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European Union Approves Bayer Takeover of Monsanto, with Conditions

German chemical company Bayer was given conditional European Union approval in its acquisition of Monsanto. A Dow Jones report says the takeover bid, which is worth more than $60 billion, was only ... Read More

Senators advance Nebraska speed limit bill, excluding I-80

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A bill that would allow higher speed limits on Nebraska highways has won first-round approval in the Legislature, but it won't apply to Interstate 80. Senators advanced the measure on a 35-2 vote Wednesday after stripping out ... Read More

NCBA Encouraged by

Colin Woodall, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), released the following statement: “The omnibus spending bill includes a number of positive developments for cattlemen and women, inc... Read More

Understanding glyphosate resistance in pigweeds

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate, a finding that could have broad future implications in agriculture and many other industries. Their work is... Read More

Northeast Nebraska officials find pilot dead after crash

Pierce, Neb. -- Authorities responding to a plane crash in northeast Nebraska's Pierce County found the pilot had died. The small, single-engine aircraft went down Wednesday a little after 6:15 p.m., about 5 miles (8 kilometers) northwest of Pierce.... Read More

Perdue:  Administration Unlikely to Cap RIN Prices

An Agri-Pulse report says it appears that the Trump administration will not be putting a cap on the price of biofuel credits, known as Renewable Identification Numbers. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says the administration will more likely try to brin... Read More

Lawmakers reject push for deeper University of Nebraska cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Lawmakers have rejected an effort to subject the University of Nebraska to deeper budget cuts than those recommended by a legislative committee. Senators voted 32-10 on Wednesday to keep in place a proposed 1 percent cut for t... Read More

NHL Scores

Wednesday NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE= Final Pittsburgh 5 Montreal 3 Final Arizona 4 Buffalo 1 Final OT St. Louis 2 Boston 1 Final Anaheim 4 Calgary 0...... Read More

NBA Scores

Wednesday NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION= Final Philadelphia 119 Memphis 105 Final Cleveland 132 Toronto 129 Final Miami 119 N-Y Knicks 98 Final Charlotte 111 Brooklyn 105 Final L.A. Clippers 127 Milwaukee 120 Final New Orleans 96 Indiana... Read More

Husker Softball knocks off Creighton

Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska softball team (21-9) smashed in-state rival Creighton (11-10) at Bowlin Stadium Wednesday night by a score of 6-2. Kaylan Jablonski improved to 14-5 and picked up her eighth straight win. She pitched 4.0 innings a... Read More

Justice appointed to fill Nebraska Supreme Court vacancy

Lincoln, Neb. -- Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed an Omaha attorney to fill a vacancy on the Nebraska Supreme Court. The governor's office announced Wednesday that Ricketts has chosen Jonathan J. Papik to replace Justice Max Kelch, who resigned a... Read More