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Researchers Create See-Through Mice

13 mins ago - Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen.

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Household Items Vulnerable To Wireless Hackers

Posted: 10:55 AM - A new study by HP finds that the devices and networks making up the "Internet of Things" often lack common security features, leaving them and possibly your home open to attack.

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"Mr. Wonderful" Retires After 43 Years at WOWT

Updated: 9:44 AM - Forty-three years ago, an assertive young man decided to leave the Brandeis Shoe Department and begin a television career starting a new chapter in his life. Thursday, he turns the page and begins a new chapter… retirement.

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No More Iowa Casinos For Now

Updated: 9:53 AM - The commission that oversees casino licenses in Iowa said Thursday it will not consider new projects for the next few years, but stopped short of imposing a formal moratorium.

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Latest Drought Conditions

Posted: 8:28 AM - A drier than average July has moved the area closer to drought conditions.

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Early West Nile Virus Cases In Nebraska, Iowa

Posted: 8:05 AM - The Iowa Department of Public Health says there have been three reported cases of West Nile virus in the state, even though the disease usually is seen in early autumn.

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46 Pet Rats Removed From Home

Posted: 6:59 AM - Animal control officers have removed 46 pet rats from a Des Moines homes, but didn't charge the homeowners and let them keep a few of the rodents.

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Dentist Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing From VA

Posted: 6:48 AM - A Lincoln dentist pleaded not guilty Wednesday to stealing nearly $17,000 worth of precious metals from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Omaha.

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Vacant House Goes Up In Flames

Updated: 6:30 AM - Investigators are looking into what sparked a fire inside a vacant home near 18th and Fowler in Omaha Thursday morning.

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Family Flees Fire

Updated: 6:38 AM - Fire in the basement forced a Council Bluffs family to flee from their home Thursday morning.

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"Omaha Purge" Leaks Nude Photos Of Students, Inspired By Movie

Updated: 10:03 AM - The premise of the movie, “Purge,” is that anything's legal for twenty four hours, including murder. Wednesday WOWT 6 News learned that now, teens are taking that plot and twisting it to leak nude photos of classmates. They are calling it the “Omaha Purge.”

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Domestic Clash Leads to Arrest

Posted: 07/30/2014 - A suspect involved in a domestic disturbance was taken into custody Wednesday on a variety of charges including unlawful discharge of a firearm. He’s identified as 31-year-old Juan Carlos Martinez-Del-Pozo.

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Restaurant Robbers Sought

Updated: 8:36 AM - Two men are being sought for the armed robbery of an Omaha fast-food restaurant Wednesday night.

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Thieves Make Off With Newlyweds' Memories

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Many call their wedding day the happiest day of their lives. Those memories were taken away from one newlywed couple in a moment's work by a thief.

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