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Surgeon Who Contracted Ebola Virus In Sierra Leone Dies At Nebraska Hospital

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

11/17/2014

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

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

A drone of the Delta drone company. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Universities Train Next Generation Of Drone Operators As FAA Considers Their Commercial Regulation

The recent revelation that a U.S. commercial jet nearly collided with a drone is adding urgency to the need for new FAA rules governing commercial drones. Meanwhile, universities are training their next generation of operators for journalistic practice.

05/13/2014

(L-R) Judi Dench in "Philomena", Bruce Dern in "Nebraska" & Chiwetel Ejiofor in "12 Years A Slave" (credit: The Weinstein Company/Paramount Pictures/Fox Searchlight)

Jan Picks The Oscar-Nominated Films To Watch At Home

For your home-viewing pleasure on DVD & download, Jan Wahl says you’ll be happy to know some of last week’s Oscar winning (or at least nominated) films are already available.

03/07/2014

(L-R) Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence & Jeremy Renner (credit: Sony Pictures)

Jan Wahl’s Top Ten Movies of 2013

Jan recalls the highlights of 2013 in film. What will take the top spot?

01/03/2014

Bruce Dern & Will Forte in "Nebraska" (credit: Paramount Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Nebraska’ & ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

Find out what Jan thought of “Nebraska” + “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

11/22/2013

Will Forte (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

A Dramatic Turn For Will Forte, Sans Celery

Lafayette-native Will Forte finds himself starring in an Irish drama playing at the Tribeca Film Festival ahead of his starring role in “Nebraska”

04/23/2013

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Union City Man Jailed After Mailing 14 Pounds Of Marijuana To Nebraska

A California man has been given four to six years in a Nebraska prison for conspiring to sell marijuana.

11/01/2012

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