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It’s A Felony: Enticement Via Texting

Updated: 05/11/2012 - Lincoln police say 19-year-old Andrew Scott met a 15-year-old girl through a mutual friend. The friendship began to take a turn in the wrong direction when the two began to communicate through Facebook and text messaging.

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Drug Dealer Gets Life

Updated: 05/11/2012 - Damon O’Neil, of Chicago, Illinois was sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Iowa.

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Another View On Merging County Offices

Updated: 05/11/2012 - The County Assessor gave his view on a pending merger resolution to merge offices. That resolution comes back before the Cass County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, May 15th.

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Two Women Arrested For Theft Of "Mislaid" Money

Updated: 05/11/2012 - A six-month long investigation by the Nebraska State Patrol has led to the arrest of two Omaha woman on charges of Felony Theft of Lost, Mislaid Items. Cassandra Wright, 28, and Chudney Knave, 29, were arrested for spending $49,000 mistakenly deposited into the account of their business “Bright Futures Learning & Care,” by the Nebraska Department of Education.

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Gov. Branstad Names New Judge

Posted: 05/11/2012 - Gov. Terry Branstad has named a senior counsel to West Des Moines-based insurer Aviva USA to the district court bench in Iowa's 5th Judicial District.

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Omaha Steaks Donates to Troops

Posted: 05/11/2012 - Omaha Steaks says it plans to donate part of its sales in May to the Armed Forces Foundation as part of a monthlong effort to honor soldiers.

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Plant Expert Answers Your Questions

Posted: 05/10/2012 - It sounds scandalous, but can Granny Smith cross pollinate with a Honey Crisp? Actually, it’s not a scandal. It’s a legitimate question posed to plant expert John Fech during the Channel 6 News Midday newscast Thursday.

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Gunman Identified – Can You Find Him?

Updated: 05/11/2012 - Omaha Police have identified a suspect who may have shot a good Samaritan last week. The victim, 30-year-old Dallas Waters, was shot in the leg while helping a girl who was being bullied by two teenagers.

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Packed Crowds Checking Out the Pachyderms & More

Updated: 05/10/2012 - Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is reporting record attendance. Zoo operators credit two things for the high attendance figures: The re-opening of the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium and a warm spring.

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New Trial In Parking Lot Slaying

Updated: 05/10/2012 - A 23-year-old Iowa man has won a new trial in the fatal shooting of another man in a Des Moines parking lot. The Iowa Court of Appeals said Wednesday that Matthew Grady was improperly interrogated.

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Sex Offender Imprisoned For Nebraska Violation

Posted: 05/10/2012 - A 27-year-old Sudanese man has been given 21 months in federal prison for not registering as a sex offender in Nebraska. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg says Koang Tang must serve five years of supervised release after he leaves prison.

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Weatherization Program Milestone

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Free weatherization completes the 300th home with American Reinvestment and Recovery funding.

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Smoke Free Parks On Hold

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Smoke free policy in the parks goes up in smoke in Plattsmouth. The city councilman who turned discussion toward the rights of smokers later asked that the policy proposal be kept “on the table.”

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Avengers Video Game Announced

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Now that they've saved the world on film, "The Avengers" are teaming up for a video game.

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Homeless Shelter Lays Off 8 Staffers

Updated: 05/10/2012 - A Lincoln shelter for homeless people has cut almost 10 percent of its staff so it can keep open its free medical clinic.

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