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Emergency meeting called to discuss Nebraska death penalty

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ The Hall County Board of Supervisors has called an emergency meeting to discuss legislation that would abolish the death penalty in Nebraska.    On Wednesday state lawmaker... Read More

Robbery suspect resisted arrest

  A 29-year-old armed robbery suspect will soon be returned to Dawson County to face charges in connection with the armed robbery of Tom's Midwest Liquor and burglary of Uncle Neal's North in Lexington earlier this month. Joseph C. Fleming wa... Read More

(Audio) Peterson Brothers Headline AQA Training

Over 160 Custer County youth gathered to participate in an interactive training Thursday, May 21 as Adams Land and Cattle partnered up with the Nebraska Extension in Custer County to hold their 2ndAnimal Quality Assurance training Thursday night in ... Read More

Kansas lawmakers mull new tax on exchange health policies

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – A Kansas Senate committee has reviewed a proposal to impose a new fee on insurance policies sold through an online marketplace set up under the federal health care overhaul. Representatives of insurance companies and the Ka... Read More

Pinnacle Bank Juniors & Seniors Begin Season

The Pinnacle Bank Juniors and Seniors Baseball teams started the season on Thursday night at home against McCook.  Lexington won the Juniors game 6-4, Tony Stewart had a couple of hits to lead Lexington at the plate.  In the Seniors game, Lexington... Read More

Ag Groups Want 'Clean' TPA Bill

The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday to invoke cloture and begin debate on the bill to grant President Barack Obama trade promotion authority and reauthorize trade adjustment assistance, but completion of the measure could take until Friday. The motion t... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL PLAYOFFS Thursday, May 21= Anaheim 2, Chicago 1, Anaheim leads series 2-1 Friday, May 22= N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.  ...... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Thursday, May 21= Golden State 99, Houston 98, Golden State leads series 2-0 Friday, May 22= Cleveland at Atlanta, 8:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Nebraska votes to scrap ban on immigrant driver's licenses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's Legislature has voted to end the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children. In a 34-9 vote on Thursday, the unicameral Legislature agreed to scrap th... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

AMERICAN LEAGUE= Thursday's Games= Baltimore 5, Seattle 4 Detroit 6, Houston 5, 11 innings Toronto 8, L.A. Angels 4 Tampa Bay 3, Oakland 0 Texas 3, Boston 1 Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 2 Friday's Games= Texas (Lewis 3-2) at N.Y. Yanke... Read More