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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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Planning For Any Scenario

Posted: 07/18/2011 - So far so good in the city's battle against a flooding Missouri River. But it's not by chance that the city has remained relatively high and dry. A coalition of members from the private and public sector have daily plotted out the city's progress and needs.

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Omaha Library Branch to Close For 4 Months

Updated: 07/18/2011 - The Milton R. Abrahams Branch of the Omaha Public Library, south of 90th and Fort Street, will be closed for renovations August 1. The $1.2 million project is funded by the city’s capital improvement program.

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Cancer, Memory Loss Top Boomers' Health Concerns

Posted: 07/18/2011 - Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Memory loss comes in second. But heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too, given the size of boomers' waistlines.

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Obama Appoints New Consumer Agency Head

Posted: 07/18/2011 - President Barack Obama is vowing to fight any efforts to block the work of a new consumer protection bureau as he introduces a former Ohio attorney general to run the agency.

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Elaborate Plans To Keep Anthony Safe

Posted: 07/18/2011 - One of Casey Anthony's lawyers said elaborate plans had to be made to keep the woman safe after her release from jail. Attorney Cheney Mason said the 25-year-old woman freed over the weekend will have a difficult life for a long time, partly because so many people have a "lynch mob mentality."

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Rapper Faces Sentencing In Tax Case

Updated: 07/18/2011 - Rapper and actor Ja Rule faces sentencing in federal court in for failing to file income tax returns. The platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, faces up to three years in prison at his sentencing in New Jersey.

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Stowaway Faces Up To 15 Years In Prison

Posted: 07/18/2011 - A Nigerian-American man is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom on charges he breached airport security in New York and got a free ride on an LA-bound flight.

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Heineman: Improving Economies Top Goal

Posted: 07/18/2011 - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says state economies will top his priority list as the new chairman of the National Governors Association.

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