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6:06 am
Mon October 7, 2013

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Courtesy of IMDB.com

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Tara Muir, Executive Director for the Domestic Violence Council, says the organization will hold its annual vigil on October 15th on the Douglas County Courthouse steps. 

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Sports
10:18 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Willingham expected on playoff panel

UNDATED (AP) — A person with knowledge of the process tells The Associated Press that former Notre Dame, Washington and Stanford coach Tyrone Willingham is expected to be on the College Football Playoff selection committee next year, and former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne has also been asked to be part of the panel.

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Weather
10:16 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Official: Onslaught of Iowa, Neb. tornadoes rare

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A National Weather Service meteorologist says Friday evening's tornado-spawning storms in northeastern Nebraska and northwestern Iowa were unusual for this time of year.

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Weather
10:14 am
Sun October 6, 2013

As many as 9 tornadoes reported in Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says as many as nine tornadoes hit an area covering northeast Nebraska and northwest Iowa Friday evening.

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Crime
6:15 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Neb. lawmakers planning to overhaul state prisons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking at ways to reduce overcrowding in Nebraska's prison system, with a focus on services for the mentally ill, drug users and inmates who are least likely to re-offend.

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Weather
6:13 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Emergency declaration issued for Wayne County

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has issued an emergency declaration for the area surrounding Wayne after a tornado struck the northeast Nebraska town.

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Crime
9:05 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Several family members charged in Omaha killings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in three separate shootings in and around Omaha this summer is not the only one facing charges in the three-week rampage.

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Government
9:03 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Buffett: budget fight will be resolved eventually

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he's confident the federal budget dispute will eventually be resolved.

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Arts
3:24 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Disney Honors Omaha for Successful Theatrical Engagements

Omaha Performing Arts was honored a few weeks ago with a special gift from Disney Theatrical Productions. 

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General News
10:12 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Nebraska Gov. Heineman renews call for tax cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman is calling for new property and income tax cuts when the Legislature convenes next year.

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