Smith Votes for Death Tax Repeal

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement Thursday after the House Ways and Means Committee met to consider H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act.  This legi... Read More

Huskers To Host Longhorns This Weekend

Lincoln - An old Nemesis returns to Lincoln this weekend as Nebraska (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will host the No. 16 Texas Longhorn (17-8, 5-1 Big 12) at Hawks Field for the first time since 2011, when both teams were still members of the Big 12 Conference.... Read More

Plaintiffs In School Funding Suit Ask Court To Block New Law

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The plaintiffs in a school funding lawsuit have filed a motion to block the governor's new school funding plan. The motion was filed Thursday and calls on the court to bar the state from enacting the law overhauling the way t... Read More

NHL Scores

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Thursday's Games Anaheim 3, Boston 2, OT Arizona 4, Buffalo 3, OT Los Angeles 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Washington 3, New Jersey 2, OT Carolina 5, Pittsburgh 2 Florida 4, Toronto 1 N.Y. Rangers 5, Ottawa 1 San Jose 6, Detroi... Read More

Existing Rules Protect Water Quality, Says NPPC

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Existing regulations on agriculture are more than adequate to maintain and improve water quality, the National Pork Producers Council said in written testimony submitted yesterday to the Senate and House agricultu... Read More

Lexington Youth Soccer League forming

The Lexington Youth Soccer League is now forming for kids ages 6-12. Organizer Ivan Tovar says it's an attempt to try and get kids involved in a summer sport. "We're trying get to little kids, a lot of kids involved during the summer. I know a lot... Read More

NCAA Tournament Scores

NCAA TOURNAMENT Thursday's Scores Midwest Regional Semifinals Notre Dame 81, Wichita State 70 Kentucky 78, West Virginia 39 West Regional Semifinals Wisconsin 79, North Carolina 72 Arizona 68, Xavier 60 Friday's Games East Regional Semifinal... Read More

Kansas Corn Supports Rep. Pompeo's Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Bill

Kansas Representative Mike Pompeo and Rep. G.K. Buttterfield (D-NC) introduced a bipartisan bill today that would create a national, science-based labeling standard for GMO foods. The Kansas Corn Growers Association supports Rep. Pompeo's efforts and... Read More

Shooting Clinics to be held near Lexington

Shooting Clinics are being held on Saturday at the 1000 Plus Range Southeast of Lexington on Road 749. Gary Reiber says included is a Basic Handgun Clinic. "Some of those things will include we have a Defensive Carbine Class that will be presented... Read More

University of Nebraska names top teaching, research and engagement award winners

University of Nebraska Interim President James Linder, M.D., has announced the 2015 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement. The university-wide awards recognize faculty whose work has had a sign... Read More

USDA Proposes to Continue Farm Subsidy Abuse

March 25, 2015, Washington, DC - Yesterday USDA issued the long awaited proposed rule to reform farm subsidy payments.  Sadly, the proposed changes to the “actively engaged in farming” rules amount to very little in the way of real reform, missi... Read More