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Driving Tips For Light Snowfall

Updated: 01/15/2012 - Navigating the roads might get a little tougher in the next couple of days. The Heartland is bracing for light snowfall, which can make you lose control of your vehicle in an instant.

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Education Accountability Bill Set for Hearing

Updated: 01/15/2012 - A bill that would require the Nebraska Board of Education to create an accountability system for individual public schools is set for a legislative hearing.

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Iowan Who Dumped Dead Dogs Found with More Dogs

Posted: 01/14/2012 - An Iowa woman convicted of dumping 23 dead or dying dogs in a south-central Nebraska cornfield in 2008 has been found with more dogs during a probation compliance check.

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Witnesses Coming Forward To Help Police

Posted: 01/13/2012 - Omaha Homicide Detectives have been working around the clock due to the city's recent rash of shootings. And there is one simple thing we can do to help solve some of these crimes. Tell police what we see.

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Economists: Raise IA Gas Tax

Posted: 01/13/2012 - Two economists say increasing Iowa's fuel tax would help the state in the long run and be relatively painless to consumers.

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Cancer Patients Get Motel Rooms

Posted: 01/13/2012 - Several Nebraska lodging facilities are currently participating in the American Cancer Society guestroom program to provide free lodging for cancer patients traveling to certain Nebraska communities for life-saving treatments.

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Road Rage Incident Involved Cutting

Updated: 01/13/2012 - Lincoln police have arrested a 55-year old man in a road rage incident dating back two years. A tip from the public pointed them to Tommy King.

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Female Burglars Sentenced

Updated: 01/13/2012 - Two women, who were arrested inside a Weeping Water business last September, were sentenced Thursday.

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Iowa's 2011 Corn Harvest Up 9% From 2010

Updated: 01/13/2012 - Federal officials say Iowa's 2011 corn harvest for grain production hit 2.36 billion bushels, which is 9 percent higher than the 2010 crop.

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Nebraska Bill Seeks Pilot Program For Juveniles

Posted: 01/13/2012 - Juveniles on probation in Nebraska would receive community-based treatment under a proposed pilot program that seeks to avoid making them wards of the state.

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Former S.D. Governor Dies

Posted: 01/12/2012 - Bill Janklow, a flamboyant politician who left a lasting mark on South Dakota politics by serving four terms as governor but resigned as the state's congressman after causing a fatal traffic accident, has died. He was 72.

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Iowa Lawmakers Say Gas Tax Increase Likely

Posted: 01/12/2012 - Key lawmakers of both parties predict the Legislature this year will approve a measure that will eventually increase Iowa's gasoline tax.

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School Superintendent Search

Posted: 01/12/2012 - Conestoga school superintendent search narrowing. The superintendent’s position drew 29 applicants.

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Bald Eagles Shot

Updated: 01/12/2012 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is actively investigating the deaths of two bald eagles in Kansas. The USFWS worked with area veterinarians to X-ray the eagle and identified the presence of metal in the bird.

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DUI Suspect Wakes Up The Neighborhood

Updated: 01/12/2012 - Criminal mischief is probably the least of Hezekiah Smith’s worries. Lincoln police say the 23-year-old man literally woke up a neighborhood as he tried to evade officers while drunk driving Thursday morning.

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Flood Recovery Continues

Updated: 01/12/2012 - Water system tests are being conducted following the flooding this past spring. Officials say there’s some encouraging news on getting the City of Plattsmouth’s utility systems back to normal.

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Omaha Steel Casings Moving To Wahoo

Posted: 01/12/2012 - Omaha Steel Castings Co. will be moving its business about 30 miles west to the Saunders County town of Wahoo.

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Buffett To GOP...Match This

Posted: 01/11/2012 - Billionaire Warren Buffett said he's willing to match any contributions to reduce the national debt that Republican members of Congress make.

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