The Huskers continue to prepare for their bowl game on New Year’s Day. Nebraska will face 22nd-ranked Georgia of the SEC in the Gator Bowl next Wednesday in Jacksonville, Florida. Nebraska is 8-and-4, including 5-and-3 in the Big Ten. The Bulldogs are also 8-and-4 overall, and 5-and-3 in the SEC.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.