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CHADRON, Neb. (AP) - State game officials say a mountain lion that killed a domestic goat in northwest Nebraska has been found and killed. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the goat's owner contacted the commission Monday after finding the goat carcass near Chadron in Dawes County. The owner and Game and Parks officials cooperated in identifying the mountain lion believed responsible, and the big cat was killed Tuesday, in accordance with the commission's mountain lion policy.

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) - Gage County officials will be meeting with attorneys to consider appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court a $28.1 million judgment awarded to six people wrongfully convicted of murder. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Gage County's request for a full court review Tuesday. A three-judge panel of the court declined June 11 to overturn a jury's 2016 verdict. The verdict was awarded to the Beatrice Six for their wrongful convictions in the 1985 rape and killing of a Beatrice woman.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska health officials say several bats found around the state this year have tested positive for rabies, including seven in Lincoln. State Public Health Veterinarian Bryan Buss says bats are a common carrier of rabies in the state. Rabies is a viral disease transmitted through the bite or scratch of an infected animal that affects people. It is almost always fatal if not treated before symptoms appear.

TROY, Mo. (AP) - Two suspects in a Nebraska murder case are in custody in Missouri after being arrested at a Walmart store. Police in Troy, Missouri, say 29-year-old Raymond Davis of Des Moines, Iowa, and 20-year-old Krystal Martin of Hawk Point, Missouri, are jailed without bond, awaiting extradition to Nebraska. Davis and Martin were arrested on June 30, but the arrests weren't disclosed until Tuesday.

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