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Tornado suspected for damage at Nebraska Panhandle farmstead

MORRILL, Neb.  A farmstead in the Nebraska Panhandle has been damaged by what may have been a tornado. Shane Trompke told Scottsbluff radio station KNEB that outbuildings were destroyed and fences... Read More

Kansas Could Lose Amtrak Train Service

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas could lose its Amtrak service unless funding is found to satisfy a federal requirement to install positive train control systems along its lines by the end of the year. Most of the tracks along the 2,200-mile Southwest Ch... Read More

Some Kansas Same-Sex Couples Receiving Benefits

ASSOCIATED PRESS - State employees who are married to someone of the same sex can’t yet put their spouses on their health insurance policies, but local government workers in Lawrence have been doing it for years. The city of Lawrence, Douglas Co... Read More

Eastern Nebraska man run over by tractor, officials say

SPRINGFIELD, Neb.  Authorities say a neighbor found the body of a man who was run over by a tractor in eastern Nebraska. Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis says the body of 72-year-old Jerry Norris was found around 7 p.m. Sunday in a field about thr... Read More

Farm use of drones to take off as feds loosen restrictions

Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland's Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the irrigation pipes on his farm _ a job he now pays three men to do. ``The savings o... Read More

Four Royals Will Start All Star Game

KANSAS CITY, MO (July 5, 2015) – A franchise record four Kansas City Royals will represent the American League as starters in the 2015 All-Star Game, Major League Baseball announced today. Catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar and outfi... Read More

Traders Recall the Buzz as Famed Pit Trading Ends

Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the ``roar'' of the floor, the excitement  of ``4,000 people yelling, `Buy! Buy! Buy!''' and decided no more cl... Read More

 Same-sex marriage could provide business boost in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage could be good news for businesses that serve couples, from wedding planners to divorce attorneys. Businesses that help plan and stage weddings say they expect a boost fr... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Pittsburgh 5 Cleveland 3 ^Sunday's Games= Tampa Bay 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Toronto 10, Detroit 5 Boston 5, Houston 4 Baltimore 9, Chicago White Sox 1 Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2 Seattle 2, Oakland 1 L.A. Angels 12, Texas 6 Monday'... Read More

Feds Plan to Update Regs on Biotechnology

The White House on Thursday announced a one-year plan to update federal regulations overseeing the biotechnology industry. In a memo to USDA, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, the White House stated that a rev... Read More

Kansas Wheat Harvest Report-Days 10 & 11

Many farmers were able to wrap up their wheat harvests just in time to celebrate the holiday weekend, but some farmers in northwest Kansas were just starting their harvests in time to enjoy the fireworks from their combine cabs. Brian Linin, a far... Read More