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Man dies, 8 more people treated for carbon monoxide

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP)  A man has died and eight other people _ including firefighters and a police officer _ have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning in Grand Island.  The Grand Island Inde... Read More

Trump EPA Pick says He Backs Biofuels Program, But Open to Tweaks

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, said on Wednesday he would honor the intent of the U.S. biofuels program, but remained open to tweaking it. The Renewable Fu... Read More

Huskers To Host Event For Fans

Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team will host a free fan fest on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Hawks Championship Center. The event is free to the public and is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. Fans do not need to pre-register for the event and the firs... Read More

Nebraska authorities not sure driver knew his car hit person

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have talked to a man whose vehicle fatally struck an Iowa woman in southeast Nebraska. Nineteen-year-old Merzedes Hart, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was killed late Friday night as she crossed U.S. Highway 6 northeast ... Read More

Another ‘Midnight’ Regulation Dumped On Farmers

In another poke in the eye to agriculture, the Obama administration tomorrow will issue a regulation that adds animal welfare standards to the nation’s organic food production law. The National Pork Producers Council will work with the Trump admini... Read More

US Consumer Prices Up Moderate 0.3 Percent in December

U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years. The Labor Department says its consumer price index increased 0.3 percent la... Read More

Improving Nitrogen Efficiency in 2017

The 2017 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics concluded this week. Many of the educational presentations focused on economics and how to improve efficiency especially when faced with lower commodity prices. Charles Wortmann, Nebraska Extension ... Read More

Egg Saftey Issue to Supreme Court

While livestock and meat products are scrutinized closely by USDA inspectors during slaughter, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for the safety of other food products, manages a much lighter inspection footprint, but is usi... Read More

Ricketts to travel to Washington for Trump inauguration

LINCOLN, Neb. - Add Gov. Pete Ricketts to the list of dignitaries traveling to Washington for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. A spokesman says Ricketts will attend inauguration events on Thursday and Friday, including a dinner to hono... Read More

US To Lift Ban on Beef Imports From France

The U.S. will lift the ban on beef imports from France, which have been shut out of the market for 19 years, according to the European Commission. "This is excellent news for French producers," three European Union commissioners said in a joint state... Read More

(Audio) McCook Knocks Off Lexington On Tuesday

McCook-A furious fourth quarter comeback wasn't enough as Lexington came up short to the Bison on Tuesday night losing 48-46. The Bison used a big 14-0 run to end the 3rd quarter and to start the fourth that helped them eventually take a 42-32 lead w... Read More