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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Kentucky leaps, Ohio stagnates in state entrepreneurship index

Kentucky and Ohio are linked by bridges and only separated by a river, but a new state entrepreneurship index shows a big difference.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

National Provisioner

Cargill pledges $1 million to Raising Nebraska

With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of Raising Nebraska , pledging $1 million dollars over five years.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Agriculture, Science

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Lincoln Police to Focus on Underage Drinking During Football Season

With the start of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln fall semester and seven home football games on the schedule, an increase in tailgating and weekend parties is expected.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

The Daily Beast

Ethics Profs Flunk Richard DawkinsBy Elizabeth Picciuto

Richard Dawkins recently tweeted that knowingly birthing a baby with Down syndrome is immoral.

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North Platte Bulletin

State Climatologist: Models predict above-normal precipitation this fall

Tendencies for above-normal precipitation statewide with the highest probability south and west of a line from Scottsbluff to Grand Island are showing up for September, according to the Climate Prediction Center, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln climatologist says.

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Related Topix: Weather, Scottsbluff, NE, Nebraska, Agriculture, Science

National Provisioner

Cargill pledges $1 million to Raising Nebraska

With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of Raising Nebraska , pledging $1 million dollars over five years.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Agriculture, Science

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Lincoln Police to Focus on Underage Drinking During Football Season

With the start of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln fall semester and seven home football games on the schedule, an increase in tailgating and weekend parties is expected.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

The Daily Beast

Ethics Profs Flunk Richard DawkinsBy Elizabeth Picciuto

Richard Dawkins recently tweeted that knowingly birthing a baby with Down syndrome is immoral.

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The Daily Beast

Ethics Profs Flunk Richard DawkinsBy Elizabeth Picciuto

Richard Dawkins recently tweeted that knowingly birthing a baby with Down syndrome is immoral.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Work to do Entrepreneurship ranking seems a tad optimistic

There is a plethora of rankings out there these days: best colleges, best retirement cities, best states for business.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Hastings Tribune

Faces of Tribland: Beth Janning

Growing up on a farm, Beth Janning always knew she loved animals. The family had dairy cattle and hogs in addition to growing row crops.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Nebraska, University of Missouri

Washington Times

University of Nebraska-Lincoln wins obesity grant

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has won an $11.3 million grant to establish a research center focused on understanding nutrition and obesity at the molecular level.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Agri Marketing

Cargill Pledges $1 Million To The New "Raising Nebraska" Program

CARGILL PLEDGES $1 MILLION TO THE NEW "RAISING NEBRASKA" PROGRAM Aug. 26, 2014 Source: Cargill news release With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of Raising Nebraska, pledging $1 million dollars over five years.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Agriculture, Science

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

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Kentucky's efforts to encourage entrepreneurship are paying off, evidenced by the commonwealth climbing a remarkable 45 places in just the past year in a national ranking.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Cambridge woman receives White House honor

When Desiree Wineland of Cambridge found out she was to be honored by the White House as a Future of American Agriculture Champions of Change, she said she was humbled by the award.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Nebraska, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Custer County Chief

Rural Nebraskans' Optimism Up This Year

Fifty percent of poll respondents said they were better off this year than five years ago, up from 42 percent last year.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government

Agri Marketing

Eng Symposium To Explore Innovative Practices In Cow-Calf Systems

CALF SYSTEMS Aug. 25, 2014 Source: Eng Foundation news release Exploring expansion of cattle herds will be discussed at the 2014 Kenneth and Caroline McDonald Eng Foundation Symposium, scheduled Sept.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Texas A&M University, Life, Beef, Meat

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KLKN

Big Red Welcome kicks off UNL's school year

By: Lauren Fabrizi lfabrizi@klkntv.com Thousands of students filled the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's campus Sunday for the Big Red Welcome festival.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Nebraska State Fair caps 4-H season

Visitors to the Nebraska State Fair Aug. 22-Sept. 1 at Fonner Park in Grand Island can view more than 10,000 4-H exhibits from 2,500 exhibitors across the state, representing all 93 Nebraska counties.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Grand Island, NE

Iowa State University

Partnership Creates Plant Science App for Teachers, Students

"The Journey of a Gene" is the product of a partnership between Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln .

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

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