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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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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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