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Nebraska Gov. Ricketts says budget package won't raise taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says the budget he proposes to lawmakers next year won't raise taxes and will slow the growth of state government. Ricketts says he still plans to l... Read More

Man accused of injuring girlfriend's baby takes plea deal

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus man accused of injuring his girlfriend's infant daughter has taken a deal from prosecutors. The Columbus Telegram reports that 24-year-old Francisco Villatoro pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of negligent child... Read More

Federal attorney to keep eye on Nebraska elections

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The U.S. attorney for Nebraska has named an assistant U.S. attorney to serve as district election officer for the state.  U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg  said in a news release Monday that Laurie Kelly will oversee the handling of an... Read More

Nebraska Drops 13 Spots In Latest Gallup-Healthways Rankings

Gallup-Healthways has released its state well-being index for 2015 and the results were disappointed for the Cornhusker State. 2.3 million surveys reviewed how people feel about their daily lives. The Well-Being Index data provide a comprehensive ... Read More

Giants release former Husker kicker Josh Brown after abuse admissions

The New York Giants have released former Husker kicker Josh Brown after police documents revealed Brown had admitted to repeatedly abusing his former wife while they were married. The release came Tuesday shortly after the player issued a stateme... Read More

A New Home For The American Royal in Kansas

The American Royal Association announced Tuesday afternoon that they have reached an agreement with the State of Kansas and Unified Government to relocate to Wyandotte County, Kansas. “The American Royal currently hosts more than 50 events an... Read More

Wisconsin dairy industry sets national standard for sustainability

Increasingly, consumers want assurance the food they purchase is raised using environmentally responsible, sustainable practices. Industry research has shown that 42% of consumers are willing to pay more for products that are certified according to s... Read More

Nebraska nuclear plant contract termination will cost $5M

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha Public Power District officials say it will cost $5 million to end what was supposed to be a 20-year-contract with the company that has managed day-to-day operations at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant since 2012. The ... Read More

DuPont profit beats as cost cuts take hold

DuPont (DD.N) reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts, and said its merger with Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N) was expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2017. DuPont also said the planned spinoff of the businesses... Read More

How Do Genetics Impact Animal Well-Being?

During the October Animal Care Wednesday Webinar, Dr. Michael Gonda, South Dakota State University Associate Professor of Animal Genetics, discussed the difficult topic of the impacts that genetic technologies have on food animal farming and ranching... Read More

Nebraska AP high school football rankings

By The Associated Press These are final regular-season rankings. The next rankings will come out after state championship games The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school... Read More