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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 50, Imbler 0 Alsea 49, Siletz Valley Early College 6 Amity 54, Yamhill-Carlton 24 Astoria 8, Stayton 7 Beaverton 55, Southridge 28 Bonanza 38,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alma def. Southern Valley, 25-14, 26-24, 25-22 Arapahoe def. Elm Creek, 25-17, 18-25, 25-22, 25-18 Hay Springs def. Minatare, 25-22, 16-25, 24-26, 25-18, 15-12 Mullen def. Hyannis, 1-0, 1-0,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Central 48, Wood River-Shelton Co-op 0 Alma 48, Southern Valley 8 Anselmo-Merna 52, Amherst 7 Ansley-Litchfield def. Twin Loup, forfeit Arapahoe 49, Elm Creek 28 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Andrews 41, North Georgia Falcons, Ga. 16 Anson County 33, Albemarle 0 Apex Middle Creek 37, Green Level 20 Arden Christ School 25, Charlotte Providence Day 21 Asheville 49,...

Nebraska advances new congressional map that could help GOP

Sep. 24, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers advanced new congressional boundaries Friday that could make it harder for Democratic presidential hopefuls to pick up one of the state's five Electoral College votes, as they've done twice since 2008. Nearly all Republicans in the...

Sexual assault cases spur protests on campuses across US

Sep. 24, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Reported sexual assaults have sparked large protests on college campuses in at least seven states just weeks into the new school year, which advocates say reflects both a greater vulnerability among students who spent last school year learning remotelyand a greater...

Nebraska drug deaths traced to state patrol evidence locker

Sep. 24, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An investigation into a spate of drug overdose deaths in the Lincoln area was traced back to fentanyl-laced cocaine stolen from a Nebraska State Patrol evidence locker, leading to two arrests, authorities announced Friday. Lincoln police and the...

17-year-old Nebraska girl survives car collision with train

Sep. 24, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Nebraska say a teenage girl survived a collision with a train so violent that her car’s engine was ejected. The crash happened Wednesday at a rural railroad crossing west of Kearney, the Kearney Hub reported. ...

Consultant sues Nebraska Republican candidate for governor

Sep. 24, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A political consulting firm is suing Nebraska Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster over what it says are $37,500 in unpaid fees and a wrongful contract termination. EZ Politix says in its lawsuit that the Herbster campaign hired it...

Additional homes may be at risk where sinkhole exposed mine

Sep. 24, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

BLACK HAWK, S.D. (AP) — A second phase of geophysical tests in a Rapid City area neighborhood where a sinkhole exposed an abandoned mine shows 30 additional homes may be affected. The sinkhole that exposed the old gypsum mine opened in April 2020 in the Black Hawk...