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USBCA Starts Industry-wide Conversation on the Eve of Major Biotech Commercialization

Last week, the U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance's Domestic Working Group held a technology meeting in Montreal to recommit to address any worldwide asynchrony regulatory risks associated with the commercia... 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

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Game Seattle 8 Colorado 7 Tuesday's Game Seattle (Nuno 0-0) at Colorado (J.Gray 0-0), 8:40 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday's Games Toronto 5, Minnesota 1 Texas 12, Houston 9 Tampa Bay 5, Chicago White Sox 4 Baltimore 9, Oak... Read More

Grain Farm Income Expected To Drop Significantly in 2015

Grain farmers should brace for a drop in net incomes this year as the prices for corn, soybeans and wheat have fallen significantly from recent years, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The latest Agricultural Prices report, release... Read More

Patrol says 1 dead, 4 hurt in crash near Ashland

ASHLAND, Neb.  Authorities have identified a man killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says 35-year-old Ka Paw Shee, of Omaha, was a passenger in the vehicle traveling westbound... Read More