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Inmate from southwest Nebraska dies in prison

An 88-year-old man serving a life sentence for First Degree Murder from Red Willow County has died at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. Harold Nokes began serving his sentence in 1974 for the 1... Read More

4-H Clover Chase Scavenger Hunt begins March 1st

Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb. 23, 2017 – Nebraska 4-H youth and volunteers in all 93 counties are invited to participate in the 4-H Clover Chase scavenger hunt, part of the Nebraska 150 celebration. The event, which runs from March 1 through Aug. 15, ... Read More

(Update) Woman who died after Grand Island collision identified

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Grand Island authorities have released the names of a woman who was fatally injured and a man who was hurt in the collision of their cars. The collision occurred around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday. Police Capt. Jim Duering identi... Read More

USDA Offers First Forecast for Spring Planting

USDA projects soybean acres will grow to 88 million acres planted this spring, up 4.6 million acres from last year, while corn planting will be 90 million acres, down 4 million from last year. In a broader perspective, USDA projects farmers will hav... Read More

Health Canada Approves Sale of Irradiated Ground Beef

The federal government has approved the sale of ground beef that has been treated with radiant energy similar to X-rays. Health Canada says irradiation can reduce levels of harmful bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella that could be in the meat. ... Read More

Woman fatally injured in collision, Grand Island police say

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Police say a 69-year-old woman has been fatally injured in a Grand Island collision. The collision between two cars occurred around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday. The Grand Island Independent reports that the driver of one was pronounce... Read More

Punitive Damages Allowed in Farmer Lawsuit Against Syngenta

A Minnesota judge will let some farmers seek punitive damages against the Syngenta seed company for selling genetically modified corn seeds before China approved imports of crops grown from them. In an order unsealed Tuesday, Hennepin County Dist... Read More

Kansas Lawmakers Still Debating Possible Tax Hike for Farmers

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he'd consider capping a personal income tax exemption for more than 330,000 farmers and business owners. But Brownback told reporters Wednesday that he wants to preserve the core of the exemption to help small busine... Read More

Senators Question Nebraska Sales and Property Tax Proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Lawmakers are questioning a proposal that would raise Nebraska's state sales tax and steer the extra revenue into tax credits for low-income residents and property owners. The bill drew support from farmers on Wednesday during a... Read More

NBA Scores

NBA Wednesday's Games No games scheduled. Thursday's Games(equals) Portland at Orlando, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m. New York at Cleveland, 8 p.m. Denver at Sacramento, 10:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Gol... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games Edmonton 4, Florida 3 Washington 4, Philadelphia 1 Anaheim 5, Boston 3 Thursday's Games(equals) N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Nashvi... Read More