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Ag Groups Want 'Clean' TPA Bill

The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday to invoke cloture and begin debate on the bill to grant President Barack Obama trade promotion authority and reauthorize trade adjustment assistance, but completion of ... Read More

ADM Expands Argentinian Port

Archer Daniels MidlandCompany  announced today that it is investing insubstantial improvements and expansions to its port facilities inPuerto San Martin in the Argentine state of Santa Fe, enhancing thecompany's capability to export grain and other ... Read More

Unicameral passes cannibis study for seizure sufferers

Nebraska residents suffering from intractable seizures could have one more treatment option under a medical cannabis study headed to Governor Pete Ricketts' desk. Senators voted 44-2 on Thursday to commission a University of Nebraska Medical Cent... Read More

(Audio) Huskers Stunned To End The Season

A season that started with so much promise ended with a whimper for the Husker baseball team today (Thursday) at the Big Ten tournament in Minneapolis. NU blew a 7-3 lead while allowing Michigan State to score 6 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning a... Read More

Scottsbluff Police arrest two during drug bust at local motel

Scottsbluff Police have arrested a man who has been a target of the WING Drug Task Force since last November. 35-year-old Keith Ferreyra was arrested Thursday afternoon on a charges of Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a schoo... Read More

Dairy Groups Praise Diplomatic Struggle against Restrictions on Common Food Names

WASHINGTON, - The dairy industry today praised U.S. representatives to a key international meeting for leading the fight against treaty changes that could seriously impair the ability of companies worldwide to use generic food terms in export mark... Read More

Agritourism Liability Bill Passes NE Legislature

Farmers and ranchers who open their property to tourists could be shielded from certain lawsuits under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.  The Legislature gave the measure final approval on Thursday with a 46-0 vote. Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallal... Read More

Illegal Immigrant children drivers license law gains final approval

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts now faces the decision to uphold or withdraw his predecessor's policy of denying driver's licenses to deferred-action youth. Senators voted 34-9 Thursday to allow driver's licenses for young people brought to the Unite... Read More

Ne Legislature Passes Property Tax Bill Applying to Equipment

Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax exemption under a bill passed by lawmakers. Senators voted 47-0 on Thursday to give final approval to an exemption for personal business property. The measure by Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand... Read More

Senate Moves To Final Vote on TPA

Trade Promotion Authority has cleared a key Senate hurdle to move toward a final vote. The Senate has topped the 60 votes needed to begin substantive action on Obama's bid for ``fast track'' negotiating authority. The vote was 62-38. President ... Read More

Weather speculation results in plenty of room for camping at Lake Minatare

Typically by this time during the week prior to Memorial Day weekend, camping spaces at Lake Minatare are filling up quickly, if not already filled. Superintendent Dan Thornton says with the weather we've had, and the likelihood of rain and thunde... Read More