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Improving Proficiency In Test Scores

Updated: 08/29/2011 - Startling and sobering results from statewide math tests. Four out of every 10 students in Nebraska Public Schools are not proficient in that subject. But there are schools that are trying innovative methods to bridge the learning gap when it comes to math.

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Advance Fee Loan Scam

Posted: 08/29/2011 - The Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be wary of an advance fee loan scam.

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Nuclear Plant’s Declaration Ends

Updated: 08/29/2011 - The operator of the Fort Calhoun nuclear power station has officially exited the “Notification of Unusual Event”. That is the designation OPPD was required to declare when water from the Missouri River rose to 1,004 feet above mean sea level back on June 6.

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Four in 10 Nebraska Students Not Math Proficient

Posted: 08/29/2011 - The Nebraska Department of Education released reading and math score data Monday showing 62 percent of students meeting or exceeding math scores on the Nebraska State Accountability report.

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Man Cited for DUI Crash with Child in Car

Updated: 08/29/2011 - The Gage County sheriff’s office says the good news is that 34-year-old Jeremy Shera and his 9-year-old daughter survived a crash caused by a drunk driver. The bad news is that Shera was the drunk driver.

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State Capitol Prostitution

Updated: 08/29/2011 - A Lincoln police officer seemed to have an easy time nabbing prostitution suspects in the shadow of the state capitol this weekend. Actually, there was no shadow since the crimes were reported at 1:50am.

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Peeper Could Face Felony For Aiming Camera Up Woman's Dress

Updated: 08/29/2011 - Baxter Luethje is set to go on trial September 26th for using a cell phone to capture women undressing in a changing room at Gordman's department store, now he's been arrested a second time for a similar offense.

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Soldier Surprises Family During Halftime

Updated: 08/27/2011 - There are some things you just can't put into words. One of those is watching a soldier surprise his family after being deployed.

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Child Abuse Case Update

Posted: 08/26/2011 - An unusual development in Cass County case. A felony child abuse case in which the charges did not advance from county court is now in district court.

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New Nebraska Laws Take Effect

Updated: 08/26/2011 - Several new laws passed by the Nebraska Legislature will start taking effect. One major change...defendants will no longer be able claim they are not responsible for committing a crime because they were too high or drunk. Intoxication is no longer a defense against charges involving intent or premeditation.

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Omaha City Council Members "Hostage" Takers?

Updated: 08/26/2011 - Appearing somewhat frustrated and exasperated, Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle Friday accused members of the City Council of holding the city's finances "hostage". Suttle is trying to find a way forward after 5 of the 7 council members rejected his contract with the Fire Union.

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Man Gets 30 Months for Sexual Assault

Posted: 08/26/2011 - A federal judge has given a 49-year-old Niobrara man 30 months in prison for sexually assaulting a drunken woman.

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