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  1. Convicted Killer Files LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

    The man convicted of first-degree murder in four 2013 shootings shortly after he was released from prison has filed another lawsuit accusing the state of failing to adequately treat his mental illness. Nikko Jenkins is seeking $1.7 million in damages because he says his mental health deteriorated during more than two years in solitary confinement.

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  2. White Lion Cub Born At Omaha ZooRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

    There are two male cubs and one female cub, all weigh just over four pounds. One of the male cubs is a rare white lion, a first for Omaha.

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  3. Robbers Hit Omaha Donut ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha police say robbers shot at a doughnut shop employee who tried to follow the pair after they stole cash. No injuries were reported after the robbery at Winchell's Donuts on Sunday. 2 comments

  4. Additional Arrests Made In Robbery-ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha Police say they executed multiple search warrants at two north Omaha homes Friday morning as they continue to investigate Thursday's bank robbery, shooting and home invasion case. Seven people were arrested and eight guns were confiscated.

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  5. Lessons From Front Lines Of Ebola FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | 1110 KFAB

    When the Nebraska Medical Center began treating patients with the deadly Ebola virus this fall, experts had to figure out how to safely conduct lab tests and handle samples. A paper outlining some of the lessons learned in the lab has been published, so other hospitals can learn from the experience here in Omaha.

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  6. Three In Custody After Bank Robbery, ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha police say three people have been taken into custody following a bank robbery and shooting around 11:00 Thursday morning. Officer Michael Pecha says three men armed with guns walked into the Bank of The West near 87th and Center and demanded money. 2 comments

  7. Arrests Made After Bank Robbery, ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 1110 KFAB

    Then a few minutes later Omaha police and FBI agents surrounded a home near 85th and Western where three people were reportedly taken into custody.

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  8. Nebraska Insurer Rejects Medical Network's OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 1110 KFAB

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier this week that would have cut rates by $10 million. 1 comment

  9. Carter Lake - Omaha Pursuit; Driver Still On RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 1110 KFAB

    Around midnight, someone stole a car and tried to run down a Pottawattamie County sheriff's deputy. Officers chased the vehicle, but broke it off when speeds hit 90mph.

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  10. Barry Manilow To Open New Tour In OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 1110 KFAB

    As with his last tour, he's determined to keep ticket prices reasonable, so tickets will begin at $19.75... a tie-in to the year Manilow debuted with the smash-hit "Mandy" .

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  11. One Injured In Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha police are looking for three masked men following a home invasion robbery early Tuesday morning in the Rockbrook neighborhood.

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  12. Blue Cross Blue Shield responds to CHI Health's Counter OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | 1110 KFAB

    One of Nebraska's biggest medical networks delivered a counteroffer to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Monday in an attempt to end the contract stalemate between the two. CHI Health officials say their proposal would cut rates for Blue Cross by $10 million in the first year and then rates would be frozen in the second year of the deal.

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  13. CHI Health Makes Counter Offer To Blue Cross And Blue ShieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | 1110 KFAB

    One of Nebraska's biggest medical networks delivered a counteroffer to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Monday in an attempt to end the contract stalemate between the two. CHI Health officials say their proposal would cut rates for Blue Cross by $10 million in the first year and then rates would be frozen in the second year of the deal.

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  14. Doctors Say They Did All They Could For Ebola PatientRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | 1110 KFAB

    Doctors in Omaha, say despite their "best efforts," they weren't able to save the life of a surgeon from Sierra Leone who contracted Ebola in the West African country. Dr. Martin Salia died of the disease early today.

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  15. Latest Ebola Patient DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | 1110 KFAB

    A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone died at the Nebraska Medical Center Monday morning according to his doctors. Dr. Martin Salia, who was diagnosed with Ebola last Monday, arrived in Omaha on Saturday to be treated at the Nebraska Medical center's Biocontainment unit that has successfully treated two other Ebola patients this fall.

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  16. Accident Victim IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | 1110 KFAB

    Update: Omaha police have identified the victim in Friday's deadly accident as 68 year old Larry Cassil of Fremont. One person is dead following a three vehicle crash just before 10:00 Friday morning near 132nd and West Dodge.

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  17. Wahoo Choir To Sing With Iconic Rock BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | 1110 KFAB

    A small Wahoo High School Show Choir will have an opportunity to take the stage with a multi-platinum rock band on Friday. The unique collaboration was made possible when the 25 member choir sent in an audition tape as part of a contest to sing with the band Foreigner, who will be performing Friday at the Lied Center in Lincoln .

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  18. Airline Plans Florida Service From OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 1110 KFAB

    Allegiant Airlines has announced that will begin nonstop flights in March from Omaha to Florida's Tampa-St. Petersburg area.

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  19. Another Blow To The Learning CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 1110 KFAB

    The Omaha school board is backing a plan to eliminate the property tax levy it shares with neighboring districts to support the Learning Community. The board voted Tuesday in support of recommendations devised by superintendents of the 11 districts in the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy counties.

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  20. Big Ten Conference Baseball Tournament Returns To OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | 1110 KFAB

    The Big Ten Conference announced on Tuesday that Omaha's TD Ameritrade Park will once again host the Big Ten Baseball Tournament in 2016 and 2018. Last season a record 62-thousand fans attended the five day tournament at TD Ameritrade Park.

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