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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...

South Western Nebraska

(North Platte, Neb.)- The Nebraska State Patrol, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, Tuesday, July 22, in North Platte. The surprise inspections target co...

West Central Nebraska

Trenton, Ne - The Hitchcock County Sherriff, Bryan Leggott released a Press Statement to Hometown Family Radio this morning verifying that the body that was discovered earlier...

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  • PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.

  • CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says a key lesson from Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident is that the nation's nuclear industry needs to focus more on the highly unlikely but super-serious worst case scenarios.

  • Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:

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  • NIR AM, Israel (AP) — With deadly fighting raging next door in the Gaza Strip, southern Israeli towns along the border have turned into mini army bases as most residents have fled.

  • BEIJING (AP) — The chairman of an American meat supplier apologized Thursday for a Chinese subsidiary that is accused of selling expired beef and chicken to restaurants including McDonald's and KFC.

  • TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.

  • NEW YORK (AP) — It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald's locations.

Business News

  • ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies.

  • DETROIT (AP) — Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.

  • NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks mostly rose in early trading Thursday as several big companies across industries reported second-quarter earnings, including Facebook, Ford and equipment maker Caterpillar.

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