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Knock, Knock – Who’s There? – An Alligator

Updated: 11/09/2011 - When Omaha police and the Nebraska Humane Society served a search warrant Wednesday morning, they found a jungle of unusual evidence: An elaborate marijuana growing operation, numerous tortoises and turtles, a rat snake, and a 2 ½ foot American alligator.

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Pipeline Route Could Be Reconsidered

Updated: 11/09/2011 - A U.S. official says the State Department is considering a plan that would reroute the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada away from environmentally sensitive areas of Nebraska. This could delay a final decision on the project until after the 2012 election.

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Trailer Park Licenses On Hold

Posted: 11/09/2011 - Two mobile home parks that did not get their annual licenses renewed a month ago were the subject of a public hearing before the Plattsmouth City Council this week. A decision on six month licenses for Hill City and HiVue parks will be made at the next council meeting.

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Veterans Beware Of Con Artists

Posted: 11/09/2011 - Veterans Day is one where we take time to honor those who have served our country. It’s also a time when scammers come out to take advantage of our veterans and active duty military personnel.

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Update: Branstad Drops Gas Tax Hike Proposal

Updated: 11/09/2011 - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has taken an increase in the state's gasoline tax off the table, rejecting a recommendation by a commission he appointed.

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Does It Work?

Updated: 11/15/2011 - Scratches, Embarrassing stains. There's lots of videos online promising "quick fixes!" Do they work?

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Recovered Hawk Released

Updated: 11/08/2011 - When it comes to looking for evidence sheriff’s crime scene investigators have the eyes of a hawk. Now they know what those eyes look like.

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Woman Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

Updated: 11/08/2011 - An Omaha woman has been sentenced to 80 months in prison for her role in a significant conspiracy to manufacture meth. Federal investigators say 35-year old Jennifer Mae Biggerstaff was involved in what has become known as the Fisher Farm Case.

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Traveling This Holiday? Book Now.

Updated: 11/08/2011 - Travelers looking for a cheaper holiday flight as the prepare to head home for the holidays may want to book tickets now.

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Vandals Crush Equipment

Updated: 11/08/2011 - The Lancaster County sheriff’s department is looking for those responsible for crushing some heavy equipment at a construction site. Sometime between October 28 and October 29, someone used a backhoe to crush a front end loader. The estimated damage: $20,000.

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Three Girls Victims Of Enticement

Updated: 11/08/2011 - Thirty-four-year-old Michael D. Winchel of Plattsmouth was sentenced to not less than two years and not more than four years on two convictions of criminal child enticement, 1st offense, Class IIIA Felonies.

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UNO To Help Marines Collect Toys For Needy

Posted: 11/08/2011 - The University of Nebraska at Omaha has kicked off its 51st year of helping the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's annual Toys for Tots drive to brighten the holiday season of needy children.

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Marijuana Trafficking Sentence

Posted: 11/08/2011 - An Omaha man has received a 40-year prison sentence for his leadership in a marijuana trafficking conspiracy.

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Land To Expand Park Near Omaha

Posted: 11/07/2011 - Platte River State Park to grow. Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners approved the acquisition of a 23.37-acre tract of land.

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Household Income Statistics

Posted: 11/07/2011 - Cass County continues a decade-long trend of having the state’s 3rd highest estimated household income.

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Veteran's Day Free Meals

Posted: 11/07/2011 - Several restaurant chains are offering free, or discounted meals to veterans.

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College Campuses to Take Part In Roll Call

Updated: 11/07/2011 - On college campuses across the country, students, faculty and relatives of veterans will spend hours this Veterans Day reading the names of the more than 6,000 Americans killed in the war effort in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Babysitter Gets 18 Months for Shaking Baby

Updated: 11/07/2011 - Emotions were flowing Monday morning in a Sarpy County courtroom where Pamela Johnson was sentenced to 18 months in prison for assault and child abuse.

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