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Obama power plant cuts draw praise, criticism in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb.  President Barack Obama's effort to cut greenhouse gases from U.S. power plants is drawing praise from a leading Nebraska environmental group, but an Omaha-based think tank is urging st... Read More

Dawson County Raceway Results

Dawson County Raceway 8/3/2015 IMCA Modified 50c Colton Osborn 81 Mike Densberger 97m David Murray Jr XII Jay Steffens 4c Charley Brown 2 Jeremy Herbst 34jw Cole Hodges 19 Chuck Stryker Grand National Late Models 8... Read More

Nebraska State Fair to show ag in different shapes, sizes

Agriculture will appear in a variety of forms at this year's Nebraska State Fair, from trading cards to the newest farm machinery. The Grand Island Independent reports that in addition to the regular equipment displays, visitors can also collect agr... Read More

Tyson Foods Cuts Profit Forecast on Weak Beef Business

Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N), the biggest U.S. meat processor, cut its profit forecast for the year ending September, citing export market disruptions in its beef business and high cattle costs. Tyson's shares slumped 9.6 percent to $40.09 in premarket... Read More

Assistance Helps Beginning Farmer Improve Operation

A rich background in agriculture helped Wade Kloepping make the decision to come home to Dawson County after college and take over the family farm near Eustis, Nebraska. Two years before graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kloe... Read More

(Video) Armstrong Ready To Prove Critics Wrong

Fall camp begins this week for the Huskers under new head coach Mike Riley. Junior Tommy Armstrong is back for his third year at Quarterback for the Big Red. Some have doubted his ability to lead Nebraska to the next level. He talked about answering ... Read More

Death penalty group `cautiously optimistic' about signatures

Organizers of a campaign to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty say they're cautiously optimistic they'll gather enough signatures to place the issue on the 2016 ballot. Nebraskans for the Death Penalty has less than a month remaining to gather abo... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Houston 4 Arizona 1 Texas 2 San Francisco 1 L.A. Dodgers 5 L.A. Angels 3, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday's Games Toronto 5, Kansas City 2 Detroit 6, Baltimore 1 Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3 Houston 4, Arizona 1 N.Y. Yankees 12, Ch... Read More

Americans Favor Farmers and Food During Drought

A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds most Americans think of water as a limited resource that can be depleted if people use too much. The national survey provides a glimpse into how Americans think water should be managed when abnormally dry wea... Read More

Reds season comes to end at Senior State Tournament

COZAD - Two back-to-back nine run innings allowed Blair to jump out and win convincingly against Cozad 20-2 in five innings at Muny Park, in an elimination game at the Class B Senior State Tournament Sunday afternoon. Cozad had to play from behind... Read More

Lucky breaks with federal funds, pensions help Kansas budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s latest efforts to prevent a state budget deficit were assisted by a well-timed decision on health care funding from federal officials and better-than-expected news about teacher pensions. The Rep... Read More