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Nebraska woman hits back at SNL over perfume joke

Nebraska woman hits back at SNL over perfume joke
Raychelle Burks, a chemistry researcher at the University of Nebraska, published an open letter on Slate (originally posted on the blog Skepchik) on Wednesday skewering NBC for a Weekend Update joke delivered by anchor Colin Jost this past weekend.
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UNL study adds up coal's value for Nebraska
“As we discuss the economic development benefits of Nebraska's energy resources, it is important we acknowledge the financial impact of our traditional resources, too,” said NPPD Chief Executive Pat Pope. “Seven communities throughout the state, as …
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GICC defeats Nebraska Lutheran
WACO — The Grand Island Central Catholic boys soccer team improved to 2-2 on the season with a 4-1 win over Nebraska Lutheran Tuesday. Youhanna Ghaifan scored two first half goals to help the Crusaders. Nate Reilly scored a goal and had an assist …
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Nebraska gets one from UNLV, wins 5-3
Christian Cox went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs Sunday to lead the Nebraska baseball team past UNLV 5-3. The Rebels (19-8), who won the first two games of the weekend series, led 3-1 after four innings before the Cornhuskers (15-12) scored once …
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Eagle Communications acquires Nebraska and Colorado Cable Systems
Eagle Communications is pleased to announce the purchase and acquisition of broadband operations in 28 communities in Nebraska and one in Eastern Colorado at Burlington from USA Communications. “This is a great day in Eagle's history,” said Gary …
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Independent Jenkins blasts exclusion from Senate campaign forum
The forum is set for 7 p.m. April 22 at the Sheraton Omaha Hotel, sponsored by NFIB, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce and the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation. Jenkins said his exclusion is another example of bias against non-partisan …
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Nebraska man arrested in fatal 2011 shooting
PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — Nearly three years after a fatal shooting in northeast Nebraska a suspect is facing charges. The Norfolk Daily News reports 23-year-old Daniel Hofmann has been charged with manslaughter, tampering with evidence and other charges …
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Nebraska Man Sentenced To Prison For DUI Fatality
An Omaha man is headed to prison for a drunk driving wreck that killed a Holton woman. Daniel Martin was sentenced to just over three years in prison for involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence. Martin was driving a car May 11, 2013 …
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Wisconsin woman sues Nebraska strip club over wages

Wisconsin woman sues Nebraska strip club over wages
A Wisconsin woman is suing Shakers strip club, saying the owner has not paid her or other dancers an hourly wage or overtime in the three years she has worked at the club west of Waverly. Elizabeth Mays says in the lawsuit filed Thursday that the strip …
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Candidate for governor visits with voters in Norfolk, Nebraska
(US92/KTIV) – Nebraska's May primary election is less than two months, and candidates seeking the republican nomination are crossing the state to meet with potential voters. Candidate for governor Jon Bruning met with voters in Norfolk, Nebraska Friday.
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Nebraska Lawmakers Pass 3 Tax Reform Measures
Nebraska lawmakers have passed a series of tax measures that would benefit farmers, low-income elderly homeowners and residents whose incomes rise with inflation. The three tax proposals won final approval on Thursday, and will now be sent to Gov.
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Firefighters battle Nebraska wildfires

Firefighters battle Nebraska wildfires
ST. PAUL — Firefighters are working to extinguish a wildfire that already burned nearly 11 square miles of pastureland in central Nebraska. The fire north of St. Paul had been mostly contained Wednesday, but it flared up Thursday and ignited some trees.
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Game highlights: K-State's Kivett hits cycle against Nebraska
Kivett became the third player in Kansas State history to hit for the cycle with a single, double, triple and home run as the Wildcats pounded Nebraska 12-6 on Wednesday at Tointon Family Stadium. “It's the first time in 23 years I got to say I did …
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'We never forget': South Korea thanks Nebraska vets during Honor Flight trip to DC
In snow-dusted tours and ceremony Tuesday, South Korea thanked 462 military veterans from Nebraska who left their homes in the middle of the last century to defend a faraway nation few had heard of and fewer knew where to find on a map. “We never …
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AG Bruning: Nebraska Consumers to Begin Receiving Refunds from E-book

AG Bruning: Nebraska Consumers to Begin Receiving Refunds from E-book
Attorney General Bruning today announced Nebraska consumers affected by E-book price fixing will begin receiving account credits or checks this week in partial settlement of a 2012 lawsuit brought by Nebraska and attorneys general from 32 other states.
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Women's Tennis Travels to Nebraska, Iowa
The Michigan State women's tennis team stays on the road this weekend as it travels to Nebraska and Iowa. The Spartans (13-4, 1-2 Big Ten) face the Cornhuskers on Friday at 5 p.m. ET, inside the Nebraska Tennis Center. MSU plays the Hawkeyes on …
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BYU upsets Nebraska, 80-76, in NCAA second round

BYU upsets Nebraska, 80-76, in NCAA second round
(AP) Morgan Bailey tied her career high with 18 points, Jennifer Hamson had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and BYU held on to beat Nebraska 80-76 Monday night, advancing to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA women's tournament for the first time since 2002.
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Deaf dogs learn sign language in Nebraska
(KHGI) – It's a rare problem for one central Nebraska shelter: trying to communicate with two deaf dogs. For one pit bull mix, that means learning sign language. That's right, signing! Four-year-old Rosie is learning to connect. "It's the only way to …
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Composed Baylor squad lives off free throw line in 74-60 win against Nebraska

Composed Baylor squad lives off free throw line in 74-60 win against Nebraska
Baylor's Cory Jefferson (34) shoots over Nebraska's David Rivers (2) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay). The sixth-seeded Baylor Bears will …
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Men's basketball | Baylor 74, Nebraska 60: Huskers' Miles loses cool, but not
SAN ANTONIO — Nebraska coach Tim Miles couldn't fix the cold shooting or sloppy passes. Miles, the Big Ten coach of the year, did see one thing he could correct: an overlooked shot-clock error. Nope. These Huskers weren't even going to get that right.
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Drew, Baylor show Nebraska its defense, March Magic
Baylor, last year's NIT champion, took its first step forward in the 2014 NCAA Tournament by outlasting Nebraska in a chippy, foul-marred game that was less than-eye catching. Baylor, the No. 6 seed in the West Region, benefited from a 31-16 disparity …
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State: Nebraska jobless rate up to 3.6 percent

State: Nebraska jobless rate up to 3.6 percent
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to 3.6 percent in February, a state report said Friday. The rate is four-tenths of a point lower the 4 percent Nebraska posted in February 2013, the state Labor …
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NCAA Basketball Picks Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Baylor Bears
NCAA basketball on Friday afternoon and we will see the Baylor Bears take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament, which is being played at the At&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The game has a start time of 12:40 pm …
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Nebraska-Omaha Upends UND in CIT Opener
Nebraska-Omaha Upends UND in CIT Opener. by KVRR Sports March 19, 2014. Bookmark and Share Omaha used a late first-half run to create separation and never gave back the momentum in a 91-75 victory over North Dakota in the opening round of the …
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Nebraska's Miles named finalist for national coaching award
(Lincoln) — Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles has been named a finalist for the Jim Phelan Award. The Jim Phelan Award is presented to the nation's top Division I coach and is named in the honor of Jim Phelan, who coached his entire career at Mount St.
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Nebraska Football: Ranking the Hardest Games of the 2014 Schedule
Even with the basketball team making the Big Dance for the first time since 1998, this is still Nebraska, and football still reigns supreme. So even while Nebraska Cornhuskers fans are poring over their brackets and deciding if Creighton blue clashes …
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