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NRA endorses Ricketts, Murante, Evnen in Nebraska primary

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The National Rifle Association has endorsed Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts in his re-election bid along with Lincoln attorney Bob Evnen for secretary of state and state Sen. John Mur... Read More

National FFA Presents Bill to Amend Federal Charter on House Floor

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, April 25, 2018/National FFA Organization) – A new bill amending the charter of the National FFA Organization was introduced in the House yesterday by Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.), and Representative Jim Langevin... Read More

Cattlemen Invite President Trump and Vice President Pence to Survey Wildfire Damage in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2018) - Today the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association invited President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to visit Oklahoma and survey the damage caused by devastating w... Read More

(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Commemorates First Year at USDA

(Washington, D.C., April 25, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue commemorated his first year at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today by releasing a new interactive website and video. In his first year, Secretary Perdu... Read More

Nebraska prison to work with union on shift transition

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska agency has ordered state prison management to work with the guards' union to transition a southeast prison from 12-hour to 8-hour shifts. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the Nebraska Commission of Industrial ... Read More

EPA Waivers Top 1 Billion Gallons

OMAHA (DTN) -- Waivers granted to small refineries in 2016 and 2017 may have prevented about 1.6 billion gallons of biofuels from entering the fuel supply, according to a new analysis of EPA (…) performed by the Renewable Fuels ... Read More

Two arrested after multi-state chase; Iowa trooper hurt in crash

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a police chase that began in suburban Omaha and wound south through southwest Iowa ended with a crash and the arrests of two people. Bellevue police investigating a reported drive-by shooting Tuesday night say... Read More

Drug task force conducted sweep in Lexington Tuesday

  On Tuesday April 24th, the CODE Drug Task Force with the assistance of the WING and Central Nebraska Safe Streets Task Forces arrested six individuals on charges ranging from Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine to Money Laundering.  I... Read More

Clarkson, Old Dominion and Night Ranger round out State Fair concerts

Grand Island, NE—American Idol sensation Kelly Clarkson will launch the 2018 Nebraska State Fair on opening night Friday, August 24. A judge on The Voice, GRAMMY-Award winner, and inaugural season champion of American Idol, Clarkson has sold 25 mil... Read More

Husker Softball Hosts Fan Appreciation Weekend

As a way to thank fans for their support this season, the Nebraska softball team will host Fan Appreciation Weekend April 27-29,  when the Huskers play Wisconsin in their final home series of the season. The weekend will begin on Friday a... Read More

(Audio) Case to play golf in Iowa

YORK - York senior Grant Case inked his name on Tuesday to become a member of the Mount Mercy University golf team in Cedar Rapids, IA. Case says he was interested in Doane University initially, but was convinced Mount Mercy was the right fit onc... Read More