Nebraska's Sasse to lead US Senate agriculture subcommittee

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security. A news release Wedn... Read More

US Senate rejects amendment on lesser prairie chicken

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species act. Moran's amendment to a bill intended to expedite... Read More

Optimism Prevails at 20th Anniversary Meeting of Bison Association

DENVER, CO (January 28, 2015) - Optimistic attitudes among bison producers attending the National Bison Association's 20th Anniversary conference and strong prices paid at the annual bison auction held at the National Western Stock Show here last w... Read More

Creighton breaks losing streak

OMAHA, Neb. -- Toby Hegner and James Milliken combined for 38 points off the bench as Creighton snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 77-74 win over St. John's on Wednesday night. Creighton improved to 10-12 (1-8 BIG EAST), while St. John's dro... Read More

Rural Hospitals Facing Obstacles

47 rural hospitals have closed nationwide, wounding rural communities, and leaving some of the nation’s most vulnerable populations without timely access to care. National Rural Health Association CEO Alan Morgan explains who the NRHA is. “Wel... Read More

Fed Judge Won't Delay Gay Marriage Case

A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country. Judge Joseph Bataillon  in Omaha declined a request from the Nebraska attorney general's office... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Wednesday's Games= Philadelphia 89, Detroit 69 Cleveland 99, Portland 94 Toronto 119, Sacramento 102 Denver 93, New Orleans 85 Houston 99, Dallas 94 Minnesota 110, Boston 98 Atlanta 113, Brooklyn 102 New York 100, Oklahoma City 92 San... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Wednesday's Games= New Jersey 2, Toronto 1, SO Washington 4, Pittsburgh 0 Los Angeles 4, Chicago 3 Thursday's Games= Boston at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Arizona at Toront... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Wednesday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 8) Notre Dame 77 ( 4) Duke 73 Final ( 6) Arizona 90 Oregon 56 Final ( 9) Kansas 64 TCU 61 Final (10) Louisville 81 Boston College 72 Final (12) Wichita St. 58 Loyola of Chicago 47 Final (18) ... Read More

Lower Oil Prices Contributing To Lower Food Prices

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Rabobank says that the recent dramatic oil price drop will have implications for the global food supply chain if oil prices remain low through 2015, as the bank predicts. In a new report, Rabobank forecasts tha... Read More

Rep. Bob Gibs Named Wheat Leader of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 28, 2015 – U.S. House of Representative from Ohio Robert “Bob” Gibbs was selected as the 2014 Wheat Leader of the Year Award by the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) at the annual Wheat Industry Winter C... Read More