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a sign warning of the dangers of ebola outside a government hospital  in Freetown, Sierra Leone. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Surgeon With Ebola Coming To U.S. For Care

Dr. Martin Salia tested positive for the virus in Sierra Leone. He will be flown to Omaha for treatment at the Nebraska Medical Center.

11/14/2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers leaps over Leroy Clark #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 8, 2014 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 34-16. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With Abdullah

This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.

11/13/2014

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Hospital: American Video Journalist Free of Ebola

An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon.

10/21/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.

10/02/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.

09/30/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on Oct. 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Tea Party Scores Big Win As Sasse Captures Nebraska’s GOP Senate Nomination

The Tea Party scored a win in Nebraska on Tuesday as university president Ben Sasse captured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in a bitter race that highlighted fissures within the GOP. Two women set the stage for history-making in West Virginia.

05/14/2014

Daryl Hannah wears a sticker as she protests against Keystone XL Pipeline at Lafayette Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Opponents Carve Anti-Pipeline Message Into Field

Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Nebraska field in the project’s path.

04/13/2014

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Keystone XL Pipeline Runs Into Roadblock Following Nebraska Judge’s Ruling

Just as pressure was building on President Barack Obama to make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to refineries in Texas, the project ran into another obstacle — and it came again from Nebraska.

02/20/2014

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Neb. Residents Vote To Keep Ordinance Requiring All Renters To Swear They Have Legal Permission To Live In US

Residents of a small Nebraska city have reaffirmed their desire to take on illegal immigration.

02/12/2014

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3-Star Admiral Fired As No. 2 Nuclear Commander

The Navy says a three-star admiral was notified Wednesday that he has been relieved of duty as second-in-command at the military organization that oversees all U.S. nuclear forces. He is under investigation in a gambling matter.

10/09/2013

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