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Songwriters to reap more of what they sow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal copyright board has raised the music streaming royalties for songwriters and music publishers by more than 40 percent to narrow the financial divide separating them from recording labels. The decision announced earlier this weekend by the National Music Publishers Association stems from a dispute pitting songwriters against steadily growing…read more »


OBITUARY: UNK legend Al Zikmund was hall of fame coach, player

The following is a news release from the University of Nebraska – Kearney. KEARNEY (UNK) – Former University of Nebraska at Kearney coaching great Al Zikmund died this morning at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was 95. A member of the UNK Hall of Fame, Zikmund spent 32 years at Kearney State College as football…read more »


Buffalo County does well in Opioid report

Kearney, Neb. – Local stakeholders met yesterday to begin discussing a response to the Buffalo County assessment of opioid misuse and overdose done by Positive Pressure and the Buffalo County Community Partners team. The purpose of the meeting was to review the report of that assessment and discuss next steps. The report reviewed is a…read more »

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Stamford woman found guilty after hitting pedestrian

HOLDREGE, Neb. (AP) – A Stamford woman has been found guilty of misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide for fatally hitting an 86-year-old pedestrian in Holdrege last summer while reading a text message. The Kearney Hub reports that 24-year-old Cattarina Stock pleaded no contest Wednesday in Phelps County Court. In exchange for her plea, the charge against…read more »

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Kearney Car Thief arrested

Kearney, Neb (KGFW) – A man has been arrested in Kearney for Grand theft auto. A 2006 Toyota Corolla was reported stolen on the morning of Jan 24th as the owner left the car running in the driveway. After the report officers from the Kearney Police Department found the missing vehicle and arrested the driver. Ryan…read more »

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