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The Story Behind Magazine Sales

Updated: 04/27/2012 - A 21-year-old door-to-door magazine salesman said when his supervisor was arrested, he and others in their crew were left in a Sarpy county neighborhood.

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FDIC Hits Omaha State Bank With Consent Order

Posted: 04/27/2012 - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation dropped a consent order on Omaha State Bank after discovering 20 areas the bank needs to either change or improve.

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Another Type Of Gas For Sale

Posted: 04/27/2012 - Metropolitan Utilities District board of directors will consider a proposal at its May 2 meeting to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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Woman Robbed of Pabst Blue Ribbon

Updated: 04/27/2012 - A Lincoln man has been arrested for robbing a woman of her can of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. Nehemiah Winters implied that he had a knife when he stole the can. He was found several blocks away with the can which, by then, was partially consumed.

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Flower Shop Robber Gets Bouquet of Nothing

Updated: 04/27/2012 - A man walks into a flower shop and demands money from the employees. He says he has a gun. He ends up walking away with nothing.

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Help Catch Quick Change Cons

Updated: 04/26/2012 - Bellevue police say two men walked into a bar April 8th and left with about $100 that did not belong to them. They were quick change artists. Police hope someone can identify them through surveillance video.

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Fiddler on the Roof’s Tevye on Midday

Posted: 04/26/2012 - Actor John Preece has kept audiences in stitches at the Orpheum Theatre this week. He has the lead role as “Tevye” in Fiddler on the Roof. While his character has plenty of funny lines, the story told in the musical has some very deep messages. Preece talked about that on the Channel 6 News Midday Thursday.

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Community To Vote On Sales Tax Boost

Posted: 04/26/2012 - Local option sales tax is on the May Primary Election ballot for Weeping Water voters. The Cassgram reports The City of Weeping Water explains the reasons for putting the issue before voters.

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Youth Fight Cancer

Posted: 04/26/2012 - American Cancer Society Omaha Youth Relay For Life. A Team Event to Fight Cancer to be held Friday. Its a full day.

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The Voice: CWS Style

Posted: 04/26/2012 - Forty finalists will compete this weekend for the opportunity to perform the national anthem during this year’s College World Series. They were selected from about 100 applications. Seventeen will be selected.

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Update: Attempted Theft, Not Kidnapping As First Believed

Updated: 04/26/2012 - Lincoln police say the father of a 3-year-old and 8-month-old reported fighting off a man who, he thought, was trying to kidnap them. It turns out, the suspect is developmentally challenged.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Divided on Postal Debate

Posted: 04/26/2012 - Nebraska's U.S. senators ended up on opposite sides of overhaul legislation to allow the U.S. Postal Service to dodge bankruptcy and keep post offices open.

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Baby Giraffe Dies at Zoo

Posted: 04/25/2012 - Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium says one of the giraffes born at the zoo in March has died. The female giraffe, which never had a name because of an ongoing contest to name her, died despite round the clock care by zoo veterinarians.

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Nebraska Worker Electrocuted

Posted: 04/25/2012 - A 29-year-old man has died while working on a utility pole at a feedlot in northeast Nebraska. The Dixon County Sheriff's Office says Derrick Roth, of South Sioux City, was pronounced dead at Dixon County Feed Yard in Allen on Tuesday.

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Nebraska Colleges Raise Tuition

Updated: 04/25/2012 - Tuition is going up on for students at three Nebraska colleges this fall. The Nebraska State College Board of Trustees has approved a 3.5 percent increase for students at Chadron, Peru and Wayne State colleges.

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