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NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Tuesday, May 5= Atlanta 106, Washington 90, series tied 1-1 Memphis 97, Golden State 90, series tied 1-1 Wednesday, May 6= Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston,... Read More

US trade deficit jumps to 6-year high of $51.4 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. trade deficit in March jumped to the highest level in more than six years as a small increase in exports was swamped by a flood of imports from autos to cellphones. The Commerce Department says the deficit rose to $51.4 ... Read More

Energy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Attorneys general from two energy-producing states say the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mo... Read More

Kansas and Missouri beef farmers cashing in on high prices

LA CYGNE, Kan. (AP) _ If beef is on the menu, firing up the grill this year will cost you more than ever before. And not just a bit more. The average price of a sirloin steak is up almost 20 percent from a year ago. An 8-ounce filet mignon costs ... Read More

EPA sends biofuels volumes targets to White House

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent blending targets for the country's renewable fuels program to the White House for review ahead of a fast-approaching June 1 deadline for publicly releasing its proposal, according to industry so... Read More

Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in Southwest Nebraska

Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.) is a dioecious broadleaf annual weed species that has created significant problems for growers in the Mid-South over the past 10 years due to its resistance to glyphosate and its prolific seed production.... Read More

Hog farmers more likely to carry drug-resistant bacteria: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple drugs, according to a new U.S. research study. T... Read More

OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.  Backers of Measure 2-89, the Lo... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY MAY 5, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    345    Beans - 924 Oakland    Corn -        Beans - Tekamah    Corn -    341    Beans - 924 West Point    Corn -    345    Beans - 924 East Grain Hub    Corn -   ... Read More

Nebraska Forest Service Offers Assistance For Woody Biomass Heating

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 -- Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the 325-plus Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant-growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebraska Forest Service is promoting woody biomass heatin... Read More

Keil To Transfer From NU

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and we w... Read More