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Lake Dredging Project In Deep Trouble

Updated: 12/06/2010 - A neighborhood lake dredging project is in deep water financially. But an attorney for the Sanitary Improvement District doesn’t think engineering miscalculations will cause a tax increase.

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Iowa Tax Revenue Up

Posted: 12/06/2010 - A state budget panel estimates Iowa will collect about $34 million more in taxes than previously expected for the current budget year.

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Update: Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting

Updated: 12/07/2010 - A man wounded Monday afternoon in an officer-involved shooting has died. Police were attempting to arrest him on charges of sexual assault and strangulation. Channel 6 News spoke to the victim Monday night who described a rough relationship with the man.

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Scary Weekend For Hunters In Iowa

Updated: 12/06/2010 - In the span of a single weekend, a number of Iowa hunters were injured in one fashion or another. All involved shotguns.

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National Jobless Rate Goes Up To 9.8%

Updated: 12/03/2010 - The Labor Department reported Friday morning that the nation's unemployment rate has increased to 9.8%. The jobless rate has now topped 9 percent for 19 straight months, the longest stretch on record.

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Fixing A Growing Feral Cat Problem

Updated: 12/02/2010 - It's a question creating a moral dilemma...what to do about a growing population of feral cats? A recent study at the University of Nebraska says they should be killed and that programs intended to reduce the population are not effective. The Nebraska Humane Society disputes that claim.

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Hog Farm Vandalism

Posted: 12/02/2010 - Some livestock producers in northeast Iowa are considering extra security measures in the wake of vandalism at three hog operations last weekend.

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Funeral Planned for Iowa Soldier, 60 Years Later

Updated: 12/01/2010 - Funeral services for Sgt. 1st Class Wallace Bob Slight will be in his hometown Friday. He was killed in action during the Korean War in 1950. Slight grew up in Stuart, Iowa about 90 miles east of the metro.

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Midwest Recovery Remains On Track

Updated: 12/01/2010 - The latest Midwest economic survey from Creighton University Professor Ernie Goss suggests the nine-state region will continue a modest economic recovery in the months ahead.

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Branstad Calls For Wage Freeze

Updated: 11/30/2010 - Gov.-elect Terry Branstad wants to reopen contract talks with Iowa's largest state employee union and is proposing a pay freeze just weeks after a tentative agreement was reached with outgoing-Gov. Chet Culver.

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Christmas Trees for Troops

Posted: 11/30/2010 - More than 100 Christmas trees were on their way to Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota, as a gift from Kansas tree growers.

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Dam Drained for Repair

Posted: 11/30/2010 - Officials say they'll have to drain water behind Bruning Dam to repair damage caused by vandalism.

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Update: Police Responding Again To Crashes

Updated: 11/30/2010 - Shortly before 10 a.m. Omaha Police began responding again to non-injury car crashes. They has suspended that activity for much of the morning because the number of crashes across the metro were too numerous to track.

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Car Burglar Scared Off By Patroling Officer

Updated: 11/29/2010 - Dennis Adams parks his work truck in his driveway. Early Monday morning a thief got behind wheel, not to steal the truck but what was inside.

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Fire Destroys Garage

Posted: 11/29/2010 - A garage destroyed by fire Friday morning west of Louisville.

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Former Employee Launches Porn Facebook

Updated: 11/29/2010 - It appears a former employee of a Kansas adult video store has been up to no good. Parents in the Hutchinson area complained after their children began receiving multiple requests to be a friend of “Spice it Up Video’s” page.

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New Highway Funding

Posted: 11/27/2010 - A state senator who wants to ensure the long-term excellence of Nebraska's highway system says raising fuel taxes is not the way she wants to go.

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