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New committee won’t “reinvent the wheel” in creating livestock matrix

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A new state government panel is charged with creating development conditions — or a matrix — that can be used by county government officials for determining where new livestock operations can be placed. Nebraska Farm Bureau vice president Mark McHargue is on the Livestock Development Matrix Committee and says livestock growth is very important to […]

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Rough start does not deter Riley

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It was not the start Mike Riley envisioned when he was named the head coach at Nebraska last December but it has not dampened his enthusiasm for the job. The Huskers are 3-5 on the season as the prepare for this week’s visit to Purdue and must win three of their last four games just […]

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Construction worker falls to his death in southeast Nebraska

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A construction worker fell to his death Saturday evening while working on the roof of a building in southeastern Nebraska. 39-year-old Jason Oenbring of Tecumseh was pronounced dead at a Lincoln hospital where he was flown after the accident. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says the accident occurred Saturday evening about two miles northwest of […]

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Nebraska collaborative for healthy childbirth

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Funding approved by the Nebraska Legislature established the Nebraska Perinatal Quality improvement Collaborative in an effort to reduce the death and disease associated with childbirth and the first month of life. Dr. Ann Anderson Berry is the medical director for Nebraska Medicine’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of […]

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Sen. Fischer says America must keep trying to being peace to Middle East (AUDIO)

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United States Sen. Deb Fischer has returned after a trip to Israel, during a time when the Israeli – Palestinian clash grew especially violent. Fisher was the only member of Congress on the trip sponsored by an American/Israeli educational foundation. She saw much of Israel and spoke to a broad range of political leaders, including […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 10/26/2015

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  Roger McEowen, Director of the Iowa State University Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, commented on four recent court […]

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Study: Many Nebraska kids are lacking in good oral hygiene

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With trick-or-treat night approaching, a new survey finds only 24% of Nebraska parents surveyed would give their kids an “A” grade for oral health. Dentist Dr. Jeff Chaffin says the Delta Dental study also found more than eight in ten parents say their children’s oral health isn’t as good as it could be. “It’s not […]

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Study: Many Nebraska kids are lacking in good oral hygiene

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With trick-or-treat night approaching, a new survey finds only 24% of Nebraska parents surveyed would give their kids an “A” grade for oral health. Dentist Dr. Jeff Chaffin says the Delta Dental study also found more than eight in ten parents say their children’s oral health isn’t as good as it could be. “It’s not […]

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Study: Many Nebraska kids are lacking in good oral hygiene

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With trick-or-treat night approaching, a new survey finds only 24% of Nebraska parents surveyed would give their kids an “A” grade for oral health. Dentist Dr. Jeff Chaffin says the Delta Dental study also found more than eight in ten parents say their children’s oral health isn’t as good as it could be. “It’s not […]

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Three-year-old drowns in backyard Lincoln pool

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A 3-year-old boy drowned in a backyard pool in Lincoln this weekend. Lincoln Police report Charles Murphy was unresponsive when discovered in the pool late Saturday morning. The boy was taken to a Lincoln hospital. He was pronounced dead nearly two hours later. It is not known how long the boy was in the pool […]

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