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Man convicted in 2003 Nebraska kidnapping loses appeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A man serving life in prison for a 2003 kidnapping has lost his appeal before the Nebraska Supreme Court. The court on Friday rejected the appeal by Rosario Betancourt-Garcia, ... Read More

Rule breakers face bigger possible fines from CME Group

CME Group Inc (CME.O) plans to strengthen efforts to deter wrongdoing in markets by raising the maximum possible fine for rule breakers, the company said on Thursday, further raising the stakes for rogue traders following the first U.S. criminal conv... Read More

Export Exchange Results in $460 Million In Grain And Co-Product Sales

The Export Exchange conference hosted this fall by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is already paying dividends, according to new surveys of overseas grain buyers who attended – to the tune of nearly a half billi... Read More

Woman gets prison for helping boyfriend dump mother's body

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A woman has been sent to prison for helping her boyfriend dump his mother's body. The Omaha World-Herald reports that 25-year-old Gabriela Guevara was sentenced Friday to six to 14 years in prison. She pleaded no contest in Augu... Read More

Death of Castro could free Cuba to produce biofuels

The death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, a fierce critic of biofuels like ethanol, has raised hopes among industry experts that some of Cuba's vast tracts of fallow land may soon be used to ease its dependence on fuel imports. Castro branded... Read More

BLM Releases Flawed Planning Rule in the Closing Days of Presidents Term

WASHINGTON– The Bureau of Land Management today released a final version of BLM planning 2.0. Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association federal lands said this process radically alters fe... Read More

Holoubek Stepping Down as Head of A-FAN

Members in attendance at this week's annual meetings of the NE Corn Growers and NE Soybean Association in Lincoln heard a presentation from A-FAN, the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska. Organizational Director Willow Holoubek tout... Read More

Ex-NFL player Joe McKnight fatally shot after road rage incident

Former NFL player Joe McKnight has been shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist outside New Orleans. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says it happened about 2:43 p.m. Thursday in Terrytown, a suburb of N... Read More

Nebraska man sentenced for role in failed killing plot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Bradshaw man has been sentenced to 16 to 20 years in prison for his role in a failed murder-for-hire plot. The Grand Island Independent reports that 31-year-old Derrick Shirley was sentenced Thursday. He pleaded no contest t... Read More

(AUDIO) NWB Issues Call for FY 2017-2018 Funding Proposals

The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) is issuing its call for funding proposals for consideration for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Proposals should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Individuals or organizations reques... Read More

Advanced Biofuels Targets Unlikely to be Met

Biofuels blending targets are spelled out in legislation and enforced by EPA standards, as is well known. However, current policies face significant pressures for change, the Government Accountability Office says and describes "several factors" that ... Read More