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Thursday's Scores

Sep. 24, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Aquinas 29, Oakland-Craig 28 Arcadia-Loup City 75, Ravenna 28 Leyton 56, Morrill 14 Lincoln East 47, Lincoln Southeast 10 Medicine Valley 44, Overton 14 ...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 24, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Ansley-Litchfield def. Ravenna, 25-23, 25-20, 23-25, 21-25, 15-9 Ashland-Greenwood def. Fort Calhoun, 25-18, 25-15, 25-17 Bellevue East def. South Sioux City, 25-15, 25-8, 25-17 Bennington...

Restarted Nebraska hospital transfer system sees complaints

Sep. 23, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health care officials are lodging complaints about a reopened transfer center intended to help Nebraska hospitals find places to send patients who need additional care as COVID-19 cases have surged in recent weeks. Officials at Lincoln’s Bryan...

Sexual assault survivors group defrauded of around $10,000

Sep. 23, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Organizers of a campaign to help an organization that supports survivors of sexual assault have been defrauded out of more than $10,000, Lincoln police said Thursday. The “kNOw More” campaign at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln raised $10,960...

Michigan State aims to maintain momentum versus Nebraska

Sep. 23, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

Nebraksa (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) at No. 20 Michigan State (3-0, 1-0), Saturday at 7:10 p.m. EDT (FS1). Line: Michigan State by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Nebraska leads 9-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Watchdog: End privatization of Nebraska child services

Sep. 23, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A public watchdog of Nebraska's child welfare services recommended Thursday that state officials end their practice of having a private contractor manage cases in the Omaha area. The Office of Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare made the...

No. 20 Michigan State aiming to sustain success Nebraska

Sep. 23, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As the only Power Five coach with a pair of road upsets this season, Mel Tucker is happy to be home. His goal is for Michigan State’s players to forget their 3-0 start, including a Big Ten win, and a No. 20 ranking and for its fans to...

No. 4 Oklahoma opens Big 12 play vs. West Virginia

Sep. 23, 2021 03:15 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It wasn’t pretty, but No. 4 Oklahoma manage to escape its non-conference slate unscathed. Though the Sooners barely squeaked out victories over Tulane and Nebraska that were supposed to be blowout wins, their goal of a national title remains...

Douglas County man dies from West Nile, gives state 3 deaths

Sep. 22, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A third person in eastern Nebraska has died from the West Nile virus this year. The Douglas County Health Department said a man in his 80s who was hospitalized after developing symptoms of the virus in August has died. The man had several other health...

No agreement yet on Nebraska congressional, legislative maps

Sep. 22, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers remained at a stalemate Wednesday over how to draw new congressional and legislative maps despite a looming deadline that could force them to postpone the decision until next year and delay the May primary election. Lawmakers have...