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Moody's Downgrades Omaha Bond Rating

Updated: 10/23/2014 - Citing unfunded pensions, health care costs for retirees, unsettled labor contracts, and the federally mandated sewer separation project, Moody's Investment Service downgraded Omaha's bond rating Thursday.

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Iowa Mission Family Agrees to Self-Quarantine

Updated: 10/23/2014 - An Iowa mother is concerned about a student at her daughter's high school traveling to Africa next month for a mission trip. She doesn’t think the girl should be allowed back to school when she returns.
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Update: Frat Members Arrested After Teen's Drinking Death

Posted: 10/23/2014 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended its chapter of FarmHouse fraternity following a university police investigation into events leading up to the death of a UNL freshman in early September. On Thursday, a UNL Police Department investigation resulted in the arrests of four FarmHouse members on suspicion of procuring alcohol for a minor resulting in injury or death, a felony. Three other students were cited with misdemeanors. The fraternity is suspended immediately and indefinitely, Franco said. Freshman members of FarmHouse will not be allowed to reside in the fraternity house at 3601 Apple St.; those students will reside in university residence halls.

New York Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

Updated: 10/23/2014 - An emergency room doctor who recently returned to New York after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus. It's the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

Arrests Made In Elaborate Omaha Car Theft Ring

Updated: 10/23/2014 - WOWT 6 News Fact Finders uncovered new details and arrests Thursday linked to an elaborate and large scale car theft operation. It’s a story WOWT has been following the closely since Spring 2013.

Update: Bond Set For Two Arrested In Deadly Home Invasion

Updated: 10/23/2014 - An armed man who allegedly broke into a Bellevue apartment was shot and killed Saturday night. Thursday morning bond is set for the two young men arrested for aiding the dead suspect in a robbery.
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Doane College Announces Scholarships

Updated: 10/23/2014 - Doane College announced a partnership today with the TeamMates Mentoring Program that would provide scholarship assistance to those participating in the program.

School Briefly Evacuated Due To Fire

Updated: 10/23/2014 - A Bellevue elementary school was briefly evacuated Thursday morning after smoke was seen coming from the library.
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Driver Hurt In Crash

Updated: 10/23/2014 - A driver says wildlife is to blame for a crash in northwest Omaha Thursday morning.
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