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Avengers Video Game Announced

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Now that they've saved the world on film, "The Avengers" are teaming up for a video game.

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Homeless Shelter Lays Off 8 Staffers

Updated: 05/10/2012 - A Lincoln shelter for homeless people has cut almost 10 percent of its staff so it can keep open its free medical clinic.

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U.S. Figure Skater Drops By WOWT

Updated: 05/09/2012 - U.S. Figure Skater Agnes Zawadzki dropped by WOWT’s studio Wednesday to help promote next year’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Zawadzki is a favorite to win a medal when the championships come to CenturyLink Center Omaha.

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Man Sentenced For Beating Hitchhiker

Updated: 05/09/2012 - A 31-year-old Virginia man has been given 30 to 40 years in prison after being convicted of severely beating a hitchhiker in western Nebraska.

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Casinos Slowly Coming Back From Recession

Posted: 05/09/2012 - The nation's commercial casinos continued their slow-but-steady comeback from the recession last year, with revenues up 3 percent nationwide and jobs holding nearly steady.

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Public Can Attend Small Omaha Romney Rally

Updated: 05/09/2012 - A small number of people in Omaha will be able to attend a public rally for Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday. Romney will first attend a private fundraising event at the Hilton Hotel across the street from the Century Link Center.

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Company Recalls Nebraska's Lethal Injection Drug

Posted: 05/09/2012 - A Swiss pharmaceutical company has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that it is recalling a supply of a lethal injection drug held by Nebraska, which could leave the state without a way to carry out executions for the foreseeable future.

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Flood Recovery Continues

Updated: 05/09/2012 - Two key parts of Plattsmouth infrastructure are now back in operation. The wastewater treatment plant and a water line feed to the water towers have been repaired following last year's flooding.

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Couple Endure Unwanted Waterfall After Downpours

Updated: 05/09/2012 - What looks like a mountain stream is an Omaha backyard after a heavy rain. Runoff from a neighboring business parking lot creates an unwanted waterfall for an Omaha couple.

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US Appeals Court Affirms EEOC Decision

Posted: 05/08/2012 - A federal appeals court has largely affirmed an earlier ruling that could make it harder for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pursue class-action sexual harassment cases against companies in the Midwest.

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Dumb Crook Uses Stolen ID

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Authorities say a bouncer at an Iowa City bar found his stolen driver's license. A would-be customer handed it to him while trying to get into the nightspot.

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New Mayor Elected at Boys Town

Posted: 05/08/2012 - The mayor-elect says he plans to keep Boys Town’s pride around. Anthony Cornelius was elected the 112th mayor of the Village of Boys Town Tuesday.

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Omaha Pesticide EPA Investigation

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, of Greensboro, N.C., has agreed to pay a $102,000 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of environmental violations related to the sale or distribution of misbranded pesticides through its facility in Omaha, Neb., and through a farm supply retailer in Savannah, Mo.

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Follow Up: Kansas Escapees to Nebraska

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Members of the Kansas House of Representatives have rejected an amendment that would have restricted the types of inmates the Kansas Department of Correction could house in county jails.

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Auto Expert Answers Viewer Questions

Updated: 05/08/2012 - Peter Fink was enjoying some time off Tuesday, so his daughter Amanda answered viewer questions about automotive issues on the Channel 6 News Midday.

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Grants For Education Program

Posted: 05/08/2012 - The State Education Board announces grants for before- and after-school centers and Plattsmouth is one of the recipients.

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Payback For Sexual Let Down

Posted: 05/08/2012 - The U.S. Justice Department says $24 million has been released to pay people who bought products promising sexual enhancement and other benefits that were sold through fraudulent practices.

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New Veterans Diversion Program

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Diversion programs have been established for a number of groups in Nebraska; there are diversion programs for people who've committed nonviolent drug offenses, diversion programs for troubled youths and ones for low-level traffic offenders.

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