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Nebraska rifle deer hunting season starts Saturday

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It is the time of year deer hunters wait for. Greg Wagner with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the nine day rifle deer hunting season starts on Saturday. Wagner says, “Thousands of hunters will be in the fields. We want to remind people that safety is the big thing. Wear your required blaze orange […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/13/2015

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  Greg Akagi interviews National Association of Wheat Growers President Brett Blankenship at the 2015 National Association of Farm Broadcasting […]

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Turkey prices may be 15% higher due to bird flu

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Thanksgiving is just under two weeks away and Nebraskans will likely be paying a little more for the centerpiece of the feast, according to poultry science expert Ron Kean. “Turkey prices will be up slightly this year,” Kean says. “We’re still suffering some effects from the avian influenza outbreak. Probably, prices will be up 10 […]

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Teacher accused of video-taping girls locker room faces more charges

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A former central Nebraska agriculture instructor accused of video-taping in the girls’ locker room at school faces additional charges. Twenty-four-year-old Anthony Rahe taught at the Loup City High School. Police arrested Rahe in early October after a student discovered a hidden video camera in the girls’ locker room the previous day. Rahe now faces 15 […]

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Needed environmental construction permits going online

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Vital construction permits no longer will have to be filed on paper with the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. NDEQ Director Jim Macy has announced storm water permits have gone online and general air construction permits will go online soon. Businesses no longer will have to fill out paperwork and mail it to Lincoln. A […]

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Live WWII era grenade found inside Omaha home

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An Omaha woman made quite a find today while cleaning out a duplex near 128th and Burt Streets. Katie Wray owns Moving On, a company that helps senior citizens prepare for estate sales and helps them transition to other facilities. She was sorting through items inside a duplex and says she found the unexpected. Wray […]

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UNMC – Nebraska Medicine announce new IBD Center

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine are setting the stage to become one of the top centers in the country for treatment and research of inflammatory bowel disease.   Dr. Michael Sorrell is an expert in gastrointestinal medicine and says this is a seldom talked about problem and treatments are lacking. Dr. Sorrell […]

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Husker receivers winning on deep balls

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Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong says the Huskers are having success with the deep ball because receivers are winning one-on-one battles. Armstrong had two touchdown passes of 30 yards or more in a 39-38 upset win over Michigan State, including a game winning 30 yard strike to Brandon Reilly with 38 seconds remaining. “The way we […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/12/2015

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  Kansas U.S. Senator Pat Roberts talked about the Defense Spending bill that overwhelmingly passed congress.  That measure include language […]

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AG office: consumers have rights against debt collectors (AUDIO)

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If you owe money, you have to pay it. But, you don’t have to put up with illegal debt collection practices. Abby Stempson, CEO of the Public Protection Bureau as well as the Consumer Protection Division in the Attorney General’s office says mounting debt keeps debt collectors in business. “You know, there’s a lot of […]

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Brother, can you spare a tire? Better check your trunk…

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As winter weather approaches, one of the last things Nebraska motorists want to hear is the whup-whup-whup of a flat tire on their vehicle, but a new study finds more than a third of all new cars being sold don’t come equipped with spare tires. Gail Weinholzer, spokeswoman for AAA-Nebraska, says if you’ve bought a […]

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Snow out west, tornado warning to the east – Nebraska weather has it all

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Winter weather came a little early to western Nebraska today as severe storms hit southeastern Nebraska. A number of accidents have been reported along numerous western Nebraska roadways, including Interstate 80. The National Weather Service reports 4 ½ inches of wet, heavy snow fell in parts of western Nebraska. Temperatures are expected to drop to […]

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