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Hosmer caught in All-Star vote; Perez tops AL

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Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been caught by Detroit's Miguel Cabrera in All-Star voting, but the Royals still have seven would-be starters as we head near the end of the voting period.

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Five on watch for Ebola in Omaha have been released

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The five people being monitored in Omaha after possibly being exposed to Ebola have completed their quarantine period. Four have left the Omaha area. The fifth, who had a heart ailment over the weekend, has been discharged by Nebraska Medicine and will leave the area soon. Nebraska Medicine abided by the privacy request made by […]

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Accusations of fraternity hazing on the rise

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The University of Nebraska – Lincoln Sigma Lamda Beta fraternity is among several in the spotlight after accusations of hazing and other inappropriate or criminal actions. The Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisers Executive Director and CEO Mark Koepsell says hazing is the biggest issue they deal with – period.  Koepsell says, “It is the […]

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Colon’s return short-circuited by finger injury

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Infielder Christian Colon's return to the Royals lasted only three innings. Colon left Tuesday night's 2-1 victory over the Rangers with a fractured distal tip of the middle finger of his right hand and will be out for an undetermined period.

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Butler feeling positive vibes after multi-hit day

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After a worrisome and completely uncharacteristic period early in the season, Royals designated hitter Billy Butler is showing positive signs of regaining his old flair at the plate -- collecting two hits in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Twins.

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CRP Sign-Up

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A Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup has been set for March 12 through April 6. This is the third consecutive year that USDA has offered a general CRP signup.  Landowners enrolled in the CRP program receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource conserving covers on eligible farmland. Land that is not currently enrolled in CRP ...

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CAFO Regulations

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt last week submitted a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency to scrap a proposed regulation on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). Brownback and Schmidt cited concerns that the rule would place an undue burden on Kansas livestock producers. The proposed rule, known as the CAFO Reporting Rule, would require all CAFOs ...

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CRP Sign Up Deadline

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Producers are reminded that the deadline to sign up for the conservation reserve program is tomorrow. This is the second consecutive year that USDA has offered a general CRP sign-up. Through CRP, eligible landowners receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource conserving covers on eligible farmland. Land can be enrolled for a period of up to ...

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