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Chambers submits new bill to repeal Nebraska's death penalty

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska senator who opposes the death penalty is once again trying to abolish the punishment even though voters reinstated it last year. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha introdu... Read More

Trump Team: Bayer to Boost Investment with Monsanto

The Trump transition team says Bayer will boost US investment and keep all of the company's existing jobs in the US after completing its planned $57B takeover of Monsanto. Trump spokesman Sean Spicer says Bayer committed to spending $8B on new R&a... Read More

(Audio) Construction underway for Hampton Public Schools building projects

HAMPTON - The sounds of construction equipment can be heard in the community of Hampton, as a face lift at Hampton Public Schools begins to take form. After voters passed two bonds combined for $7.25 million, the elementary school will recieve a r... Read More

Olathe to Host Regional Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop

The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Olathe on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers. This is the s... Read More

SWC Basketball Tournament Pairings Released

The annual Girls and Boys SWC basketball tournaments are set. This year there will be eight schools participating as McCook is now also a member of the league. 2017 SWC Girls BB Tournament Bracket 2017 SWC Boys BB Tournament Bracket...... Read More

30th Anniversary Tour de Nebraska Bicycle Tour is June 21-25, 2017

St. Paul, Loup City, Broken Bow and Ord are Host Communities LINCOLN – Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a 275-mile route through the beautiful Sandhills June 21-25,2017. Up to 450 cyclists will leave St... Read More

Business on Track to be Wyoming's First USDA Slaughterhouse

A Cody business is on track to become Wyoming's first federally licensed and inspected slaughterhouse. The Cody Enterprise reported Monday that Wyoming Legacy Meats is working to attain licensing through the United States Department of Agriculture... Read More

Angus Foundation Heifer and Featured Packages Raised More Than $265,000 for Youth, Education & Research

The Angus Foundation Heifer Package has been the premier fundraiser for the Angus Foundation to generate funds for Angus youth, education and research efforts. Generous Angus breeders from across the country stepped up as buyers on Wednesday, Jan. 11... Read More

Cattlemen Call on U.S. Senate to Confirm Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator

WASHINGTON (Jan. 17, 2017) The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works expressing strong support for the nomination of Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environm... Read More

Huskers Host Buckeyes Wednesday Night at PBA

The Nebraska men's basketball team returns home for an important Big Ten matchup Wednesday evening, as the Huskers host the Ohio State Buckeyes. A limited number of tickets remain for Wednesday's game for as low as $10 by visiting Huskers.com/tick... Read More

Tom Vilsack to Take Helm of U.S. Dairy Export Council-Former USDA Secretary to Serve as President and CEO

ARLINGTON, Va., January 17, 2017 – The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) today announced that former U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join the organization as president and CEO, effective Feb. 1, 2017. USDEC is a non-profit... Read More