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Atlantis Lands Safely

Updated: 07/21/2011 - It's the end of an era for NASA's 30-year space shuttle program. Just before 5 a.m. Thursday, Atlantis touched down at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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New Supermarket Savers

Posted: 07/20/2011 - Grocery bills are soaring, with prices for staples like bread, eggs, and coffee up more than 30% in the last five years.

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CB Trash Pickup Change

Posted: 07/20/2011 - Council Bluffs is changing it's trash pick up time during this heat wave.

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The Power Of Heat

Updated: 07/20/2011 - So far, so good. We're faring well when it comes to all of this heat and keeping the power on. We've noticed sporadic power outages on OPPD’s website. From time to time during this heat wave.

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Flood Detours: Driving On Unfamiliar Roadways

Updated: 07/20/2011 - Trying to get from here to there is more difficult than most summers because of detours caused by flooding. One major detour locally is Interstate 29 outside of Council Bluffs. The interstate has been closed for several weeks. That puts drivers on unfamiliar roads and that could lead to trouble.

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Boy Improving After Being Impaled By Branch

Updated: 07/20/2011 - Eleven-year-old Cruz Longoria of Lincoln continues to recover at the Nebraska Medical Center after a painful accident at a Louisville, Nebraska summer camp.

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Update: Shooting Victim Identified

Updated: 07/20/2011 - A 16-year-old boy was wounded Wednesday morning a few blocks away from another shooting earlier this week.

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How Would You Rate Omaha Police?

Updated: 07/19/2011 - How would you rate the performance of the Omaha Police Department? Are the officers competent, do they bring a good attitude to the job and do you feel safe? Those questions form the basis of a new survey being distributed as part of the department's accreditation process.

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Power Company Says Peak Usage Hit

Posted: 07/19/2011 - The Interstate Power and Light Company says customers in a region that includes Iowa and Minnesota have set a new peak for energy usage.

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Inmate Blamed For Setting Off Sprinkler

Posted: 07/19/2011 - Officials say an inmate at the new Lincoln County jail may have tampered with a fire sprinkler in a cell, which set it off and flooded a dayroom.

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Iowa Congressman Okay After Home Invasion

Updated: 07/19/2011 - An Iowa congressman says a gunman entered his home Saturday night and attacked his daughter. Leonard Boswell says he tried to fight the man off and, as they scuffled, his 22-year old grandson got a shotgun. His grandson pointed the gun at the intruder who then ran.

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Your Invitation to an 80th Birthday Party

Updated: 07/19/2011 - The public is invited to celebrate the 80th anniversary of two Omaha gems. It was 1931 when Union Station and Joslyn Art Museum first arrived. Union Station is now home to The Durham Museum. On Sunday August 21, both will host a Family Birthday Celebration.

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Kansas Man's Death Likely Heat-Related

Posted: 07/19/2011 - A coroner says a southern Kansas man who was found dead while riding his bicycle died a natural death, although heat was likely a factor.

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Yellowstone River Oil Spill Takes Toll On Wildlife

Posted: 07/19/2011 - Wildlife officials are trying to capture and clean almost 20 animals, including a bald eagle, that might have been harmed by a broken Exxon Mobil pipeline that spilled an estimated 1,000 barrels of oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana

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Columbus Man Charged With Murder

Posted: 07/19/2011 - Iowa prosecutors want a judge to reconsider suppressing a Nebraska man's statements to investigators after he was arrested for killing a maintenance worker at an Interstate 80 rest stop near Victor.

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TD Ameritrade Earnings

Posted: 07/19/2011 - TD Ameritrade's third-quarter earnings report may reveal whether investors have fled the market amid fears about slow economic growth and the U.S. government's debt dilemma.

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A Growing Need For Fostering Families

Updated: 07/19/2011 - This summer several organizations have been pleading for more foster parents. That's because every week more than 30 kids need a place to live and not enough families are stepping up.

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Missing Woman's Pregnancy Not Real

Updated: 07/19/2011 - In a bizarre twist, Channel 6 News has learned that the Council Bluffs woman who went missing for 7 hours Monday was never pregnant.

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Unusual Car Theft

Updated: 07/19/2011 - A dropped key leads to an unusual car theft. Papillion police believe opportunistic thieves found the key and took the car.

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