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Never Mind -- "NE 420" is Acceptable

Posted: 11/21/2011 - An attorney who wants voters to decide whether marijuana should be legal in Nebraska will be able to get a marijuana-themed license plate after all. The state Department of Motor Vehicles reversed course Monday and decided to allow Holbrook attorney Frank Shoemaker to get "NE420" license plates.

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Iowa Egg Farmer Out of the Business

Posted: 11/21/2011 - An Iowa businessman who built one of the nation's largest egg production operations is getting out of the industry after its farms were found responsible for a nationwide salmonella outbreak.

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One Bad Turn, Truck Tips Over

Posted: 11/21/2011 - The Gage County Sheriff’s office had to respond to an accident scene this weekend with some delicate work. The driver of a semi accidentally let his rear axle go into a ditch. This caused the cargo, a tank full of anhydrous ammonia to shift.

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Good Citizen Stops Crime

Updated: 11/21/2011 - A robbery, burglary and assault suspect is in jail thanks to the actions of a good citizen. Lincoln police say 20-year old Lakrecia Donnell broke into an apartment at 17th & E Street Sunday morning. A resident restrained her until police arrived.

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Crime Not Suspected In Lincoln Death

Posted: 11/21/2011 - Police say they don't suspect a crime was committed in the death of a 51-year-old man whose body was found on a street corner in Lincoln.

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Accused Embezzler Pleads Guilty

Updated: 11/18/2011 - An Iowa worker has admitted to stealing nearly a half-million dollars from her employer.

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Who Is The Vending Vandal?

Updated: 11/18/2011 - Police are looking for someone described as a man with the munchies. A surveillance camera was rolling about 9pm November 4th when a man entered the clubhouse at Thomas Brook Apartments in Lincoln. He had his eyes set on the vending machine.

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Nebraska Court Overturns Protection Order Conviction

Posted: 11/18/2011 - The Nebraska Supreme Court has thrown out a man's conviction for violating a protection order during a 2009 dispute with his ex-wife because the man was never formally served with a copy.

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Two Schools But One Team

Posted: 11/18/2011 - Girls Softball agreement renewed for two more years. Two schools will play as one.

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Historic Oxbow Wetlands in Nebraska To Be Restored

Posted: 11/18/2011 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha is set to begin the restoration of seven acres of historic oxbow wetlands dominated by invasive species along the Big Papillion Creek.

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Who's Responsible For Clearing Debris From Riverbanks?

Updated: 11/17/2011 - The water has gone but the mess is still there. But there are some interesting items left high and dry by the Missouri River flooding. The problem now is who's responsible for the cleanup?

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Nebraska Inmate Threatens President

Updated: 11/17/2011 - An inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary has been charged with making a threat against the President of the United States. Last April, 20-year old Loren James Hamlin began serving a 3-5 year sentence for Burglary in Red Willow County.

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Nebraska DMV Sued Over License Plate

Updated: 11/17/2011 - ACLU Nebraska announced it is suing the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles on behalf of a man who was denied a personalized license plate that would have read “NE 420”. In some circles, the number 420 means marijuana – usually pro marijuana.

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Update On Car Train Crash

Posted: 11/17/2011 - Sheriff's update on the train vs. car collision just after midnight Wednesday at Cedar Creek.

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Man Cited After Pot Found In FedEx Box

Updated: 11/17/2011 - A Lincoln man has been cited by police after they say he tried to ship a small amount of marijuana, along with some food, through FedEx.

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State Patrol Touts Holiday Driving Safety

Posted: 11/17/2011 - The Nebraska State Patrol has announced plans for roadway safety checks focused on seat belt usage and impaired driving over the holiday season.

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Money Collected By U.S. Attorney In Iowa

Posted: 11/16/2011 - U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt announced Wednesday that the Southern District of Iowa collected $9.6 million in Fiscal Year 2011 related to criminal and civil actions.

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