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I-80 Traffic Stops Yield Seizure of 218 LBs of Marijuana

LINCOLN, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested three people and seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana during two traffic stops on Interstate 80 near Lincoln. The first t... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up 8% *AUDIO*

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on Feb. 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday. The inventory was 8% above Feb. 1, 2017. Listen ... Read More

Kansas Senate approves chicken house expansion

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow industrial chicken farms to house more birds closer to homes and communities despite a public outcry last year over a proposed Tyson Foods chicken plant. The Topeka Capit... Read More

Former prison guard sentenced for smuggling cellphone

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A woman accused of smuggling a cellphone to a prisoner while working at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln has been sent to jail. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 22-year-old Selena Kelly was sentenced Thursday to... Read More

NCGA Responds to Cruz Speech on RFS

Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke this week before workers at the bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery. He says the bankruptcy was caused by the law requiring refiners to purchase Renewable Identification Numbers, or RINs, mandated by the Renew... Read More

U.S. – South Korea Trade Deal Yields “Gold” for Nebraska Beef, Pork, Sectors *AUDIO*

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Winter Olympics aren’t the only reason for Nebraskans to focus on South Korea, according to a report released by the Nebraska Farm Bureau, Friday, Feb. 23. The report,“U.S.- Korea Trade Agreement and Nebraska Agriculture”,... Read More

Authorities say man drove drunk with 7 kids in SUV

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Prosecutors say a Grand Island man driving drunk with seven children in a sport utility vehicle is facing 18 felony and misdemeanor counts. Court records say 35-year-old James Anderson has pleaded not guilty to child abus... Read More

Changes Made to H-2C Immigration Bill

A bill proposed by Virginia Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte would scrap the current H-2A program which is party controlled by the U.S. Labor Department. It would institute an H-2C program that would be overseen by the U.S. Department of Agric... Read More

Ricketts encourages NRA to hold convention in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging the National Rifle Association to hold its annual convention in Nebraska after one of Dallas' top elected officials urged the group to find another location. Ricketts said in a tweet Friday th... Read More

Section 199A Fix Is Coming

A DTN report says Congress may be close to replacing the Section 199A language in the new tax law that curbs the advantages of farmers who sell their products to cooperatives rather than private companies. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says a possib... Read More

Mistrial declared in sexual assault trial of Lincoln man

LINCOLN, Neb. - A mistrial has been declared in the case of a 44-year-old Lincoln man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy he met through a networking app. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the jury deadlocked Thursday after seve... Read More