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FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo a Union Pacific train travels through Union, Neb. Union Pacific Corp. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Union Pacific 4Q delivery volume falls, so does its profit

Jan. 23, 2020 12:42 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit fell 10% as the railroad hauled 11% less freight , but the recent U.S.-China trade deal is helping boost the outlook for the year. The railroad said Thursday that it earned $1.4 billion, or $2.02 per share, in the quarter. That's down from $1.55...

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, TC Energy's Keystone pipeline facility is seen in Hardisty, Alberta. The Trump administration is approving a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land. Federal officials told The Associated Press that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt would sign the approval for about 45 miles of the line's route Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. It pushes the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction, but it still faces court challenges. The 1,200-mile pipeline would transport up to 830,000 barrels of crude oil daily from western Canada to U.S. refineries. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land

Jan. 22, 2020 7:27 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction though court challenges still loom. The approval signed by Interior Secretary...

Wisconsin's Brad Davison (34) shoots against Nebraska's Shamiel Stevenson (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Madison, Wis. Davison had a team-high 14 points in Wisconsin's 82-68 win. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Wisconsin pulls away from Nebraska for 82-68 win

Jan. 22, 2020 12:35 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard's message to his team at halftime Tuesday was to not worry about the offense. He knew that end of the floor would take care of itself. It certainly did. Brad Davison scored 14 points, D'Mitrik Trice added 11 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Wisconsin...

Nebraska guard Dachon Burke Jr. (11) loses the ball as he is defended by Indiana's Joey Brunk (50) and Armaan Franklin (2) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Lincoln, Neb. (Francis Gardler/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)

Indiana builds big second-half lead, beats Nebraska 82-74

Jan. 18, 2020 11:22 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It took a second-half spurt to build a 19-point lead and then tough defense during an eight-minute scoring drought for Indiana to collect a rarity on Saturday night, an 82-74 Big Ten Conference road win over Nebraska. Trayce Jackson-Davis had 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead Indiana...

Creighton's Marcus Zegarowski (11) celebrates his game winning three point shot with 3.2 seconds remaining alongside Damien Jefferson during the second half against Providence at the CHI Health Center in  Omaha, Neb., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Brendan Sullivan/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Zegarowski's late 3 lifts No. 25 Creighton past Friars 78-74

Jan. 18, 2020 9:17 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski was so dizzy before the game that he was held out of the starting lineup for the first time this season. Ty-Shon Alexander hurt his knee late in the first half and was so stiff that he could barely move. The two ended up making the biggest shots of the game to rally No....

Townsend has career-high 32, leads Denver past Omaha 91-76

Jan. 18, 2020 6:24 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jase Townsend had a career-high 32 points as Denver snapped its 10-game losing streak, beating Omaha 91-76 on Saturday. Townsend made 8 of 10 3-pointers and the Pioneers were 11 of 20 from 3-point distance. Ade Murkey had 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Denver (5-15, 1-5...

Lubick replaces Walters as Nebraska's offensive coordinator

Jan. 17, 2020 8:09 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Matt Lubick to replace Troy Walters as offensive coordinator. The addition of Lubick was announced Friday, hours after coach Scott Frost said Walters was leaving the program by mutual agreement. Lubick worked as an Oregon assistant with Frost from 2013-16, and he was...

Charles scores 23, No. 20 Maryland women defeat Nebraska

Jan. 16, 2020 10:29 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kaila Charles scored 23 points and No. 20 Maryland controlled the first and last quarters to defeat Nebraska 87-69 on Thursday night. Ashley Owusu added 16 points, Stephanie Jones 14 and Diamond Miller 13 for the Terrapins (13-4, 4-2 Big Ten Conference). Nicea Eliely and Leigha...

Mike Dawson returns to Huskers to coach outside linebackers

Jan. 16, 2020 9:54 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mike Dawson will return to Nebraska to coach outside linebackers after spending the 2019 season in the NFL. Coach Scott Frost announced Thursday that he had rehired Dawson, who coached the Cornhuskers' defensive line in 2018. Dawson was the New York Giants' outside linebackers coach...

This photo provided by  Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows Travis Fieldgrove.  Fieldgrove, already sentenced to prison for having sex with his adult daughter has been given two more years behind bars.
 Fieldgrove, 40, was sentenced Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020,  in Adams County District Court in Hastings. He'd pleaded no contest to attempted incest after prosecutors had reduced the charge from incest in return for Fieldgrove's plea.
 ( Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP)

Man who had sex with adult daughter gets more prison time

Jan. 15, 2020 1:43 PM EST

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man already sentenced to prison for having sex with his adult daughter has been given two more years behind bars. Travis Fieldgrove, 40, was sentenced Tuesday in Adams County District Court in Hastings. In December, he pleaded no contest to attempted incest after...