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Hog farmers more likely to carry drug-resistant bacteria: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple d... Read More

State Receives 100,000th Concealed Carry Application

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says the state has received 100,000 applications for its concealed carry program. Schmidt says there are currently 89,399 active licenses issued in Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bil... Read More

Nebraska Forest Service Offers Assistance For Woody Biomass Heating

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 -- Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the 325-plus Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant-growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebraska Forest Service is promoting woody biomass heatin... Read More

Keil To Transfer From NU

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and we w... Read More

Trueblood joining Husker basketball program

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career ... Read More

Keil to transfer from Nebraska to Florida State

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and w... Read More

Sorghum Scholarship Winners Named

The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association has named two Nebraska high school seniors to receive their 2015 NeGSPA Scholarship.  Selected are Kailey Conway daughter of Robert and Kelli Conway of Campbell, NE and Carly Hunzeker daughter of Marc... Read More

Senators reject Nebraska chief medical officer's appointment

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska lawmakers have declined to re-confirm the state's chief medical officer, citing his past conflicts with members of the Legislature. Senators voted 22-15 on Tuesday for Dr. Joseph Acierno, three votes short of the minimum s... Read More

Moran’s Memo: A Tradition of Listening to Kansans

Far too often, elected officials do too much talking and not enough listening. As Kansas’ United States Senator, I have the privilege of taking my marching orders directly from Kansans. When it comes to making certain your voice is heard on Capitol... Read More

Tennessean gets 20-30 years for attempted murder in Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb.  A 25-year-old Tennessee man has been given 20 to 30 years in a Nebraska prison for trying to kill a friend. The Kearney Hub reports that Evan Swenson, of Nashville, Tennessee, was sentenced on Monday in Buffalo County District Cour... Read More

Netflix to Stream Farmland Movie

LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, is now available for streaming on Netflix.com. With 57 million subscribers worldwide, Netflix is considered a premium destination fo... Read More