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Lawmakers Pass Cannabis Study For Seizure Sufferers

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

Lawmakers Say Dreamers To Get Driver's Licenses

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 United... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY MAY 21, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    347    Beans - 880 Oakland    Corn -    343    Beans - 880 Tekamah    Corn -    343    Beans - 880 West Point    Corn -    347    Beans - 880 East Grain Hub    Corn ... 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

ConAgra Foods says it plans to expand its Waterloo plant and add 55 jobs to the local payroll

Officials say Omaha, Nebraska-based ConAgra expects to break ground next month on the 99,000-square-foot expansion, pending approval of state and local incentives. ConAgra says the expansion project could be finished by late 2016. The expansion will ... 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

Boom truck overturns in Wayne County

A boom truck reportedly overturned in western Wayne County late Tuesday afternoon. mywaynenews.com reports that eyewitness reports say one person was taken to Providence Medical Center in Wayne. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office investigated at the... Read More

Car-Tractor Accident In Stanton County Sends Two To Hospital

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a car-tractor accident that critically injured the driver of the tractor which was pulling a mower, Thursday morning just after 8:30 a.m. The accident on U.S. Hwy 275 about nine m... 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

Monroe project approved

The Platte County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the installation of four culverts to replace a 38-foot bridge near Monroe. According to the Columbus Telegram, the board first voted on installing a 40-foot bridge. The motion failed by a 3-... Read More