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Court Sides with Nebraska State Trooper

Updated: 06/29/2011 - The Nebraska Court of Appeals says a state trooper was right to stop a recreational vehicle - later found to be hauling drugs - after the vehicle's wheels briefly drifted onto the shoulder of a road.

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Suh Endorses Concussion Indicator

Updated: 06/29/2011 - Nebraska great Ndamukong Suh is endorsing a new device that might help protect the running backs and quarterbacks he tackles from concussions.

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B-17 Bomber Heading to Lincoln

Posted: 06/29/2011 - A restored, World War II-era B-17 bomber is visiting Lincoln next month for ground tours and flights.

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Fireworks Stand Robbed with 2 x 6

Updated: 06/29/2011 - The strong armed robbery of a fireworks stand overnight has several teenagers facing loss of their independence. About two in the morning Tuesday the suspects threatened an unarmed security guard with a board.

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13 Year Old Defendant Won't Spend 4th Behind Bars

Posted: 06/28/2011 - A 13 year old boy accused of sexual assault on two younger children won’t spend the 4th of July behind bars. His attorney Steve Lefler filed a motion to block a detention hearing.

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Return to Elkhorn Profitable For Legion Fireworks Stand

Updated: 06/28/2011 - The sounds of the 4th of July are already being heard across the metro. But fireworks do more than provide a little explosive entertainment. They help fund programs for kids in our area. But some groups had tough times when their major fund raising event was taken away.

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Flood Update For Lake Waconda

Posted: 06/28/2011 - Levee work needed at Lake Waconda is detailed. Excerpts from an SID #1 Board of Directors’ statement provide details.

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More Bad News for Area Boaters

Posted: 06/28/2011 - The Iowa DNR is restricting boats operating on Lake Manawa to no-wake speeds effective immediately.

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A Man Met a Woman at a Bar, and Then…

Updated: 06/29/2011 - April 24th turned out to be a pretty rough night for a Lincoln man. He says he met a woman at a downtown Lincoln bar. After spending some time at his apartment, the woman left. But she returned a short time later.

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Drug Addiction Leads to Habitual Criminal Sentencing

Posted: 06/28/2011 - Thirty-six-year-old Jamey Crawford of Fremont was sentenced 10 to 15 years in prison for possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine with a habitual criminal enhancement in Dodge County District Court.

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Bucking the "Big" Trend

Updated: 06/28/2011 - Mentors can come from all walks of life and in this case they come in the form of an Omaha couple.

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Courtroom Emotions Spill Into Hallway

Updated: 06/28/2011 - A shouting match erupted between supporters of two young sexual assault victims and the mother of an accused 12 year old outside Douglas County Juvenile Court Monday afternoon.

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Army Corps of Engineers Install Seepage Blankets

Updated: 06/27/2011 - The Corps is installing 12 seepage blankets along problem spots in the levee. They'll be about 1,800 foot long, 25 foot wide. They are designed to redistribute the weight and pressure from the other side of the levee.

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Work begins on HWY 66 Near Ashland

Posted: 06/27/2011 - A fog seal project will begin June 28 on Highway 66, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads.

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Nuclear Plant Leak No Cause for Concern

Posted: 06/27/2011 - Officials say that floodwater seeping into the turbine building at a nuclear power plant near Omaha on the banks of the Missouri River is not a safety risk.

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Storm Water Floods Business

Updated: 06/26/2011 - With the water levels at the height they are, even a small rainstorm can put strain on homes and businesses. But over the weekend, a few inches left feet of standing water. This was most evident at a business near the river.

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Mills County Residents Evacuate

Updated: 06/24/2011 - Several roads in Mills County already have water spilling over. Many of the people living here have already moved out. But when the evacuation notice many people getting the last of their belongings hoping to return home soon.

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NRC Chairman To Visit Nebraska Nuke Plants

Updated: 06/25/2011 - The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will visit Nebraska's two nuclear power plants Sunday and Monday to check out the measures they've taken to battle flooding along the Missouri River.

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