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Evacuee Couple Check Home

Updated: 07/05/2011 - An Iowa couple ordered to evacuate are allowed to check on their property. Looting and a flooded basement are their main concerns.

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Celebrating the 4th of July With Meaning

Updated: 07/05/2011 - It's a true American holiday, as thousands of people gather with friends and family this 4th of July. But while we're here celebrating, thousands of others are serving overseas.

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More Than A Name On A Wall

Updated: 07/04/2011 - A somber reminder of the importance of Independence Day in Council Bluffs Monday morning. Three months after his death in Afghanistan, Brenna Maher unveiled her husband's name on the veterans wall in Council Bluffs' Bayliss Park.

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Highway 30 Will Remain Open… For Now

Updated: 07/04/2011 - Highway 30 between Blair, Nebraska and Missouri Valley, Iowa will remain open Tuesday. Crews planned to close it at 8:30am Tuesday so they could continue the installation of flood barrier walls. The work, which was expected to last two days, has been delayed.

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Congested Missouri River Threatens Tributaries

Updated: 07/04/2011 - Hundreds of tributaries that feed the congested Missouri River face a greater than normal flood risk this summer because of water levels that have kept smaller rivers from draining.

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3-Year-Old Injured in Fall From Window

Updated: 07/04/2011 - A three-year-old Council Bluffs girl was injured after falling from a window while watching fireworks Sunday night.

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Woman Tracks Down Stolen iPhone

Updated: 07/03/2011 - iPhones are arguably the hottest phone on the market, but they’re also targets for thieves. And when an Omaha woman had her phone stolen, she wasn’t sure if she’d ever see it again. She used the iPhone’s own technology to take matters into her own hands.

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UNO Therapy Program In Danger

Updated: 07/04/2011 - A program that helps many elderly Nebraskans and the disabled may be cut by the University of Nebraska Omaha.

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Capitol honoring individuals with flags

Posted: 07/02/2011 - Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale has been encouraging people to fly their U.S. flags during the Fourth of July weekend and reminding Nebraskans about a special flag program at the state Capitol.

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Water Main Breaks Right Before Our Eyes

Updated: 07/01/2011 - A water main break at 16th and Spencer Friday afternoon caused big problems for drivers and a buckling street was captured on video by a Channel 6 News crew. The street was buckling and water spouts were rapidly popping up along a block long stretch of 16th St.

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Cameras Used Inside Home Air Ducts

Updated: 07/01/2011 - Homeowners can get proof they are getting their moneys worth in duct cleaning. One company is using four small cameras to explore inside home air ducts.

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Don’t Be a Dummy Going to the Show

Updated: 07/01/2011 - Friday’s Bank of the West Celebrates America concert and fireworks show has moved a bit compared to previous years. Omaha police are sounding an alert for traffic.

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Ecstasy Conspiracy: Two Men Sentenced

Updated: 07/01/2011 - Two men were sentenced in federal court in Davenport, Iowa Friday for conspiracy to distribute the drug ecstasy, also known as MDMA and BZP. Damian Tiare Thomas, 32, was ordered to serve 262 months in prison followed by 3 years supervised release. James Lewis, 29, was sentenced to serve 84 months in prison followed by 3 years supervised release.

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Flooding Slowing Midwest Growth

Posted: 07/01/2011 - A survey of nine Midwestern and Plains suggests that higher energy prices and supply problems are slowing economic growth.

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River Levels Still 'Manageable'

Posted: 07/01/2011 - The Army Corps of Engineers says levels of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers remain manageable despite flooding concerns up some of the waterways.

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GM Reports June Vehicle Sales

Posted: 07/01/2011 - General Motors says its U.S. sales rose 10 percent in June as lower gas prices brought more customers into its showrooms.

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Conservation Request Due To Flooding

Posted: 07/01/2011 - The public is asked to help the Plattsmouth water situation and lessen the load a little for city employees and National Guardsmen by making a conscious effort to conserve water.

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More Time For Registration

Posted: 07/01/2011 - Cornhusker State Games officials have announced that registration in all sports will remain open through Tuesday, July 5 as workers process mailed entries and begin preparing competition schedules.

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River Boaters Move To Area Lakes

Updated: 06/30/2011 - The Missouri River has been off-limits to boaters for several weeks now. Lake Manawa has a new "no wake zone" in effect. And Lake Zorinsky is still dry. So what's a boating enthusiast to do this weekend? Many are taking to area lakes.

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Drug Dealer Convicted In Death

Posted: 06/30/2011 - A 25 year old Iowa man faces 20 years or more in federal prison because of a death due to a drug overdose.

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Unique Lottery For Hunters

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Midnight on July 1 marks the end of the entry period for a unique lottery. The winner will receive a combination permit with a bag limit of one elk, one antelope, one deer and two turkeys.

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Bellevue Asking for Sandbagging Volunteers

Posted: 06/30/2011 - The City of Bellevue is requesting volunteers to help fill sandbags which will be used to help protect some public works infrastructure, reinforce the levees and help keep water off of Highway 370 at Haworth Park

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Pet Safety in the Heat

Updated: 06/30/2011 - The Nebraska Humane Society has fielded numerous calls of dogs being left in cars. They remind everyone not to leave animals in the car for any amount of time while the weather is this hot.

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