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News Channel Nebraska sports broadcaster Bryan Cook received the NSAA's Distinguished Service Award Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.


Sam Craig Daily Sun staff  

David Gerrold takes questions from the audience at Community Players Theater on Saturday during a celebration of the life of "Star Trek" producer, Gene Coon.


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Two-car rollover reported near Blue Springs

BLUE SPRINGS -- A little after noon on Monday, Wymore EMS, Beatrice Fire and Rescue and the Gage County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene of a crash near Blue Springs.

Two vehicles were involved, both having exited the roadway and rolled into a field near the Pinecrest Tree Farm on Highway 77.

One vehicle, an SUV, had rolled and landed on the passenger side, the other vehicle, a pickup, also rolled, but landed on its wheels.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.


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Snapchat post lands woman in jail

A woman is in jail after allegedly posting on social media that she had marijuana for sale.

Authorities were advised of a video on Madison D. Carlson's Snapchat application showing a large baggie filled with a green substance with a caption saying "hit me up."

Authorities went to a residence in the 1000 block of North Sixth Street at around 9:30 p.m. to investigate and saw two vehicles in the alley with their lights on.

Police approached the vehicles and saw a juvenile male hiding what was later determined to be marijuana in his waistband, according to Gage County court documents.

A juvenile female and Carlson were in one of the vehicles, which documents state smelled of marijuana.

The two allegedly advised police they had just gotten rid of marijuana.

Carlson was removed from the vehicle and turned over two baggies from her pants. The two bags weighed a total of more than 32 grams and $80 cash was found inside the vehicle.

Carlson and the female juvenile allegedly admitted to selling marijuana to a juvenile and splitting the profits. Carlson allowed officers to search her residence, where officers found a device for smoking marijuana.

She was arrested for distribution of a controlled substance to a juvenile, use of a juvenile to distribute a controlled substance, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug money, two counts contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of more than an ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.