KGFW News Governor signs bill allowing packer-owned hogs Feb 12, 2016 (AP) - The nation's only ban on hogs owned by meatpackers will end under a new Nebraska law that allows processers to control the animals from birth to slaughter. Amherst-area agribusinessman files for Board of Regents Feb 12, 2016 (KGFW)- Paul Kenney, an agri-businessman, farmer and rancher from the Amherst area, filed paperwork on Thursday morning with Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale to be a candidate for University of Nebraska Regent District 6. Opponents urges senators to reject tobacco tax increase Feb 12, 2016 (AP) - Nebraska's tobacco tax could more than double under a bill that is drawing praise from health officials but strong criticism from retailers, grocers and smokers. UNL Chancellor says advances made against community racism Feb 12, 2016 (AP) - A leader at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says the school is taking steps to address issues of racism on campus and in the community. Kearney City Manager urges snow removal from sidewalks Feb 11, 2016 (Kearney Comm.)- The City of Kearney is requesting property owners and residents to clear sidewalks of snow and ice from the most recent snow storm.