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Hagel Calls for Government Spending Overhaul

Updated: 10/09/2008 - U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel is speaking out about the nation's financial crisis, calling for a complete reorganization of spending priorities. The Senator says one of the first steps should be putting an end to the $12 billion a month the U.S. sends to Iraq.

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Great Fall Colors

Posted: 10/09/2008 - October offers great viewing of fall colors this year. Nebraska has had abundant rainfall and mild fall temperatures providing a palate of fall color not seen in years.

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Missing Boy Found

Updated: 10/08/2008 - A 10-year old Omaha boy who'd been missing for hours, is home safe.

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Effects of Illegal Immigration

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A state senator examining how illegal immigration is affecting the state says the issue is more 'deep seeded' than he first believed.

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Loan $$ Still Available in Omaha

Updated: 10/07/2008 - A dire prediction from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve Tuesday - the worst may be yet to come. The warning sent stocks plummeting yet again. Still, Omaha banks assure us they are still loaning money to consumers.

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Short Cut Cut Off

Updated: 10/07/2008 - State cuts off a short cut on Interstate 680 in southwest Omaha

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Two More Left Under Safe Haven

Updated: 10/06/2008 - Two more children have been abandoned at heartland hospitals under Nebraska's safe haven law.

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Toxic Blue-Green Algae Health Alert

Updated: 10/03/2008 - As the lake season draws to an end, the Department of Health and Human Services is in its final week of sampling for toxic blue-green algae. A new health alert has been issued for Swan Creek 5A resevoir (Saline County).

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Staton Children Placed With Family

Updated: 09/30/2008 - Seven of the nine children, left by Gary Staton under the Safe Haven Law, are now with family members.

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Nebraska Jobless Rate Below National Average

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Even with an increase of 4-tenths of a percent year-over-year, new numbers from the Nebraska Department of Labor Tuesday show the state's jobless rate remains much lower than the national average.

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Shooting Wounds Teenager

Updated: 09/17/2008 - Police are investigating a shooting Tuesday afternoon that seriously wounded an Omaha teen.

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McCain Picks Running Mate

Updated: 08/29/2008 - Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain has chosen Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate, making her the first woman ever to serve on a Republican presidential ticket.

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More Millard South Students Suspended

Updated: 08/29/2008 - A student protest at Millard South High School continued for a second day Friday. At least 18 students have been suspended for three days for violating the school's dress code.

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Jobless Numbers Increase Slightly

Updated: 08/29/2008 - Newest jobless numbers show Nebraska continues to have the second lowest unemployment rate in the entire country. The jobless number for July 2008 is pegged at 3.4% in Nebraska. Only South Dakota has a lower rate at 3%.

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Beating Victim Removed From Life-Support

Updated: 07/23/2008 - Jeff Harriman was removed from life-support Tuesday afternoon and died, ending his family's quest to have the organs of the assault victim made available for donation.

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Keeping the Waters Safe

Updated: 07/04/2008 - Law enforcement troops are covering all the bases to keep the holiday safe and some of those bases are out in the water.

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Shooting Outside Omaha Apartment Complex

Updated: 05/02/2008 - A disturbing wakeup call for apartment dwellers in Northwest Omaha Friday. Police say four to five gunshots were fired at an apartment building near 109th and Manderson around 4:30 a.m.

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Emergency Landing at Eppley

Updated: 02/08/2008 - A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing Friday morning at Omaha's Eppley Airfield after reporting a possible fire.

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Daycare Dilemma

Updated: 10/30/2007 - When the Mayor announced plans for a new homeless shelter in downtown Omaha, an immediate issue came up. What about the daycare across the street?

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Husker Recruit Has Second Thoughts

Updated: 10/25/2007 - The fourth-best high school quarterback in the nation has had second thoughts about joining the Cornhuskers. According to rivals.com Blaine Gabbert has broken his oral committment to Nebraska.

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Democrats Move On Without Kerrey

Updated: 10/25/2007 - Bob Kerrey said Wednesday that he won't enter the Nebraska Senate primary, a blow to party members who saw Kerrey as their best chance to win the seat.

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Gang Members Arrested

Updated: 10/24/2007 - More than 40 alleged gang members were off Omaha area streets Tuesday. For 24 hours, area law enforcement agencies served warrants on the violent MS-13 gang. More arrests are expected.

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Teens Target Graffiti

Updated: 08/20/2007 - We often hear about teenagers getting in trouble with the law but some metro kids are fighting back. They're reclaiming neighborhoods, one wall at a time and they pledge to continue as long as the need is there.

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