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UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson Unrest

Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.

12/10/2014

Nikko Jenkins shot and killed four people in Omaha over a 10-day period in August 2013; he claims confinement in solitary drove him insane, (Photo by Nebraska Department of Corrections)

Mass Murderer Claims State Should Have Known He Was Mentally Ill Before Releasing Him From Prison

Nikko Jenkins shot and killed four people in Omaha over a 10-day period in August 2013; he claims confinement in solitary drove him insane; it’s the third lawsuit he has filed against Nebraska prison officials.

11/26/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

US Hospital: Surgeon With Ebola ‘Extremely Ill’

A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone was in extremely critical condition Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his doctors said.

11/16/2014

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

File photo of  truck driver. (credit: FRANK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nebraska Trucker Returns Lost Dog To Arizona

A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona.

10/22/2014

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

File photo of Virgin America planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FAA: Airplane Makes Emergency Landing In Omaha

A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday, officials said.

09/22/2014

Doctors at the University of Nebraska Medical Center speak to members of the media about ebola patient Rick Sacra. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Doctors Expect Nebraska Ebola Patient To Recover

An American aid worker infected with Ebola who’s being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Ebola Patient In Nebraska Regains His Appetite

The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve at the Nebraska Medical Center.

09/16/2014

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