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NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation

NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation The National Sorghum Producers welcomed the introduction yesterday of bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority legislation that will establish th... Read More

Unruly man sentenced in case of jet diverted to Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb.  A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight diverted to Omaha has been sentenced. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Nebraska says 24-year-old Joshua Carl Lee Suggs, of Oswego, Illinois, was sentenced Friday to three y... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report dated April 13, 2015, temperatures averaged above normal. Cloudy conditions, combined with drizzle, began mid-week and extended through Friday. This kept fieldwork to a minimum but did litt... Read More

Trucker cited for taping smartphone to steering wheel

The Nebraska State Patrol has cited a truck driver who'd been watching a soccer game on a smartphone he'd taped to the steering wheel of his big rig.      The patrol says a carrier enforcement trooper noticed the trucker wearing earbuds during a ... Read More

Tornado Watch until 1:00am Central in southwest Nebraska

A Tornado Watch is in effect for several southwest Nebraska counties until 1:00am Central Time.   Those counties include Frontier, Lincoln, Keith, Deuel, Chase, Hayes Red Willow, Hitchcock, Dundy and Perkins counties. It includes the cities of B... Read More

Obama: Trade politics difficult, but opposition helps China

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says the politics of international trade have always been difficult, especially within the Democratic Party. But he says U.S. opposition to new trade agreements would give China a leg up in setting the rules f... Read More

(VIDEO) Zoo says public never in danger when gorilla cracks glass

  A family who visited the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha on Thursday got a little scare when a male gorilla, named Kijito ran toward the exhibit glass, hit it and cracked it.    In a statement the Zoo said only one of three layers of the glass was... Read More

Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center


Doc Stevenson leaves $2.75 million legacy gift to UNK

KEARNEY — April 17, 2015 — The estate of the late B.M. “Doc” Stevenson, a longtime Kearney physician, civic leader and philanthropist, has bequeathed $2.75 million to the University of Nebraska at Kearney, much of the gift forever providing s... Read More

NPPC Welcomes Legislation To Renew TPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – Calling it imperative for finalizing free trade agreements that boost U.S. exports and create U.S. jobs, the National Pork Producers Council welcomed today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation granting the p... Read More

House Votes to Repeal the Death Tax

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015) – The House voted 240 to 179 today for full repeal of the Death Tax, a tax that is threatening the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers across the country. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Philip Ellis s... Read More