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Holiday + Trash = Delay

Updated: 09/01/2011 - Many in the Heartland know the routine. Whenever there is a national holiday that falls during the week, their trash service will most likely be delayed a day.

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One Suspected Burglar Gets Away

Updated: 09/01/2011 - Lincoln police rushed to the scene of a burglary in progress about 11:40am Wednesday. They were able to identify the suspects’ truck. When they stopped the truck at 30th & Q Street, the driver ran from the scene. Jason Palmateer, 29, was arrested a short distance away.

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Plagiarism Up At Colleges

Posted: 08/31/2011 - The Pew Research Center conducted a survey of 1,055 college presidents.

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: 08/31/2011 - This month, the American Cancer Society reminds men of the importance of prostate cancer awareness.

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State Senator Resigns

Updated: 08/31/2011 - Nebraska State Sen. Dave Pankonin has announced his resignation, effective October 7th. Pankonin is leaving office to return to his family-owned business in Louisville.

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AT&T/T-Mobile Deal Blocked

Updated: 08/31/2011 - The U.S. Justice Department is blocking AT&T's $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA, saying the acquisition of the fourth largest wireless carrier in the country by the second largest (AT&T) would reduce competition and raise prices.

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Dozens Arrested in Nebraska Drug Ring

Posted: 08/31/2011 - Authorities say a dozen people have been arrested for their connections to a four-county drug ring that's been operating in south-central Nebraska.

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4 Schools Out Early For Heat

Updated: 08/31/2011 - Four Omaha Catholic schools are dismissing early Wednesday because of the warm temperatures forecast. Holy Ghost, Holy Cross, St. Bernadette and Sts. Peter & Paul will dismiss at 1 o'clock.

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Lake Manawa Deer Hunt Cancelled Due to Flooding

Posted: 08/31/2011 - Continued flooding along the Missouri River has forced the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to cancel a special deer hunt in Lake Manawa State Park near Council Bluffs.

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Dog Rescue Operator Faces Misdemeanors

Updated: 08/30/2011 - The operator of a Saunders County dog rescue faces four misdemeanor counts. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture requires a license for animal rescues but the founder of Rottweiler rescue won't get one.

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Rumor Of Cafe Closing Untrue

Updated: 08/30/2011 - The spring and summer Missouri River flooding has created a big dilemma for a downtown business. Due to high flood waters, there has been a perception that Rick's Café Boatyard is underwater. Those rumors are not true. The cafe is open and so is the parking.

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Disease Prevention On The Farm

Posted: 08/30/2011 - The Center for Rural Affairs released a new report that looks at how rural individuals and families will benefit from provisions in the Affordable Care Act that focus on public health and prevention.

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Organization Charges Volunteers $15

Posted: 08/30/2011 - The Kansas Humane Society has so many volunteers that it's starting to charge people for giving their time.

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Husker Game Day Travelers Confronted by Construction

Posted: 08/30/2011 - With the Husker’s first home game over Labor Day weekend, on September 3rd, there are a number of highway improvement and interstate widening projects in progress across the state.

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College Students Arrested For Ordering Fake IDs

Updated: 08/30/2011 - Two people have been arrested and 22 more are being sought because their photos have shown on up on fake Illinois driver's licenses shipped to Cedar Falls from China.

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Former Fremont Mayor Dies at 72

Posted: 08/30/2011 - Former Fremont Mayor Donald “Skip” Edwards died Tuesday at an Omaha hospital. Edwards cited health concerns when he stepped down last November. He wasin office for 22 years.

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Gunman Not as Nice as He Implied

Updated: 08/30/2011 - When an employee of an Omaha convenience store arrived for work Tuesday morning, he was in for quite a surprise. A man outside told him he suspected someone had damaged the front door while it was closed for the night. When the employee entered the store, the other man followed him in. Then he pulled out a gun.

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Chrysler 300 Proves to be Really Hot Car

Updated: 08/30/2011 - There must be something about the Chrysler 300 that is attracting thieves. On Monday morning, CarMart in Lincoln reported the theft of a Chrysler 300 from its lot. The same vehicle was stolen during a burglary earlier in August.

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Sex Offender Sentencing

Posted: 08/30/2011 - Small town resident to be sentenced October 3rd for a felony.

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