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ACLU of Nebraska: Lethal injection docs raise new questions

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska civil liberties group says records detailing the state's purchase of lethal injection drugs are likely to prompt more costly litigation. Records obtained and r... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games(equals) Texas 10, N.Y. Yankees 9 Seattle 4, Toronto 3 Detroit 6, Houston 2 Baltimore 8, Miami 5 Cleveland 7, Cincinnati 3 L.A. Angels 12, Boston 5 Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 2 Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota ... Read More

USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1, 2015. The 2014 Fa... Read More

Nebraska high court upholds woman's life sentence for murder

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the life sentence of a woman who killed her boyfriend's 68-year-old mother in 2013. The high court on Friday rejected 42-year-old Shelley Casterline's appeal argument that the sentencing j... Read More

Ricketts appeals to public to flip death penalty votes

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is ramping up pressure on lawmakers to try to keep them from overriding his promised veto of a death penalty repeal bill. The Republican governor urged the public on Friday to contact thei... Read More

Ethanol Hopes to Open Exports to Japan

With the ethanol industry facing market challenges at home with the Renewable Fuel Standard and the E10 blend wall, two ethanol industry groups and a commodity group are on a trade mission to Japan with the hopes of opening up more export opportuniti... Read More

Fort Hays to offer first doctoral degree

HAYS, Kan. (AP) — Fort Hays State University plans to offer its first doctoral degree, beginning in September. The school said in a news release that it will offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice through its Department of Nursing in the College of ... Read More

Third Case Of Avian Influenza Found In Nebraska

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed preliminary testing shows the presence of a third case ... Read More

Westar Energy Rates to Increase to Cover Environmental Costs

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Westar Energy plans to increase its rates starting in June to cover the costs of its environmental projects. The Kansas Corporation Commission on Thursday approved a $10.8 million increase in Westar’s environmental cost recove... Read More

COF Report Shows Lower Placements

USDA's Cattle-On-Feed Report Friday was released a little early due to the long holiday weekend. It showed April placements falling short of expectations.   On-feed  101%, placements at 95% and marketings 92%. Nebraska feedlots, with capacities... Read More

Girlfriend of burglary suspect ticketed

Lexington Police have made another arrest into the investigation of a burglary at Uncle Neal's North, a convenience store in Lexington. It was broken into in the early hours of May 9th. Among the missing items were Nebraska Lottery tickets. The suspe... Read More