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Kansas Teens Less Likely to be Vaccinated Against HPV

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The Immunize Kansas Coalition says teenagers in Kansas are among the least likely to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus. Coalition chairman John Eplee says only 21 percen... Read More

Patrol says 1 dead, 4 hurt in crash near Ashland

ASHLAND, Neb.  Authorities have identified a man killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says 35-year-old Ka Paw Shee, of Omaha, was a passenger in the vehicle traveling westbound... Read More

Rabobank Releases Report Exploring the Unexpected Geography of U.S. Cow Herd

The beef cow population in the United States is expected to grow by over three million head in the next three to five years. The economic signals for building/rebuilding the herd are clear, and in the next four to six years, the location of the U.S.... Read More

Gov. Brownback criticizes new carbon emissions rules

TOPEKA (AP) -- Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says the final version of a federal rule for cutting carbon emissions from power plants is "twice as bad" for the state as the original version outlined a year ago. The Republican governor said Monday that... Read More

Lexington Public Schools introduces 32 new teachers

LEXINGTON - School is right around the corner and many students might notice a new face in the classroom this fall. 32 new teachers were introduced to the community Monday afternoon at a New Teacher Recognition Luncheon at the Lexington High School. ... Read More

Former University of Kansas Chancellor Hemenway Dies

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A memorial service is planned Sunday to honor former University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway. Family and university officials said Hemenway died Friday at a Lenexa nursing home from complications of Parkinson’s disease... Read More

Beckner Named Assistant Coach at Nebraska

Lincoln - University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Saturday the hiring of Phil Beckner as an assistant coach for the Husker basketball program. Beckner joins the Nebraska coaching staff after spending the 2014-15 season ... Read More

July survey suggests economic slowdown ahead for Midwest

A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from... Read More

Corn and Soybean Conditions Improve Slightly

Corn and soybean conditions were steady to slightly improved in the week ended Aug. 2, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress and Condition report. Seventy percent of the nation's corn was rated good to excellent, equal to last week's ratings.  ... Read More

Walk to End Alzheimer's Thursday in Cozad

A  "Walk to End Alzheimer's"   is coming up Thursday  in Cozad. Susie Peterson is Community Outreach Specialist for the Alzheimer's Association in Kearney.  According to Peterson,  the walk in Cozad is the first  of the season across the U.S.... Read More

FishBrain and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partner to Create App-powered Citizen Science Engagement Opportunity Tracking Endangered Species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – the federal government agency dedicated to the conservation of fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats – has teamed up with FishBrain ­– the world’s largest free-to-use app and social network for angler... Read More