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Diet Soft Drink Ad Aimed at Men

Posted: 10/10/2011 - Dudes don't drink diet. That's the idea behind Dr. Pepper Ten, a 10-calorie soft drink Dr Pepper Snapple Group is rolling out on Monday with a macho ad campaign that proclaims "It's not for women."

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Speed Limit in Western Nebraska: 120

Updated: 10/10/2011 - Remember the brain twisting lessons many of us received in elementary school. Somehow, the metric system was supposed to take over the country and those things called inches, feet, miles and pounds would be a thing of the past in the United States.

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Downtown Gets New Look

Posted: 10/07/2011 - A historic night in Plattsmouth. That’s the term used at Monday’s city council meeting to describe tonight’s dedication of the new look of downtown Plattsmouth.

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Part Of I-29 Reopens Saturday

Updated: 10/07/2011 - If you’re headed down to Kansas City this weekend it might be worth waiting until after 10 a.m. Saturday, when the Iowa Department of Transportation plans to reopen Interstate 29 in the southwest part of the state.

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Woman Hit And Killed While Walking On I-80

Updated: 10/07/2011 - A Des Moines woman has been killed after she was hit by a car as she walked in the middle of a lane of traffic on Interstate 80 near Altoona.

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Update: Southbound I-29 Reopens After Crash

Accident Investigation

Updated: 10/06/2011 - The southbound lanes of Interstate 29 reopened Thursday night after an accident Thursday afternoon near Honey Creek, Iowa. Investigators told Channel 6 News that for an unknown reason, the driver of a sedan slowed down dramatically almost to a stop, triggering a collision.

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Man Dies In Fiery Rollover

Updated: 10/06/2011 - A southeast Nebraska man was killed Thursday morning in a fiery rollover crash. The Gage County Sheriff’s office says 29-year old Matthew Bernhardt was ejected from his Chevy Trailblazer about 8am.

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Captured Fugitive Breaks More Than The Law

Updated: 10/06/2011 - A fugitive from justice trying to escape from Omaha police officers winds up in the hospital with severe injuries after he went out of a window about four stories high.

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Kids' ER Concussion Visits Up 60 Percent Over Decade

Updated: 10/06/2011 - Health officials say emergency room visits by children injured in sports and recreational activities rose 60 percent in the past decade. They said that's probably because parents and coaches are more careful about getting these head injuries treated.

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Former Lincoln Council Member Dies

Updated: 10/06/2011 - The Lincoln mayor's office says former City Council member Jayne Snyder has died at the age of 66. Snyder died early Thursday morning of cancer. A schedule of services isn't available yet.

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CPSC Parenting Alert! Make Your Home Safer

Updated: 10/05/2011 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging parents to make their homes safer for young children by anchoring televisions and furniture.

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Electoral College Flip Flop Possible

Updated: 10/05/2011 - It is arguably the most difficult thing to explain in American politics: How the Electoral College system of electing a new President works and what is the thinking behind it. Republicans are now pushing for a change in the way Nebraska and Pennsylvania award their Electoral College votes in the name of fairness.

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Iowa Reports First Cantaloupe-Related Illness

Posted: 10/05/2011 - State health officials say a northwest Iowa woman is the state's first reported case of someone becoming ill after eating a cantaloupe tainted with listeria.

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