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Royals exemplify evolved bullpen usage

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The role of the reliever has undergone a major transformation during the expansion era, particularly during the last two decades. Bullpens are pitching more innings than ever, even though individual relievers aren't.

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Key senator says votes are there to block expansion of Medicaid (AUDIO)

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Supporters of expanding Medicaid hope this is the year the Unicameral passes a measure, but a key state senator says that is highly unlikely. A new proposal revives enthusiasm at the state Capitol for expanding Medicaid. Sen. John McCollister of Omaha has filed LB 1032, the Transitional Health Insurance Program Act, which he says combines […]

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Egg hatchery to invest heavily in Nebraska expansion

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A state-of-the-art egg hatchery will locate in central Nebraska. Gov. Pete Ricketts was among those announcing the expansion of Hendrix-ISA in Grand Island. Ricketts says Nebraska won over fierce competition from other states. “At the end of the day, it came down to our people. And the quality of the people here and the opportunity […]

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Classic 1st: 2 expansion clubs square off

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No matter how many games and seasons you have witnessed, baseball, it's often said in homage, will offer up something never seen before. We can add the 2015 World Series as evidence.

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Boys Town Residential Treatment Center expansion

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Ground will be broken Friday on a $16.5-million dollar expansion at the Boys Town Residential Treatment Center. Boys Town plans to add 44 beds to the facility on-campus. The Residential Treatment Center is a high security facility for children with emotional and behavioral problems. When the project is complete children currently receiving care at the […]

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Gordon logs two hits in return against Tigers

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The Royals activated outfielder Alex Gordon from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday in one of several roster moves in conjunction with September roster expansion.

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Archway marks 15th anniversary with weekend celebration

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The Archway near Kearney is celebrating 15 years and one-point-five million visitors with a birthday party this weekend. The monument to westward expansion that spans 310 feet over Interstate 80 will host a variety of special events on Saturday to mark the anniversary. Spokesman Jace Robinson says there will be arcade games, model railroading, food […]

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Gov. Ricketts declares trade mission to Europe a success (AUDIO)

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Gov. Pete Ricketts calls the European trade mission a success. Ricketts wrapped up the trade mission on Monday with a visit to Copenhagen, Denmark where he talked about biosciences with European industry leaders. He also met with Novozymes executives, speaking about possible expansion in Nebraska. Novozymes has a plant in Blair which produces enzymes for […]

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Sen. Fischer says EPA ignored input on WOTUS rule

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United States Senator Deb Fischer charges the Environmental Protection Agency ignored public input in moving forward with its Waters of the United States rule. The new rule expands the Clean Water Act, giving the EPA jurisdiction over more streams and bodies of water. Fischer points out 32 states filed formal protests on the expansion. The […]

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Proposal seeks to take emotion out of livestock expansion evaluations (AUDIO)

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A proposal in the legislature seeks to take the emotion out of proposals to expand livestock operations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Farm Bureau says decisions at the county level hold state agriculture back. The organization suggests cow-calf operations, hog production, dairy, and poultry could all expand in Nebraska if individual expansion proposals were greeted more […]

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Ward Labs in Kearney: 4.4-million soil samples and still going

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An agricultural soil testing firm in Kearney is marking the completion of a major expansion project. Ward Laboratories has cut the ribbon on a 16,000 square foot addition. Company founder and president Ray Ward says the expanded facility will help the company provide more efficient soil testing results for ag producers. Ward says, “That’s our […]

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T-Works announcements

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More than 180 people were in Dodge City yesterday to hear Governor Brownback and Secretary Deb Miller announced the T-WORKS modernization and expansion projects for western Kansas.  You can view those projects here: www.ksdot.org/t-works    Dodge City Highlights: Participants were greeted by the Marshall and Miss Kitty and a few desperadoes that looked like trouble though no gunfights broke out; instead we ...

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