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Seventeen Trait Approvals Cap Wild Week for Biotech in Brussels

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) - After expressing severe frustration with the European Commission’s proposal to allow EU member states to opt out of the import of food and feed containing... Read More

Kansas Legislature Returns Wednesday

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas legislators are close to the end of their annual spring break and plan to reconvene this week at the Statehouse to wrap up their business for the year. The House and Senate are scheduled to be back in session Wednesday. ... Read More

Smokers Disgruntled With Brownback Tax Proposal

Wichita, Kan. (AP) The Wichita Eagle reports that smokers will go to Missouri or Oklahoma if the tax hike passes. Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed boosting the tax on cigarettes from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a deficit of about $422 milli... Read More

NU's  Freefall Continues

Iowa City, Iowa – The No. 19 Iowa Hawkeyes (30-11, 13-2 Big Ten) finished off a three-game sweep of the Nebraska baseball team (30-16, 6-9 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep. The Hawkeyes walked off the Huskers, 3-2, in the 10th... Read More

Huskers Roll Wisconsin

Madison, Wis. - The Nebraska softball team polished off a three-game sweep of the Wisconsin Badgers with a 9-0 five-inning victory in the series finale Sunday at Goodman Diamond. In the circle, freshman right-hander Kaylan Jablonski and junior right-... Read More

UNK Headed To Post Season

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney baseball team is the sixth seed in the 2015 MIAA Tournament and will play a best-of-three series at third-seed Central Missouri later this week. UNK tied Washburn and Missouri Western State for fourth place in t... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, April 26= Cleveland 101, Boston 93, Cleveland wins series 4-0 L.A. Clippers 114, San Antonio 105, series tied 2-2 Washington 125, Toronto 94, Washington wins series 4-0 Dallas 121, Houston 109, Houston leads series 3-1 Monday, A... Read More

Local Citizens Develop Water Saving Taskforce

EMPORIA, Kan. – Some of the best tasting tap water in the world comes from Emporia, Kansas. The Neosho River and the Council Grove Reservoir, located northwest of Lyon County are the sources for the town’s award-winning drinking water. In F... Read More

Williams talks about LB 423, bill allowing Ride Share companies to operate in Nebraska, budget bill

A Renewable Energy Credits bill was advanced in the Nebraska Legislature last week. State Senator Matt Williams says the bill doesn't just pertain to wind. "No it doesn't. I think a lot of people talked about wind, but in Dawson County the ability... Read More

NACD President Participates in Climate Change Panel

WASHINGTON, DC-- April 24, 2015—National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) President Lee McDaniel represented the nation's 3,000 conservation districts at a climate change forum yesterday in Lansing, Michigan. McDaniel participated in a ... Read More

Ricketts weighs on Child Abuse Prevention Month

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Governor Pete Ricketts reminded Nebraskans about the importance of parents and communities having the information and resources they need to care for children to prevent their maltreatment. “Everyo... Read More