The Cornhuskers enjoy a breather this weekend. The Nebraska football team has a bye on Saturday. The Huskers will resume play a week from Saturday at Minnesota against the Golden Gophers. Nebraska is off to a 5-and-1 start, including 2-and-0 in the Big Ten. The 4-and-2 Golden Gophers play at Northwestern this Saturday.
State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.
Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.
Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.
Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.
Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.