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  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dr. Denham Harman, a renowned scientist who developed a prominent theory on aging that's now used to study cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses, has died in Nebraska at age 98.

  • 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.

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — Administration sources say Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet. Hagel, a former Republican senator, has served a...

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

  • FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year and then marched in front of the Ferguson police department to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them could hear their worried family's cries but couldn't respond loudly enough to be heard, they said Friday. Police credited an air pocket with saving their lives.

  • NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.

Sports News

  • NEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for hitting his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.

  • PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When Kevin Hogan led Stanford onto the hallowed Rose Bowl turf for the fourth time in three years, the quarterback realized the stakes were a whole lot higher for No. 9 UCLA, which could clinch the Pac-12 South with a victory.

  • TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez didn't want the score of the UCLA-Stanford game to be displayed inside Arizona Stadium, nor did he want word to leak down to the sideline.

  • COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It's been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.

Ag News

  • NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run.

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that would make it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery store came from.

  • DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday's basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning members of the armed forces to thank them for their service.

Business News

  • FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year and then marched in front of the Ferguson police department to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.

  • NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.

  • A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.

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