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Nebraska Boy Killed in Kansas

Updated: 07/04/2012 - A 10-year old Lexington, Nebraska boy was killed in a crash in southwest Kansas Tuesday. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a car, driven by 22-year-old Danica Ward of Laramie, Wyoming ran off the right side of a highway.

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Fireworks Explosion Burns Two Men

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Two people are rushed to the hospital with major burn injuries after a fireworks explosion near 58th and Stockwell streets at about 10:30 Tuesday night.

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Kerrey, Fischer To Walk Parades On July 4

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates will be hitting parades and events, shaking hands and handing out campaign stickers in eastern Nebraska for the July Fourth holiday.

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Extreme Heat Makes Roads Buckle

Posted: 07/04/2012 - State transportation officials are urging drivers to watch out for pavement problems as the high temperatures heat the highways.

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Update: Name Released of Body Found In Lake

Updated: 07/03/2012 - It's been an extensive effort for rescue crews from Omaha, Papillion and Bellevue, searching for an Iowa man reported missing Sunday at a Sarpy County lake. That search has come to an end after authorities recovered the body of 34-year old Michael Hartsook of Council Bluffs on Tuesday evening, They say he was out on the lake early Sunday morning when he jumped into the water.

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KC Officer Sentenced For Stealing Electronic

Posted: 07/03/2012 - A second former Kansas City, Kan., police officer has been sentenced to federal prison for stealing electronics from houses where his special unit served search warrants.

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Decorah Eaglet Found Dead

Updated: 07/03/2012 - One of the American bald eagles born this year in northeast Iowa and watched by millions via the Decorah eagle cam has died.

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Nebraska Center for Disabled Regains Certification

Posted: 07/03/2012 - The final living unit of a state-run center for the developmentally disabled is now eligible to receive federal funding, three years after the facility lost its certification amid hundreds of cases of patient abuse and neglect.

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4th Of July Places To Go

Updated: 07/03/2012 - Fourth of July celebrations in Cass County in Murray and Murdock.

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Aide: Iowa Governor Will Keep Felon Voting Policy

Posted: 07/03/2012 - Despite mounting criticism, a spokesman says Gov. Terry Branstad won't change the application process that former Iowa felons have to navigate to get their voting rights back.

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Update: Crash Sends Driver To Hospital

Posted: 07/03/2012 - A single car crash, just after 6 o'clock Tuesday morning injured a 28-year-old Omaha man. It happened near the intersection of 58th and Center Streets.

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Governor's Pay Raise Plan Irks Top Union Official

Updated: 07/03/2012 - The head of state government's largest union says Gov. Dave Heineman is discriminating against rank-and-file state workers by proposing to give some leading state employees bigger raises.

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Swim Trials Finished, What's Next?

Updated: 07/02/2012 - From baseball to swimming, after more than two weeks on the national stage Omaha is moving on. The final races in the Olympic Swim Trials finished Monday night.

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Swim Trial Autographs

Updated: 07/02/2012 - A lot of fans spent the week catching up with the latest and greatest swimmers. Several held autograph sessions in the Aqua Zone. Monday afternoon we found Jeanne Dietrich getting autographs, but not for herself.

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Importance of Swim Lessons

Updated: 07/02/2012 - After a series of drownings locally, experts say getting swim lessons early on is important.

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