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Counties get grants for disability election equipment costs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Secretary of State has announced that 48 county election offices will receive reimbursements totaling nearly $50,000 to help cover costs associated with the use of vo... Read More

Tri-City advances to Western Conference Final

KEARNEY, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm completed a sweep of the Omaha Lancers Saturday night at the Viaero Event Center, winning 3-1 in Game 3 to move on to the Western Conference Final. Storm goals were scored by Dan Labosky, Mason Appleton and Chr... Read More

Lindenwood takes game one from UNK; Game two suspended

Kearney, Neb. – Senior third baseman Ryan Light drove in five runs and senior southpaw Austin Klein threw five strong innings to help Lindenwood beat Nebraska-Kearney, 8-4, in game one of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field.... Read More

Attorney General To Weigh In On Fantasy Sports Legal Issues

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Attorney General Derek Schmidt is determining the legality of fantasy sports under the Kansas constitution. If he determines them to be a game of chance they would be illegal. If categorized as a game of skill, they could pass... Read More

Rural Futures Institute aims to help improve life in small towns

LINCOLN--Rural communities in Nebraska are the driving force behind the Rural Futures Institute, a program meant to address problems specific to rural life. The Rural Futures Institute was developed in 2010 by the University of Nebraska system t... Read More

Farm Bureau Supports Trade Promotion Authority Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015— Expanding international trade is vital to the success of America’s farmers and ranchers. To make that expansion happen, Congress must approve trade promotion authority, the American Farm Bureau Federation said to... Read More

ASA Lauds Bipartisan Bill to Grant TPA to White House

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015) – The American Soybean Association (ASA) praised the introduction of a bipartisan bill that will extend trade promotion authority (TPA) to President Barack Obama. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) an... Read More

Police still hunting for 2 sisters missing on Michigan trip

State police still are searching for two sisters from Nebraska and Oklahoma who have been missing for a week during a trip in Michigan.     Det. Sgt. Jeff Marker said Saturday there have been many tips but still no sign of 52-year-old Leslie Roy a... Read More

Huskers Fall to Buckeyes, 2-1, in Extras

Lincoln – On a day when both starting pitcher took the mound in the 10th inning, the No. 23 Nebraska baseball team (29-12, 6-5 Big Ten) dropped its first extra-inning game of the year and saw its six-game winning streak against the Ohio State B... Read More

Nebraska high school teams to compete for college savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The winners of this year's Personal Finance Challenge will receive thousands of dollars in college savings accounts, thanks to the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust and the Nebraska Council on Economic Education at the Universit... Read More

Trend indicates decline in special elections held at polling places

LINCOLN – Of the 16 special elections scheduled so far this year in Nebraska, the majority will be conducted by mail. Only five will require voters that go to the polls. Secretary of State John Gale says statistics indicate a steady decline in the ... Read More