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Officials: Man shoots another before fatally shooting self

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a dispute led a man to shoot another man in a Gretna apartment complex parking lot, then fatally shoot himself. The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office says the shooti... Read More

EPA providing nearly $70M loan for Omaha sewer project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha has obtained a nearly $70 million federal loan to help the city vastly reduce water pollution from overwhelmed sewers. The Environmental Protection Agency said in a news release Thursday that rain runoff fills the combined... Read More

Hunter Signs With Turkish Club Beylikduzu

Former Nebraska All-America setter Kelly Hunter has signed a professional contract with Beylikduzu in the Turkish Women's Volleyball League, the highest division in Turkey.  Hunter was a first-team AVCA All-American, the Big Ten Setter of the Ye... Read More

I-80 Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests, Seizure of 290 LBs of Marijuana

GRAND ISLAND, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two men and seized 290 pounds of marijuana and other products during a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:20 a.m. Wednesday wh... Read More

Lt. Gov. Foley Applauds New Apprenticeship Program

SCOTTSBLUFF –  On Wednesday, Lt. Governor Mike Foley helped Scottsbluff Public Schools launch a new partnership with Aulick Industries to offer a new Youth Registered Apprenticeship Program for industrial manufacturing technicians.  To celebrate ... Read More

Final results released from 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey

Lincoln, Neb. — Final results from the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey show a fourth consecutive year of declining Nebraska agricultural land values. The statewide average value dropped 4 percent to $2,270 per acre. This is an 18 percent redu... Read More

Farm Bill Squeaks Ahead After Getting Tied Up in Partisan Divide, Immigration Debate

OMAHA (DTN) -- In a 213-211 squeaker, the Republican-led House of Representatives passed its version of the farm bill Thursday afternoon, a month after the same exact bill went down in defeat. The farm bill got its votes, all Republican, after House... Read More

NU's proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska's proposed budget for the upcoming year includes more than $28 million in spending cuts that will see a loss of more than 100 jobs across four campuses, department consolidations and a possible tuition ... Read More

Double whammy: U.S. pork, fruit producers brace for second wave of Chinese tariffs

BEIJING/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. producers of pork, already saddled with duties enacted in an earlier round of the escalating trade dispute with China, are bracing for further pain after Beijing hit the products with additional tariffs due to come in... Read More

EPA Weighs Dicamba Registrations as Injury Reports Mount

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely. Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and 2,4-D injury complaints are also an issue ... Read More