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Nebraska ballroom celebrates 50th anniversary

Nebraska ballroom celebrates 50th anniversary
Built on five acres, the 15,000-square-foot insulated Behlen metal building, with its 5,000-square-foot wood dance floor, sits on the south side of Nebraska 92 three miles west of Wahoo, with its doors facing the highway. In 1964, on Memorial Day …
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Baylor Bears earn No. 6 seed in NCAA tournament, play Nebraska in first round
Baylor Bears head coach Scott Drew gathers the team int he closing seconds of the Big 12 Basketball Tournament championship game against the Iowa State Cyclones at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Saturday, March 15, 2014. Iowa State defeated Baylor …
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Big Ten winners include Nebraska, Wisconsin

Big Ten winners include Nebraska, Wisconsin
The Big Ten tournament title game had a clear winner (Michigan State) and loser (Michigan). Now let's wade into the murkier waters of Big Ten winners and losers from Selection Sunday: Winner: Nebraska. An estimated 2,500 fans showed up Sunday to …
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Nebraska native's lawsuit reinstated against student-loan agencies
Pennsylvania and Vermont student-loan agencies must face false-billing claims brought in 2007 by Jon Oberg, a Nebraska native and former U.S. Education Department employee who filed the whistleblower lawsuit against those agencies and others, …
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Nebraska monitors rivers for possible flooding

Nebraska monitors rivers for possible flooding
(AP) – The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency and others are monitoring rivers in the state for possible flooding as mountain snow to the west begins to melt. Earl Imler with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency says the U.S. Army Corps of …
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14-year-old killed in southeast Nebraska car crash
A young teen-ager died in a one-car accident in southeast Nebraska in which an underage driver lost control of the vehicle and it rolled. The office reports 14-year-old Trevyn Michael Roth of Milford died in the accident Thursday evening about four …
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Kelly: Nebraska once defied air crash searchers — for 75 days

Kelly: Nebraska once defied air crash searchers — for 75 days
As the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane persisted Friday, an aviation author was reminded of a plane crash in Nebraska that took 75 days to discover. On Jan. 11, 1969, a small plane was returning Augustana College students from a speech …
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Big Ten Tournament: Nebraska blows 18-point lead in loss to Ohio State
While the magnitude of the moment didn't seem to affect Nebraska, the Buckeyes' unforgiving defensive pressure certainly did. That and sensational second halves from two very different sources led fifth-seeded Ohio State to a 71-67 comeback victory …
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Ohio State 63, Purdue 61: Buckeyes advance to face Nebraska in Big Ten
Ohio State 63, Purdue 61: Buckeyes advance to face Nebraska in Big Ten tournament. Ohio State guard Lenzelle Smith Jr., right, drives the ball against Purdue center A.J. Hammons (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first …
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Nebraska man dies in grain bin accident
EDGAR — A man scooping corn out of a grain bin got trapped Tuesday morning and died on the north edge of the small south-central Nebraska town of Edgar. Edgar Fire Chief Gene Babcock said it was unclear what happened, but the man was scooping …
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Ofodile visiting Nebraska
This coming weekend the 6-foot-3 and 190-pound wide receiver will take a visit to see Nebraska. "I will be in Lincoln on Friday," Ofodile said. "I will be getting to town around 11:00 and they have practice later that day so I will leave after practice …
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No. 16 Nebraska beats No. 23 Iowa to win Big Ten title
INDIANAPOLIS — When Rachel Theriot saw her teammates struggling Sunday, the sophomore point guard went into championship mode. She took open shots, passed when warranted and willed No. 16 Nebraska to victory. Theriot opened the second half by …
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Nebraska knocks off No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68
LINCOLN, Neb. — Sophomore guard Shavon Shields and sophomore forward Terran Petteway scored 26 points apiece, and Nebraska defeated No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68 before a school-record crowd of 15,998 on Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nebraska …
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With Nebraska in line for 1st NCAA bid since 1998, 2nd-year coach Tim Miles
Men's basketball is still relevant at Nebraska in March, the time of year when spring football typically dominates the sports conversation in the Cornhusker state. Instead, it's all hoops, all the time right now and all eyes are on Miles. The energetic …
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Bracketology: Nebraska almost off bubble; would-be No. 1 seeds fall
Bracketology: Nebraska almost off bubble; would-be No. 1 seeds fall. March 9, 2014 11:07 PM ET. Walter Pitchford and his Husker teammates have worked their way up to a projected No. 10 seed. (USATSI). More: Bracketology | Bubble Watch | Team …
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Beef recall expanded, 131 stores in Nebraska listed
The U.S. Department of Agriculture now believes that the approximately 8.7 million pounds of meat and products made from meat recalled by Petaluma, Calif., processor Rancho Feeding Corp. and lacking a full federal inspection was shipped to distribution …
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Nebraska high court again rules father's consent necessary for adoption

Nebraska high court again rules father's consent necessary for adoption
For a second time, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that a father who was intentionally misled about the birth of his child can stop the baby's adoption. In a ruling Friday, the state's high court said the consent of the father, listed in court …
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Bluebirds Across Nebraska celebrates 20th year
A social hour at Aunt Mary's Center, 111 Eighth St., will kick off the conference at 6 p.m. April 4, followed by a 7 p.m. dinner, when nationally known writer Al Batt will share his humorous stories. Cost of the banquet is $ 15 if registered before …
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Nebraska visit changes Ed's mind on Keystone XL
Left-leaning television and radio pundit Ed Schultz said his trip to Nebraska last month changed him from being a Keystone XL supporter to the proposed pipeline's newest critic. “I guess I'm America's new flip-flopper,” Schultz said Thursday on MSNBC's …
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Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.5 percent

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.5 percent
Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate hit 3.5 percent in January, its lowest mark since September 2008, according to a state Labor Department report released Friday. The rate was a tenth of a point under the 3.6 percent in December and four-tenths …
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Same-sex, unmarried couples fight for Nebraska adoptions
Currently it is illegal for same-sex and unmarried couples to adopt children in Nebraska, but a bill in the Nebraska Legislature hopes to change that. Related. Father cited after infant's burn… Neb. lawmakers to investigate Nikko… Nebraska patrol …
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Nebraska Football: 5 Cornhuskers who surprises this spring

Nebraska Football: 5 Cornhuskers who surprised spring for football fans, Nebraska, one of the great joys of spring practice to see which players emerge. There is little doubt that you will get a well-established contributors such as the Emir Abdullah and Randy Gregory. But the cheerful spring … Learn more about Bleacher Report
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