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U.S. Economic Model Shows COOL Losses Overstated by Billions

In a 41-page brief to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) demonstrated that Canada and Mexico inappropriately overstated their losses related to the U.S. ... Read More

Work Continues on York Water Towers

The construction of York's Water Tower up by the Interstate has been under way roughly a week now. JR Stelzer Co, based out of Lincoln has the contract and according to Mitch Doht, the City's Public Works Director they've made great progress in the b... Read More

York County Fair Begins This Week

The York County Fair will begin on Thursday. There is a full lineup of activities to look forward to this year. The Farmer's Market will kick things off Thursday afternoon. Friday events will be a ranch rodeo along with Aaron Watson's performance. ... Read More

Man accused of imposing 'slave contract' to get mental tests

A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Lincoln man accused of forcing his girlfriend into a ``slave contract.''   The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Judge Stephanie Stacy stopped a hearing on Monday at which 36-year-old Nicholas Talbot wa... Read More

Husker women drop opener down under

Frankston, Australia - Natalie Romeo scored 25 points and dished out six assists, but the Nebraska women's basketball team dropped an 81-72 decision to the Frankston Blues at Frankston Basketball Stadium on Tuesday in Australia. The Huskers, who ... Read More

Lopers at MIAA Media Days

Kearney, Neb. - The Nebraska-Kearney football team is picked ninth in both the coaches' and media 2015 MIAA preseason polls. The polls were released this morning as a part of MIAA Media Day at Sporting Park in Kansas City. UNK head coach Josh Lambers... Read More

Federal Judge Says 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional

A federal judge granted a summary judgment on Monday to an animal-rights group, ruling that an Idaho law against videotaping farm operations is unconstitutional. The Animal Legal Defense Fund had filed a lawsuit last year against Idaho's governo... Read More

Ag Groups Say Memos Detail EPA's Disregard of Army Corps WOTUS Concerns

Internal memos released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reveal the Army Corps of Engineers, the primary regulator over Environmental Protection Agency’s “waters of the United States” rule, believes that the rule will not ... Read More

Kansas Teens Less Likely to be Vaccinated Against HPV

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The Immunize Kansas Coalition says teenagers in Kansas are among the least likely to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus. Coalition chairman John Eplee says only 21 percent of teens in Kansas have received all three doses... Read More

Declining Revenues Prompt Concerns

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas legislators are concerned about lower-than-anticipated sales tax collections by the state over the past few months. A budget study committee’s members quizzed legislative staff members Monday about possible explanations... Read More

Lincoln City Council bans flying lanterns

The Lincoln City Council has banned flying lanterns from sale or use in the city.        The council voted unanimously for the ban at its meeting Monday.    The fire department has reported numerous fires over the past few years started by the... Read More