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Ryan Cotton Selects Champions 2015 National Junior Limousin Show and Congress

A total of 165 head of cattle were lead into the show ring for the second show day at the 2015 National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC). Judge Ryan Cotton, Ponce Inlet, Fla., had a full sche... Read More

‘Shark Tank’ Investor Barbara Corcoran to Address 97th AFBF Annual Convention

Acclaimed real estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran will give the closing session keynote address at the 97th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 11, 2016. &nbs... Read More

Rodeo bull sends judge to hospital after mauling

GOTHENBURG - Gothenburg Rodeo fans saw first hand how dangerous rodeos can actually be, after a judge was mauled by a bull at Friday night's competition at the Gothenburg Rodeo. Timekeeper, Clair Schrock attempted to evade a bull by trying to climb a... Read More

Gov. Ricketts' Independence Day statement

Lincoln – Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Independence Day: “Across Nebraska on Independence Day, Nebraskans perform annual traditions as they gather to watch fireworks, grill on the back porch, march in ... Read More

Lawsuits challenge railroad's authority to OK oil pipeline

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The U.S. government began handing out land to railroads to encourage development more than 150 years ago, but questions remain about how much control those companies have over the land.   Union Pacific faces several laws... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games Cleveland 5, Pittsburgh 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 5, 12 innings Detroit 8, Toronto 6 Houston 12, Boston 8, 10 innings L.A. Angels 8, Texas 2 Chicago White Sox 1, Baltimore 0 Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2, 10 inni... Read More

Retired military dogs find new purpose in US meth wars

INDIANAPOLIS - Military dogs that spent years in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs. The dogs headed to Indiana, Texas, Tennessee, Nebraska and Georgia are part of a v... Read More

Smithsonian

Humanities Nebraska will partner with the Smithsonian Institution through the "Museum on Main Street" program to bring a traveling exhibit that celebrates work and various industries to seven communities across Nebraska in 2015 and 2016. "The Way ... Read More

Nebraska AG says university violated open meetings act

Nebraska's attorney general says the University of Nebraska violated the state's open meetings law when it held private meetings as part of its search for a new president. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Attorney General Doug Peterson concluded t... Read More

Lexington baseball celebrated

  Tom Stuckey returned to Lexington Wednesday where he observed a refurbished outdoor sign commemorating the two Legion champion baseball teams in Lexington. The costs were defrayed from memorial funds of Stuckey's mother and from the Lexingt... Read More

North Dakota's Jeff Campbell champ in College Home Run Derby

  OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jeff Campbell of North Dakota won the College Home Run Derby, hitting 10 homers in the finals to easily defeat Wake Forest's Will Craig on Thursday night. Campbell set a derby record with 20 first-round homers, the longe... Read More