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Kansas May Revisit Goveronor’s Tax Break

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Top Republican legislators in Kansas appear increasingly ready to reconsider a business tax break that’s been a cherished economic policy for GOP Gov. Sam Brownback. Their push... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE< San Francisco 5 L.A. Angels 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Cleveland 10, Toronto 7 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Minnesota 13, Chicago White Sox 3 Detroit 6, Kansas City 4 Houston 7, Seattle 6 Oakland 7, Texas 1 N.Y. Yank... Read More

Davis discusses Budget Bill; Consent Calendar Bills

Debate on the Budget Bill began on Thursday. State Senator Al Davis says spending increases are low. "Spending increases for the next biennium are 3.1 percent, the third smallest budget increase in 30 years, and the lowest budget increase not asso... Read More

Awards Presented by Iowa State University Agriculture Honor Society

AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, known as Gamma Sigma Delta, presented awards April 23 to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni, faculty and students. Maynard Hogberg, professor e... Read More

$145,000 Up for Grabs:  Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challenge, now in its second... Read More

Family fishing events set at eastern Nebraska park

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Family fishing events will be held at Schramm Park State Recreation Area to introduce parents and children to fishing. The free events are scheduled for May 23 and June 6. Fishing poles, tackle and bait will be provided, or parti... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Travels to Turkey for G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Istanbul, Turkey, next week to meet his counterparts at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting that will focus on food security. "The G20 ministerial provides an i... Read More

Huskers Wrap Up Strong Regular Season

Lincoln - The Nebraska softball team closed out the regular season with its 17th run-rule victory of the season, defeating Illinois, 9-1, in five innings Sunday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium. On Senior Day, Husker seniors Kylee Muir and Steph Pasquale ... Read More

Buffett says next Berkshire CEO needs operations background

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Billionaire Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway's next CEO will need to have experience running a company, not just investing. The topic of Berkshire's future came up at Saturday's annual meeting as Buffett celebrated 50 years o... Read More

GPAC Track And Field Results

(Sioux Center, Iowa) – The Doane College women and Concordia University men claimed team titles on Saturday at the 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Tiger women scored 225 points, while the Bull... Read More

Valmont Coatings Division Wins the Prestigious

OMAHA, Neb., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity.  Its products ... Read More