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Nebraska tourism challenge sees increase in participants

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska tourism officials say they've seen an uptick in the number of participants in a program that challenges travelers to explore the state and receive stamps in a passpor... Read More

USDA Invests $1.7 Billion to Protect Sensitive Agricultural Lands through CRP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will issue nearly $1.7 billion in payments to more than half of a million Americans who have contracts with the government to protect sensitive agricultural lands. The investment, part of the voluntary USDA C... Read More

Report Finds WOTUS Rule Motivated By Politics

A new report released this week by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee details findings of a two-year investigation into the waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS). The report found the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of... Read More

Omaha police: Twin girls safe following reported abduction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha police say 8-month-old twin girls are safe following reports they were in a vehicle that was carjacked from a supermarket parking lot.   The Omaha Police Department says the girls' mother reported the abduction Thursday afte... Read More

Space Farming? NASA Crew Plants Lettuce on the International Space Station

Astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS) are starting to plant their third on-orbit lettuce. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a new crew member aboard the ISS, started the Veg-03 experiment, which is a validation of the tools and procedu... Read More

Veterinarian, Physician on Antibiotic Panel at KLA Convention

A veterinarian who has represented animal agriculture during discussions on antibiotic resistance and a trained physician who formerly headed the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service will discuss regulatory attempts to reduce antibiotic resistance... Read More

NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was sent on behalf of U.S. biodiesel producers nationwi... Read More

(Audio) Elm Creek Pulls Away From Cambridge Late

Elm Creek-A strong fourth quarter lifted Elm Creek to a 36-12 win over Cambridge on Thursday night in the first round of the Class D1 state playoffs. The Buffaloes led just 14-12 going into the final 12 minutes before forcing three turnovers that hel... Read More

Nebraska, Iowa place in top third in national science test

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska and Iowa have placed in the top third of the country for science proficiency on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress science test. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the science test results for fourth, ei... Read More

Aggie barrel racer leads national ranks

Fargo, N.D. – Two rodeo athletes from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Neb., won awards at the Bison Stampede last weekend in Fargo. The contest amid Great Plains Region college teams was hosted by North Dakota State Univ... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= VOLLEYBALL= Arcadia-Loup City def. Ainsworth, 25-20, 25-14, 25-10 Arlington def. Ashland-Greenwood, 26-24, 25-14, 13-25, 25-19 Broken Bow def. Hershey, 25-18, 25-21, 25-16 Central City def. Centenn... Read More