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Two Die in Nebraska Boating Collision

Posted: 07/05/2011 - Two visitors from North Carolina were killed during the holiday weekend in a boating accident. The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission says the victims were on a tube which collided with a pontoon boat at Sherman Reservoir.

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Husker To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Updated: 07/05/2011 - Former Husker softball player Peaches James was among a group of 12 prominent athletes chosen for induction into the Nebraska Black Sports Hall of Fame this month. James will be formally enshrined on July 30 at the sixth annual hall of fame dinner, held at the North Omaha Boys and Girls Club.

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Intentional Levee Breach – No Crime

Updated: 07/05/2011 - When private owners hired a contractor to blow up a portion of a levee Friday, people panicked. Pottawattamie County Attorney Matt Wilber understands why. Many county officials were surprised to hear the news as well. On Tuesday, he reiterated that there was no crime.

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Lincoln Man Charged With 4th DUI

Updated: 07/05/2011 - A Lincoln man is charged with his fourth drunken driving offense. Fifty-seven-year-old Mark Swanson was cited for a fourth-offense DUI after a crash Monday evening near Lincoln.

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Bicyclist Rescued From River

Posted: 07/05/2011 - A man who rode his bicycle into the Missouri River at South Sioux City, Neb., has been rescued from the fast-moving water.

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Stabbings At Intersection

Updated: 07/05/2011 - A woman is behind bars after allegedly stabbing two other women.

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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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