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Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback
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West slams Russia 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine
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Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family
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Obama seeks inmates worthy of commutation power
Obama has directed the Justice Department to improve its clemency recommendation process and recruit more applications from convicts.
Judge overturns North Dakota abortion law
U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled that the law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected is “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.”
NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat
NATO’s air policing aircraft will fly more sorties over the Baltic region and allied ships will deploy to the Baltic Sea, the eastern Mediterranean and elsewhere if needed.
Police: Utah woman gave birth at home
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A no-kill approach to feral-cat control in N.Y.
Three years ago the city shifted to a new approach to control stray cats that relies on volunteers trained to trap, neuter and then return them to their colonies in the neighborhoods they came from.
Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking
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Freight train industry to miss safety deadline
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After all his bluster and bravado in the courtroom, Nikko Jenkins found guilty of 4 murders
New UNO center strengthens ties between campus, community
Senate candidate Shane Osborn to include anti-tax activist Norquist in telephone town hall
Teen killed at Gallagher Park was shot in head as he sat in SUV, friend who was wounded says
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49-year-old sentenced to 40-50 years for attempted sex assault of child
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Jessica Lutton Bedient was killed by a drunken driver at age 26 in 2010. Thursday, the widowed husband and other family members will gather with others at the University of Nebraska at Omaha to dedicate a permanent memorial to Jessica.
Breaking Brad: How much would you pay for a corn dog?
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Breaking Brad: Pothole repair crew gets stuck in a pothole
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