NBA Scores and Schedule

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION SATURDAY'S SCORES Final  Phoenix        99  New York      90 Final  Portland      114  New Orleans   88 Final  Charlotte     104  U... Read More

Moran: Obama can ease regulations on wheat exports to Cuba

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran urges the Treasury Department to immediately rewrite cumbersome regulations that have made it difficult to sell wheat and other agricultural commodities to Cuba. He says this is an issue for Kansas beca... Read More

Pension move described as 1-time Kansas budget fix

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says Brownback doesn’t plan to divert funds from the state’s public pension system again to help close budget shortfalls. Budget Director Shawn Sullivan told a legislative commit... Read More

Nebraska court: Woman bitten by dog has no claim

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court says a woman who had part of her lower lip bitten off by a dog she was watching has no right to seek payment of medical expenses from dog owner's home insurance company. Jennifer Van Kleek, of Omaha, agr... Read More

Obama: Keystone offers little benefit to consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America's infrastructure. He said the pi... Read More

Dawson Co. arrest will be prosecuted in federal court

A 27-year-old Dawson County Jail inmate was served with a federal arrest warrant Thursday evening for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Joe Flores was originally arrested following a traffic stop by Cozad Police Department on July 23rd. During a sear... Read More

Small-schools group focuses on coming legislative session

  LINCOLN--When it comes to funding education, the lines between equal opportunities among school districts can become blurred. The differences between smaller school districts and larger, metropolitan-area districts aren't hard to see, but t... Read More

TRI-CITY ENTERS WINTER BREAK IN SECOND PLACE

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McNew enters plea

A 26-year-old Cozad man pleaded guilty Friday in Dawson County District Court to felony charges of Terroristic Threats, Child Abuse and Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person. In exchange for the pleas, a charge of Use of a Firearm to Commit ... Read More

Can Crude Drop to $20 Per Barrel?

How low can it go — and how long will it last? The 50 percent slump in oil prices raises both those questions and while nobody can confidently answer the first question (I will try to in a moment), the second is pretty easy. Low oil prices will ... Read More

Lexington Loses Two At Northwest

Grand Island-A 13-0 spurt to start the fourth quarter wasn't enough as the Lexington Minutemaids fell to Northwest on Friday night 48-39. The Minutemaids started the fourth quarter down 38-22, but pulled to within 3 on a three pointer from Ellie Rowe... Read More