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Tokyo To Bid For 2020 Olympics

Updated: 07/15/2011 - Tokyo hopes a bid for the 2020 Olympics will serve as a symbol of Japan's recovery from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

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Council Bluffs Version of Carmageddon… Not Quite

Updated: 07/15/2011 - This hardly compares to the closing of the 405 in Los Angeles this weekend, but there is a little bit of good news for Council Bluffs motorists. The road closure of Interstate 29 is shrinking about a mile.

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Man Pitches Peanuts At Flight Attendant

Posted: 07/15/2011 - A man lost his flying privileges and passport after authorities say he pelted a flight attendant with peanuts and pretzels on a Southwest Airlines plane from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City.

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Government Wants Airlines To Report More Fee Data

Posted: 07/15/2011 - The government wants to require that airlines regularly report the amount and types of fees they charge, as well as the number of checked bags and mishandled wheelchairs.

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Obama Still Pushing For Deal

Updated: 07/15/2011 - President Barack Obama is encouraged that lawmakers from both sides are in agreement about the need to prevent the U.S. from defaulting on its financial obligations.

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Traffic Stop Finds Dead Passenger

Posted: 07/15/2011 - A traffic stop on a pickup truck found the driver was riding with a dead man in the passenger seat. It appears the man had been dead for hours when the Ohio State Highway Patrol pulled over the truck in northwest Ohio.

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Sources: NFL Players, Owners Making Progress

Posted: 07/15/2011 - Following up on a burst of momentum in NFL labor talks, negotiating teams for owners and players met again Friday to try and reach a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Search Warrant Recovers the Goods

Updated: 07/15/2011 - When Lincoln police served a search warrant on Andrew Westerberg’s home Wednesday, they found what they were looking for. Police recovered electronics that were stolen from a Lincoln apartment July 9.

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Two Brothers, One Robbery

Updated: 07/15/2011 - Two brothers have been arrested for the robbery of a Lincoln man. Police say Mack Branch, 24, and Anthony Branch, 29, robbed the man outside his apartment June 23.

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Freedom Park Artifacts Saved

Updated: 07/15/2011 - We learned this week that through all of the flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has had a hand in saving an Omaha Park. Freedom Park is situated along the Missouri River between downtown Omaha and Eppley Airfield.

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Tracey Dyess Commutation Hearing Friday Morning

The Courts

Updated: 07/14/2011 - It's a case you'll remember from six years ago. Tracey Dyess tried to kill her stepfather by setting fire to their home in Griswold, Iowa. Instead her brother and sister died in the blaze.

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Security Officers Will Chase Shoplifters

Updated: 07/15/2011 - One Omaha store takes a tough stance on theft. Video of security officers chasing and tackling a shoplifter in the parking lot shows the job isn’t easy.

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Stone Temple Pilots Reschedule Stir Concert

Posted: 07/14/2011 - Due to a scheduling conflict, the Stone Temple Pilots show scheduled for Sunday, July 17th at Harrah's Stir Concert Cove is being rescheduled.

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What's the Best Route To Kansas City?

Updated: 07/14/2011 - For weeks now, Interstate 29 has been shut down both north and south of the metro. Finding the right detour can be a real mess. Thousands of people make the trip to Kansas City, especially during the summer. But what's the best route for those who are planning a road trip.

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Nelson To Tour Nebraska City Flooding

Posted: 07/14/2011 - Senator Ben Nelson will tour the waste water treatment plant and the Omaha Public Power District water plant on Friday afternoon.

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Top Junior Golfers Come To Nebraska

Posted: 07/14/2011 - Quarry Oaks will host an American Junior Golf Association event for the second consecutive year, as 78 of the nation’s top junior golfers will compete in the AJGA Nebraska Junior at Quarry Oaks, Aug. 8-11.

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NRC to Revisit Situation at Ft. Calhoun

Updated: 07/14/2011 - While some of the water has receded and the conspiracy theories have receded, attention to the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant remains a priority with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. NRC staff is preparing to meet with officials from OPPD, the owner and operator of the plant, for a second time this summer.

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Relief Request For Cass County

Posted: 07/14/2011 - Major disaster designations requested for Cass County. Gov. Dave Heineman has submitted the formal requests due to the county’s flood damage.

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DUI #5 For Nebraska Man

Updated: 07/14/2011 - A 28-year old Waterloo man has been jailed for his fifth DUI.

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Reid: Cantor Should Not Be In Debt Limit Talks

Posted: 07/14/2011 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid believes House Majority Leader Eric Cantor should not be part of the debt limit negotiations. He's calling the Virginia Republican congressman "childish."

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Guilty Plea In Cat Car Case

Posted: 07/14/2011 - Two New York women have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges after 80 cats were found in two cars.

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