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Ag Groups Want 'Clean' TPA Bill

The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday to invoke cloture and begin debate on the bill to grant President Barack Obama trade promotion authority and reauthorize trade adjustment assistance, but completion of ... Read More

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 commission a University of Nebraska Medical Center st... Read More

Omaha Police Officer Died From Gunshot To The Chest

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer says the officer shot while helping serve an arrest warrant on Wednesday died from a gunshot wound to her chest, just above the line of her bullet-proof vest. 29-year-old Kerrie Orozco was shot while confronting ... Read More

ADM Expands Argentinian Port

Archer Daniels MidlandCompany  announced today that it is investing insubstantial improvements and expansions to its port facilities inPuerto San Martin in the Argentine state of Santa Fe, enhancing thecompany's capability to export grain and other ... Read More

(Audio) Huskers Stunned To End The Season

A season that started with so much promise ended with a whimper for the Husker baseball team today (Thursday) at the Big Ten tournament in Minneapolis. NU blew a 7-3 lead while allowing Michigan State to score 6 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning a... 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