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 2018-07-20 04:00 

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At least 11 people dead after duck boat capsizes in Branson...

Emergency crews responded to the incident shortly after 7 p.m. after a severe line of thunderstorms rolled through the area....

 2018-07-20 03:22 

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Creighton study on puts microchips on honeybees...

t's research on a small scale, but only because of the subject and the tools: honeybees and microchips.All to learn about what Carol Fassbinder-Orth calls one really big problem.Where bees disappear from hives, and we don't know much about it othe...

 2018-07-20 02:36 

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The countdown is on for Onawa: RAGBRAI to begin this weekend...

ONAWA, Ia (FOX42KPTM) - Light traffic in Onawa will soon turn to heavier traffic. That's because the cycling event known as RAGBRAI is set to launch there this weekend.RAGBRAI is a big event that brings people from all across the country and all aroun...

 2018-07-20 02:31 

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Widening project near Zorinsky Lake...

A new project is in the works for 168th Street going through Zorinsky Lake. The U.S. Corps of Engineers have drafted a street widening project for 168th Street from Poppleton Avenue to Ehlers Street and the Zorinsky bridge. The project will address capaci...

 2018-07-19 22:56 

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VIDEO: Storms cause damage to homes in central Iowa...

BONDURANT, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) Several homes in Bondurant, Iowa, were damaged by severe storms Thursday afternoon.The roof of one home has been torn completely off, while several others are missing chunks of roofing. Another home has damage from an RV flipp...

 2018-07-19 21:51 

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Here's how U.S. Supreme Court nominations differ from Iowa Supreme Court nominations...

The country is buzzing about President Trump's pick to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the nation's highest court and in Iowa, a similar decision awaits Governor Reynolds to replace a justice retiring this fall on the Iowa Supreme Cour...

 2018-07-19 21:06 

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Watch: Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest try Ted and Wally's squid ink-flavored ice cream...

A local ice cream shop got some national recognition this week.Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest tried Ted and Wally's squid ink-flavored ice cream on Live with Kelly and Ryan Wednesday.Watch the clip below. Ted and Wally's is featured at roughly the 2...

 2018-07-19 19:59 

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Larry the Cable Guy plays in Pinnacle Bank Golf Championship Pro-Am...

Larry the Cable Guy was at the Web.com Tour's Pinnacle Bank Championship Tournament Wednesday playing in the Proam.If you were out at Indian Creek, you may have seen the Nebraska native.It turns out, Larry's got some game!The Web.com event at Omah...

 2018-07-19 16:44 

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DOT releases June traffic death numbers...

The Department of Transportation has released their June traffic fatality totals. They say there were 11 deaths from 10 crashes. Here are the details they released:These 11 fatalities occurred in 10 crashes.Three of the five vehicle occupants killed were...

 2018-07-19 14:20 

Hastings Tribune

Supervisors get draft of ballot language for vote on townships...

The Adams County Board of Supervisors should soon take action to put the question of discontinuing township boards on the November general election ballot....

 2018-07-19 12:39 

Hastings Tribune

Onnen closing out 41-year career with LBNRD...

DAVENPORT — After more than four decades of work for the same employer, Mike Onnen, general manager of the Little Blue Natural Resources District, will spend his last day in the office on Jan. 11, 2019, then head to northeastern......

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Pres. Trump pushes back against criticism with tweet...

President Donald Trump is claiming that the 'Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russia, even a confrontation that could lead to war.'...

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Injuries reported in blast at Pennsylvania Army depot...

Authorities say an explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Putin chides Pres. Trump's opponents, calls summit a success...

Russian President Vladimir Putin called his first summit with President Donald Trump a success — but warned Thursday that Trump's opponents in the U.S. are hampering any progress on what they discussed, such as limiting their nuclear arsenals or...

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Pres. Trump says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent...

So which Democrat would President Donald Trump most like to run against in 2020?...

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill...

Israel's parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent...

A coroner on Thursday opened an inquest into the death of a British woman who was exposed to Novichok, as British media reported that police may have identified suspects in an earlier attack on a former Russian spy using the same deadly nerve agent....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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New York state launches tax probe of Trump Foundation...

New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Zuckerberg clarifies stance on policy for Holocaust deniers...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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17 hurt in tent collapse at California base leave hospital...

A helicopter blew down a tent at the Fort Hunter Liggett military base in California on Wednesday night, injuring 22 people, a spokeswoman said....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Two Huskers on Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list...

A pair of Nebraska wide receivers are on the initial Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List released Thursday morning. Stanley Morgan Jr. and JD Spielman are candidates for the Biletnikoff Award, presented to the top receiver in the FBS....

 2018-07-19 02:57 

KPTM

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Online sales tax debate picking up steam in Nebraska...

OMAHA, Ne (FOX42KPTM) - James Kavan isn't sure a recent United States Supreme Court ruling is in his best interest.It's going to be kind of annoying, said Kavan, a business owner in Omaha.The court ruling in June paves the way for Nebraska to begi...

 2018-07-19 02:43 

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Speed limit changes hitting Omaha highways...

Numerous highways in the Omaha area will be increasing the speed Thursday July 19th. The Department of Transportation rolled out the speed increase in hopes of lowering the number of crashes on the interstate system. Sarpy County Chief Deputy Greg London ...

 2018-07-19 02:30 

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From donuts to "I do's"...

OMAHA,Neb(FOX42KPTM)-The Donut Stop will officially close its doors this Fall. For decades, it's been a spot where students studied and met up for fun. This spot is really special to us, coming here on out first date, it was a good safe spot and a fri...

 2018-07-19 02:18 

KPTM

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Omaha Public Works involved in crash that sent 2 to hospital...

A crash this morning involving an Omaha Public Works truck sent two people to the hospital.Omaha police say a Ford Focus was going eastbound on Maple Street when the public works truck turned in front of it.Multiple witnesses say the car had a green light...

 2018-07-19 01:36 

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Sarpy County announces expanded tuition assistance program...

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners has approved an expanded tuition assistance program for County employees and their families.The new program, offered in partnership with Bellevue University, features tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 for County...

 2018-07-19 00:30 

KPTM

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City Council rejects liquor license for Candyland bikini bar...

A new bar requested a liquor license Tuesday, and things got a little heated at the City Council meeting.Candyland is the name of that bar and it's replacing Mount Fuji Inn at 72nd and Blondo streets.It's a strip club without the stripping. The wo...

 2018-07-18 22:50 

KPTM

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Nebraska State Patrol competes for 'Best Looking Cruiser'...

The Nebraska State Patrol is competing for the Best Looking Cruiser Award.The nationwide contest is presented by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST).Prizes include bragging rights and a feature on the cover of the AAST's America's Be...

 2018-07-18 22:32 

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AMBER Alert: 6-week-old girl abducted in Nebraska...

Authorities say a 6-week-old girl has been abducted from Sidney in or near Western Nebraska. The Sidney Police Department says Betty Zamora was last seen at 1900 Ash Cheyenne Villa Apartments and is believed to be in danger. She has black hair, and police...

 2018-07-18 21:52 

KPTM

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I-80 traffic stop reveals pot, cocaine, hash in car, DCSO says...

Two Iowa men are in jail on drug charges after a traffic stop on Interstate-80 early Wednesday morning.At around 2:20, a Douglas County sheriff's deputy was patrolling I-80 when he saw a Hyundai Tucson speeding near 42nd Street. The deputy tried to st...

 2018-07-18 21:46 

KPTM

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Gov. Reynolds agrees with lawmakers calling for Sen. Nate Boulton to resign...

Gov. Kim Reynolds said she agrees with female Democratic lawmakers in the Iowa Senate calling for the resignation of Sen. Nate Boulton, who announced his plans of staying in the legislature despite allegations of sexual misconduct against him.I am disappo...

 2018-07-18 21:17 

KPTM

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Reynolds signs executive order to grow rural Iowa...

Governor Kim Reynolds signed her third executive order Thursday, which will establish a statewide team to find solutions to the problems facing rural parts of Iowa.The Empower Rural Iowa Initiative, co-chaired by acting Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Sandy Ehrig...

 2018-07-18 19:00 

Hastings Tribune

Wanted: 4-H livestock auction bidders...

Individuals, businesses and organizations will have an opportunity to show support for Adams County 4-H livestock exhibitors Monday at the 2018 Adams County 4-H Livestock Auction....

 2018-07-18 16:53 

KPTM

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Frost hires former Husker coach Brown for off-field role...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska head coach Scott Frost has hired former Nebraska assistant coach Ron Brown to help develop Husker players off the field.Frost announced Brown's hiring Wednesday in a noncoaching role as director of player development. Brown...

 2018-07-18 15:20 

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Hy-Vee recalls spring pasta salad tied to salmonella cases...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Midwest grocery store chain Hy-Vee Inc. has recalled its store-brand spring pasta salad after 20 people got salmonella in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday the West Des Mo...

 2018-07-18 15:13 

Hastings Tribune

Prosser man dies when UTV, semi collide...

PROSSER — A 19-year-old Prosser man died Tuesday afternoon following a collision between a semitrailer truck and a utility vehicle at 82nd Street and Hayland Avenue, the Adams County Sheriff's Office reported....

 2018-07-18 15:04 

Hastings Tribune

Youth ready to show animals at fair...

Adams County Fairgrounds buzzed with activity through the day Tuesday as FairFest entrants brought animals of all sorts for this week's fair....

 2018-07-18 14:15 

Hastings Tribune

Utility Board gets update on voltage conversion project...

More than 40 years into the city's electric distribution system voltage conversion, the project is nearly complete but there still are a few neighborhoods to be updated....

 2018-07-18 13:00 

Hastings Tribune

City plans railroad quiet zone meeting...

Members of Hastings' Quiet Crossing Committee will share information about planned railroad quiet zones as well as gather public input during an open house meeting Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile system...

The European Union's antitrust chief has fined Google a record $5 billion for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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A day after back-tracking, Trump defends summit performance...

Taking to Twitter early Wednesday, President Donald Trump defended anew his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit, promising 'big results' from better relations with Russia and hitting back at 'haters.'...

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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Elon Musk apologizes for calling cave rescue diver a 'pedo'...

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

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Death toll in sinking off Cyprus now 19...

Turkish Cypriot official says 16 people have drowned and 105 have been rescued from a boat that capsized off Cyprus' northern coastline....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Pres. Trump...

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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Nebraska hunts down, kills mountain lion that killed goat...

State game officials say a mountain lion that killed a domestic goat in northwest Nebraska has been found and killed....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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County to weigh US Supreme Court appeal on $28.1M judgment...

Gage County officials will be meeting with attorneys to consider appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court a $28.1 million judgment awarded to six people who were wrongfully convicted of murder....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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Out of hospital, Thai boys share lessons learned in cave...

The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have appeared at a news conference, entering to applause from the media and classmates....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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Young entrepreneurs build one-of-a-kind businesses...

Talented kids with an entrepreneurial spirit are getting their start in the business world, selling everything from homemade slime to woodcarvings. Now, they're preparing for an art and craft show that highlights their skills....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons...

Iran continues to acquire uranium and is close to finishing a factory where it can build more centrifuges to enrich it, the country's nuclear chief said Wednesday, adding also that uranium stockpiles have nearly doubled in the last few years....

 2018-07-18 04:00 

KIIT

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Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly...

Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly....

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