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New law allows extra hours for online voter registration

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraskans wishing to register to vote online will have a few extra hours to do so, thanks to a new law initiated by Secretary of State John Gale. Legislative bill 1038, signed by Gov... Read More

Omaha mayor seeks to expand pardon power

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha's mayor wants the City Council to broaden her power to pardon people who violate certain city codes. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Mayor Jean Stothert's proposal to allow her to pardon people convicted of any city or... Read More

Pallone & Peterson Urge President Trump to Stop Pruitt’s Abuse of RFS Waivers

WASHINGTON - Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) sent a letter to President Trump today expressing concern that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... Read More

Loper Track Has Busy Weekend

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney track and field team had a very busy weekend, competing at the Kansas Relays, the Bryan Clay Invitational in Southern California and the Jim Dutcher Memorial in Crete. The majority of the Loper squad was at Doan... Read More

Six Submit their Names for Supreme Court Judge in the Sixth Judicial District

LINCOLN – Melodie L. Bellamy, Kearney; Ryan C. Carson, Gibbon; James E. Doyle, IV, Lexington; John R. Freudenberg, Lincoln; Leigh Ann Retelsdorf, Omaha; and Joe W. Stecher, Harrison, have submitted applications for appointment as Supreme... Read More

Canadian Pacific Weekend Strike Postponed; U.S. Rivers Still Rising

Rail shippers in Canada and the U.S. could be heard breathing a sigh of relief late Friday evening after the CP announced it had come to what may be just a temporary agreement with the two unions that had planned to strike April 21. If that strike oc... Read More

CSO Rosters Announced

The CSO All Star Committee would like to announce the rosters for the 2018 CSO All Star Game.  The game will take place on May 25th at Cambridge High School; girls game is at 6pm, with the boys game to follow.  The game is sponsored by the Cambridg... Read More

Kansas State University researchers study ways to stabilize river banks

SALINA, Kan. – Along a two-mile stretch of the meandering Smoky Hill River, Kari Bigham is earning a nickname among the locals that she’s pretty proud of. Bigham, a graduate student at Kansas State University, has been called ‘The Streambank L... Read More

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in severa... Read More

Former York city landfill worker accused of embezzlement

YORK, Neb. - A Lincoln woman has been accused of embezzlement while working for the York city landfill. The York News-Times reports that 59-year-old Lynn Rasmussen is charged with theft. Her attorney didn't immediately return a call Monday from Th... Read More

SDDA Classifies Dicamba Products as Restricted Use Pesticides

PIERRE, S.D. – As of April 30, 2018, all pesticide products containing only dicamba, and having agricultural use labels, sold in South Dakota are classified as restricted use pesticides (RUPs). This includes over-the-counter herbicides that were p... Read More