DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Although rain has slowed progress in some regions of the country, farmers planting corn remain ahead of schedule. Nationally, 94 percent of the crop is planted, two percentage points ahead of the five-year average.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission has fired its executive director in the wake of a blistering state audit that found questionable spending and a lack of oversight within the agency.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade's CEO plans to sell up to 100,000 company shares as he prepares to retire later this year, but the sales represent a small part of his 2.1 million shares in the online brokerage.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska groups pushing for approval of medical marijuana in the state have decided to delay a petition drive to put the question on the ballot because of the time and expense required.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the state's leading agricultural groups are touting the benefits of a major trade deal proposed between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is proposing a budget that includes a 2.5 percent tuition increase as well as additional money for financial aid, employee salaries and economic development projects.