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Georgia Tech pulls away in 2nd half, defeats Nebraska 73-56

Dec. 4, 2019 10:30 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Devoe keeps picking up the offensive slack for Georgia Tech while Jose Alvarado recovers from a sprained ankle. Coach Josh Pastner was more impressed with his team's defense. Devoe scored 26 points and Georgia Tech pulled away from Nebraska in the second half for a 73-56 victory in...

Bishop leads Creighton past Oral Roberts 72-60

Dec. 3, 2019 11:29 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Christian Bishop recorded 17 points and eight rebounds to lift Creighton to a 72-60 win over Oral Roberts on Tuesday night. Ty-Shon Alexander had 14 points and eight rebounds for Creighton (6-2), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Marcus Zegarowski added 14 points and six...

Correction: NerdWallet-Liz Weston-Year-End Money Tasks story

Dec. 3, 2019 4:17 PM EST

In a story Nov. 18 about year-end financial tasks, The Associated Press — in an article supplied by the personal finance website NerdWallet — reported erroneously which states offer transfer-on-death deeds for real estate. They are available in Nebraska and Texas and not available in Michigan,...

Hepatitis A outbreak tied to berries spreads to 1 more state

Dec. 3, 2019 3:56 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A hepatitis A outbreak tied to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores now includes 16 confirmed cases in six states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 16 cases of hepatitis A, including seven in Nebraska, as part of the outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana,...

Black victims underrepresented in named violent crime laws

Dec. 3, 2019 1:31 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The slayings of Reagan Tokes and Alianna DeFreeze had much in common. Both were abducted, raped and killed in Ohio in 2017. Tokes was a 21-year-old college student, DeFreeze a 14-year-old seventh grader. Both their killers, previously convicted sex offenders, were subsequently found...

Duncan’s late FG lifts No. 19 Iowa past Cornhuskers 27-24

Nov. 29, 2019 9:29 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It was cold and damp, Iowa had the ball at its 26 with 32 seconds left in regulation in a tie game, and the Hawkeyes’ offense hadn’t done much since the first quarter. Instead of being content to play for overtime against border rival Nebraska, coach Kirk Ferentz went for...

Union Pacific sues to nullify old jobs pact with Texas town

Nov. 29, 2019 10:09 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific wants a court to invalidate an 1872 pact requiring it to keep a certain number of jobs in an East Texas town indefinitely. The agreement with the town of Palestine, which has been amended several times over the decades, is a vestige of railroad history that was made by one...

The Latest: Highway lanes from California to Oregon reopen

Nov. 28, 2019 8:52 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the pre-Thanksgiving wintry storm (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 have reopened heading from Redding, California, all the way to the Oregon border. California transportation officials said Wednesday the freeway was clear and no chains are...

No. 19 Hawkeyes look to crank up run game again vs Huskers

Nov. 28, 2019 3:28 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Iowa’s run of success against Nebraska has been predicated on its ground game. Recently, it hasn’t been working so well. The 19th-ranked Hawkeyes have rolled up more than 260 yards rushing in each of the last three meetings with Nebraska and have had a running back go for...

Nebraska beats USF 74-67, grabs 3rd place in Cayman Islands

Nov. 27, 2019 7:41 PM EST

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Haanif Cheatham scored a career-high 26 points, Dachon Burke Jr. added a career-best 19 and Nebraska got rolling with 61% shooting in the second half for a 74-67 victory over South Florida on Wednesday in the third-place game of the Cayman Islands Classic. Nebraska (4-3)...