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Omaha
8:28 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Fire crews investigate blaze at old Omaha plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fire officials are trying to determine the cause of a blaze at an old recycling plant in south Omaha.

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Nebraska
2:26 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

American Red Cross officials share tips to prevent house fires

The American Red Cross has responded to 17 house fires in Nebraska and southwest Iowa since last Friday.

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Crime
8:21 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Police: Iowa man set house fire with family inside

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Council Bluffs man set his house on fire while his mother and 12-year-old brother were inside.

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Crime
8:07 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Man held as suspect in Council Bluffs house fire

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have taken a man into custody on suspicion of starting a house fire in Council Bluffs.

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Crime
8:09 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Jury finds man guilty in fatal house fire in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury has found a man guilty of first-degree murder in connection with a house fire in Omaha that killed an elderly man and injured his wife.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Omaha Fire Department to wait on future of captain

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Fire Department says it will wait before making a decision on the future of a captain accused of having marijuana, alcohol and a handgun during a traffic stop.

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Omaha
10:54 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Omaha firefighters find woman's body in burning home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters have found the body of an 82-year-old Omaha woman inside a burning house.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Omaha City Council approves 2014 budget

The Omaha City Council has given unanimous approval to the 2014 budget.

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Government
8:16 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Omaha Fire Chief retires, effective immediately

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's fire chief has agreed to retire under a deal with the mayor that ends a long dispute between the two officials.

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Government
8:07 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Fire Union lawsuit dismissed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the Omaha firefighter union's lawsuit against the city that sought to prevent cuts to the fire department budget.

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