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  1. OPS Board Prepping For Potential Charter School BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Dam Station

    The Omaha Public Schools board is considering a resolution to show support for the concept of charter schools operated under strict guidelines. Nebraska is one of eight states that don't allow charter schools, which are independent, taxpayer-funded schools usually operated by private groups.

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  2. Omaha Firefighter Honors Memory Of SonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Dam Station

    Christmas got a little bit brighter on Friday for 80 boys and girls who will be spending the holidays at Children's Hospital and Medical Center. Dozens of Omaha firefighters went room to room delivering gifts to the young patients.

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  3. Pilger Shining Bright With Holiday LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Dam Station

    AP: Pilger residents have donated outdoor Christmas decorations after much of the town's holiday lights were destroyed in a tornado earlier this year. Pilger's decorations were stored at a resident's home which was leveled by a June 16th tornado.

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  4. Police Identify Missing BoaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Dam Station

    Council Bluffs Police says they have positively identified the man whose body was recovered from Lake Manawa late Monday morning. 39 year old Jeremiah Beckmann of Omaha was an active duty member of the United States Air Force and was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base.

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  5. Fire Damages Vacant Home Near Carter LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Dam Station

    Fire crews were called to the scene at 15th & Fowler St. in Omaha around 6:15 am. When they arrived, they noticed the home was unoccupied.

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  6. Panel Calls For Reforms, Firings In Prison SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Dam Station

    A Nebraska legislative committee is calling for more prison administrators to lose their jobs as part of an overhaul of the Department of Correctional Services. The report calls for the termination of three prison administrators: Kyle Poppert, Dr. Mark Weilage and Larry Wayne.

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  7. 1-Million Dollar Powerball Ticket Bought In OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Dam Station

    Nebraska lottery officials confirmed that one ticket sold for Saturday's $70 million Powerball draw matched the first five numbers, but not the Powerball number itself.

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  8. Gunman Leaves Empty-Handed When Clerk FleesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Dam Station

    Omaha police say a man armed with a gun tried to rob the Kum and Go near 72nd and Blondo just before midnight Monday. After the gunman demanding money, the clerk ran to the back of the store and the man fled without getting any cash.

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  9. Four Teens Cited After Bellevue PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Dam Station

    Police apprehended the 15-year-old driver near the vehicle. He was cited for possession of stolen property, two counts of flight to avoid arrest, two counts of willful reckless driving and criminal impersonation.

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  10. Paroled Nebraska Killer Charged With Sex AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Dam Station

    A Nebraska man paroled after serving 41 years for murder has been charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. 69-year-old Laddie Dittrich was arrested November 23, accused of groping the girl at a rural home in Otoe County.

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  11. Woman Charged In Bank RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Dam Station

    A jury found Shantoria Valentine-Deguenon, of Omaha, guilty on Tuesday of bank robbery. She faces up to 20 years in prison when she is sentenced at a later date.

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  12. Holiday Sheep Back HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Dam Station

    Pam Wiese of the Nebraska Humane Society says they were called Sunday, after officers found the sheep... wearing a Christmas sweater... taking a stroll down the street. Margaret, Gage's owner, told WOWT 6 News that someone must have chased Gage out of her yard.

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  13. Holiday Sheep Found Wandering StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Dam Station

    Spokesperson Pam Wiese says they found a sheep wandering the streets of Omaha wearing a holiday sweater.

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  14. New Public Art Project In Council BluffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Dam Station

    It's called the "Big Mo" and it's the latest public art project in Council Bluffs. The artwork is a 75 foot "Spacetime Orange" sculpture and is being built at Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park near the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.

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  15. Man Gets Probation For Deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Dam Station

    An Omaha man has been given probation for his involvement in a car crash earlier this year that killed his girlfriend. Prosecutors said Marescalco was driving when he intentionally crashed the vehicle into a pole near John Galt and Q Street in July.

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  16. M.U.D. Approves Water Rate HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Dam Station

    The Metropolitan Utilities District board approved a water rate hike on Wednesday. The increase means customers, on average, will be paying an extra $1.20 a month for water come January, 2015.

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  17. No Arrests In Omaha ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Dam Station

    Nearly 100 protestors took to one of Omaha's busiest intersections on Friday to share their dissatisfaction with a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in August. "The only way we see the message getting across is through Black Friday boycotts," says Albert Bryan Blanco, a pre-med student at UNO.

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  18. Suspected Arsonist Nabbed In Thanksgiving Day FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Dam Station

    Around 5:00 Thursday morning, firefighters responded to reports of a home on fire near 37th and Browne in Omaha. They had the flames under control shortly after arriving.

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  19. Booze May Be To Blame In Fatal CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Dam Station

    The accident was reported a little before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say a westbound vehicle driven by Zachary Redden crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle driven by Zachary Dunn, also of Omaha.

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

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Dam Station

    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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