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Grant For Police Special Enforcement

Posted: 03/06/2012 - The Omaha Police Department has received $16,789.68 in grant funding through the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety to provide enhanced efforts in the detection and arrest of impaired drivers.

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Witnesses Watched Deadly Stabbing

Updated: 03/06/2012 - The attorney representing a man charged in a weekend murder will have a tough time mounting a defense.

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Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients

Updated: 03/06/2012 - Wyoming lawmakers have killed a bill that would have required drug testing for welfare recipients. Nebraska is considering a similar bill, carried over from last legislative session.

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Bellevue Police Investigate Shooting Death Seen On Video Chat

Updated: 03/05/2012 - A unique investigation is underway in Bellevue. A young man shot himself early Saturday morning, while in an online video chat room. Police believe when the 19-year-old shot himself, several people could have watched it happen.

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Alarming Copper Theft Attempt

Updated: 03/06/2012 - Copper thieves hit an irrigation pivot before dawn in an isolated and dark farm field. But the landowner knew the instant crooks cut the wires.

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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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