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Fire chief: Omaha house explosion that killed 1 was accident

OMAHA, Neb.  --  Fire officials say an explosion that leveled an Omaha house and killed one person was an accident. Property inspector Clara Bender died at a hospital following the Monday afternoon... Read More

Weekly Ethanol Production Is Down

According to EIA data, ethanol production averaged 998,000 barrels per day (b/d)—or 41.92 million gallons daily. That is down 31,000 b/d from last week’s historic high. The four-week average for ethanol production stood just a notch below last we... Read More

Inmate attacked Tecumseh prison worker, department says

TECUMSEH, Neb.  Authorities say an inmate has assaulted a staff member at the state prison near Tecumseh. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says the attack occurred Tuesday. The officer was treated at a local medical facility and r... Read More

Wednesday AM storms cut through central Neb. causing damage

RRN/ Tree brought down by windstorm early Wednesday morning July 27, 2016 near 14th and Jackson streets in Lexington. A thunderstorm moved through portions of south-central Nebraska early Wednesday,  packing strong winds and rain.  Thunderstorm... Read More

K-State faculty participate in White House Summit on Global Development

Three Kansas State University faculty members recently were invited by President Barack Obama to participate in the White House Summit on Global Development. The trio – Jesse Poland, Vara Prasad and Jagger Harvey – attended the July 20 event b... Read More

Gangwish finds NFL home in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI - Nebraska native and former Husker defensive end, Jack Gangwish is getting his shot at the NFL. The Wood River native was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals according to their Twitter feed. Read More

UNK student union to have 24/7 access this fall

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney students will have 24-hour access to the Nebraskan Student Union starting this fall. Students, staff and faculty will have electronic access to the student union after 11 p.m. when the building closes.... Read More

(AUDIO) NE Brand Committee and Executive Director Under Investigation

The Nebraska Brand Committee (NBC) is finding themselves in the middle of an investigation. An audit was released on Tuesday, July 26, to the public. It focuses on executive director, Shawn Harvey, and deficiencies to the the committee as a whole and... Read More

Nebraska won't appeal decision on fracking water disposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The state of Nebraska won't appeal a judge's decision to bar a Colorado company from using a Nebraska Panhandle well to dispose of salty groundwater and chemical-laden fracking wastewater that result from  oil and gas operations... Read More

Transgender school bathrooms still debated in Kansas town

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A south-central Kansas school district is letting students use bathrooms matching their gender identity as a local task force explores the issue. The Wichita Eagle reports the governing board of the Derby school system made th... Read More

State Credit Rating Downgraded Again

ASSOCIATED PRESS - S&P Global Ratings says it’s downgraded the state’s credit rating because of its ongoing budget problems. The rating agency said Tuesday it has dropped its rating for Kansas to “AA-,” from “AA.” The action comes ... Read More