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  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first started showing symptoms — a delay that doctors said probably made it impossible for anyone to save his life.

  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone was in extremely critical condition Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his doctors said.

  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Congress is suddenly scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the fate of the oft-delayed $5.4 billion project could still wind up in the hands of an obscure commission in Nebraska that regulates telephones, taxi cabs and grain bins.

  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska Saturday for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated.

  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When Dr. Martin Salia arrived in Omaha from Sierra Leone, he became the 10th person with Ebola to receive treatment in the U.S.

Local News

Central Nebraska

  Nebraska is launching a criminal investigation into a prison sentencing scandal even though the Governor and attorney general says they don't believe any crimes have b...

South Western Nebraska

A crash that was reported at 10:30 am on Wednesday morning had emergency rescue officials reporting to a pick up truck that collided with a train from Burlington Northern Sant...

West Central Nebraska

Trenton, Ne - The Hitchcock County Sherriff, Bryan Leggott released a Press Statement to Hometown Family Radio this morning verifying that the body that was discovered earlier...

National News

  • BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roofs began to creak and collapse under the weight as another storm brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total Thursday to an epic 6 feet or more.

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Police say they have a journal and videos that indicate a gunman who shot three students at Florida State University's library believed the government had targeted him.

  • ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis region is on edge in anticipation of an announcement from the grand jury that is weighing whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The August shooting led to weeks of protests, some of them violent, and many people fear renewed violence after the decision, particularly if the panel does not issue an indictment. Some key things to know about the situation:

  • PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A grand jury looking into a deadly Florida jail explosion says there isn't enough evidence to bring criminal charges.

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  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Package labels on fresh cuts of meat that identify where animals were born, raised and slaughtered face an uncertain future after successful trade challenges from Canada and Mexico.

  • Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making employee health insurance a priority, but that coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years.

  • U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Thursday, on track to rebound from losses a day before. Positive data on U.S. home sales, weekly applications for unemployment benefits and U.S. manufacturing helped lift the stock indexes. Investors also cheered strong earnings from several retailers.

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — The global quality chief of Takata Corp. apologized and an official from Honda acknowledged the automaker broke a disclosure law as a Senate committee put the spotlight on a growing problem with exploding air bags.

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