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Asia fast-food chains pull meat off menus as Brazil scandal deepens

Major fast-food chains in South Korea and Hong Kong have pulled chicken, beef and pork off their menus as they scramble to reassure customers about food safety as Brazil's meat scandal crisis intensif... Read More

Loaded handgun, knives seized in early Thursday morning drunk driving arrest

Scottsbluff Police have arrested a man for driving under the influence as well as having several concealed weapons in his vehicle. Shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday, an officer saw a vehicle swerving on South Beltline Highway. After the driver struck... Read More

U.S. biodiesel industry calls out illegal trading

Jefferson City – Today the National Biodiesel Board filed an antidumping and countervailing duty petition, making the case that Argentine and Indonesian companies are violating trade laws by flooding the U.S. market with dumped and subsidized... Read More

RWHS; New electronic health record system should be

Regional West Health Services has announced they have partnered with Cerner to provide a new electronic health record that will improve the accessibility and functionality of medical data in a secure environment. The Cerner system will provide a c... Read More

Kentucky Cattleman Testifies before U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) – Today, Tim White, a cattle producer from Lexington, Kentucky, testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the future of America’s small famil... Read More

Riverside Discovery Center donates plush animals to help DOVES program

One local organization has stepped up to help a Gering based non-profit. Today, the Riverside Discovery Center presented the DOVES program with 65 stuffed animals that will go into their shelter packs that get handed out to kids. (Murphy/KNEB/... Read More

Bird flu confirmed at another Alabama farm

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Agriculture officials say bird flu has been confirmed at another commercial chicken farm in Alabama. The low-pathogenic illness found in birds at a Cullman County farm is similar to the one found in two other commercial oper... Read More

Downtown Gering businesses encouraged to apply for facade improvement grants

Businesses along and adjacent to the 10th Street corridor in downtown Gering are encouraged to apply for facade improvement grant funds as quickly as possible. Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Karla Niedan-Streeks says the $160,000 i... Read More

Merger of Nebraska veterans' agencies wins initial approval

A plan to merge two state agencies that serve Nebraska veterans has won initial approval from lawmakers. Senators on Thursday advanced the proposal through the first of three required votes. Gov. Pete Ricketts pitched the plan as a way to streamli... Read More

Man pinned under gates on Stanton County farm

STANTON, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a man has been injured in an accident on a Stanton County farm. Norfolk radio station KNEN reports that medics and deputies were sent just after noon Wednesday to the farm about 10 miles southeast of Stanton. ... Read More

MF Global, PwC Reach Settlement

Bankrupt brokerage MF Global, run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, has reached a settlement with its former accounting firm, PwC, ending a potentially multibillion dollar dispute between the companies. Terms of the settlement were not dis... Read More