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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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Rescue Team Discovers Stolen SUV During Practice

Posted: 05/28/2012 - It wasn’t exactly a jackpot discovery, but a member of the Grand Island dive rescue team had made an unexpected assist in a criminal investigation. The diver was practicing on the east side of L.E. Ray Lake when he came upon a stolen SUV.

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18 Years for Pizza Crimes

Posted: 05/28/2012 - An 18-year-old Iowa man has been given a total of 18 years in prison for stealing pizza and other crimes. Roy Sanchez was arrested Friday. Last month, the Fort Dodge man pleaded guilty to various charges of theft, assault, and forgery by credit card.

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Lincoln Police Blotter Includes 2 Arrests

Posted: 05/28/2012 - Lincoln police have released information about two people arrested in recent days. One is accused of making racially charged threats. The other is accused of pleasuring himself in public.

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Teams Train For The Warrior Dash

Updated: 05/27/2012 - It's countdown to the Warrior Dash, the race that is hitting Omaha for the first time in two weeks.

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Campsites Full For Memorial Weekend

Updated: 05/25/2012 - For many in the Heartland, camping is a huge part of their Memorial Day Weekend, but if you didn't plan in advance you might be staying home.

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ACLU Files Appeal Brief in Fremont Immigration Case

Posted: 05/25/2012 - Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union are arguing that the city of Fremont overstepped its authority with an immigration ordinance that requires potential renters to prove their citizenship status.

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School District Can Challenge Landowners

Posted: 05/25/2012 - The Nebraska Supreme Court says an eastern Nebraska school district can challenge the recent move of land out of the district and into a neighboring school district.

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Public Vote Seen on Lincoln's Fairness Ordinance

Posted: 05/25/2012 - Organizers say they expect to turn in enough petition signatures to force a public vote on Lincoln's new measure barring discrimination against gay and transgender people.

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Safety Sharing The Road

Updated: 05/25/2012 - Two motorcycle crashes in three days, one taking a man’s life. The other crash left a man seriously injured Friday morning. With a warm holiday weekend ahead, it's likely even more riders will be out on the road.

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OPPD Reports Find Flaw at Fort Calhoun

Posted: 05/25/2012 - Omaha Public Power District workers have found a flaw this week in one of more than 50 heaters that helps pressurize water to cool the reactor at the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant, but the utility says no coolant leaked and the plant remains safe.

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