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    Adams County Attorney: shooting may not have been accidental

    New information in the Friday shooting death of a Hastings 4 year old. It has been determined the boy's nine year old brother allegedly shot and killed four year old Beau Pecor. The Adams County Attorney's ...

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    Vaught now facing felony escape charge

    The Hastings teen who escaped police custody and left officers searching for days has officially been charged with felony escape.17 year old Zachary Vaught was in Adams County Court this morning. Vaught ...

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    Brother taken into custody for shooting death of Hastings boy

    New information in the Friday shooting death of a Hastings boy. The boy's 9 year-old brother has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting.The Adams County Attorney's Office says no ...

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    Hastings Museum on two national lists

    A museum worth traveling for and it's in our own backyard! Hastings Museum made two national online lists as a don't-miss destination. TripAdvisor's FlipKey Blog added the museum to its list of the ...

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    Historian to discuss Resurrection at UNK

    A controversial lecture will be held at the University of Nebraska at Kearney; the topic... the resurrection of Jesus. New Testament scholar and historian Michael Licona will be holding a presentation ...

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    Governor announces Nebraska jobs mobile app

    You can use your smart-phone to check the weather, check stocks. Now, Nebraska residents can find a job with it. Today, Governor Heineman announced a new mobile app to help make the process of searching ...

  • Art Heist at Hastings College

    It happens in Paris and New York, but now an art heist in Hastings. A painting worth 1,500 dollars was stolen from Hastings College, the third theft at the art center within a year. The art center ...

  • Early voting ballots for the Tri Cities

    With a crowded Republican party for the governor's race and a high-interest, heated race the Republican U.S. Senate seat, early voters have been turning out in high numbers for the May Primary election. So ...

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    Nebraska conservative leaders endorse Osborn

    Just one day after State Auditor Mike Foley came to U.S. Senate Candidate Shane Osborn's defense over attack ads, five prominent Nebraska conservative leaders are endorsing Osborn. Nebraska Republican ...

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    Painting stolen from Hastings College

    An art heist in Hastings? Hastings College is asking for the public's help after a 6 foot by 3 foot painting was stolen from the school's Art Center. School officials first realized the large painting ...

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    CCC's Grand Island campus gets new president

    Central Community College has announced a new president for the Grand Island Campus. Dr. Thomas A. Walker Jr. will become campus president at CCC Grand Island and college vice president of student and ...

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    Lobbyist, Hastings native Bob Gray dies at 92

    A Hastings native and Hastings College benefactor who the Washington Post called "one of the most sought after" lobbyists in D.C. has died at the age of 92.Bob Gray's career in government included a position ...

  • GI Mayoral candidates talk taxes

    Cut taxes; it's a phrase we hear often from politicians. Last night at the Grand Island Mayoral debate candidates were asked whether or not residents can expect a tax increase. Mayor Vavricek touted the ...

  • Governor Heineman vetoes nurse practitioner bill

    Nebraska Lawmakers ended their legislative session last Thursday, but, five days later a bill to address rural healthcare needs has been vetoed by Governor Heineman. Now, the bill is dead, and lawmakers ...

  • Barrett defends Ricketts

    It's been a back and forth war of words between Gubernatorial candidates Pete Ricketts and Jon Bruning. Both sides are accusing the other of negative campaigning. Former US Congressman Bill Barret ...

  • Hall County courthouse renovations given the green light

    The Hall County Board of Supervisors is still waiting on the floor plans and the costs of 2 options for their courthouse expansion project, but, sudden news of a new county court judge starting is speeding ...

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    Major changes for Brewer campaign

    Just weeks away from the May 13th primary, big changes are shaking retired Army Colonel Tom Brewer's campaign for Congress. NebraskaWatchdog.Org is reporting that two of Colonel Brewer's top campaign ...

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    Grand Island mayoral candidates debate taxes, leadership

    90 minutes, ten questions, three candidates. Last night residents of Grand Island had the chance to listen to each of the three mayoral candidates' opinions on issues important to the city.The three candidates, ...

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    Nebraska State Fair Marathon moving along

    A full marathon is on the books for Hastings this year, and tonight Grand Island's YMCA will go before City Council to move their race further along the course.Grand Island has hosted The Bill Seymour ...

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    Appeals court issues ruling on old Hastings Middle School code violations

    In a ruling issued this morning, the Nebraska Court of Appeals has sided with the City of Hastings over code violations at the old Hastings Middle School. Butch Hughes purchased the building for one ...

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    Nebraskans asking the President to "Protect and Reject"

    With a decision from the President on the Keystone XL Pipeline project on the horizon, Nebraskans are taking to the nation's capitol to ask the President to "Protect and Reject."Starting today, a group ...

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    Mayoral candidates debate in Grand Island

    We've heard debates between U.S. Senate candidates and gubernatorial candidates, but tonight the people of Grand Island will get the chance to hear the three mayoral candidates face off. Grand Island Mayor ...

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    Petersen makes plea deal in Buffalo County

    The Glenvil man charged with the November murders of his ex-wife and Grand Island attorney has entered a plea.  Michael Petersen entered a plea of no contest today in Buffalo County Court to first ...

  • New reports say ethanol could be more harmful to the environment than gasoline

    Nebraska is the 2nd largest ethanol producer in the country. It's turning into a money maker for the state, but, our environment could be paying the price. Two new studies released say that in the ...

  • The autism bill brings new hope to local families

    This bill is expected to provide financial relief for over 900 Nebraska families, that includes St. Libory couple Andrea and Craig Beck. We brought you their story a few months ago. Their son Traye ...

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