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Lincoln Police Make Two Arrests

Updated: 05/30/2012 - Lincoln police announced the arrests Wednesday morning of two people for separate crimes. Among the crimes is road rage.

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Louisville State Rec Area Evacuated After Smell Report

Updated: 05/29/2012 - Campers and other park-users were evacuated from Lake #2 at the Louisville State Recreation area Tuesday afternoon. It was done as a precaution after some children reported hearing a funny sound and then smelling a gas-like odor near train tracks that run by the park.

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Update: Missing La Vista Woman

Updated: 05/29/2012 - A woman reported missing last Thursday by the La Vista police, apparently has separated herself from friends and family of her own accord. Police as of Tuesday do not consider Elizabeth Dum to be missing.

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Sexual Assault of a Child Suspect in Court

Updated: 05/29/2012 - The suspect in the alleged sexual assault of a child will likely stay in jail for a while. On Tuesday, 28-year old David Parkin appeared before a Sarpy County judge for the first time. His bond was set at $200,000, which means Parkin will need $20,000 to be released from jail.

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Writing Scores Show Progress Needed

Updated: 05/29/2012 - Almost 40% of Nebraska students in the 11th and 8th grades are unable to meet or exceed new state standards for writing. In releasing the data Tuesday, state officials stressed this is the first year for a new and more rigorous test.

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Police: Woman Stabs Boyfriend

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Omaha police are investigating a stabbing that left a man wounded. Officers believe the man’s girlfriend was responsible.

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Assault Outside Omaha Bar

Updated: 05/29/2012 - The theme of a bar near 120th & Blondo is golf, but police say a baseball bat was used on the victim of an assault early Tuesday morning. Officers were called to the Caddy Shack Bar at 1:34am, where they found a bloody scene in the parking lot.

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Special Enforcement Grants

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Selective enforcement underway around eastern Nebraska. Grants to local law enforcement agencies are paying for extra patrol through this coming weekend. A Nebraska State Patrol enforcement continues through the summer.

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ATV Accident South Of Metro

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Union and Nehawka fire and rescue volunteers responded to an ATV accident at Lake Waconda just after 6pm Sunday.

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More Than 300 Bug Experts Gathering In Lincoln

Posted: 05/29/2012 - Organizers expect more than 300 people from the United States and Canada will attend the 67th annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America's North Central Branch.

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Hollywood Video Collection Agency Still Calling

Updated: 05/28/2012 - A woman received a collection notice from Hollywood Video, which no longer exists. Mike McKnight says the company’s bankruptcy has many customers giving the business a thumbs down.

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Driver & Pickup Missing in Southwest Iowa

Posted: 05/28/2012 - A sheriff in southwest Iowa is asking the public for helping locating a pickup truck. The driver has not been heard from since 9pm Saturday. Information about the driver and his or her identity is not being released. The concern is that the driver may be suffering from health issues.

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Experts: Remedial College Classes Need Fixing

Posted: 05/28/2012 - Each year, an estimated 1.7 million U.S. college students are steered to remedial classes to catch them up and prepare them for regular coursework. But a growing body of research shows the courses are eating up time and money, often leading not to degrees but student loan hangovers.

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Jail Population Dwindles

Updated: 05/28/2012 - The Polk County Jail in Des Moines, Iowa has been less crowded than usual, easing concerns that the county might need to open a vacant wing of the jail.

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Standing Bear Lake Rescue

Updated: 05/28/2012 - Omaha Fire & Rescue responded to a water rescue Monday afternoon at Standing Bear Lake in northwest Omaha. Radio dispatch from the scene indicates several people were rescued by others already on the lake.

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Group Seeks To Buy Troubled Mall

Updated: 05/28/2012 - A group of investors is attempting to purchase and redevelop a half-empty mall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Remembering The First Nebraskans To Fall

Updated: 05/28/2012 - Originally called "Decoration Day", Memorial Day was first observed in the late 1860s to honor those who had fallen during America's Civil War. It was also a time when Nebraska, then a territory, raised a regiment of soldiers to fight in our country's bloodiest conflict. At Omaha's historic Prospect Hill Cemetery, that history is never forgotten.

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