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Ricketts says death penalty needed to protect corrections officers

Governor Pete Ricketts says the state's residents need to retain the death penalty to protect the state's law enforcement, in particular those in the state's detention centers. Ricketts told KNEB N... Read More

Arnold receives 50-to-life in father's slaying

A Torrington man has been sentenced to 50-to-life for fatally shooting his father more than 13 years after the incident occurred. 40-year-old Theodore Arnold pleaded guilty in April to Murder in the Second Degree in Goshen County. In addition,... Read More

DuPont Trims Outlook on Ag Sector Weakness

Chemical company DuPont has seen shares tumble, after it trimmed its full-year earnings forecast, lowering expectations for sales in its farm segment due to "continuing weakness in global agricultural markets". The US conglomerate, for which relie... Read More

Wyoming Troopers preparing for 75th Sturgis rally traffic

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers are making preparations for the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis, South Dakota motorcycle rally, scheduled August 3rd through August 9th with the potential of reaching over one million enthusiasts. Sturgis traffic wi... Read More

Trial on Keystone eminent domain set for October

A judge has scheduled an October 19 trial date on a Holt County lawsuit aimed at keeping TransCanada Corp. from seizing land to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline. District Judge Mark Kozisek set the date during a hearing on Monday in O'Neill. ... Read More

Winds cause damage at Western Nebraska Regional Airport

Strong winds associated with a passing thunderstorm Monday evening caused some damage at Scottsbluff's Western Nebraska Regional Airport. As the storm encroached the airport, a single engine Cessna 182 which had not yet been tied down, was rolled ... Read More

Monday night storm carries hail, high winds

Half inch to inch and three quarter size hail fell in and around Scottsbluff and other areas of the Panhandle yesterday. Winds to 60 miles per hour also slammed some portions of the listening area. Tree damage was reported a mile north of Scottsbluff... Read More

NCGA tells EPA to “Stay the Course” on Renewable Fuel Standard

In comments submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Monday, the National Corn Growers Association highlighted the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and urged the Agency to restore the 2014-16 corn ethanol volume to statut... Read More

Trade Policy Talks, Priorities Take Center Stage at USGC Annual Meeting

MONTREAL, CANADA – U.S. Grains Council (USGC) delegates received powerful insights into the global grain trade and trade policy’s role in the future dynamics of the market during Monday's opening general session. Informa Economics Vice Presid... Read More

AP source: Rockies trade Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

A person with knowledge of the situation confirms the Colorado Rockies have traded slugger Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects in a stunning swap of star shortstops. The person spoke to The Associat... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Games Baltimore 2 Atlanta 1, 11 Innings Arizona 4 Seattle 3, 10 Innings Tuesday's Games Atlanta (Teheran 6-5) at Baltimore (U.Jimenez 7-6), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Morgan 1-2) at Toronto (Doubront 1-0), 7:07 p.m. Pittsbu... Read More