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Ice Rescue Device For Cruisers

Updated: 02/15/2011 - It throws like a Frisbee but is a lifesaving tool and not a toy. It's called the Frisbouy.

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No Ice Jams or Flooding…Yet

Updated: 02/15/2011 - Today, warm sunlight shines on this water, running through the ice, on the Platte River, and it has been over the past few days during this stretch of above average temperatures.

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Apples Announces iPhone And iPad Subscription Policy

Posted: 02/15/2011 - Apple is saying that if publishers want to sell digital newspapers and magazines for the iPhone and iPad, they must give customers the option of paying through its iTunes store.

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Boy Steps Into Path of School Bus

Updated: 02/14/2011 - A 14-year old Omaha boy was injured Monday afternoon while attempting to cross the street at 66th and Maple.

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Gas Odor Evacuates Dozens

Updated: 02/14/2011 - There was a major inconvenience for about 60 people south of downtown Omaha Monday. At 3:48 p.m., 911 received a call from someone reporting a heavy odor of natural gas.

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IA Preschool Funding Cuts

Updated: 02/14/2011 - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has a budget proposal that would cut funding to preschools, putting more financial responsibility on parents.

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Classified Calls Clarified

Updated: 02/14/2011 - Megan Nowicki ran classified ads for her two Great Dane puppies. But she became suspicious when a caller answering the ad offered to sell her cheaper advertising instead.

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Branstad Presents Preschool Plan

Updated: 02/14/2011 - A plan to change state funding for preschool in Iowa could cut costs in half for the taxpayers, but individual families could pay more.

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Grand Island Plant to Close, 70 Workers Out of a Job

Posted: 02/14/2011 - Nearly 70 workers will be losing jobs as their company closes its concrete railroad tie plant in Grand Island. CXT makes ties for Union Pacific, but its contract with the Omaha-based railroad has expired.

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Update: New Details In Officer Involved Shooting

Updated: 02/14/2011 - In an update to an early-morning officer-involved shooting, Omaha Police say an officer fired his service weapon when a suspect hit an officer with a moving car.

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An Omaha Woman's Little Black Dress Project

Updated: 02/12/2011 - Imagine wearing the same shirt or same pair of pants every day for a whole year. One Omaha woman is doing just that. She calls it her Little Black Dress project and the effects of her wearing the same dress every day are being felt halfway across the world.

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New Development In Fatal Walgreens Robbery

Updated: 02/11/2011 - Two men tried to rob an Omaha Walgreens in April of last year. An armed customer shot and killed one of the would-be robbers. The second suspect was sentenced in court Friday.

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Man Arrested For 2010 Robbery

Updated: 02/11/2011 - Omaha police have made an arrest in a holdup committed last fall. Twenty-seven year-old Michael Coffman faces charges of robbery and use of a gun by a felon. He was one of three men accused of robbing a Plattsmouth man last Halloween morning.

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Restitution After 5 Years On The Lam

Posted: 02/11/2011 - A woman who had left the state and failed to show for court hearings over five years ago pleaded guilty to two Class I Misdemeanors and was released from jail.

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Young Drunk Driving

Updated: 02/10/2011 - Over the past few months there have been a number of cases that resemble Andrew Schlictimeier’s; young people allegedly under the influence wreaking havoc on society.

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Update: Girl Bit By Dog Still Hospitalized

Updated: 02/11/2011 - A family pet bites two young girls and one of them is badly hurt. The 11-year-old was slightly injured but the ten-year-old girl suffered severe bites on her arm. The dog's teeth opened up several large, deep gashes. She was taken to Childrens Hospital, where she remains a day later and it appears she's facing a long road to recovery.

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Car Seat Saves Child

Updated: 02/10/2011 - A car and semi crashed Thursday morning on Highway 50, just south of Havelock Avenue.

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Feral Hog Problems

Posted: 02/10/2011 - Farmers and agriculture officials are concerned that state budget cuts could mean more feral hogs doing damage to Kansas fields.

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Seed Savers Exchange

Posted: 02/10/2011 - The Decorah, Iowa based Seed Savers Exchange has released its 2011 seed catalog that features nearly 600 heirloom and open-pollinated vegetable, fruit and flower varieties.

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New Leaders Named

Posted: 02/10/2011 - Leadership Launch is a College of Saint Mary program designed to foster leadership in first- and second-year students who are involved with student organizations in the CSM community.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Fall

Updated: 02/10/2011 - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly three years, what it means for the job market is open to debate.

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Mission Omaha Project

Updated: 02/09/2011 - A local charitable group is looking for people it can help. The Mission Omaha Foundation brings college age volunteers into the Heartland to help fix up homes.

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Change Coming To Child Support Payment System

Posted: 02/09/2011 - In a move to save taxpayers some money, Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg announced Wednesday he's making a change to the child support payment system his office oversees.

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Something Somewhere Has To Be Cut

Updated: 02/09/2011 - The talk about cutting state spending began months ago and reached a fever pitch this week in the Nebraska Legislature. Now state senators have made the first of many decisions on spending.

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