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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 12/30/2015

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  Bob Waxon, with Holiday Vacations, joined us on Wednesday’s Ag Issues program.  Bob highlighted the Alaska Agriculture and Inside […]

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Ag group compiles to-do list for Unicameral, Congress

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The president of the Nebraska Farmers Union is making a wish list for the 2016 state legislative session, as the Unicameral will reconvene on January 6th. John Hansen says one of the priority issues of the past few sessions remains on the docket for the year ahead. “We want property tax relief,” Hansen says. “That […]

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Huskers open B1G race by hosting Northwestern

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team opens the Big Ten race at home this afternoon against Northwestern. The Huskers enter the league race with a record of 8-5. Under third year coach Chris Collins Northwestern is 12-1 for the first time since 1930 and the Wildcats are averaging just under 80 points per game. “Their guard […]

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Teen who died in rollover accident identified (UPDATE)

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A teen-ager died in a rollover accident in south-central Nebraska early this morning. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Parker Sturgis of Wilcox was thrown from the car he was driving. A preliminary investigation revealed that Sturgis was traveling west on 727 Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert. The […]

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Teen dies in rollover accident in south-central Nebraska

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A teen-ager died in a rollover accident in south-central Nebraska. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Office reports a teen-age boy from Wilcox was thrown from the car he was driving. According to the office, the teen was driving west on a county road when the car went off the road, hit a culvert, and rolled a […]

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Omaha man critically injured in shooting

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Omaha police were called to 1029 Park Avenue at 12:48 a.m. Tuesday to investigate a shooting. Officers located the victim, 23 year old Jeremiah Bonaparte who stated he was walking up the steps of a residence when he was shot. He stated he didn’t know where the shots came from or who shot him. Bonaparte […]

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Two teens die in south-central Nebraska crash

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Two teen-agers have died in a car crash on a gravel road in south-central Nebraska. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Jacob Johnson and 15-year-old Taylor Johnson were pronounced dead at the scene. The two were brother and sister. The sheriff’s office reports the crash occurred on Road 312 south of Clay Center Tuesday […]

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Nebraska-Kearney eyes more progress

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The Nebraska-Kearney women’s basketball team has shown it will be competitive under first year coach Carrie Hofstetter and now hopes to take the next step by winning close games. The Lopers are 5-6 after a 64-62 loss at Central Missouri which followed an overtime loss at nationally top ranked Fort Hays State. UNK has played […]

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Winter storm bypasses Nebraska, even as strange pattern hits nation (AUDIO)

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Some strange winter weather has hit the country even as a predicted snow storm largely missed Nebraska. Snow, freezing rain, sleet, regular ole rain; we’ve nearly seen it all so far this winter. “In a word, this has been a wet weather pattern across a good part of the country for a good part of […]

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Moose removed from North Platte before he became aggressive

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A moose which has been roaming North Platte has been moved. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports the frequent sightings of the moose within the city limits of North Platte prompted staff to tranquilize the moose and move it to a wildlife management area. Biologists with Game and Parks worked with local law enforcement […]

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U.S. Faces an Aging Farm Population

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  An aging American farm population, the need to successfully transition land ownership from senior farmers to new industry entrants, […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 12/29/2015

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  The Sand County Foundation, in partnership with the Kansas Association of Conservation Districts and Ranchland Trust of Kansas, awarded […]

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Balanced Creighton rolls over Coppin State.

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Creighton closed out nonconference play with a 102-77 victory over Coppin State. Seven Bluejays scored in double figures and Creighton shot a blistering 68 percent in the opening half to build a 56-36 advantage. “Offensively we were really unselfish”, said Creighton coach Greg McDermott. “Our starting guards had 17 assists and one turnover between them. […]

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Tips on keeping your resolution to drop some pounds in 2016

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Many Nebraskans are already talking about their New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and get healthy in 2016 but one expert says they’ll likely fail without a good plan. Dr. Jacqueline Stoken, who’s board-certified in four medical fields including plant-based nutrition, says making gradual changes to your diet, exercise plan and lifestyle can help you […]

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Shepard wins another B1G honor

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For the fifth time this season Nebraska’s Jessica Shepard has been named the Big Ten women’s basketball freshman-of-the-week. The native of Fremont notched her fourth double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds in a victory over Arkansas State on December 21st. It was the 10th time Shepard has reached double figures and she leads the team […]

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