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N. Carolina man sentenced for hiding income while living in Nebraska

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A North Carolina man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for evading personal income taxes he earned while living in Nebraska. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg reports 59-year-old Chet Lee West of Nebo, North Carolina has been sentenced to 51 months in prison. Once released, West will have to serve three years […]

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The Rumbles calling it quits after more than 50 years

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For more than 50 years The Rumbles have been one of the most popular and successful rock-and-roll bands in the Midwest. The Omaha based group is calling it quits and booked their final appearance for New Years Eve in Sioux Falls. The Rumbles formed in the early 1960’s as a garage band and had several songs […]

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OSHA fines Omaha moving company in worker’s heat-related death

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Federal officials propose an Omaha moving company be fined $12,000 in wake of the death of a veteran employee in early June. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued one serious, and one other-than-serious safety violation against Select Van and Storage, doing business as Mayflower/United. On June 9th, a 49-year-old worker packing and loading […]

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Omaha will host Crawford title defense

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Omaha boxing champion Terrance “Bud” Crawford will defend his World Boxing Organization Junior Welterweight title at the Century Link Center on October 24th. Carwford’s opponent will be Dierry Jean, a Haitian boxer who fights out of Montreal. Jean has only one loss in his career and Crawford vowed to make it two. “Mark my words […]

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Woman accused of robbing bank – and then shopping

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A bizarre bank robbery Tuesday morning in Omaha. Police say a woman in her 50’s walked into the U-S Bank Branch at 88th and West Center Road just after 10 am and passed a note to a teller stating she had a weapon and demanded money. After receiving an undetermined amount of cash the woman […]

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Omaha murder investigation

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A fight at a south-central Omaha apartment complex around 10 last night ended with one man dead and another behind bars. Omaha Police Officer Michael Pecha says other residents at the complex near 99th and Q Streets heard gunfire and called 911. Officer Pecha says when officers arrived they found one man suffering from an […]

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Gates in the mix at right tackle

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When Nebraska opens the season against BYU there could be a redshirt freshman at right tackle. Husker offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf says Las Vegas native Nick Gates has shown steady improvement in preseason camp. “You know he’s a young guy that we need to have grow up in a hurry”, said Langsdorf. We challenged him […]

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Omaha blanks Sacramento

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The Omaha Storm Chasers got a three run homer from Cheslor Cuthbert and a solid six and two-third innings on the mound from Andy Ferguson to post a 6-0 over Sacramento in Pacific Coast League action. It was Ferguson’s longest outing of the season as he improved his record to 5-3. Ferguson has now allowed […]

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Nebraska small businesses getting help to export (AUDIO)

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A bit more than $300,000 is being made available by the Small Business Administration to small Nebraska businesses trying to make it big in the export market. The federal money can be used in a number of ways, such as to pay for foreign trade missions, foreign market sales trips, and international marketing campaigns. SBA […]

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Study shows long work days increase risk of stroke

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A new study shows that working long hours can increase your risk of stroke and heart disease. Dr. Pierre Fayad is the director of the Nebraska Stroke Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Department of Neurological Sciences and says this study shed light on how increased stress can impact the risk of stroke. […]

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Autism awareness group plans fall conference, summer camp

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A central Nebraska organization strives to raise awareness about children with autism and the challenges they face, including bullying. Aaron Bly, of Kenesaw, is the founder and president of the Kids and Dreams Foundation. “My wife and I have adopted five children and the middle child has autism,” Bly says. “We have done a lot […]

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Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation expands

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Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation has expanded. Nebraska VR has created a three-member Business Account Managers team helping the disabled find employment in the Omaha, Norfolk, Kearney, and Grand Island areas. Lindy Foley is the Employment Services Program Director for the Nebraska VR program. She says the Business Account Managers will work to match disabled individuals with […]

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Vandals target Omaha Islamic Center

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Vandals targeted the Omaha Islamic Center over the weekend. Surveillance video shows a group of people gathered outside the center located at 3511 North 73rd Street around 3:30 Sunday morning.   The group then started throwing rocks at the building and then a large rock breaking a window in a side door entrance. The Council on American […]

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Armstrong has green light to make plays

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Nebraska may be moving to more of a pro-style offense but quarterback Tommy Armstrong still has the green light to make plays with his feet. As a sophomore, Armstrong passed for nearly 27 hundred yards and added another 705 yards on the ground to go along with six touchdowns. Husker offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf says […]

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Nebraska attorney expects divorces to soar in Ashley Madison fallout

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Members of the adultery website Ashley Madison are waiting for the next shoe to drop after hackers exposed names and personal information of some of its 37 million members. The number of divorces are expected to spike after hackers released information of those involved. Omaha attorney James Martin Davis says there is little or no action these […]

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