Nebraska's Sasse to lead US Senate agriculture subcommittee

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security. A news release Wedn... Read More

US Senate rejects amendment on lesser prairie chicken

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species act. Moran's amendment to a bill intended to expedite... Read More

Optimism Prevails at 20th Anniversary Meeting of Bison Association

DENVER, CO (January 28, 2015) - Optimistic attitudes among bison producers attending the National Bison Association's 20th Anniversary conference and strong prices paid at the annual bison auction held at the National Western Stock Show here last w... Read More

Creighton breaks losing streak

OMAHA, Neb. -- Toby Hegner and James Milliken combined for 38 points off the bench as Creighton snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 77-74 win over St. John's on Wednesday night. Creighton improved to 10-12 (1-8 BIG EAST), while St. John's dro... Read More

Foley:  it's a great opportunity for fresh look at state govt

Lt. Gov. Mike Foley addressed a roomful of people Wednesday in Lexington. Foley addressed the public after a brief meeting leaders involved in local economic development. The Lt. Gov. spoke of the honor it was for him to work with Gov. Pete Ricketts ... Read More

Kansas police officers may be required to wear body cameras

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas police officers would be required to wear body cameras under a bill being considered by a state Senate panel. The Senate Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee will hear a bill Thursday that would require police of... Read More

As Prisons Fill Up, Kansas Considers Lighter Pot Sentences

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Penalties for marijuana possession may be softened in Kansas as legislators seek to lower prison populations and reduce costs. The House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee heard testimony from supporters of a bill on ... Read More

Yellowstone Spill Fuels Keystone Debate

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress pushes for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. An Associated Press review of government accident records shows their numbers growing each year si... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games= New Jersey 2, Toronto 1, SO Washington 4, Pittsburgh 0 Los Angeles 4, Chicago 3 Thursday's Games= Boston at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Arizona at Toront... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Wednesday's Games= Philadelphia 89, Detroit 69 Cleveland 99, Portland 94 Toronto 119, Sacramento 102 Denver 93, New Orleans 85 Houston 99, Dallas 94 Minnesota 110, Boston 98 Atlanta 113, Brooklyn 102 New York 100, Oklahoma City 92 San... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Wednesday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 8) Notre Dame 77 ( 4) Duke 73 Final ( 6) Arizona 90 Oregon 56 Final ( 9) Kansas 64 TCU 61 Final (10) Louisville 81 Boston College 72 Final (12) Wichita St. 58 Loyola of Chicago 47 Final (18) ... Read More