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The “City of Kindness” is also now known as “The State Fair City.” The Grand Island City Council Tuesday night approved a proclamation approving the designation. Mayor Ja...
A downtown fire in the 600 block of 3rd street in Grand Island could have been minimized with the use of sprinklers. Firefighters returned to the scene Monday to give members ...
The current stretch of hot weather has healthcare officials concerned for people who have to be outdoors. St. Francis Medical Center Emergency Room Doctor Cory Ohlson said the...
Overcrowding of Nebraska’s state prison system has allowed for growth in population at the Hall County Jail. Director Fred Ruiz said the state’s prisons are bursting at the se...

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Central NE Sports

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The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Individual Awards. Most Valuable Player: Willie Copeland (QB, Colorado Ice)Colorado Ice QB W...
The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the 2014 All-IFL First and Second Teams. The three-time defending United Bowl Champion Sioux Falls Storm have an IFL-bes...
If you are trying to end Sioux Falls' 17-game winning streak, it takes perfect execution of a perfect game plan. For the Nebraska Danger on Saturday night, the execution was l...

Ag News

  • SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.

  • NEW YORK (AP) — OSI Group, an Aurora, Illinois-based company at the center of a food scandal in China, said that it was pulling all of the products produced by its Shanghai Husi unit from the marketplace.

  • LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.

  • KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.

Business News

  • LONDON (AP) — An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay more than $50 billion to the former majority shareholders of now defunct oil company Yukos, ruling that the state engaged in a ruthless campaign to destroy what was once the country's biggest oil producer.

  • SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.

  • NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.

  • BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits. Benchmarks in Paris and London also rose but many other European markets drifted lower.

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