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News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press

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NEMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Public Power District say federal regulators are being notified about a mistake that scared people near the Cooper Nuclear Station in southeast Nebraska. A technician working on a siren mistakenly sent out a warning about a hazardous material spill to people in Nemaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Supreme Court has turned aside convicted killer Jeffrey Hessler's latest appeal. The man sent to death row for raping and killing 15-year-old newspaper carrier Heather Guerrero in 2003 says he was too mentally ill at the time of the crime to know right from wrong.

GERING, Neb. (AP) - The trial for a man accused in the death of a Gering girl will begin August 11th. Dustin Chauncey was the boyfriend of Juliette Geurts' mother when the two-year-old girl died six years ago. Authorities say she had been abused.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The home of the College World Series is getting another big baseball tournament. The Big East Conference says it will play its tournament at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha next May. The 24,000-seat stadium hosted the Big Ten tournament this past spring.

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