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Ex-deputy who shot himself found not guilty of child abuse

FALLS CITY, Neb. (AP) _ A former sheriff's deputy in Nebraska who accidentally shot himself in 2014 has been found not guilty of child abuse charges. The Lincoln Journal Star reports a jury on Oct.... Read More

Space Farming? NASA Crew Plants Lettuce on the International Space Station

Astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS) are starting to plant their third on-orbit lettuce. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a new crew member aboard the ISS, started the Veg-03 experiment, which is a validation of the tools and procedu... Read More

Veterinarian, Physician on Antibiotic Panel at KLA Convention

A veterinarian who has represented animal agriculture during discussions on antibiotic resistance and a trained physician who formerly headed the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service will discuss regulatory attempts to reduce antibiotic resistance... Read More

NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was sent on behalf of U.S. biodiesel producers nationwi... Read More

(Audio) Elm Creek Pulls Away From Cambridge Late

Elm Creek-A strong fourth quarter lifted Elm Creek to a 36-12 win over Cambridge on Thursday night in the first round of the Class D1 state playoffs. The Buffaloes led just 14-12 going into the final 12 minutes before forcing three turnovers that hel... Read More

Nebraska, Iowa place in top third in national science test

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska and Iowa have placed in the top third of the country for science proficiency on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress science test. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the science test results for fourth, ei... Read More

Aggie barrel racer leads national ranks

Fargo, N.D. – Two rodeo athletes from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Neb., won awards at the Bison Stampede last weekend in Fargo. The contest amid Great Plains Region college teams was hosted by North Dakota State Univ... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= VOLLEYBALL= Arcadia-Loup City def. Ainsworth, 25-20, 25-14, 25-10 Arlington def. Ashland-Greenwood, 26-24, 25-14, 13-25, 25-19 Broken Bow def. Hershey, 25-18, 25-21, 25-16 Central City def. Centenn... Read More

High School Football Scores

Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Class D-1 First Round Alma 44, Hemingford 32 Burwell 55, South Loup 7 Creighton 68, Diller-Odell 6 CWC 54, Sutherland 12 East Butler 34, High Plains Community 0 Elm Creek 36, Cambridge... Read More

Westar Requests $17.4M Rate Increase

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Westar Energy has filed a request to raise its prices by about $17.4 million, which would raise the average residential bill in Kansas by about $1.54 per month. Westar spokeswoman Gina Penzig says the company filed the request w... Read More

Motorists should use caution to avoid collisions with deer

LINCOLN – Deer are more active this time of the fall. Crops are being harvested and deer breeding season is in full swing. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has suggestions to help drivers avoid deer-vehicle accidents and lessen the risk of ... Read More