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  1. Pilger Shining Bright With Holiday LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

    AP: Pilger residents have donated outdoor Christmas decorations after much of the town's holiday lights were destroyed in a tornado earlier this year. Pilger's decorations were stored at a resident's home which was leveled by a June 16th tornado.

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  2. Police Identify Missing BoaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 1110 KFAB

    Council Bluffs Police says they have positively identified the man whose body was recovered from Lake Manawa late Monday morning. 39 year old Jeremiah Beckmann of Omaha was an active duty member of the United States Air Force and was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base.

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  3. Fire Damages Vacant Home Near Carter LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 1110 KFAB

    Fire crews were called to the scene at 15th & Fowler St. in Omaha around 6:15 am. When they arrived, they noticed the home was unoccupied.

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  4. 1-Million Dollar Powerball Ticket Bought In OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 1110 KFAB

    Nebraska lottery officials confirmed that one ticket sold for Saturday's $70 million Powerball draw matched the first five numbers, but not the Powerball number itself.

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  5. Panel Calls For Reforms, Firings In Prison SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 1110 KFAB

    A Nebraska legislative committee is calling for more prison administrators to lose their jobs as part of an overhaul of the Department of Correctional Services. The report calls for the termination of three prison administrators: Kyle Poppert, Dr. Mark Weilage and Larry Wayne.

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  6. Gunman Leaves Empty-Handed When Clerk FleesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha police say a man armed with a gun tried to rob the Kum and Go near 72nd and Blondo just before midnight Monday. After the gunman demanding money, the clerk ran to the back of the store and the man fled without getting any cash.

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  7. Four Teens Cited After Bellevue PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | 1110 KFAB

    Police apprehended the 15-year-old driver near the vehicle. He was cited for possession of stolen property, two counts of flight to avoid arrest, two counts of willful reckless driving and criminal impersonation.

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  8. Paroled Nebraska Killer Charged With Sex AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 1110 KFAB

    A Nebraska man paroled after serving 41 years for murder has been charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. 69-year-old Laddie Dittrich was arrested November 23, accused of groping the girl at a rural home in Otoe County.

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  9. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo Welcomes Newborn OrangutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a Bornean orangutan on November 19. Mom, dad, and baby are all on display in Hubbard Orangutan Valley. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium houses eight orangutans, including its newest one.

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  10. Police: Woman ODs Before Cops Find HerRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha police say a woman overdosed on medication before she was found unconscious and her son was found dead at their home. Kathryn Sledge was being treated at the Nebraska Medical Center on Wednesday.

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  11. Woman Charged In Bank RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 1110 KFAB

    A jury found Shantoria Valentine-Deguenon, of Omaha, guilty on Tuesday of bank robbery. She faces up to 20 years in prison when she is sentenced at a later date.

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  12. Holiday Sheep Back HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 1110 KFAB

    Pam Wiese of the Nebraska Humane Society says they were called Sunday, after officers found the sheep... wearing a Christmas sweater... taking a stroll down the street. Margaret, Gage's owner, told WOWT 6 News that someone must have chased Gage out of her yard.

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  13. New Public Art Project In Council BluffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 1110 KFAB

    It's called the "Big Mo" and it's the latest public art project in Council Bluffs. The artwork is a 75 foot "Spacetime Orange" sculpture and is being built at Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park near the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

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  14. Holiday Sheep Found Wandering StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 1110 KFAB

    Spokesperson Pam Wiese says they found a sheep wandering the streets of Omaha wearing a holiday sweater.

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  15. Douglas County Settling Psychiatrist's LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 1110 KFAB

    Douglas County commissioners have reached a lawsuit settlement with a psychiatrist who testified that he thought a man accused of killing four Omaha residents was ``crazy.' ' The board approved paying $125,000 to Dr. Eugene Oliveto.

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  16. Man Gets Probation For Deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 1110 KFAB

    An Omaha man has been given probation for his involvement in a car crash earlier this year that killed his girlfriend. Prosecutors said Marescalco was driving when he intentionally crashed the vehicle into a pole near John Galt and Q Street in July.

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  17. M.U.D. Approves Water Rate HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 1110 KFAB

    The Metropolitan Utilities District board approved a water rate hike on Wednesday. The increase means customers, on average, will be paying an extra $1.20 a month for water come January, 2015.

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  18. 2 Men Killed In Pottawattamie County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | 1110 KFAB

    The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened around 5 a.m. Sunday about six miles east of Oakland. The Sheriff's Office says the car was headed east on U.S. Highway 6 when it left the pavement, rammed through a fence and rolled several times, ejecting both men.

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  19. Huskers Face Florida State in ACC/Big Ten ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | 1110 KFAB

    The Nebraska men's basketball team begins the month of December in Tallahassee, Fla., as the Huskers take on Florida State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Monday night. Tipoff from the Donald L. Tucker Center is slated for 6:02 p.m. and will be nationally televised on ESPN2.

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  20. No Arrests In Omaha ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | 1110 KFAB

    Nearly 100 protestors took to one of Omaha's busiest intersections on Friday to share their dissatisfaction with a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in August. "The only way we see the message getting across is through Black Friday boycotts," says Albert Bryan Blanco, a pre-med student at UNO.

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