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Conference Focuses on Dealing With Grief

Posted: 11/22/2014 - About 120 people attended the Grief Awareness Conference on the campus of Creighton University Friday. The event was sponsored by Ted E. Bear Hollow, an organization that focuses on helping grieving children and teens. According to program director Cathy Fox, there were lessons at the conference for just about everyone.

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Pedestrian Hit By Car

Updated: 11/22/2014 - A man is recovering after being struck by a car Saturday morning.

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Two-Car Crash On Highway 36

Updated: 11/22/2014 - Rescue personnel responded to a two-car crash at the intersection of Highway 36 and Blair High Road in northern Douglas County just after 10 Friday night.

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ACLU Launches Mobile Justice App, Trains Users

Posted: 11/21/2014 - Major protests continue in Ferguson Missouri, this happening as a grand jury is deciding whether or not to charge an officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Excessive police force is at the center of attention and when or if it is called for.

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Traffic Stop Leads To Manhunt

Updated: 11/21/2014 - A traffic stop in Bellevue turns into a wild foot pursuit across several blocks in South Omaha.

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Nine-Year-Old Takes Pellet Gun To School

Updated: 11/21/2014 - A Millard fourth grader has been suspended after taking a pellet gun to school. His mother is angry but not by the punishment. She claims the principal knew the night before what could happen but didn't call her to stop it.

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Update: Fire Started by Candle

Updated: 11/24/2014 - Fire investigators have determined that an unattended candle started a fire at an apartment building Friday evening. The fire broke out about 5:20 p.m. at 48th & Harrison.

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Credit Card Bandit Sought

Posted: 11/21/2014 - A Fremont woman visiting Omaha had an unwelcome surprise. While dining out downtown, her wallet was stolen, credit cards and all.

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Man Guilty of Murdering House Guest

Updated: 11/21/2014 - A metro area man was convicted Friday of first degree murder for the shooting death of his wife’s friend. The victim was killed after a night of drinking in April.

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Update: Father Of Wandering Toddler Identified By Police

Updated: 11/21/2014 - Police have identified a little girl found wandering the street alone in south Omaha Wednesday morning. Later that same day, police found siblings of the girl and all the children are now in temporary foster care.

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Hung Jury In Colleen Cannon Trial

Updated: 11/21/2014 - The trial of a woman accused of killing a man during a fight has ended with a hung jury and mistrial.

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3-2-1 Quick Pitch Awards Seven $1,000 Prizes At UNL

Posted: 11/21/2014 - Nearly 70 students had the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills through a short "quick pitch" proposal to a panel of entrepreneurial experts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration's sixth annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition.

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$1.3 Million iPad Donation For Millard Public School Students

Updated: 11/21/2014 - The Millard Public Schools Foundation Board voted unanimously Thursday evening to donate $1.3 million to Millard Public Schools for the purchase of 2,500 iPads. This donation will put five iPads in all 482 elementary classrooms throughout the district.

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Toyota Recalling 2006-2011 Lexus Cars

Updated: 11/21/2014 - Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires. The recalls affect the 2006 to 2011 GS, 2007 to 2010 LS and the 2006 to 2011 IS models.

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Gearing up for the WOWT Holiday Food Drive

Updated: 11/21/2014 - WOWT News is teaming up with Hy-Vee to help stock the shelves for the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry. Last year, the food raised lasted through April, and this year, the challenge is to bring in more donations.

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