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Thousands of Kansans mistakenly told Medicaid coverage ended

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The state mistakenly notified thousands of Kansans this week that their Medicaid coverage had been canceled. The Kansas Department of Children and Families said a computer gli... Read More

Three injured in boat accident near Valley

LINCOLN -- Three girls were injured when an inflatable collided with a boat Friday evening at Ginger Woods, a private lake 1 1/2 miles southwest of Valley. At approximately 7:46 p.m. Friday, a 45-year-old woman operating a boat towing the inflatab... Read More

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 proposed JBS-Cargill pork packing acquisition. The p... Read More

Quality improvement and community care discussed at LRHC

Towards the beginning of Lexington Regional Health Center's monthly Board of Directors meeting, some time is devoted to reports on the various quality improvement programs the staff uses. Three of the staff members explained more about why they do th... Read More

Nebraska governor again donates to death penalty cause

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ True to his word, Governor Pete Ricketts has again donated to a group trying to save Nebraska's death penalty. A monthly financial statement released Friday by Nebraskans for the Death Penalty shows Ricketts donated $100,000 in th... Read More

Zeorian Harvesting, Three Generations of Dedication

For Tracy Zeorian, being a custom harvester is more than a job, it’s a family tradition. The third generation in a family of custom harvesters, Tracy, her husband Jim, and their two youngest of four daughters leave their home in Manley, Neb. and sp... 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