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Former Lincoln Council Member Dies

Updated: 10/06/2011 - The Lincoln mayor's office says former City Council member Jayne Snyder has died at the age of 66. Snyder died early Thursday morning of cancer. A schedule of services isn't available yet.

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CPSC Parenting Alert! Make Your Home Safer

Updated: 10/05/2011 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging parents to make their homes safer for young children by anchoring televisions and furniture.

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Electoral College Flip Flop Possible

Updated: 10/05/2011 - It is arguably the most difficult thing to explain in American politics: How the Electoral College system of electing a new President works and what is the thinking behind it. Republicans are now pushing for a change in the way Nebraska and Pennsylvania award their Electoral College votes in the name of fairness.

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Iowa Reports First Cantaloupe-Related Illness

Posted: 10/05/2011 - State health officials say a northwest Iowa woman is the state's first reported case of someone becoming ill after eating a cantaloupe tainted with listeria.

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A Really Bad Driver

Updated: 10/05/2011 - A 28-year old woman is facing a host of driving violations. Lincoln police say Carley Scheffert’s troubles began about 4:30 Tuesday afternoon when she accelerated toward a police officer in an alley.

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Leader Picked For UNL's New Innovation Campus

Posted: 10/05/2011 - University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials have chosen a leader for the new Innovation Campus research park that is designed to attract new jobs and businesses to the state.

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Impostor Claims To Be Sheriff's Employee

Posted: 10/04/2011 - An impostor didn’t flash a badge. Instead a sheriff’s department phone number on caller I-D made the call seem official.

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Beef Samples at the Husker Game

Updated: 10/04/2011 - Nebraska and Ohio State fans might be overheard asking each other “Where’s the Beef?” before Saturday’s game. What they are referring to is where they can find samples of steak they read about on WOWT.COM.

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Oh Dear, Deer Collisions Are Down!

Posted: 10/04/2011 - State Farm Insurance is out with its annual report on deer collisions. Like the five previous years, West Virginia is the state where we are most likely to hit a deer. Like last year, Iowa ranks second and Nebraska ranks eleventh.

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Police: He Injected Hookah Cleaner

Updated: 10/04/2011 - Lincoln police came into contact with a man twice in recent days who was described as paranoid and delusional. Officers eventually discovered how Dale Nelson came to be in that condition. They say he had been injecting hookah cleaner.

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Creek Erosion Around Utility Poles

Posted: 10/04/2011 - Homeowners neighboring a northwest Omaha creek worry the next rain storm may turn two utility poles into drift wood. Cole Creek has eaten away the bank in front of the poles

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