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Woman Seeks Honors For Fallen Soldiers

Posted: 02/23/2012 - A Nebraska woman wants Gov. Dave Heineman to order the lowering of flags statewide whenever a Nebraskan dies while on military duty.

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Hassebrook Gears Up For Senate Run

Updated: 02/23/2012 - Chuck Hassebrook, Democrats' newly minted candidate for U.S. Senate, is taking an extended leave of absence from his job as executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs as he runs his campaign.

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Construction Zone...For Kids

Updated: 02/22/2012 - Volunteers spend weekends making a construction zone "kid proof." Their hard work paid off!

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Grass Fire Shuts Down Part Of Highway 75

Updated: 02/22/2012 - A mid-afternoon grass fire on Highway 75 near Bellevue shut down the roadway for a while. That was so fire trucks could get to the fire on a hillside right next to the highway for a short time before being reopened.

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Major Sewer Line Needs Work

Posted: 02/22/2012 - Main street repairs needed In Plattsmouth. The sewer pipe was damaged and is being replaced.

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Buffett's Shareholder Letter Out Saturday

Posted: 02/22/2012 - Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be released Saturday morning. The letter is generally one of the best-read and most-quoted business documents every year because Buffett mixes sage advice with the financial results for his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate.

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Measure Would Redefine Gun Owner Rights

Posted: 02/22/2012 - Gun owners who legally transport weapons in their vehicles would have more property rights defined in Nebraska law, under a measure moving through the state Legislature.

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20 Years For Drugs And Guns

Updated: 02/22/2012 - A 41-year-old Council Bluffs man gets to be a resident of the federal prison system for 20 years for his involvement with drugs and guns. Gary Eldred Kremer was sentenced Tuesday.

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Update: Shooting Injures 7-Year-Old

Updated: 02/22/2012 - A 7-year-old Omaha was taken to Creighton University Medical Center Wednesday morning suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

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Nebraska Nuclear Safety

Posted: 02/22/2012 - Federal regulators will get another update on a Nebraska utility's plan to repair and restart a nuclear power plant that has been shut down since last spring.

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Should Nebraska Lawmakers Add Extra Term?

Updated: 02/22/2012 - Members of the Nebraska Legislature would be able to serve three terms rather than two, under a proposed constitutional amendment up for debate.

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Cell Shakedown For Safety

Updated: 02/22/2012 - Nebraska has 4,500 prison inmates serving time in 10 facilities. Some with harden criminals who have to do time together for years. Every cell and housing unit is searched frequently.

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Safety Is A One Way Street

Updated: 02/22/2012 - Old habits are hard to change and drivers in a south Omaha neighborhood are finding its not easy to go one way. But city engineers took safety in that direction in attempt to reduce truck traffic for two blocks on Pierce street.

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Want to Buy Stock? There’s an App for That

Posted: 02/21/2012 - Omaha-based TD Ameritrade has introduced a new app for Droids, iPhones, and iPads. It allows users to scan products, find out who makes the product, and buy stock in that company.

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Endangered Whooping Cranes in Nebraska

Posted: 02/21/2012 - Three endangered whooping cranes have stopped at Jeffrey Island in the Platte River in central Nebraska. The cranes landed February 2 in the first confirmed sighting of the birds since the seven-mile-long island was turned into a wildlife habitat more than a decade ago.

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