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17 hrs ago | KOTA Television

Mobile Vet Center coming to WNCC today

A Mobile Vet Center will visit Western Nebraska Community College's Scottsbluff campus on Tuesday, April 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. outside the Clark N. Williams Multicultural Learning Center.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

SFGate

Teen accused in jail attack will be tried as adult

The case against a 16-year-old who is accused of helping with the fatal assault of a Western Nebraska jail guard earlier this year will remain in adult court.

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KOTA Television

Broadway islands getting 'sustainable landscape' makeover

The islands will soon feature native and well-adapted trees, plants and grasses that require less water and little maintenance.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

KOTA Television

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WNCC VP of Administrative Services, Bill Knapper, says the new dorms will be able to house up to 24 students.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MacLeans

Jesus was son of god-and a husband?

The tiny, tantalizing fragment of papyrus-on which a handful of words record Jesus Christ referring to "my wife"A - is not a forgery after all, or so the world's media have decided.

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KOTA Television

Veteran's Home robber slated to be back in court today

The man accused of stealing from a resident at the Western Nebraska Veteran's Home is scheduled to make his first appearance in Scotts Bluff County District Court on Friday afternoon.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KETV-TV

Radical Islamic cleric's trial begins

The federal trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Islamic cleric accused of conspiring to kidnap Americans in Yemen and planning to establish a jihad training camp in rural Oregon, began in New York with opening statements on Thursday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KOTA Television

Sidney campus of WNCC breaks ground for student housing tomorrow

A groundbreaking ceremony for two student housing structures will take place at Western Nebraska Community College's Sidney campus on WEdnesday at 3 p.m. According to Sidney Campus Director Paula Abbott, the new structures will house up to 24 students to help alleviate a housing shortage in the Sidney area.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Lawn Ornament Business Sparks Conversation

When the weather gets nice more people go outside to take in the fresh air, but for one retired Nebraska couple it means it's time for their business to take to the streets.

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KOTA Television

Scottsbluff Police Department one step closer to becoming fully staffed

The Scottsbluff Police Department has been short staffed for quite a while, but things are shaping up slowly to finally get to full strength.

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KOTA Television

Veteran's Home thief back in court Thursday morning

The man accused of robbing a local veteran of his wallet will be back in court Thursday morning for his preliminary hearing.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

KHGI

Three Men Sentenced for Western Nebraska Thefts from Vehicles

Three men have been ordered to pay fines and given probation for a string of thefts from vehicles in the Panhandle last year.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

KOTA Television

County Commissioners want Gering and Minatare to vote on joining Comm center

The Scotts Bluff County Communications Center could no longer provide non-emergency services to residents in Gering and Minatare if the cities' council members do not to sign an amended interlocal agreement with the county.

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KOTA Television

SBPD investigating Monday afternoon accident

Police say that at 12:55 p.m. officers from the Scottsbluff Police Department, EMT's from Valley Ambulance and Scottsbluff Fire and Rescue responded to an injury motor vehicle accident on Circle Drive next to Monument Mall.

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KOTA Television

Former WNCC basketball players charged with theft fined $5,000, probation

Three men - including two who started the season on the Western Nebraska Community College basketball team - have received hefty sentences for their involvement in a string of 2013 thefts.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Gawker

The Rockefeller Consumed By Cannibals: A Chat With Author Carl Hoffman

The story goes like this: In 1961, the 23-year-old Michael Rockefeller , was in the Asmat region of New Guinea, collecting local relics for his father's Museum of Primitive Art.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

KOTA Television

Construction crews working on utilities in Box Butte General Hospital expansion

There's still a lot of construction to be done in the Box Butte General Hospital's expansion project but its chief executive officer says residents should start to see more visible changes soon.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

KOTA Television

Governor Heineman vetoes $65 million from budget

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has vetoed $65 million from this year's state budget, and is calling on lawmakers to put more toward property tax relief.

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KOTA Television

Gering High School's Leos Club receives charter

Twenty students at Gering High School have officially received a charter for starting a club which focuses on serving the community.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

KOTA Television

Scottsbluff Police investigate Veteran's Home burglary

At approximately 11:10 p.m. in the late evening hours of March 27th, 2014 the Scottsbluff Police Department was requested at the Western Nebraska Veterans Home to investigate a reported theft that had just occurred.

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