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Is Temperature Changing Genetic Resistance to Pests?

We humans may not have adapted to this summer's sweltering rays, but for a few agronomic pests, warmer weather is what makes them thrive. With temperatures rising and insects adapting, the days of ... Read More

Gothenburg Fatality

A south-central Nebraska man is dead following a single-vehicle crash near Gothenburg. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the late Friday morning crash. Officials say 50-year-old Brock Johnson, of rural Gothenburg, was driving a pic... Read More

Attorney General Doug Peterson announces settlement over alleged pyramid schemes

LINCOLN - -  Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has  announced a settlement with Gage County based B & B Communications, Inc. and its principals, resolving an investigation which focused on the alleged operation of multiple pyramid schemes... Read More

Archaeology Meeting In Aurora

The Nebraska Archaeological Society (NAS) will hold a quarterly meeting  on Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 1:30 PM at the Alice M. Farr Library, Aurora,  Nebraska. The Alice M. Farr Library is located at 1603 L Street in Aurora. All  meetings of th... Read More

Companies Will Wait for GMO Labeling Rules

Rules for labeling foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMO) will be drafted by USDA and food companies are waiting to see what the rules will look like before modifying their existing labeling policies. "We look forward to reviewing the ... Read More

Nebraska Supreme Court upholds man's murder conviction

LINCOLN, Neb.  -- The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a Grand Island man who fatally shot a co-worker outside a south-central Nebraska meatpacking plant.  Angelo Bol was sentenced in July to life in prison fo... Read More

TPP On Agenda for Obama Confab With Mexico's President

Trade issues, including the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, are expected to be high on the agenda when President Barack Obama meets Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday. "I would anticipate that the two leaders will s... Read More

Organizers petition to add party to November ballot

LINCOLN – A new political party wants to be included on the ballot in November. Secretary of State John Gale says petitions submitted for the Marijuana Party of Nebraska will be processed by his office next week and then mailed to the county electi... Read More

Nebraska and midwest continue to broil in heat wave hitting U.S.

Residents in  Nebraska  and the midwest will continue to broil this weekend as a heat wave persists across the U.S.  The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Saturday in central and southern Iowa and the eastern half o... Read More

(AUDIO) Spring Weather Brought Crop Damage And So Could Summer Heat

The 2016 growing season brought several crop damaging weather events. Not all areas impacted across the state, but summer heat can be just as worrisome. Spring storms brought flooding, wind and hail – all taking their tole on fields. Dr. Roger E... Read More

Amazon's Bezos moves past Buffett on world's richest list

NEW YORK (AP) _ A rough day on Wall Street for Warren Buffett means Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the third richest person in the world. Bloomberg's billionaire index shows Buffett lost more than $754 million Thursday, thanks to a slide in shares... Read More