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Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback

By MICHAEL BIESECKER and SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON  -- The Obama administration is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put aside his s... Read More

Kansas Senate advances bill to decrease Medicaid drug costs

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A bill designed to cut Kansas' costs in providing prescription drugs for poor and disabled residents has received first-round approval in the state Senate. Senators advanced the bill Tuesday on a voice vote. The proposal would... Read More

NHL

Tuesday's Games N.Y. Islanders 3, Columbus 2, SO Winnipeg 2, St. Louis 1, SO Los Angeles 9, Boston 2 Florida 7, Buffalo 4 Anaheim 4, Philadelphia 1 Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 2 New Jersey 2, Edmonton 1 Washington 5, Nashville 3 Dallas 4, Minnesot... Read More

NBA

NBA Tuesday's Games Milwaukee 112, Boston 111 San Antonio 119, Miami 101 Washington 111, New York 108 Utah 121, Dallas 119, OT Golden State 123, Houston 110 Wednesday's Games Charlotte at Indiana, 7 p.m. Sacramento at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. S... Read More

Farmers, Schools at Odds Over Ricketts Property Tax Plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Pete Ricketts property tax plan is drawing praise from Nebraska's farming community and opposition from school officials, who would face new restrictions on their budget authority. Both sides argued their case Tuesday to ... Read More

ACLU urges City of Lexington to allow Islamic Center expansion

The Nebraska branch of the American Civil Liberties Union, known as ACLU of Nebraska, has sent a letter to the City of Lexington urging the City to provide all necessary permits to the Islamic Center. In December, the City Council denied a conditiona... Read More

California Farmers See Profit During Record Drought

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) _ A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,40... Read More

 MF Global Liquidation Comes to an End

Marking the conclusion of MF Global Inc.'s bankruptcy case, a judge Tuesday officially closed the estate of the defunct brokerage firm and discharged the federally appointed trustee, James Giddens, who clawed back a 95% recovery for the commodity bro... Read More

White House Budget Calls For Crop Insurance Cuts

Despite being rebuked by Congress last fall for a far smaller cut to crop insurance, President Barack Obama in his final proposed federal budget calls for cutting crop insurance $18 billion over 10 years as the biggest single cut in mandatory spendin... Read More

North Platte pursuit on Tuesday afternoon

Several law enforcement agencies assisted the North Platte Police Department in a pursuit on the southern edge of the community. According to Lt. Steve Reeves, management at the Walmart Supercenter in North Platte reported that a man and woman panhan... Read More

NU-Ohio State Game Tip-off Time Set

Lincoln - The Big Ten Conference announced Tuesday evening that the Nebraska-Ohio State men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 20, will tip-off at 6 p.m. (central). The game will be televised nationally in BTN and carried on the IMG Husker Sports ... Read More