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Suburbs at Center of Political Backlash

ASSOCOATED PRESS - Small-government Republican conservatives face a political backlash in Kansas because of the state’s budget problems and battles over education funding. The epicenter is in spr... Read More

President Obama Signs National Biotech Disclosure Into Law

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law the Senate bill creating a mandatory disclosure and labeling for foods with ingredients from genetically engineered crops. Despite the political charge of the issue in the agricultural industry and am... Read More

Riverboat loses power, drifts from Nebraska to Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say at least three people have been injured when a riverboat carrying 135 passengers struck a riverbank in Omaha, Nebraska, lost power and drifted across the Missouri River before coming to rest near a park in Counci... Read More

Kansas Supreme Court: Brownback Can Wait to Appoint Judge

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that state law allows Gov. Sam Brownback to decide when he will fill a vacant district magistrate position. Three 26th District judges asked the court in July to require Brownback to appoint a ... Read More

Major League Baseball

Friday's Games Chicago Cubs 12, Seattle 1 Toronto 6, Baltimore 5 Cleveland 5, Oakland 3 Detroit 14, Houston 6 Tampa Bay 5, N.Y. Yankees 1 Texas 8, Kansas City 3 Minnesota 2, Chicago White... Read More

NE State Senator Faces Allegations Of Sex Video

A Nebraska state lawmaker says he reported the possibility of a sexually explicit video involving another state lawmaker to Gov. Pete Ricketts' office last year. Omaha Sen. Bob Krist says he informed Ricketts' office after someone contacted anoth... Read More

Pinning welcomes graduates to nursing profession

It was the end - and the beginning. For the 23 students in the Mid-Plains Community College Licensed Practical Nursing Program, Thursday couldn’t come soon enough. The pinning ceremony at North Platte Community College’s South Campus w... Read More

Lincoln to save money by sharing 911 radio system with state

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The city of Lincoln will save more than $570,000 through an agreement to share emergency radio system assets with the state. Lincoln public safety director, Tom Casady, tells the Lincoln Journal Star that the city will operate... Read More

USDA Confirms Unapproved GMO Wheat Found in Washington State

Twenty two unapproved genetically modified (GMO) wheat plants have been found growing in Washington state, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Friday but the strain, developed by Monsanto, has not been traced in commercial supplies. ... Read More

Brazil Passes Australia as Biggest Beef Exporter to China

Chinese consumers are eating more beef than the country can produce, and that’s led to a sales bonanza for exporters in Brazil. About a year after recovering from a mad-cow scare, Brazil has supplanted Australia as the biggest seller of beef to ... Read More

Maryland Farmer Elected New U.S. Grains Council Chairman

Chip Councell, a 10th generation farmer from Talbot County, Maryland, was elected as the new U.S. Grains Council (USGC) chairman during the organization’s 56th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting this week in Louisville, Kentucky. Councell and his... Read More