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Crews to Attack East Side of Nebraska Wildfire

Posted: 06/18/2012 - Officials say fire lines held up overnight and firefighters will be attacking the east side of a wildfire that has blackened hundreds of acres in northwest Nebraska.

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Douglas County Deputy's Shot Ends Standoff

Updated: 06/18/2012 - A standoff in a northwest Omaha neighborhood ended in gunfire Monday morning about 11:30. An armed man who had refused to get out of his car for hours, finally did get out and while standing by the front of the car he threatened a deputy. The deputy shot him.

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Nebraska Opens Agriculture Office In Beijing

Updated: 06/17/2012 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened an office in Beijing that officials say could spark new opportunities for joint research and faculty and student exchanges.

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Emergency Sirens In Hawaii Triggered From Nebraska

Updated: 06/15/2012 - Civil defense sirens sounded across Oahu, Hawaii by accident on Thursday. There was no emergency. This part may be hard to believe, the sirens were triggered by someone in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Judge Dismisses Blue Cross Lawsuit

Updated: 06/15/2012 - A judge has refused to grant Blue Cross and Blue Shield's request to block UnitedHealthcare's takeover of the Nebraska state employee health care system.

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Terrorist Or Protective Father?

Updated: 06/15/2012 - Police have arrested an Omaha man and charged him with making felony terroristic threats and discharging a firearm inside city limits. He said he was protecting his children.

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Free Helmets At Bike Fun And Safety Day

Updated: 06/15/2012 - The City of La Vista’s third annual Bike Fun and Safety Day will include a bicycle skills course, bike checks and safety tips as well as a bike helmet fitting event for children up to age 12, courtesy of AAA Nebraska and the Cornhusker Motor Club Foundation.

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Busy Highway To Get Repairs

Updated: 06/15/2012 - The Cassgram reports the Nebraska Department of Roads will hold a hearing and open house regarding improvements to Highway 66 from Furnas to Silver streets in Ashland.

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Weather Conditions Improve

Updated: 06/15/2012 - The Channel 6 News Weather Authority says conditions are forecast to improve Friday afternoon.

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Weather Cancels CWS Opening Ceremony

Updated: 06/15/2012 - The College World Series Opening Ceremony was cancelled Thursday because of the coming storm. The decision was made almost 2 hours before the start and most fans agreed it was the right choice.

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Iowa Inmate Sentenced For Threatening President

Updated: 06/14/2012 - Twenty-four-year-old Tommy Eugene Krueger was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for mailing a letter threatening to kill the President of the United States.

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Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Iowa

Updated: 06/14/2012 - A ticket sold at a grocery store in Cedar Rapids, Iowa matched all of the Powerball numbers drawn Wednesday night. Whoever has it can claim the $241 million jackpot.

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