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ChemChina Nearing Deal to Buy Syngenta

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  (Bloomberg Business) China National Chemical Corp. is nearing an agreement to buy Swiss pesticide-and-seeds-maker Syngenta AG for about 43.7 […]

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Dyson, Duffy among five signed by Royals

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The Royals came to agreement with five of their seven arbitration-eligible players, signing right-hander Louis Coleman, left-hander Danny Duffy, outfielder Jarrod Dyson, and catchers Tony Cruz and Drew Butera to one-year deals on Friday.

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Sen. Fischer praises $305 billion transportation bill

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United States Sen. Deb Fischer praises the five-year, $305 billion transportation bill working its way through Congress. Fischer had a direct hand in shaping the measure, a compromise between the Senate and House versions. Fischer is a member of the Senate transportation committee and served on the conference committee which negotiated the final agreement. Some […]

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Royals reach extension with Triple-A Omaha

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The Kansas City Royals on Monday announced a two-year extension with the Omaha Storm Chasers, their Triple-A affiliate. The agreement extends the partnership through the 2018 season, continuing the longest active affiliation at the Triple-A level and t...

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Congressman Smith says he is studying Trans Pacific Partnership

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Congressman Adrian Smith says he is busy reviewing the paperwork released by the Obama Administration on the Trans Pacific Partnership. Smith says he needs time to review the trade pact. “Initially, it sounds like the trade agreement would be good for the beef industry as well as the pork industry,” Smith tells Nebraska Radio Network. […]

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Denied promotion, man allegedly hacks college’s computer system

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A Nebraska man who’s accused of hacking into computers at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, has entered into a plea agreement in federal court. Forty-six year-old David Boyer pleaded guilty to unauthorized access to a protected computer in U.S. District Court in Sioux City. Prosecutors claim when he didn’t get the promotion he wanted […]

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Congressman Fortenberry urges Congress to move forward on Iran (AUDIO)

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Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says opponents of the Iran nuclear deal now have to look forward, rather than merely criticize the agreement. Fortenberry opposed the deal which could allow Iran to become a threshold nuclear state in 15 years. Now that it has been signed, Fortenberry says Congress should set up a bicameral oversight committee to […]

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Trans-Pacific Partnership could benefit Nebraska (AUDIO)

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Reaching agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership is only the first step in opening trade to a number of nations, according to a Nebraska Congressman. Congressman Adrian Smith says Nebraska exports a lot of beef and pork to Asia. “We stand to see even better exports to Asia with this agreement,” Smith tells Nebraska Radio Network. […]

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UNK reaches historic agreement with DOJ in therapy dorm dog dispute

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The University of Nebraska-Kearney has reached an historic agreement with the Department of Justice that applies the Fair Housing Act to colleges for the first time. UNK reached a $140,000 settlement in a lawsuit stemming from 2011 when the university denied a student’s request to have a therapy dog in a dorm to help her […]

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Nebraska Congressmen turn against Iran nuclear deal (AUDIO)

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Two Nebraska Congressmen have decided to vote against the nuclear agreement with Iran. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, a Republican, says he cannot vote for the nuclear deal with Iran “I will not support the deal. I cannot in good conscience give it my full ascent,” Fortenberry tells Nebraska Radio Network. Fortenberry says he needed time to […]

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