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KERA North Texas
Northeast Farmers Grapple With Worst Drought In More Than A DecadeWhen people hear the word drought, they likely think of California. But there's
Northeast Farmers Grapple With Worst Drought In More Than A Decade
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 hours ago
When people hear the word drought, they likely think of California. But there's also an extreme drought in parts of New England. The Northeast is experiencing the worst drought in more than a decade. The Northeast has more than 175,000 farms that... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Northeast Farmers Grapple With Worst Drought In More Than A DecadeWhen people hear the word drought, they likely think of California. But there's
Northeast Farmers Grapple With Worst Drought In More Than A Decade
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 hours ago
When people hear the word drought, they likely think of California. But there's also an extreme drought in parts of New England. The Northeast is experiencing the worst drought in more than a decade. The Northeast has more than 175,000 farms that... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
American Life in PoetryMarge's Shoes The first few years she wore them I didn't even notice the leat
American Life in Poetry
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Marge's Shoes The first few years she wore them I didn't even notice the leather's soft tan, and the buckskin laces roughly looped. By the time I paid attention, her feet had already curved the shoes inward, weather had toughened the soft... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Bond Earns UNL DegreeMegan Catherine Bond of Oakdale was among nearly 800 graduates who received deg
Bond Earns UNL Degree
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Megan Catherine Bond of Oakdale was among nearly 800 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during the summer all-university commencement ceremony Aug. 13 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Bond earned a master of business... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Boys Town's Teddy Allen prepares for star-studded senior yearTeddy Allen wanted to know where the cameras were and why they weren't rolling.
Boys Town's Teddy Allen prepares for star-studded senior year
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
Teddy Allen wanted to know where the cameras were and why they weren't rolling. Not in a bellicose way, mind you, nor even with a hint of irritation; he was just curious, perhaps a tad perplexed. This isn’t uncommon: As a reporter for a local TV... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
McCook man named MPPD managerMcCOOK, Neb. -- After looking nationwide for a new manager, the McCook Public P
McCook man named MPPD manager
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
McCOOK, Neb. -- After looking nationwide for a new manager, the McCook Public Power Board of Directors chose a long-time, local employee, Clint Bethell, to be the REA district's new leader. Bethell, who began his career with MPPD as an apprentice... Read more
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Business Wire
Q2 Holdings Announces Bob Michaud as New Chief Security Officerincluding 20 years in managerial roles. He held numerous positions at Fiserv as
Q2 Holdings Announces Bob Michaud as New Chief Security Officer
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
including 20 years in managerial roles. He held numerous positions at Fiserv as a loan product manager, general manager of branch automation and chief of the Quality and Standards Audit Office before becoming the head of all audit risk and... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
American Life in PoetryIn Possession (Minnesota) Something almost Flemish about that water, a golden
American Life in Poetry
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
In Possession (Minnesota) Something almost Flemish about that water, a golden brown but clear into its depths, the plank-ends of the dock a fading gray beside it, and a boat moored at the end; something, it seems to me in looking back, about a... Read more
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Marshall Independent
NoteworthyWith a new director and a new name, the area women's barbershop chorus has a ne
Noteworthy
Marshall Independent / Posted 11 days ago
With a new director and a new name, the area women's barbershop chorus has a new outlook and is looking to grow. Last fall, the Song of the Prairie Chorus left the Sweet Adelines, changing its name to Take Note. The group now rehearses Tuesday... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Campus NotesMegan Franklin of Sugar Grove has been named to the dean’s list�at the Universi
Campus Notes
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Megan Franklin of Sugar Grove has been named to the dean’s list�at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Franklin, a junior plant biology major, was named to the list for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. To make the dean’s... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland enters 'moderate drought'Federal officials said this week that Loveland is in the middle of a moderate d
Loveland enters 'moderate drought'
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Federal officials said this week that Loveland is in the middle of a moderate drought this summer. In the U.S. Drought Monitor operated by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a narrow swath along Interstate 25 between Denver and the Wyoming border... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Extreme drought conditions spread into Atlanta and suburbs, report saysATLANTA | Extreme drought conditions are now being felt in the city of Atlanta
Extreme drought conditions spread into Atlanta and suburbs, report says
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
ATLANTA | Extreme drought conditions are now being felt in the city of Atlanta and more of its suburbs, though recent rains have eased dry conditions in some other parts of Georgia, the latest national report on the drought shows. Extreme drought... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Wallops launch now planned for WednesdayWALLOPS ISLAND, VA - OCTOBER 29: In this handout from National Aeronautics and
Wallops launch now planned for Wednesday
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 14 days ago
WALLOPS ISLAND, VA - OCTOBER 29: In this handout from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), an aerial view of the Wallops Island launch facilities is seen October 29, 2014 following the failed launch attempt of Orbital Science Corp.'s... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Rocket carrying student experiments to launch from Wallops on Tuesday morningsuborbital sounding rocket is scheduled to launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Fa
Rocket carrying student experiments to launch from Wallops on Tuesday morning
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
suborbital sounding rocket is scheduled to launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Tuesday morning. The launch window is from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. with backup launch dates planned for August 17 through 19. The rocket will carry... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
#FreeDub hashtag appears on Twitter to support Keith WilliamsHours after Keith Williams, Nebraska’s vocal wide receivers coach and recruitin
#FreeDub hashtag appears on Twitter to support Keith Williams
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 15 days ago
Hours after Keith Williams, Nebraska’s vocal wide receivers coach and recruiting guru, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, a hashtag supporting him appeared on Twitter: #FreeDub. Lincoln residents, Nebraska natives, students at... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
First Husker program helps 150 first-generation UNL students excelOne hundred fifty first-generation college students at the University of Nebras
First Husker program helps 150 first-generation UNL students excel
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 16 days ago
One hundred fifty first-generation college students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln earned a spot at college, and the First Husker program is about supporting them to earn their degree. Coming to college can be a difficult transition,... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Wheat board to meet in North PlatteThe Nebraska Wheat Board will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Aug, 24 at the U
Wheat board to meet in North Platte
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
The Nebraska Wheat Board will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Aug, 24 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research and Extension Center at 402 West State Farm Road in North Platte. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
LINDA ROBBINS: Are protein bars a healthy choice?families can find it hard to plan healthy meals and snacks. Fast food is not al
LINDA ROBBINS: Are protein bars a healthy choice?
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 18 days ago
families can find it hard to plan healthy meals and snacks. Fast food is not always a nutritious choice. And alternative on-the-go options, such as protein bars, might not be the healthiest either. While these bars can be fast and convenient, it is... Read more
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MLive.com
Sections of three Michigan counties under severe drought conditionsThree Michigan counties are under severe drought conditions, according to the U
Sections of three Michigan counties under severe drought conditions
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
Three Michigan counties are under severe drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Sections of Genesee, Shiawassee, and Wayne counties are categorized under severe drought by the monitor produced by the National Oceanic National... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Hannah Huston to perform at Nebraska State FairFor the first time since she appeared on NBC's "The Voice," Hannah Huston will
Hannah Huston to perform at Nebraska State Fair
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 22 days ago
For the first time since she appeared on NBC's "The Voice," Hannah Huston will perform a full set, this time at the Nebraska State Fair. Concert tickets are $6 and tickets for the Sept. 2 show can be found here:... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
'Pokemon Go' taking toll on cellular data plansThe pursuit of Pikachu could leave a lot of "Pokemon Go" players a little shock
'Pokemon Go' taking toll on cellular data plans
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 23 days ago
The pursuit of Pikachu could leave a lot of "Pokemon Go" players a little shocked when they get their next cellphone bill. The virtual scavenger hunt has thousands of people going all over the place and may be zapping people's cellular data quicker... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Native Nebraska taking aim on Rio in the javelin throwA Nebraska native will be leaving for Rio to compete in an event that’s still r
Native Nebraska taking aim on Rio in the javelin throw
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 23 days ago
A Nebraska native will be leaving for Rio to compete in an event that’s still relatively new to her. Nebraska high school track and field programs don’t offer the javelin throw. Neither does Iowa. In fact – most states don’t because of safety... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
American Life in PoetryLoneliness The girl hunting with her father approaches the strange man who ha
American Life in Poetry
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Loneliness The girl hunting with her father approaches the strange man who has stopped at the end of his day to rest and look at the lake. Do you like geese? she asks. The man smiles. The girl draws a webbed foot from her pocket and places it... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Wineries praying for August rainThe strong, deep, roots of mature grapevines have kept many of the area's grape
Wineries praying for August rain
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
The strong, deep, roots of mature grapevines have kept many of the area's grape growers from feeling the heat of this summer's drought — so far. As the hot, dry weather continues, though, some are starting to sweat. Nearly all of western New York... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
During Olympics, #GBR hashtag comes with Union JackThose interested in using the "GBR" hashtag to showcase their support of the Un
During Olympics, #GBR hashtag comes with Union Jack
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 26 days ago
Those interested in using the "GBR" hashtag to showcase their support of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln should table that desire for the next few weeks, or swap in another option, like #Huskers or #TheUniversityOfNebraskaLincolnIsTheGreatest or... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. now in long-term drought — with no end in sightThe drought in Massachusetts is only getting worse, forecasters said. Experts
Mass. now in long-term drought — with no end in sight
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
The drought in Massachusetts is only getting worse, forecasters said. Experts Tuesday declared the recent, long pattern of dry weather a “long-term drought,” which means it’s unlikely to resolve soon, National Weather Service meteorologist Lenore... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. now in long-term drought — with no end in sightThe drought in Massachusetts is only getting worse, forecasters said. The US D
Mass. now in long-term drought — with no end in sight
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
The drought in Massachusetts is only getting worse, forecasters said. The US Drought Monitor on Tuesday declared the recent, long pattern of dry weather a “long term drought,” which means it’s unlikely to resolve soon, National Weather Service... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Summer heat returns after years of milder weatherNorthern Illinois has been blessed for the past several years – or cursed for t
Summer heat returns after years of milder weather
Northwest Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Northern Illinois has been blessed for the past several years – or cursed for those of you who like it hot – with milder temperatures, save for a few days of uncomfortable heat. But last month’s long heat spell hasn’t been felt in a while, state... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
With family in mind, Brandi Petersen signs off at KETVThe teleprompter inevitably, eventually fades to black for everyone. The microp
With family in mind, Brandi Petersen signs off at KETV
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 30 days ago
The teleprompter inevitably, eventually fades to black for everyone. The microphone stops and the show ends; the journalist walks away. For Brandi Petersen, one of the most widely recognized faces of KETV NewsWatch 7 and one of the most respected... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Crops withering under extreme drought in parts of GeorgiaATLANTA | Georgia’s ongoing drought – combined with above-average heat – is tak
Crops withering under extreme drought in parts of Georgia
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
ATLANTA | Georgia’s ongoing drought – combined with above-average heat – is taking a toll on some crops in the state, authorities said. Crops feeling the effects of the brutal weather include peanuts, corn and hay, WSB Radio reported. “It’s kind of... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Crops withering under extreme drought in parts of GeorgiaATLANTA — Georgia's ongoing drought — combined with above-average heat — is tak
Crops withering under extreme drought in parts of Georgia
Savannah Morning News / Posted 30 days ago
ATLANTA — Georgia's ongoing drought — combined with above-average heat — is taking a toll on some crops in the state, authorities said. "It's kind of a do-or-die situation right now for the (regions) that have not had rain," Georgia Agriculture... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Roughly 1,500 attend memorial for Nebraska punter SaturdayGRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Roughly 1,500 people attended a memorial service for
Roughly 1,500 attend memorial for Nebraska punter Saturday
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 30 days ago
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Roughly 1,500 people attended a memorial service for Nebraska punter Sam Foltz to remember the talented young man's outgoing yet humble personality and willingness to help others. The crowd at Blessed Sacrament Catholic... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Roughly 1,500 attend memorial for Nebraska punter SaturdayGRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Roughly 1,500 people attended a memorial service for
Roughly 1,500 attend memorial for Nebraska punter Saturday
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 30 days ago
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Roughly 1,500 people attended a memorial service for Nebraska punter Sam Foltz to remember the talented young man's outgoing yet humble personality and willingness to help others. The crowd at Blessed Sacrament Catholic... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Roughly 1,500 attend memorial for Nebraska punter SaturdayGRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Roughly 1,500 people attended a memorial service for
Roughly 1,500 attend memorial for Nebraska punter Saturday
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 30 days ago
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Roughly 1,500 people attended a memorial service for Nebraska punter Sam Foltz to remember the talented young man's outgoing yet humble personality and willingness to help others. The crowd at Blessed Sacrament Catholic... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
American Life in PoetryRay at 14 Bless this boy, born with the strong face of my older brother, the
American Life in Poetry
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted a month ago
Ray at 14 Bless this boy, born with the strong face of my older brother, the one I loved most, who jumped with me from the roof of the playhouse, my hand in his hand. On Friday nights we watched Twilight Zone and he let me hold the bowl of... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
LINDA ROBBINS How to grill tasty vegetablesIt’s summer time and the eating couldn’t be any easier or colorful with so many
LINDA ROBBINS How to grill tasty vegetables
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 1 months ago
It’s summer time and the eating couldn’t be any easier or colorful with so many vegetables and fruits in season. Don’t forget your grill when it comes to adding produce to your summer meals. It’s a great way to make your summer meals healthier and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
But for 3 counties, drought no worse in stateDrought conditions worsened in three western Arkansas counties this week but re
But for 3 counties, drought no worse in state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Drought conditions worsened in three western Arkansas counties this week but remained stable for the rest of the state, a federal agency that issues weekly drought reports said Thursday. Polk, Miller and Lafayette counties saw drought conditions... Read more

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