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Fischer Announces 2018 Senate Campaign, Running on Record

OMAHA, Neb. -- In remarks delivered at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield today, Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb,) declared her candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2018. Following her remarks in Omaha, Fischer will... Read More

High school students learn to lead the animal science industry

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Twenty students from five states gathered on the Kansas State University campus June 14-17 to gain livestock industry knowledge and develop leadership skills as part of the ninth annual K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy (... Read More

Boy drowned in backyard pool, Omaha police say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha authorities say a boy has drowned in a backyard pool. The Omaha Police Department says the boy was found unresponsive in the pool a little after noon Thursday. Police say the boy was taken to Nebraska Medical Center, where... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up 3 Percent

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on June 1, 2017. The inventory was 3 percent above June 1, 2016. Placements in feedlots during May t... Read More

Trial set for Nebraska man charged in slaying, dismemberment

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) _ One of two men accused of killing another man in northeast Nebraska's Dakota County has been scheduled for trial. Court records say 19-year-old Brayan Galvan-Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder and related charges i... Read More

Brazil farm minister heads to U.S. over fresh beef ban

Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi prepared to travel to the United States on Friday to fight a ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef, which hit shares of local meatpackers and revived concerns over the image of the world's largest exporter.... Read More

Nebraska Democratic official ousted for Scalise comment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Democratic Party has removed a party official from his post after he was recorded saying he was glad U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise got shot and he wished the Louisiana Republican had died. Party Chairwoman Jane Kleeb sa... Read More

Spring Water Levels Down Slightly in Central Platte NRD

(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- The Central Platte Natural Resources District released their spring 2017 static water level results at their June board of directors meeting on Thursday. The accumulated change since 1982 is 0.85 feet lower district-wide. Groundwa... Read More

Kansas Jury Awards $218M to Kansas Farmers in Syngenta Suit

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Friday's verdict after a three-week trial in Kansas City, Kansas, involves four Kansas farme... Read More

Justin Patton Selected 16th in First Round 2017 NBA Draft by Chicago Bulls; Traded To Timberwolves

BROOKLYN, N.Y.. --  Justin Patton became Creighton's second men's basketball player in four years to be selected in the First Round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., when the 7-footer was drafted No. 16 overall... Read More

Housing discrimination trial continues with more plaintiff witness testimony

A jury trial on reported violations of the Nebraska Fair Housing Act continued into it's fourth day on Thursday. It's being held in Dawson County District Court with Judge Donald Rowlands presiding. The Nebraska Attorney General's Office fil... Read More