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Inmate attacked Tecumseh prison worker, department says

TECUMSEH, Neb.  Authorities say an inmate has assaulted a staff member at the state prison near Tecumseh. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says the attack occurred Tuesday. The off... Read More

UNK student union to have 24/7 access this fall

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students will have 24-hour access to the Nebraskan Student Union starting this fall. Students, staff and faculty will have electronic access to the student union after 11 p.m. when the building closes.... Read More

(AUDIO) NE Brand Committee and Executive Director Under Investigation

The Nebraska Brand Committee (NBC) is finding themselves in the middle of an investigation. An audit was released on Tuesday, July 26, to the public. It focuses on executive director, Shawn Harvey, and deficiencies to the the committee as a whole and... Read More

Nebraska won't appeal decision on fracking water disposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The state of Nebraska won't appeal a judge's decision to bar a Colorado company from using a Nebraska Panhandle well to dispose of salty groundwater and chemical-laden fracking wastewater that result from  oil and gas operations... Read More

Transgender school bathrooms still debated in Kansas town

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A south-central Kansas school district is letting students use bathrooms matching their gender identity as a local task force explores the issue. The Wichita Eagle reports the governing board of the Derby school system made th... Read More

State Credit Rating Downgraded Again

ASSOCIATED PRESS - S&P Global Ratings says it’s downgraded the state’s credit rating because of its ongoing budget problems. The rating agency said Tuesday it has dropped its rating for Kansas to “AA-,” from “AA.” The action comes ... Read More

Fischer congratulates Nebraskans competing in 2016 Olympics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, the United States Olympic Committee released the completed list of 2016 U.S. Olympic Team members for the summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement co... Read More

Major League Baseball

INTERLEAGUE(equals) Tuesday's Games(equals) Colorado 6 Baltimore 3 Seattle 7 Pittsburgh 4 Toronto 7 San Diego 6, 12 Innings Chi White Sox 3 Chi Cubs 0 Cleveland 7 Washington 6 Atlanta 2 Minnesota 0 L.A. Dodgers 3 Tampa Bay 2 Wednesday's ... Read More

Glyphosate Panelists Sought for Panel Scheduled to Meet in October

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a scientific advisory panel meeting this fall to review the widely used herbicide glyphosate, but offers no indication in a Federal Register notice Tuesday, if the panel will consi... Read More

Gresham Man Killed in Grain Bin Accident

Central Nebraska authorities say a 72-year-old man trapped Tuesday inside a grain bin has died. Polk County Sheriff Dwaine Ludwig tells television station 10/11 that rescue crews were called to the scene north of Gresham early Tuesday morning a... Read More

Fremont City Council Approves Redevelopment Plan For Costco Poultry Complex

Fewer than 200 people turned out Tuesday night for Fremont city council's final public hearing on efforts to bring a Costco/Lincoln Premium Poultry chicken processing  plant to town. The council voted 8 to nothing to approve the plan, which spell... Read More