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  1. Taco Dinner Benefits Grief-Stricken FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Tacos were served up in a North Omaha neighborhood, at just $7 a plate, all to help pay for the funeral expenses of 12 year-old, Demariont'e Brown-Elliot. He's the boy that died, after being pulled from the bottom of a swimming pool, at Nathan Hale Elementary School, last Thursday.

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  2. Behind the Scenes Look At Wardrobe of Radio City Christmas SpectacularRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Rockettes are in Omaha performing at the Orpheum. In a show called Radio City Christmas Spectacular, these long legged performers have several wardrobe changes.

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  3. Holiday Mailing Locations And Hours OutlinedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Postal Service expects to deliver between 450 million and 470 million packages during the holidays, up roughly 12 percent from last year. Omaha Postmaster Keith Reid said Thursday that all local stations and branches will maintain their regularly scheduled hours of operation.

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  4. Fun-Plex Unveils Multi-Million Dollar Expansion PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Guests who want to get a jump-start planning their summer fun can purchase discounted holiday gift passes, including 40 percent off of season passes and daily admissions. It's not too early for corporations and small businesses to book now for their 2015 company outings as dates are filling up fast for summer 2015.

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  5. Woman Arrested, Man Sought After Stolen Car PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Around midnight, someone stole a car and police say that suspect tried to run over a Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Department deputy. Officers chased the vehicle, but called off the pursuit when speeds topped 90 mph.

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  6. Major Metro Road Construction Projects Wrapping UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Major roadwork projects in Omaha are wrapping up. Wednesday, Governor Dave Heineman alongside Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert touted the success thanks to extra cash. 1 comment

  7. Identity Theft Victim Gets IRS Demand LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    An Omaha woman gets a shocking letter that her home is in jeopardy. The Internal Revenue Service demands payment for thousands of dollars in back taxes she doesn't owe.

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  8. Special Day at Intercultural Senior CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    On Wednesday UNO students teamed up with South High students for a day with seniors at the Intercultural Senior Center in South Omaha. Seniors joined the students for lunch and a series of games.

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  9. OSHA Cites Double Dutch Dairy After Worker Fatally InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A Latino worker was fatally injured after being struck-by a front-end loader hauling hay at Double Dutch Dairy in Shelby on June 17, 2014. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the company for four serious safety violations after an inspection found that the driver's view was obstructed.

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  10. Police Travel To Omaha To Learn About Coffee With A CopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Shootings, break-ins, accidents. Most of the encounters we have with police officers are stressful and tense.

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  11. Furnace Fire Forces Family From HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    An Omaha family is woken up to smoke filling their home near 15th and Dorcas Streets around 1:30 Wednesday morning. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the whole family had already gotten safely out of the house.

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  12. Drivers Escape Injury in Overnight CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Two drivers escaped injury but are left with a lot of damage after a crash in north Omaha early Wednesday morning. Police tell WOWT 6 News the driver of the silver sedan was treated for minor injuries at the scene, so no one was taken to the hospital.

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  13. A Wish List Sent To Nebraska 104th LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The city council wants to make it so criminals caught using a fake gun get the same conviction penalty as if using a real gun. A recent example that rocked the metro and the nation was when Cortez Washington held up the Wendy's on Dodge street in August 2014.

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  14. Mother Searching For Missing 4-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    An Omaha mother is hoping for the public's help to find her 4-year-old boy. She says that the boy was last seen at school in October.

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  15. Some Homeless Refuse To Go To SheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police don't keep records of homeless deaths because of the cold, but there have been at least three deaths in the last couple of weeks that could be blamed on the cold weather. Jonathon Myers was homeless and on the streets about a year ago he says many homeless people prefer to stay outdoors,"for me it was my pride and addiction neither of them i didn't want to let go of."

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  16. Great ACT Score Lands Full ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    An Omaha boy was offered a full tuition scholarship to UNL Tuesday. Joshua Gromowsky still has to accomplish a few things before he puts that to use, like finishing his education in the 8th grade.

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  17. US Bank in Central Omaha RobbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Shortly before 11:30 on Tuesday morning, police responded to a bank robbery at the US Bank at 222 South 72nd Street in Omaha, which is just south of the Dodge expressway. This is the second reported bank robbery in the metro on Tuesday.

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  18. UNMC, UNO Researchers To Tackle Barriers Of Electronic Health Records With $2.5 Million GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The University of Nebraska Medical Center has received a $2.5 million grant to make the electronic health record more useful for health professionals and safer for patients. The five-year grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to measure best practices across existing EHR systems, listen and learn what providers believe to be the ideal system, then build and test a model EHR system that can improve patient care.

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  19. Salt Supply: Costs Going Up, Still Lower Than Other AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Record cold temperatures are expected in the metro Tuesday morning. We expect to be in the single digits.

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  20. Creighton Prep Principal on Former Coach Nizzi: "He's very remorseful."Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Record cold temperatures are expected in the metro Tuesday morning. We expect to be in the single digits.

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