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Woman accused of stealing money from Lincoln group

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A former treasurer has been accused of stealing from the Jewish Federation of Lincoln. A Nebraska federal court document say 44-year-old Jennifer Rosenblatt, of Overland Park, ... Read More

Nebraska Sen. Chambers seeks death penalty drug hearing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ State Sen. Ernie Chambers has filed a complaint that could trigger a legislative hearing on Nebraska's lethal injection protocol. Chambers submitted the complaint Wednesday to the Legislature's Executive Board. Chambers con... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding President Trump Ordering Stiff Tariffs on China

NCOLN, NEB. – “Today’s action by President Trump to impose tariffs on a number of Chinese goods in order to address the United States’ trade imbalance with China is cause for great concern.” “This move has the potential to launch the U... Read More

NBB Again Disappointed by Failure to Renew Biodiesel Tax Credit

Today, the U.S. Congress is expected to pass an omnibus spending bill to fund the government that did not include a reinstatement of the biodiesel tax credit. “The National Biodiesel Board is again disappointed that Congress has failed to provid... Read More

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts vetoes sentence set-aside bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would give former Nebraska prisoners and jail inmates the chance to have a judge set aside their convictions once they've served their time. The governor said Wednesday that the measur... Read More

Abortion dispute threatens to derail Nebraska budget bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A dispute over abortion and family-planning clinics is threatening to derail a Nebraska state budget bill. Lawmakers remained at an impasse Wednesday after falling three votes short of the support needed to overcome a filibust... Read More

U.S. Grains Council Statement On China Tariffs And Retaliation

Washington, D.C. - A statement from U.S. Grains Council President and CEO Tom Sleight: "While we are not surprised, we are dismayed at new tariffs announced today by the Trump Administration against China, which will almost certainly prompt immed... 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

Up with People to perform at Nebraska State Fair!

Grand Island, NE—Multinational cast of Up with People will perform their newest production, Live On Tour, at the Nebraska State Fair on Saturday, September 1, at 7:30pm. Reserved seat tickets will go on sale tomorrow, Friday, March 23, at 10am. T... Read More

China vows to defend its interests against US trade actions

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government vowed Thursday to take "all necessary measures" to defend the country's interests if President Donald Trump targets it for allegedly stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over. ... Read More

Northeast Nebraska officials find pilot dead after crash

PIERCE, Neb. (AP) _ 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 northwest of Pierce. The P... Read More