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Local food programs to see benefits from new Farm Bill

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is launching an effort aimed at connecting farmers with urban shoppers. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the demand for local food is growing to between $5- and $7-billion dollars every year and that could be an economic boon for farmers, especially in states like Nebraska. “We know that there […] Read More »

Scam alert: Hang up on robocall offering free home security system

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Nebraskans are being warned about pre-recorded calls that promise a free home security system in exchange for putting a sign in your yard. Consumer advocate Jerad Albrecht says the calls don’t appear to be from a real company and are very likely a scam. “These are unsolicited sales calls, they are illegal and from what […] Read More »

Before record crowd, Huskers fall in Big Ten title game

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For the second straight year the No. 20 Nebraska baseball team (40-19) fell to the top-seeded No. 9 Indiana Hoosiers (42-13) in the title game at the Big Ten Tournament. The Hoosiers jumped out to a 3-0 lead through two innings, which ended up propelling the Hoosiers to an 8-4 victory over the Huskers. All-Big […] Read More »

Creighton shut out in Big East title game

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The Creighton Baseball team suffered a 5-0 defeat in the BIG EAST Tournament Championship game, falling to Xavier, on Sunday, May 25. The loss dropped the Bluejays to 32-17-1 on the season, while Xavier earned the automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament with the win and moved to 29-27 overall. Creighton was held to just […] Read More »

Storm Chasers suspended by rain

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The May 25th game between the Omaha Storm Chasers and Round Rock Express has officially been suspended at a 2-2 tie in the middle of the 7th Inning. The game will resume tomorrow at 10:30am at Werner Park with the gates opening at 10am. The normally scheduled May 26th game will begin 30 minutes after […] Read More »

Nebraska softball season ends at Super Regional

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The 19th-ranked Nebraska softball team saw its season come to an end Friday night, as two more unearned runs cost the Huskers in a 2-1 defeat to No. 2 Alabama, which punched its ticket to the Women’s College World Series by sweeping the Huskers in the best-of-three NCAA Super Regional. Alabama relied on four unearned […] Read More »

Stuhr Museum Ready for Memorial Day

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The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer in Grand Island is hosting Military Past and Present on Memorial Day Monday. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and primarily takes place in the 1890’s Railroad Town. The Townspeople and visitors to the museum will gather at 11:30 for a flag led quarter mile […] Read More »

USDA research aims to boost Nebraska dairy industry

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Nebraska’s dairy industry is worth about $200-million a year and research by the U.S. Department of Agriculture could help dairy producers in the state boost production while reducing costs. USDA research geneticist Tad Sonstegard says the key is understanding the genome, or genetic material, of dairy cows. “We know where the location of the genes […] Read More »

Senator Johanns Grateful on Memorial Day

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With remembrances across the state today, Nebraska U.S. Senator Mike Johanns says it’s time for all Nebraskans to pay service to those who’ve given the ultimate sacrifice for the United States. Senator Johanns says now is not the time to take our freedoms for granted and to thank those who served to help protect the […] Read More »

Coal EPA Regulations Could Impact Nebraska

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Nebraska U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer is helping lead a bipartisan group sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, requesting an extended public comment period for its proposed regulation of greenhouse gases from existing power plants. The EPA is expected to release the first ever greenhouse gas performance standards on June 2. Hastings Utilities […] Read More »

Stabbing suspect in standoff with Omaha police

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A man remains barricaded in a house near 40th and Himebaugh in Omaha. This man is suspected of stabbing a woman several times around 5:30 this morning. She was taken to a hospital with serious wounds. Police say she and four children were able to run to a neighbor’s house and called for help. Swat […] Read More »

One big winner at tonight’s Storm Chasers game

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Someone will be a big winner at tonight’s Omaha Storm Chasers baseball game at WernerPark near Papillion tonight. General Manager Martie Cordaro says that fan will receive a prize pack valued at more than four-thousand dollars.  Cordaro says the head count goes back 45 years when the team was known as the Omaha Royals and […] Read More »

Nebraska softball falls in Super Regional opener

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A game-tying homer in the bottom of the seventh inning and a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th powered No. 2 seed Alabama past an error-prone Nebraska softball team, 6-5, in game one of an NCAA Super Regional Thursday night in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The two home runs were the only two earned […] Read More »

State Baseball Championship scores

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Class A Championship Omaha Westside 7  Creighton Prep 3   Class B Championship Lincoln Pius X 7  Omaha Skutt 5 Read More »

Huskers dispatch of Sparty at Big Ten Tournament

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In front of more than 11,000 fans at TD Ameritrade Park on Thursday night, the Nebraska baseball team (39-18) improved to 2-0 at the Big Ten Tournament with a 3-2 victory over the Michigan State Spartans (30-24). With the win, the Huskers will have tomorrow off and will be back on the field at 9 […] Read More »