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Convicted Rapist's Commutation Request Denied

Posted: 12/19/2011 - The Nebraska Board of Pardons has declined to commute the sentence of a convicted rapist who has tried to get DNA testing in hopes of proving his innocence.

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New Advice For Businesses That Open Scam E-Mail

Posted: 12/19/2011 - The phishing email scam using the BBB's name continues to be a problem across the country.Its a scam first exposed by Channel Six News Fact Finders. Now the BBB has updated its advice for those who receive the email.

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Free Property Offer

Updated: 12/19/2011 - The Village of Union is making the offer to someone who sees opportunity in a 72’ by 135’ parcel on the south side of its Main Street, which is also on Highway 34 about a mile west of Highway 75.

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Man Arrested with Hidden Explosive

Updated: 12/19/2011 - Shelby County deputies were in for a surprise when they arrested 42-year-old Alan Heath Sunday night. When he was booked for misdemeanor theft, deputies discovered an incendiary device on him. The device was removed and placed on the driveway outside the jail.

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Woman Dies in Custody

Updated: 12/19/2011 - A 27-year-old woman has died while in custody of the Douglas County Corrections Department. Michelle Leuze was taken to a hospital Monday morning and was pronounced dead at 3:35am.

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Two Rescued Out of Lake McConaughy

Posted: 12/19/2011 - Two hunters were rescued out of the nearly freezing waters of Lake McConaughy this weekend. Their boat capsized on the south shore of the lake.

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Pardons Pleas

Updated: 12/19/2011 - The Nebraska Board of Pardons is getting ready to hear requests for reduced punishments from roughly four dozen people, including a man who has tried to prove his innocence through DNA testing.

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CEO Fights Resistance To the Keystone XL Crude Oil

Posted: 12/16/2011 - The CEO of pipeline developer TransCanada says he believes some resistance to the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline will dissipate if a new route in Nebraska wins approval.

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Did He Take Mom’s Money And Gamble?

Updated: 12/16/2011 - A 60-year-old Lincoln man is under arrest for theft by deception. Police say Kirk Hoelk transferred $30,000 from his 89-year old mother’s bank account without her authorization. She suffers from dementia.

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Headline Act Announced For 2012 Cattlemen's Ball

Posted: 12/16/2011 - The entertainment has been chosen for next year's Cattlemen's Ball, which raises money to support cancer research at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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New StratCom Headquarters Has Bellevue Flying High

Updated: 12/16/2011 - Millions of dollars for a major construction project at Offutt Air Force Base are included in a defense authorization bill that's been sent to President Obama for his signature.

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New STRATCOM Headquarters Approved

Updated: 12/15/2011 - The 2012 National Defense Authorization Act cleared Congress Thursday. The legislation includes final approval for a new headquarters for the U.S. Strategic Command in Nebraska.

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Top Paper Towels

Posted: 12/15/2011 - Bounty is the top-selling paper towel in the U.S. But does that make it the best? Consumer Reports put Bounty and nearly two dozen other paper towels through some serious tests to get the answer.

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Election Season Fast Approaching

Posted: 12/15/2011 - Information for candidate filing in 2012 Elections. The candidate filing window has re-opened in Nebraska. Incumbents have until February 15th to file; the non-incumbent deadline is March 1st.

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