BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE
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WASHINGTON _ Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday. By Jessica Gresko. SENT: 675 words, photo.
BISMARCK, N.D. _ The resumption of soybean sales to China this week is encouraging to American farmers who have seen the value of their crop plummet amid a trade war with the world’s second-largest economy, but producers see it only as a small step and say they need more federal aid. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 720 words.
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FARMER TRADE WOES
OMAHA _ Farmers who are losing money because of the trade war between the United States and China say they need more certainty on trade so they can recover lost income and plan for next year. Their comments were made during the annual Farmer2Farmer Convention hosted this week in Omaha. UPCOMING: 275 words.
DEER POACHING FAMILY _ Members of a southwest Missouri family have been caught in a multi-year investigation into the illegal killing of hundreds of deer.
NOVEMBER TAX COLLECTIONS _ State officials say Nebraska collected less net revenue than expected in November.
WESTERN NEBRASKA AIRPORT _ The Western Nebraska Airport is growing in popularity as an alternative for airline passengers who don’t want to drive to Denver.
SCOTTSBLUFF MONUMENT EXPANSION _ Officials at Scotts Bluff National Monument have broken ground for a visitor center expansion and renovation project.
WRONGFUL TERMINATION LAWSUIT _ A former Madison city employee alleges in a lawsuit that she lost her job because she supported a recall effort against Mayor Al Brandl.
PEDESTRIAN STRUCK-LAWSUIT _ The mother of a 33-year-old Lincoln woman who was critically injured in May while crossing a street is suing the driver who hit her.
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