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Phillips Charged With Murder

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) _ Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison. Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

September 1st INTERLEAGUE< Final Texas 8 San Diego 6 AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Tampa Bay 11 Baltimore 2 Final Toronto 5 Cleveland 3, 10 Innings Final N-Y Yankees 3 Boston 1 Final Minnesota 8 Chi White Sox 6 Final Detroit 6 Kansas City ... Read More

NCTA hits record enrollment, up 33 percent

Curtis, Neb. – Student enrollment at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is up 33 percent from a year ago, a record for NCTA enrollment with 512 students, NCTA Dean Ron Rosati announced Tuesday. The 102-year-old school, the o... Read More

CHS now sole owner of McPherson, Kansas refinery

ST. PAUL, Minn., --CHS (NASDAQ: CHSCP), a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, said today it has completed its purchase of the National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) petroleum refinery... Read More

Six NeFU Members to Attend Fly-In

Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) President John Hansen announced today that six NeFU members will participate in the fall National Farmers Union Fly-In scheduled for September 15-18.  Hansen said this year there was also a targeted Fly-In last May focu... Read More

Draft Horse Hitch Show Continues to Draw Large Crowds

The Draft Horse Shows at the Nebraska State Fair have historically been a huge hit, and this year is no different. Hundreds gathered at the Five Points Bank Arena on August 28, 2015 to watch these gentle giants pull carriages that are almost as... Read More

Lawsuit Filed Against Chipotle’s GMO-Free Claims

A class action lawsuit filed on behalf of California consumer’s targets Chipotle’s claim of being GMO-free. The lawsuit, announced this week, alleges that Chipotles claim its menu does not contain genetically modified organisms is deceptive and m... Read More

Open Class Dairy Cattle Show Kicks Off the 2015 Nebraska State Fair

The Open Class Dairy Cattle Show began at 8:00 a.m. on August 28, 2015 in the Five Points Bank Arena.  The show consisted of six different breeds of dairy cattle including: Jersey, Milking Shorthorn, Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, and Holste... Read More

Brownback Nominee For Kansas Commerce Secretary Withdraws

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Gov. Sam Brownback’s nominee for Kansas commerce secretary has withdrawn from consideration for the job over what the governor’s office says is potential conflicts of interest. Brownback’s office announced Tuesday that Lea... Read More

Kansas Tax Collections $30M Short of Expectations in August

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas collected $30 million less in taxes than anticipated in August, but officials said larger-than-expected income tax refunds were largely the reason. The state Department of Revenue reported Tuesday that tax collections wer... Read More

(VIDEO) Semi catches on fire Tuesday near Lexington

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department quickly gained control of a semi that started on fire late Tuesday afternoon at the Lexington Interstate 80 interchange. There were no injuries involved. Courtesy/ Stacey Frauen. Westbound semi on Interst... Read More