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Freeland residents picks up Oscar nomination

Freeland resident and Hollywood screenwriter Bob Nelson has added one more nomination to his name this awards season.

Nelson was nominated for an Oscar in the best original screenplay category for his screenplay, “Nebraska.” Nelson is up against screenplays from “American Hustle,” “Blue Jasmine,” “Her” and “Dallas Buyers Club.”

The screenwriter and the film were also nominated for categories in the Golden Globes, BAFTAs, Independent Spirit Awards and several other competitions.

“Nebraska” has also been nominated in five other categories in the Oscars including best motion picture, best director, best actor, best supporting actress and best achievement in cinematography.

The 86th Academy Awards will air at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2.

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