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Western Nebraska All Star Games Set

The annual Western Nebraska All Star Football and Volleyball games are set June 13th in Scottsbluff. Here's a list of the area coaches and athletes who have been chosen to play in the games. The footb... Read More

EPA Releases Final Ruling on Waters of the U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today, despite criticism from numerous agriculture groups. According to the EPA,the goal of the rule is to ensure that waters protected under the Clean Water Ac... Read More

Sheriff: Car that carried teens into river has been found

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.  The Lincoln County sheriff says a diver has reached a car that carried two teenagers into the rushing waters of the South Platte River in western Nebraska. But Sheriff Jerome Kramer said Tuesday that the car can't be recovered... Read More

Husker women set to play NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Lincoln - Nebraska will welcome a North Carolina school to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the second straight season, when the Huskers take on North Carolina State on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Huskers, who defeated No. 9 D... Read More

Senators expected to vote Wed on death penalty veto override

LINCOLN-- State senators will be faced with yet another historic vote Wednesday afternoon: whether or not to uphold their original vote on LB 268 and override the governor's veto of the bill repealing the death penalty in Nebraska. Gov. Pete Ric... Read More

Kansas Senators Prepare to Debate Tax Hike on Farmers

The Kansas Senate is preparing to debate a plan for closing a projected state budget shortfall by raising sales, tobacco and gasoline taxes and suspending an income tax break for business owners. The bill on senators' agenda Wednesday would raise... Read More

Kansas marijuana bill hits roadblock in state Senate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A bill that would ease many of Kansas' marijuana laws has stalled in the Senate and likely won't be considered again this year. Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce said Tuesday the bill needs time for careful consideration and ... Read More

Kansas Senate plans to debate raising taxes to fix budget

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – The Kansas Senate is preparing to debate a plan for closing a projected state budget shortfall by raising sales, tobacco and gasoline taxes and suspending an income tax break for business owners. The bill on senators’ age... Read More

Renewal Notices Changing to Save Money

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The Kansas Department of Revenue is planning to change the way it notifies residents that they need to renew their vehicle tags. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the department wants to replace 2.6 million personalized ve... Read More

Nebraska One Step Closer to Meatpackers Owning Hogs

Nebraska lawmakers moved one step closer Tuesday to lifting the state's ban on meatpacker-owned hogs, despite objections by senators who say it protects small and independent producers. The measure won first-round approval on a 28-10 vote after supp... Read More

Central Tire & Tread redevelopment plan approved by Lex. City Council

The Lexington City Council approved a redevelopment plan from Central Tire & Tread, Inc. for property located on the south corner of Heartland Road and Heartland Drive, south of Volvo. Central Tire would construct an approximate 18,000 square foo... Read More