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Sexual Assault Sentence

Posted: 05/25/2011 - Felony conviction for a former Cass County resident. 46-year-old Timothy C. Bobbett of Fremont accepted a plea agreement this week and pled guilty to first degree sexual assault.

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Cheap Air Duct Cleaning Offer Tested

Updated: 05/24/2011 - An advertised good deal turns into bad news for an Omaha couple. A coupon for inexpensive duct cleaning leads to an alarming claim with an expensive solution.

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Mother Sentenced 34-35 Years

Updated: 05/24/2011 - It was a gruesome murder that gripped Omaha nearly two years ago. On Tuesday, Angela Manns was sentenced to serve 34-35 years for the death of her 12-year old son Michael Belitz.

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It’s Music to Their Ears

Updated: 05/23/2011 - They called it a petting zoo at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Monday. However, since it’s a hospital, no one really expected to see animals. Instead, patients were treated to the experience of getting their hands on musical instruments.

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Eroding Creek Bank Threatens Home

Updated: 05/23/2011 - An Omaha family has been living on the edge. Since moving into a home next to Cole creek six years ago the bank has been slowly eroding and getting closer to their house.

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Old School Closes This Week

Updated: 05/23/2011 - It's the end of an era in Council Bluffs but there is excitement about the future. Gunn Elementary closes its doors for good later this week. The school has served generations of families in it's neighborhood setting. But a new school under construction hopes to create its own tradition by serving Council Bluffs families for generations to come.

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Interstate 80 Reopened

Updated: 05/23/2011 - Interstate 80 westbound has reopened. It was closed for about an hour this morning as the Nebraska State Patrol waited for a medical helicopter to arrive at the scene of a crash just west of the Platte River.

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Hunting In State Parks

Updated: 05/19/2011 - Should hunting be allowed in state parks, including Mahoney and Platte River state parks? The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners is considering it.

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Thank a Veteran Friday

Updated: 05/18/2011 - There will be an opportunity to thank a veteran this Friday and catch a game at the same time. The Creighton University vs. Missouri State game at TD Ameritrade Park will feature “Salute Military Personnel Day”.

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2011 Nebraska Special Olympics Begins

Updated: 05/20/2011 - Light the torch and let the trumpets blare...the Olympics are back in town. And for these athletes, the thrill of competition is a special moment for they and their families. The Nebraska Special Olympics opened Wednesday. It runs through Saturday.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 05/18/2011 - It sounds nasty, but ringworm is actually more of a nuisance.

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Eyesore Also A Safety Hazard

Updated: 05/17/2011 - It’s been eight months since a former nightspot turned into a hot spot. The cause of a fire that destroyed an old club north of Omaha is still listed as undetermined.

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Bag of Bones: West Iowa Mystery

Updated: 05/17/2011 - Workers preparing a warehouse for demolition made a grim discovery in Dow City, Iowa on Monday. A bag of bones. The Crawford County sheriff’s office immediately launched an investigation. The county medical examiner has determined the bones are human.

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Haworth Park Washed Out...Again

Posted: 05/17/2011 - Sunny skies above, but it's still soggy underfoot, especially in areas close to the Missouri River. Haworth Park in Bellevue is again closed, much of that due to last year's flood damage and recent heavy rains in the metro area. Still, many are optimistic the park will bounce back.

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Babies Behind Bars

Updated: 05/16/2011 - Malorie Maddox takes us inside the prison nursery program in York, Nebraska.

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Horse Premises Placed Under Quarantine

Updated: 05/16/2011 - Nebraska State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes says the horse premises may have come into contact with infected horses during the National Cutting Horse Association’s Western National Championships in Ogden, Utah.

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Message Posted For Concerned Customers

Updated: 05/16/2011 - Customers of a closed kitchen remodeling business found a new note posted on the window. It sends them to the company website where a promise was posted about 11 p.m. Sunday night.

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Governor Threatens To Veto CIR Bill

Updated: 05/16/2011 - A fight over how to change a state agency that oversees public employee contract disputes is heating up. Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman said Monday if a bill passes the legislature in its current form he will veto it.

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UNL Teaching Grants

Posted: 05/16/2011 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln says 22 teachers have been awarded $10,000 annual salary supplements to teach mathematics in high-need school districts and pursue development as master teachers.

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Flooding Moves Out Residents

Updated: 05/13/2011 - If you've ever had it happen before you know what a mess it is when your home floods. Heavy rains the past few days have caused more than a few headaches for dozens of families in a Council Bluffs apartment complex. And they are experiencing a lot of frustration because they believe the city helped cause the problem.

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