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Failed Second Chance

Posted: 01/19/2012 - A felony threats conviction results in a prison sentence. Last month, the judge had given 26-year-old Marcus J. Munhall of Plattsmouth a chance to avoid further jail time by participating in a comprehensive alcohol abuse treatment program, but Munhall left the Omaha facility within 24 hours.

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University of Nebraska Loses Stadium Work Lawsuit

Posted: 01/19/2012 - A judge says the University of Nebraska owes a York contractor nearly $64,000 remaining on a contract of nearly $2.1 million for renovations at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.

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Getting Guns Off Our Streets

Posted: 01/18/2012 - It is the top priority of Omaha Police, getting guns off our streets. They're finding the weapons through traffic stops, search warrants and on disturbance and narcotics calls.

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Obama Ads to Appear in Iowa

Posted: 01/18/2012 - President Barack Obama's campaign is buying advertising time in six states, including Iowa, that will be critical to the president's re-election effort. It’s a sign that the presidential campaign is entering a new phase.

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Relay For Life On Campus

Posted: 01/18/2012 - Many Nebraska high school and college students will be putting down the books and staying up all night this spring to take up the fight against cancer. The American Cancer Society hosts six of its signature Relay For Life events specifically with college and high school students in mind.

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Water Main Project Changes

Updated: 01/18/2012 - Changes to a water main project affect a community. The contract the City of Plattsmouth had with L.G. Roloff Construction to repair the water main in the BNSF railroad right-of-way has been terminated.

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County That Wants Losers

Posted: 01/18/2012 - Cass county agrees to a few hundred dollars for employees to participate in a ‘Biggest Loser Contest’. The program fits in with the health and wellness employee incentives Cass County has initiated within the last year.

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Bill Would Tighten Alcohol Compliance Check Rules

Updated: 01/18/2012 - Debate rages on in the Nebraska Legislature where Wednesday the public was given a chance to speak in favor or against a bill that would make it illegal for minors to lie during compliance checks on liquor retailers.

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Teenager Saved By Pastor, Police

Updated: 01/18/2012 - A 16-year-old girl enjoying life needed the quick action of a La Vista pastor and police officers to stay alive. She suffered a major heart attack and was revived with CPR and a portable defibrillator.

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Flood Expenditures Investigated

Posted: 01/17/2012 - Leaders of a community that battled flood waters now must prepare for a stream of questions. Channel Six News Fact Finders has discovered that the Nebraska State Patrol has been asked to look into the spending of government money at Lake Waconda south of Omaha.

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Details In Deadly Shooting

Updated: 01/17/2012 - Antonio McNichols was in court Tuesday and is being held without bond in the death of Davarus Neelon.

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Barry Manilow Coming to Omaha

Updated: 01/17/2012 - Her name was Lola. His name is Barry. He’s coming to CenturyLink Center Omaha. She is not, except in song if fans get their way.

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Jailhouse Contraband Bill Advances

Posted: 01/17/2012 - A measure to define jailhouse contraband and punish those who bring unlawful items into Nebraska jails is advancing in the Legislature. Lawmakers on Tuesday gave first-round approval to a bill that sets a maximum penalty for supplying certain items to inmates.

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District Hires Superintendent

Updated: 01/17/2012 - A new superintendent has been hired for the Conestoga Public School District. Dr. Beth Johnsen is currently the superintendent for the Friend, Nebraska school district.

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Idea: Nursing Home for Sex Offenders

Posted: 01/17/2012 - Some Iowa legislators say a special nursing home for elderly sex offenders and other criminals may be needed. State Rep. Helen Miller of Fort Dodge, says the state will need a facility "where these individuals will be contained."

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An Economic Bounce In Sarpy County

Posted: 01/16/2012 - Sarpy County Gets An economic bounce from a new trampoline fun center. Defy Gravity opened Monday to a large crow of youngsters out of school for the holiday.

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