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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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Stabbing Investigation

Updated: 07/14/2011 - A man is rushed to the hostpital after being stabbed during a fight.

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Woman Leaves Home After City Inspector Deems Unsafe

Updated: 07/14/2011 - If you're a homeowner chances are you know how much work goes into finding that perfect house. One Omaha woman was hoping to find her dream house when she found a company that offered her a rent-to-own option. But after she moved in she discovered a hidden problem.

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Adult Son Accused Of Elderly Neglect

Updated: 07/13/2011 - Moments before his arrest -- Robert Rogers,44, told Channel Six reporter Mike McKnight that his mother had died of natural causes. Investigators say she died of starvation and that he had a role in it.

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Lawsuit Over Girls Slaying Gets New Trial

Updated: 07/13/2011 - The Iowa Court of Appeals ordered a new trial in a lawsuit that claims a school bus company was negligent in the death of Donnisha Hill.

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Team Checks Traffic Bridge Piers

Posted: 07/13/2011 - It's not what we see but what we don't see. That's what concerns those responsible for maintaining the safety of bridges crossing the Missouri River. That's why the Nebraska Department of Roads is teaming up with a U.S. Geological Survey team to check deep below the surface.

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Volunteers Save Kansas Town From Flooding

Updated: 07/13/2011 - When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers detected 17 sand boils along the levee in Elwood, Kansas this weekend, volunteers responded in a big way. Forty five of them showed up to fix the boils with sandbags.

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Autopsy Results on Fremont Man

Posted: 07/13/2011 - How an 88-year old Fremont died remains a mystery. The badly decomposed body of Raymond Madsen was found in his home Friday. Police say it appears he had been dead for several months. An autopsy did not reveal a cause of death.

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U.S. Savings Bonds Go Electronic

Updated: 07/13/2011 - The kind of U.S. Savings Bond many of us received from grandpa is being phased out. The Bureau of the Public Debt says beginning January 1, 2012, paper savings bonds will no longer be sold at financial institutions. Electronic savings bonds will be sold. It’s part of the Department of Treasury’s goal to increase the number of electronic transactions with the public.

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