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Red Cross Issues Safety Tips For Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted: 11/20/2014 - Millions of people will travel to spend their Thanksgiving holiday with loved ones and the American Red Cross has steps they can follow to help make sure they have a safe trip.

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Update: Credit Union Hit By Robbers

Updated: 11/20/2014 - Omaha Police are investigating a robbery that occurred late Wednesday morning at the SAC Federal Credit Union in Omaha.

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AAA Predicts Thanksgiving Travel to Reach Seven Year High

Posted: 11/20/2014 - AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase over 2013. Almost 90 percent of travelers (41.3 million) will celebrate the holiday with a road trip and likely will enjoy the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices in five years.

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Cancer Survivors Mark Smokeout Pushing For Stronger Tobacco Prevention Laws

Updated: 11/20/2014 - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is celebrating the 39th annual Great American Smokeout by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraskans by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation, including increasing state funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs and increasing tobacco excise taxes.

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Open Door Mission Celebrates New Life With Homeless Graduates

Posted: 11/20/2014 - The Open Door Mission will celebrate New Life with 14 graduates on Friday, November 21 at 6:30 pm. The ceremony will be held at Open Door Mission's Garland Thompson Men's Center located at 2705 N 20th St. E.

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The Cost Of Giving Thanks

Posted: 11/20/2014 - Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but it probably will not empty your wallet. The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is expected to rise slightly to about $49.41.

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Would-Be Robber Run Off By Store Clerk

Updated: 11/20/2014 - Council Bluffs Police are searching for a would-be robber who had an interesting way of demanding money Thursday morning.

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Identity Theft Victim Gets IRS Demand Letter

Updated: 11/19/2014 - An Omaha woman gets a shocking letter that her home is in jeopardy. The Internal Revenue Service demands payment for thousands of dollars in back taxes she doesn't owe.

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Update: The Story Behind Viral Photo

Updated: 11/19/2014 - A photo posted on our WOWT 6 News Facebook page has gone viral, garnering more than 1.5 million likes. Tuesday night we heard from the family responsible for the adorable photo.

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Iowa Pharmacy Board Tables Vote on Marijuana Laws

Updated: 11/19/2014 - The Iowa Board of Pharmacy will wait until a January meeting to consider recommending changing state law to reclassify marijuana so it could be used to treat medical conditions.

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Special Day at Intercultural Senior Center

Updated: 11/20/2014 - On Wednesday UNO students teamed up with South High students for a day with seniors at the Intercultural Senior Center in South Omaha.

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Update: Body Found, Foul Play Not Suspected

Updated: 11/19/2014 - Omaha police have now identified the man whose body was found near 11th & Harney Monday morning. 65-year old Harry Clark was found on the ground outside of a building and pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

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