to continue

Two close calls with children accidentally left inside cars; extreme heat to continue

Locksmiths and emergency officials scrambled at least twice Wednesday in the midst of hot, humid weather to free children inadvertently locked in cars.