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Coalition opposes JBS-Cargill Pork merger

Today, American Antitrust Institute, Food & Water Watch, Iowa Farmers Union, Missouri Rural Crisis Center and National Farmers Union demanded that the U.S. Department of Justice investigate the pr... Read More

(Video) Gerry And The Blackshirts Look For Better Results

The last couple of years were not kind for the Nebraska Blackshirt Defense. In 2014, the Huskers gave up 26 points and 383 yards per game.  On top of that were the numerous subpar performances including the humiliating 54-29 loss at  Wisconsin. New... Read More

Moody’s lowers Kansas rating for new pension bonds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A major credit agency is rating $1 billion in bonds that Kansas hopes to sell to bolster its pension system for teachers and government works in line with the state’s existing rating. Moody’s Investors Service this week a... Read More

Lexington healthcare rift appears wide as ever

Tensions between Lexington Regional Health Center and physicians at Plum Creek Medical Group continues to crop up at Health Center board meetings, the latest held Tuesday evening. At the June board meeting, Chief Executive Officer Leslie Marsh and Ch... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games Baltimore 8, Detroit 7 Toronto 7, Kansas City 6, 11 innings Boston 7, Tampa Bay 5 Texas 6, San Francisco 3 Arizona 6, Houston 4, 10 innings Seattle 6, Minnesota 1 N.Y. Yankees 13, Chic... Read More

Kansas collects $3.7M less in taxes than expected this month

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected about $3.7 million less in taxes than it expected in July, largely because of lower-than-anticipated revenues from its newly increased sales tax. The state Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state... Read More

Kansas Won’t Bar Singles as Foster Parents

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A spokeswoman for the Kansas Department for Children and Families says it will not prevent single adults from serving as foster parents for abused and neglected children. Agency spokeswoman Theresa Freed said Friday that the dep... Read More

High-tech jobs program to train 500 in Kearney area

KEARNEY - A new program approved by the White House and President Obama aims to train and hire 500 new IT professionals before the end of 2020 in central Nebraska. Buffalo County and Kearney were selected as one of 21 communities across the nation to... Read More

Cozad set to host Class B Senior State Tournament

COZAD - The 2015 Class B Senior State Tournament will be hosted in central Nebraska at Muny Park in Cozad, Aug. 1 - Aug. 5. The Reds will play in the tournament as a perk of hosting state, despite their 3-14 regular season record. Cozad played wel... Read More

Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District Introduce Water Leasing Program

The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved a water leasing agreement with the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program at Friday’s board meeting for a pilot project in 2016. Central will offer to ... Read More

29 Nebraska inmates had wrong release dates over 7 weeks

OMAHA, Neb. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says that of 390 prisoners who have or will be released between June 10 and Aug. 31, more than two dozen had miscalculated release dates. Prisons director Scott Frakes said Friday that o... Read More