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Huskers Top Summit Team

Huskers Top Summit Team

– Walter Pitchford scored 14 points to lead Nebraska in a 62-47 win over Western Illinois last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  Terran Petteway and Shavon Shields each added 13 points for the Cornhuskers, who moved to 2-and-0.  The Huskers host South Carolina State Sunday afternoon.

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Service Honors Fallen Omaha Officer

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Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.

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