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Campbell Soup Company to Label GM Products

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  Despite no voluntary or mandatory labeling standard, Campbell Soup Company will voluntarily label its U.S. products that include genetically […]

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Army Corps begins releasing more water into Missouri River

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is boosting releases from Gavins Point Dam and other mainstream Missouri River dams to prepare its reservoirs for the upcoming runoff season. Jody Farhat, chief of the Corps’ Missouri River Water Management Division, says Gavins Point releases will be stepped up this month from 17,000 to 24,000 cubic feet […]

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Husker women earn first B1G victory

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reshman Jessica Shepard scored 29 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as the Nebraska women’s basketball team claimed its first Big Ten victory with a 73-57 triumph over Illinois. Shepard finished 11 of 18 from the floor as trhe Huskers improved to 1-3 in the Big Ten Conference. “I thought she was a different player than […]

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Creighton balance blows past Butler

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Creighton used a balanced scoring attack and blew the game open by outscoring Butler 25-10 in the third quarter as the Bluejays cruised to a 77-49 victory in Big East play. MC McGrory led Creighton with 15 points while Audrey Faber had 13 points and Bailey Norby added 10 as the Bluejays shot 47 percent […]

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Proposals would help Nebraskans care for loved ones (AUDIO)

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A state senator has filed a couple of proposals for this legislative session aimed at easing the burden of caring for family members. Sen. Sue Crawford of Bellevue has sponsored the Assisting Caregivers Transition Act and the Paid Family Leave Insurance Program. The Assisting Caregivers Transition Act would allow a hospital patient to designate a […]

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15 year old Omaha boy will stand trial for double homicide

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A 15 year old Omaha boy will stand trial in connection to a double murder that happened on December 9th. Courvoisier Sims is accused of killing James Star and Brandon Phelps outside the Ernie Chambers Court Apartments at 16th and Yates Street in Omaha. Sims was wearing a juvenile probation tracking device at the time […]

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Congressman Ashford defends President Obama gun orders (AUDIO)

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The only Democrat in the Nebraska Congressional delegation defends President Obama’s use of executive action to tighten gun laws. Congressman Brad Ashford says President Barack Obama didn’t make any new law in his series of executive orders issued in wake of recent mass shootings. “I would prefer, and I think all Americans would prefer, that […]

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UNMC physician reacts to new federal dietary guidelines

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Health and Human Services and the U-S Department of Agriculture released new dietary guidelines this week to encourage healthy eating habits to reduce obesity and prevent chronic diseases. University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health’s Dr. Laura Jana is a pediatrician and says these new guidelines are designed to help the public make […]

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Mavericks stay perfect in Summit League

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The UNO men’s basketball team stayed perfect in the Summit League and snapped North Dakota State’s 31-game home court winning streak with a 91-82 victory in Fargo. Senior guard Devin Patterson led the Mavericks with 32 points, connecting on 11 of 14 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers and an 8-of-9 effort at the […]

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Rural towns nudged to seek help to land development dollars

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Rural communities across Nebraska are being encouraged to apply for funds to host community design workshops. Cynthia Nikitin is program director of the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design, which is putting out a request for proposals. “To apply and to be brave and bold and take a step forward,” Nikitin says. “Applying for federal funding is […]

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