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Nebraska medical center to get funding for Ebola training

OMAHA, Neb.  An academic medical center in Nebraska has been designated as a national facility for Ebola training. The University of Nebraska Medical Center and its primary clinical partner, Nebra... Read More

(VIDEO) Explosion At Sapp Brothers In West Point

An explosion at Sapp Brothers in West Point this afternoon rocked the community, with black smoke pouring from the site on the edge of town. The petroleum outlet is located on the south edge of town, in the midst of a grain complex. Several... Read More

Mr. Basketball Set For Kearney

The 24th Annual Mr. Basketball Invitational is set for this week in Kearney. It will feature 40 summer travel teams from Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming. The event offers great facilities and competition. ... Read More

CME Group Announces Record Volume Day in Ag Products

CHICAGO, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced its Agricultural Products reached a record of 2,873,291 in trading volume on June 30, 2015, surpassing the prior record ... Read More

$2 million was awarded to 15 projects around Nebraska from The Nebraska Department of Economic Development

The Civic and Community Center Financing Fund (CCCFF) of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development awarded 15 projects in Nebraska. Over $2 million was awarded out of the fund toward projects such as  the development and/or renovation of civic... Read More

July 1 Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

For the week ending June 28, 2015, rainfall of 1 inch or more was recorded in portions of north central Nebraska as well as southeastern areas, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures averaged near normal.... Read More

More Troubles For Illinois Women's Basketball Program

URBANA, Ill. (AP) _ Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players have sued the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The players ac... Read More

Ricketts defends donation to death penalty petition group

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is defending his $100,000 donation to a group that's leading a ballot drive to save the death penalty.   Ricketts said Wednesday that he feels strongly that voters should be allowed to decide whether to keep capital punis... Read More

Missing YRTC juveniles captured in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND -  According to the Kearney Police Department, the two remaining missing juveniles from the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center (YRTC) in Kearney were apprehended Tuesday in Grand Island. A total of six adolescents escaped early S... Read More

Number of wiretaps in Kansas surge in drug investigations

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new government report shows a surge in the use by authorities of wiretaps last year in Kansas for drug investigations. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts issued its annual report to Congress Wednesday. It reports... Read More

Kansas Residents Have Higher Taxes, Less Gun Regulation

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas residents are paying higher taxes on cigarettes, groceries and other consumer goods but no longer have to obtain a state permit to carry a concealed gun. The tax increases and concealed carry change are among a raft of ne... Read More