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  1. UNO Headed to NCAA Frozen FourRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time. Omaha will face Providence in the semifinals in Boston on April 9. Boston University will play North Dakota in the other semifinal.

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  2. Police Investigate Death in North OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Police say the death of a man found outside of an Omaha home Sunday afternoon does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

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  3. Patient Being Monitored For Ebola Has Medical EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A red flag warning for increased fire danger due to windy and dry conditions is in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday for Burt, Cass, Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward and Washington counties in Nebraska; and Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in Iowa. A red flag warning for increased fire danger due to windy and dry conditions is in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday for Burt, Cass, Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward and Washington counties in Nebraska; and Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in Iowa.

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  4. Two Men Stabbed Outside HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police said two men were in the backyard of their home when at least two suspects approached them, fought and stabbed them. Officers said 20-year-old Thech Chieng, and 20-year-old Thijin Kueth were in the backyard of Chieng's residence when two to three Sudanese males began to talk to them. 1 comment

  5. Driver Runs From Crash Scene, Leaves Phone BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police say a driver crashed his vehicle into a parked car, before taking off on foot. During their investigation, they found he left in such a hurry, that left his iPhone on the dash. 1 comment

  6. Mavs Defeat Harvard 4-1 in NCAA RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Ryan Massa made 33 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Harvard 4-1 on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament. Omaha will face Rochester Institute of Technology on Sunday for a spot in the Frozen Four in Boston.

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  7. Dozens Compete In Pitch, Hit And Run CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The open competition kicked off at the Strike Zone near 104th and West Center Road Saturday afternoon. Baseball and softball players ages 7 to 14 competed.

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  8. Project PuddinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Many dogs are adopted out within a week or two of becoming available in the kennels, but there are cases of dogs who, for a variety of reasons, stay longer and need a full court press to showcase their potential. Puddin is one such girl.

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  9. Mavs Lose to Oral Roberts 2-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    It was a battle of the Summit League's top two baseball teams Friday night, as Omaha saw its six-game win streak snapped in a 2-0 loss to Oral Roberts at J.L. Johnson Stadium. The Mavericks are now 13-9 , while the Golden Eagles improve to 15-9 .

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  10. The "One-Two Punch" of Education and Jobs Offered at Boxing Club Career FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Taking a swing at unemployment, one could say it was a "one-two punch" at Victory Boxing Club in South Omaha Friday night, aiming to "knock out" the problem through both education and jobs. The handshake with a potential employer is a move as crucial and important to a successful career as is the jab to boxing.

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  11. Garth Brooks To Play Total Of Six Omaha ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Just minutes after tickets for the "Garth Brooks World Tour" shows at CenturyLink Center Omaha went on sale Friday morning, four additional shows were added. In addition to the concerts at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th, Brooks will also perform at 10:30 p.m. on both nights and will have an opening night on Thursday, May 7th at 7:30 p.m. Brooks and opening act Trisha Yearwood will also stick around for a 7 p.m. show on Sunday, May 10th.

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  12. Conference Stresses College For Black GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The organizer said it's so important because Omaha has a high population of blacks in poverty who do not end up going to college.

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  13. Move-In Day for Nepalese FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Friday was move-in day for a family at five in Omaha. The family of five people had to travel a long way to get here.

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  14. Man Sentenced After Attempting To View Omaha-Based Child Porn WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A registered sex offender was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after admitting to accessing an Omaha-based child pornography website. David William Peer, 37, pleaded guilty on December 16, 2014.

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  15. Indecent Exposure Suspect SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    La Vista police and Metro Community College police are asking for help in locating a man who allegedly exposed himself at two different locations. Campus police at the south Omaha and Sarpy Center libraries investigated reports of a man masturbating March 19th and 20th near study rooms and in front of a woman, who said he appeared to also use a cell phone to take images of his exposed penis.

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  16. Nebraska Unemployment Rate Lowest In U.S., Iowa Also DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Nebraska Labor Department said Friday that the February rate was seven-tenths of a point under the February 2014 rate of 3.4 percent. "Nebraska's non-farm employment is up nearly 11,000 over last year," said Commissioner of Labor John H. Albin.

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  17. Man Robs Tobacco Hut While Wearing Monitoring DeviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Court documents now reveal that the man who robbed an Omaha business earlier this month was wearing an electronic monitoring device at the time. Thirty-five-year-old Prentis Dancer has been charged with the March 11th holdup of the Tobacco Hut near North 58th and Maple streets.

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  18. No One Hurt In Schoool Bus/SUV CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Neither driver was injured in a collision between a school bus and an SUV in an Omaha intersection Friday morning.

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  19. Chambers Refuses to Apologize for Police/ISIS ComparisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Some Nebraska State Senators are turning up the heat under Ernie Chambers. They demanded anything from an apology to his resignation over comments the senator made comparing police officers to ISIS militants.

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  20. Three Arrested After Stolen Truck PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A driver and two passengers were arrested after a stolen truck pursuit went from Omaha, to Council Bluffs and back into Omaha Friday morning. That pursuit started when the truck fled from a traffic stop near 83rd & Maple.

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