– Walter Pitchford scored 14 points to lead Nebraska in a 62-47 win over Western Illinois last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Terran Petteway and Shavon Shields each added 13 points for the Cornhuskers, who moved to 2-and-0. The Huskers host South Carolina State Sunday afternoon.
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.