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No Berkshire Hathaway News Conference

Posted: 03/05/2012 - Now that it owns a local newspaper, Berkshire Hathaway has decided it will eliminate a news conference that Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger traditionally held as part of the festivities around the company's annual shareholder meeting.

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Reliving The Civil Rights Movement

Updated: 03/05/2012 - Omaha high school students are learning about the civil rights movement from those who lived it. Dozens of North High Magnet School students heard about the struggles of the fight for civil rights from their principal, Gene Haynes.

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Armed Robbery Triggers Beatrice Lockdown

Posted: 03/05/2012 - Two schools and several government offices were locked down after an armed robbery at a pharmacy in downtown Beatrice Monday morning. The holdup happened at Poling Drugs. No one was hurt.

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Faster Keno Games Not Going to Happen

Posted: 03/05/2012 - A plan to allow gambling outlets in Nebraska to run keno games every 3 minutes instead of 5 minutes has failed.

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Burning Hay Bales Lead to Crashes

Posted: 03/05/2012 - The Iowa State Patrol says thick black smoke from burning hay bales was a major factor in two separate chain-reaction collisions Monday. The collisions sent eight people to a hospital and shut down part of U.S. Highway 20 in north central Iowa.

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Update: Omaha Police Chief Is Leaving

Updated: 03/06/2012 - Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle's office confirmed Monday speculation that Channel 6 News first reported last week: Police Chief Alex Hayes is retiring. Hayes' last day as Chief will be March 30th.

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Up In Flames

Updated: 03/05/2012 - Volunteer firefighters were called to put out the flames of a garage fire.

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Renaming Shooting Range

Updated: 03/05/2012 - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners will consider renaming the shooting sports complex at Platte River State Park the Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex when they meet Friday.

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O'Neill Teacher Wins UNL Award

Updated: 03/05/2012 - A science teacher from O'Neill, Nebraska, is the winner of the 2012 Christa McAuliffe Prize, awarded by the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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A Million Meals Made In 12 Hours

Updated: 03/03/2012 - A national group is working to save a million lives by making one million meals on Saturday.

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Lawmakers To Vote On Extending Benefits Program

Updated: 03/03/2012 - The Nebraska Legislature will decide whether to extend a program that lets parents receive welfare benefits for up to three years if they are working to earn a college degree.

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Limbaugh Criticized For Slur

Updated: 03/02/2012 - From President Barack Obama and others, Rush Limbaugh is under fire for calling a college student a "slut" because she had testified before Congress about the need for contraceptive coverage.

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