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  Nebraska is launching a criminal investigation into a prison sentencing scandal even though the Governor and attorney general says they don't believe any crimes have b...

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(Grand Island, Neb.)- Recent rain in Hall County has prompted a recommendation for exhibitors and visitors to utilize free shuttle services if they are planning on attending H...

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...

National News

  • BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunting for a suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks chased down several mistaken sightings Wednesday as schools closed down and the public remained on edge.

  • CHICAGO (AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."

  • CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.

  • HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago.

Sports News

  • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back its superstar following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Greg Hardy did not practice with the Panthers and left the stadium in street clothes with his agent Drew Rosenhaus while awaiting a decision on his playing status regarding his domestic violence case.

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.

  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.

Ag News

  • PORTOROZ, Slovenia (AP) — Japan sought international backing Wednesday for its highly criticized plan to resume whale hunting in the Antarctic next year, despite a ruling against it by the top U.N. court.

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.

  • CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.

  • AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in the Indian prime minister's home state of Gujarat on Wednesday for a three-day visit expected to focus on India's need to improve worn out infrastructure and reduce its trade deficit.

Business News

  • NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged mostly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors waited for a Federal Reserve statement on interest rates following a two-day meeting. Stocks of home builders jumped after a rise in confidence in the new home market.

  • DALLAS (AP) — Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.

  • U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years.

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing prices all fell. It was the latest evidence that inflation remains under control.

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