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  1. Crawford Wins Title By KnockoutRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha native and professional boxer Terence 'Bud' Crawford won the WBO Super Light Weight Championship Saturday night knocking out Thomas Dulorme. Crawford knocked his opponent to the mat twice in the match's sixth round.

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  2. Seniors Take Message of Love to Streets of North OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    It's called the war room according to residents at Salem Village, the war room for love. It's where they prepared to take on the streets of North Omaha Saturday, zero'ing in on 35th and Lake armed with signs to share their message.

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  3. 100 Black Men of Omaha Celebrate 20th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The group, which focuses on uplifting the community by empowering the youth in our area, is attempting to raise $100,000 for future endeavors. On Saturday night they held their 10th annual "Men of Honor" event.

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  4. Holland On DL, Royals Recall Pino From OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Kansas City Royals put closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of a strained right pectoral muscle. Holland has four saves this season and has not allowed a hit in four scoreless innings.

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  5. Woman Allegedly By Boyfriend During ArgumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police said a woman is in serious condition after being cut by her boyfriend during an argument early Saturday morning Officers said Dorothy Duff, 63, was found with a laceration at a residence and transported to CHI-Health Creighton with a serious injury. Ross was found hiding in the backyard and taken to Douglas County Corrections.

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  6. Puppy LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    It's hard not to fall in love with a puppy, but it is important not to take in a new family member before the puppy is ready. A veterinarian recently voiced concern about acquiring puppies that were too young.

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  7. Driver Knocks Down Power Pole in Police PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police were called in after a police pursuit that began in Bellevue, ended near the Henry Doorly Zoo at 13th & Mid City Avenue. WOWT was told at the scene that the pursuit began near 13th & I, from there the driver of a white truck side-swiped a vehicle and then knocked down a power pole.

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  8. Storm Chasers Fall in Home OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Omaha Storm Chasers dropped their home opener in a 5-3 defeat at the hands of the New Orleans Zephyrs , their second consecutive home opener loss. Omaha has dropped two of their last three games after starting the season 4-1.

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  9. City Outlines Plan To Work With Minority ContractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The goal is to work with minority contractors, here, in Omaha to get more work done with the ongoing sewer separation project. In a meeting, Mayor Jean Stothert outlined her initiatives to work more with small businesses specifically those with larger minority employment.

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  10. Omaha Man Sees Silver Lining in his DiagnosisRead the original story

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    There are some people who always see the silver lining in the world - even when that world came crashing down on them. From former Governor Dave Heineman to a bunch of Omaha metro mayors - all survived the cold water dumped on their heads in the name of ALS.

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  11. Fifty Years of Head StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha Public Schools are Celebrating fifty years of Head Start. The program began nationally in 1965 and has given more than 31 Million children an opportunity for success in school and life.

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  12. Fuentes Called Up By Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Kansas City Royals have recalled outfielder Reymond Fuentes from Triple-A Omaha and optioned outfielder Terrance Gore to Double-A Northwest Arkansas. The 24-year-old Fuentes was acquired from San Diego last November for minor league pitcher Kyle Bartsch.

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  13. Man Sentenced For Forcing Jet To Land In OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Joshua Suggs, 24, was sentenced for interference with flight crew members in connection to a cross-country flight that was grounded in Omaha last year. Suggs will be sent to prison for 6 months and 23 days.

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  14. In-Custody Patient Accused Of Rape Briefly EscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A man being treated at Campus for Hope in Omaha is accused of raping a man in his cell. An employee tells police he witnessed the attack while the victim was passed out April 6. Suspect Chuoljock Lia, 30, was taken to Creighton Medical Center to undergo a rape kit procedure that evening.

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  15. Former Husker Arrested In OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Vershan Jackson was supposed to report to the Lancaster County Jail in December for a drug charge, but never showed. He pleaded "no contest" for a charge connected to a marijuana sale.

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  16. Lancers Stunned by Late Storm GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Three third-period goals propelled the Tri-City Storm to a second win in the Western Conference Semifinals Thursday night. The black and purple's 3-2 win puts them one victory away from eliminating Omaha from the postseason.

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  17. Creative Creations Victims Filing Theft By Deception Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    At least two Omaha police reports have been filed against the owner of Creative Creations, Patricia Urbanovsky. On the police reports, the offense claimed is theft by deception.

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  18. Victim's Family Speaks; Has QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The family of 40 year-old Dallas Foulk, one of the victim's of Tuesday's Rail Yard explosion, gathered in North Omaha today to pray, to comfort each other, and to grieve the sudden loss of the man his cousin Jenny Lopez said would never stop smiling: "He was a very kind, loving guy. He had a big heart."

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  19. Reserve CWS Tickets Go On Sale SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Reserved seat tickets for the 2015 NCAA Men's College World Series will be available for sale this Saturday at 10 a.m. Central Time. The sale will be open to the general public at NCAA.com/CWSTickets or by calling 866/208-0048.

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  20. First National Bank Awards $340,000 In Community Development GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    First National Bank has awarded a total of $340,000 in community development grants to 10 organizations in the Omaha metro area to support programs in two categories: Affordable Housing/Neighborhood Revitalization and Economic Development/Small Business Development, announced Alec Gorynski, senior director, Community Development and Corporate Social Responsibility. Grants for Affordable Housing/Neighborhood Revitalization are expected to increase access to safe, quality and affordable housing while stimulating revitalization of blighted, underserved and distressed neighborhoods.

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