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Syngenta to Sell See Unit

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  Syngenta, which had been targeted for acquisition by Monsanto, announced on Thursday it will put its vegetables seeds business […]

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A webpage discloses “How Nebraska Ranks” (AUDIO)

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Information on how Nebraska ranks among the states on a number of issues is only a click of the mouse away. Governor Pete Ricketts has unveiled the “How Nebraska Ranks” webpage on his official website. Ricketts hopes the page can be used as a recruiting tool. “This is one of the ways that just people […]

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Gov. Ricketts not worried that GOP presidential field is crowded

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Gov. Pete Ricketts says he’s pleased with the field of Republican candidates for president, crowded though it may be. Ricketts, a Republican, says there are a number of good candidates in the Republican field. “Obviously, I’m biased toward governors just in general, being a governor myself. I think it does give you a perspective about […]

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Nebraska small businesses getting help to export (AUDIO)

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A bit more than $300,000 is being made available by the Small Business Administration to small Nebraska businesses trying to make it big in the export market. The federal money can be used in a number of ways, such as to pay for foreign trade missions, foreign market sales trips, and international marketing campaigns. SBA […]

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Nebraska attorney expects divorces to soar in Ashley Madison fallout

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Members of the adultery website Ashley Madison are waiting for the next shoe to drop after hackers exposed names and personal information of some of its 37 million members. The number of divorces are expected to spike after hackers released information of those involved. Omaha attorney James Martin Davis says there is little or no action these […]

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Troopers seize 200+ lbs. of marijuana during separate I-80 stops

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State troopers have seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana during a number of traffic stops in central Nebraska. NSP reports the largest seizure confiscated 101.7 pounds of marijuana as well as 3.5 pounds of hashish during a stop late Thursday afternoon. According to NSP, a trooper stopped a car for speeding near the Giltner […]

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UNMC clinical study to help caregivers

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There are an estimated 33,000 Nebraskans currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and that number is projected to increase by 21% in 2025 to 40,000. The University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of California San Francisco recently received a $10-million grant through the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid […]

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Hyperbaric therapy use for brain injuries

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After years of playing professional football, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath likely took a number of hard hits to his head. Namath is now 72 and noticed he was becoming more forgetful. He sought treatment using hyperbaric medicine, a device that controls the atmospheric pressure. Namath claims after 120 sessions his memory has improved. […]

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Omaha hosts FIVB World Grand Prix Finals

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Six of the top seven women’s volleyball teams in the world will visit Omaha this week to compete in the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals Round July 22nd through the 26th at the CenturyLink Center. The U.S. Women’s National Team is ranked number one in the world and captured last year’s FIVB World Championship. […]

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Creighton teams get additional exposure on Big East Digital Network

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Creighton athletic teams will make 19 appearances this fall on the newly expanded Big East digital Network. Creighton is scheduled to appear on the network seven times in men’s soccer, seven times in women’s soccer and five times in volleyball during the fall. The Big East announced in May it was expanding the number of […]

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Review could lengthen prison stays for 2,000 inmates (AUDIO)

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As many as 2,000 inmates in state prisons could have their sentences lengthened after a review of how sentences are calculated. State Corrections Director Scott Frakes said today reforms to how the department calculates “enhanced good time” discovered errors in a number of prison sentence calculations. “Ahead of the sentencing automation upgrades projected for completion […]

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Motorcyclist arrested; chase in southeast Nebraska hit 118 mph

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A Nebraska State Patrol trooper clocked the motorcycle at 115 mph in a 55 mph zone. The motorcyclist would hit 118 mph during a high-speed chase in southeastern Nebraska that lasted a little more than half an hour. NSP reports 21-year-old Andrew Naderhoff of Hickman has been arrested on a number of charges and now […]

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New citizens take oath at Homestead National Monument

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A special ceremony at the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice has been held to welcome 70 new citizens to the United States. The national monument became a federal courtroom for a bit, long enough for the 70, who came from a number of different countries, to swear their allegiance to the United States. United States […]

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Nebraska gymnast named Academic All-American

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Nebraska men’s gymnastics standout Ethan Lottman captured 2015 Capital One Academic All-America honors. Lottman was named to second-team list and becomes the 13th academic All-American in program history.  The Omaha, Nebraska native enjoyed a breakout season as a junior in 2015, adding a number of honors and awards to his list. He earned All-America honors at the […]

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