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Grants Offered to Help Nebraska Farmers Grow Specialty Crops

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State Agriculture Director Steve Wellman says there are a number of specialty crops already thriving in the state. The grant money can help pay for research, development or marketing of specialty crops.

$500 Apiece Offered to Help Mississippians Finish Degrees

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The Compete 2 Complete website lets people check how close they are to a degree and what college offers needed classes. Officials say more than 30,000 former students have enough credits for a bachelor's or associate degree without additional courses.

Reward Offered for Stolen Guns

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The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says there's a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for stealing guns from a western Kentucky retailer.

Reward Offered to Catch Vandals of Historic Mine Buildings

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Unable to enter after bureau officials re-secured the buildings, vandals knocked gaping holes in the brick exteriors of two of them. Bureau officials have offered a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the conviction of those responsible after the second break-in was recently discovered, the Rapid City Journal reported .

Sessions Offered on Changes to Kentucky Work Ready Program

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The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet plans to host two sessions in January to educate local officials and community leaders on revised criteria for the Kentucky Work Ready Communities program.