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New Bike Trail Idea South Of Omaha

Posted: 03/22/2012 - Beaver Lake group brings its hopes for a pedestrian/bike trail to the county board. Cass County Commissioners offer support but also point out the hurdles in the path.

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Branstad Signs Bill to Eliminate “R” Word

Posted: 03/22/2012 - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed a bill into law Thursday that changes the term “mental retardation” to “intellectual disability”. There has been a national effort to eliminate the “R” word (retardation) from our vocabulary.

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Discrimination Alleged at University of Iowa

Posted: 03/22/2012 - A trial has been scheduled for October in the case of a conservative lawyer who claims she was passed over for a job at the University of Iowa law school because of liberal bias.

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Price Hike Boosts ConAgra's Profits

Posted: 03/22/2012 - ConAgra Foods says its fiscal third-quarter profit increased 26 percent as the Omaha company raised prices.

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Iowa Reduces Funding For Road Maps

Posted: 03/21/2012 - Iowa may have fewer road maps in the future. The Iowa House voted to cut funding for printed state maps, a move that will save about $240,000 in the $351 million state transportation budget.

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Iowa Air Guard May Keep F-16s

Posted: 03/21/2012 - A plan by a nation's governors group would keep F-16 fighter jets at the Des Moines-based Air National Guard unit.

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Caught On Video: Tornado Hits High School

Updated: 03/21/2012 - As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, schools throughout Nebraska are holding tornado drills. Thankfully, it is rare for a school to be hit by a tornado, but as we saw last year in Joplin, Missouri and this month in Henryville, Indiana – it happens so students must be prepared.

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Air Is Warm, But Rivers And Lakes Are Still Cold

Posted: 03/21/2012 - With temperatures approaching the 70s over much of Iowa, river users and paddlers are reminded that while the air temperature feels warm, the water is still ice-water cold, and the threat for hypothermia and cold water shock is very high. 

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Lawmakers Oppose Human Trafficking

Updated: 03/21/2012 - A measure that seeks to clamp down on human trafficking in Nebraska has won first-round legislative approval. Lawmakers voted 36-0 Wednesday to advance the measure by Lincoln Sen. Amanda McGill.

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Charges Dropped In Lincoln Stabbing Case

Posted: 03/21/2012 - Prosecutors have dropped a charge against a man suspected of stabbing another man during a dispute at a Lincoln homeless camp last fall.

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Sentence Altered In Motor Vehicle Homicide

Posted: 03/20/2012 - Sentence for man convicted of motor vehicle homicide altered. Nebraska Appeals Court ruling is detailed in documents obtained by Channel Six News.

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Hormone Therapy Complaint

Updated: 03/20/2012 - A woman fighting depression thought she found an answer in a television commercial. But she claims to have received a hormone overdose instead.

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Are Antibiotics Useless?

Updated: 03/20/2012 - The advances of modern medicine may be turned upside down because of the overuse of antibiotics.

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Bruning Heading To DC For Health Care Arguments

Posted: 03/20/2012 - Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning is heading to Washington for oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court case that will determine the constitutionality of the federal health care law.

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Mickey Family Fundraiser

Posted: 03/20/2012 - A newborn's family has had a tough road. Their first child was born 10 weeks early. A church is stepping in to help.

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Iowa Marine Was Murdered

Posted: 03/20/2012 - A body that was found naked outside a Southern California condominium back in 1974 has been identified as a U.S. Marine from Iowa. Oral Stuart, Junior of Des Moines had been listed as a deserter from Camp Pendleton for more than 37 years.

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Heckling Band Members Lose Scholarships

Posted: 03/20/2012 - Five members of the University of Southern Mississippi pep band no longer have scholarships after taking part in the heckling of a Kansas State basketball player at last Thursday's NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament game.

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State Patrol Investigates Armed Robbery

Updated: 03/20/2012 - The Nebraska State Patrol is turning to the public for help in identifying two men who held up a convenience store near Norfolk Tuesday morning. Surveillance photos of the crime have been released.

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Experiment With Stoplights

Updated: 03/20/2012 - One of the most crash prone intersections in Omaha is the location for a safety experiment. It involves making the traffic signals more visible to approaching drivers.

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