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American Farm Bureau, Agriculture and Industry Groups Ask Court to Ditch EPA’s Unlawful Water Rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation, Texas Farm Bureau, Matagorda County Farm Bureau, and 11 other agricultural and industry groups today asked a federal court to vacate the controversial new rule red... Read More

Firework retailers expecting sales to end with a bang this week

With a full week of firework sales in the books, retailers are saying sales have been good. However with the long weekend coming up, they are expecting the highest volume of foot traffic in the next few days. Greg Trautman of Fireworks Unlimited ... Read More

Husker frosh leads Australia

Heraklion, Crete - Behind a double-double from Jack McVeigh, Australia pulled off the only upset of the day at the FIBA Under-19 World Championship with a 69-56 win over Serbia on Wednesday. McVeigh posted 18 points 6-of-15 shooting from the field... Read More

Cheyenne County Judge sentences woman to 15 to 25 years on child porn charges

A Sterling, Colorado woman will be spending the next 15-to-25 years behind bars after pleading guilty to charges related to child pornography. 31-year-old Brandee Christensen received the sentence on the Class II Felony charge of Attempted Visual ... Read More

Aaberg receives Presidential Award of Excellence

Scottsbluff High School Math Teacher Shelby Aaberg has been named a recipient of the 2015 Presidential Award for Excellence in Math & Science Teaching. The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching are the Nation's hi... Read More

Delgates Selected to Attend the 44th Annual NAYI

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) today announced the selection of nearly 190 Nebraska high school juniors and seniors to attend the 44th annual Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) next week from July 6-10 on the University of Neb... Read More

WESTCO Zephyrs pull out 2-to-1 win over Gering Platte Valley Companies

The third meeting of the year between the WESTCO Zephyrs and Gering Platte Valley Companies went down to the wire last night at Cleveland Field in Scottsbluff with the Z's pulling out a 2-to-1 win. A near overflow crowd didn't see many fireworks u... Read More

Pockets of Ne, Ks and SD Still in Moderate Drought

A strong ridge over the west and a deep trough over the east dominated the weather this past week. Record high temperatures were recorded over much of the west, with many locations reaching temperatures in the 110 degree range during the week. Th... Read More

NU Names New Soccer And Tennis Facilities

The soon to be completed University of Nebraska Soccer and Tennis Complex, located on 28 acres directly north of Nebraska Innovation Campus, has officially been named Hibner Stadium and Barbara Hibner Field for soccer and the Sid and Hazel Dillon Ten... Read More

A's win series with Rockies

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Billy Butler hit his first triple in nearly three years and also singled, Jesse Hahn pitched six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Wednesday. Hahn (6-6) improved to 4-1 over his last si... Read More

JBS to Purchase U.S. Cargill Pork Assets

JBS SA, the world's largest meat packer, is buying Cargill Inc's U.S. pork business for $1.45 billion, free of debt, it said in a statement on Wednesday, a deal that would make it one of the largest and most powerful meat companies in the United Stat... Read More