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Kansas lawmakers negotiate agreement on $15.5B state budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Negotiators for the Kansas House and Senate have agreed on a proposed budget that would limit increases in tuition at state universities. The three senators and three House mem... Read More

Omaha Police Officer Died From Gunshot To The Chest

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer says the officer shot while helping serve an arrest warrant on Wednesday died from a gunshot wound to her chest, just above the line of her bullet-proof vest. 29-year-old Kerrie Orozco was shot while confronting ... Read More

ADM Expands Argentinian Port

Archer Daniels MidlandCompany  announced today that it is investing insubstantial improvements and expansions to its port facilities inPuerto San Martin in the Argentine state of Santa Fe, enhancing thecompany's capability to export grain and other ... Read More

(Audio) Huskers Stunned To End The Season

A season that started with so much promise ended with a whimper for the Husker baseball team today (Thursday) at the Big Ten tournament in Minneapolis. NU blew a 7-3 lead while allowing Michigan State to score 6 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning a... Read More

Dairy Groups Praise Diplomatic Struggle against Restrictions on Common Food Names

WASHINGTON, - The dairy industry today praised U.S. representatives to a key international meeting for leading the fight against treaty changes that could seriously impair the ability of companies worldwide to use generic food terms in export mark... Read More

Wildcats To Induct Four New Members Into Ring Of Honor

MANHATTAN, Kan. The Kansas State Athletics Department and football program will welcome four new members to the K-State Football Ring of Honor as former Wildcat greats Michael Bishop, Jordy Nelson, Clarence Scott and Darren Sproles will comprise the ... Read More

Agritourism Liability Bill Passes NE Legislature

Farmers and ranchers who open their property to tourists could be shielded from certain lawsuits under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.  The Legislature gave the measure final approval on Thursday with a 46-0 vote. Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallal... Read More

ConAgra Foods says it plans to expand its Waterloo plant and add 55 jobs to the local payroll

Officials say Omaha, Nebraska-based ConAgra expects to break ground next month on the 99,000-square-foot expansion, pending approval of state and local incentives. ConAgra says the expansion project could be finished by late 2016. The expansion will ... Read More

NSAA State Tennis Tournament

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Ne Legislature Passes Property Tax Bill Applying to Equipment

Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax exemption under a bill passed by lawmakers. Senators voted 47-0 on Thursday to give final approval to an exemption for personal business property. The measure by Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand... Read More

Man who shot at Nebraska officers scheduled for sentencing

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ A June sentencing has been scheduled for a 26-year-old man convicted for an exchange of gunshots with Lexington police.   Jose Covarrubias pleaded no contest and was convicted on four counts last week. A weapons charge... Read More