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 2023-02-02 14:34 

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American Heart Month reminds people of the factors and ways to prevent heart disease...

February is American Heart Month, according to nationaldaycalendar.com.The month teaches people about the factors of heart disease that are preventable and how...

 2023-02-02 03:58 

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Resources for those impacted by the Omaha Target shooting...

"Kind of numb, kind of shaky today I just can't believe it actually happened," Julie Richard, target shopper." Felt a little shaky he felt like crying," said Je...

 2023-02-02 02:35 

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Senators hear input on bill for implementing voter ID...

LINCOLN, Neb.—Sen. Julie Slama's bill to implement voter ID was amended shortly before Wednesday's hearing in front of the Government, Military and Veterans Aff...

 2023-02-02 01:23 

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Nebraskans clash over future of abortion with 'Heartbeat Bill'...

Nebraska could ban abortion at six weeks as lawmakers consider legislation that would base the decision on a fetal heartbeat."No more bans," was the chant as hu...

 2023-02-01 22:09 

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Omaha Target store shooter identified...

Omaha Police have announced the identification of the armed man that brought a gun to Target on Tuesday as 32-year-oldJoseph Jones....

 2023-02-01 21:59 

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Final public presentation about Millard's mail-in election will take place February 2nd...

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - If you live in the Millard Public Schools district, tomorrow (Febrary 2nd) represents...

 2023-02-01 21:37 

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Nebraska Treasurer's Office encouraging people to check for unclaimed property...

LINCOLN, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - If you live in Nebraska, you could have money waiting for you and you might not even realize it's available.There's a new push from...

 2023-02-01 20:46 

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CBPD: 4 of 7 suspects still wanted after drug deal robbery turns into murder...

Council Bluffs Police Department are still looking for four of the seven suspects after a drug deal robbery turned into murder.On...

 2023-02-01 20:15 

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Take a dive into the theater world with "To Kill a Mockingbird" at the Orpheum...

To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to Omaha's Orpheum Theater Tuesday, February 7 through Sunday, February 12.FOX42's Tom Becka sat down with one of the actors of...

 2023-02-01 19:08 

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CSM to look for different president after their pick takes different offer...

The College of Saint Mary is reopening their search for the eighth president of the university after their pick took an offer at her current instiution, accorid...

 2023-02-01 15:37 

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It's that time of year again: Lenten fish fries of 2023...

Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching on Febraury 22...

 2023-02-01 14:14 

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Check this out! It's National Library Lover's Month!...

February is National Library Lover's Month, according to nationaldaycalendar.com.The month recognizes those who love everything a library has to offer.Libraries...

 2023-01-31 22:13 

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Man accused of sexual assault arrested by Nebraska State Patrol investigators...

LINCOLN, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - A Richardson County man is now under arrest following an investigation into a reported sexual assault of a coworker.James Cherry, 33...

 2023-01-31 22:05 

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GI man to spend life in prison on charges related to escape, hostage situation...

A Grand Island man convicted on multiple charges after he ran away from corrections officers and took a man hostage during a 12-hour standoff will spend the res...

 2023-01-31 21:47 

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Nebraska DHHS posts new statewide data about RSV and the flu...

LINCOLN, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - New data is out from the State of Nebraska about the respiratory illness RSV and Influenza.We learned today Emergency Department vis...

 2023-01-31 21:25 

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Colorado minor arrested following I-80 pursuit near Gretna...

A Colorado man has been arrested following a high-speed chase on Interstate 80 early Tuesday morning.At approximately 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a S...

 2023-01-31 18:40 

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UPDATE: Suspect in West Omaha Target shooting dead, no injuries reported...

Omaha Police are investigating shots fired reports at the Target at 179th Street and West Center Road, accoridng to a tweet from OPD....

 2023-01-31 17:53 

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Saro Lounge to celebrate Black History Month by looking at the progression of Jazz music...

The Saro Longue is celebrating Black History Month by taking a look at the progression of Jazz music and its African American roots, accoridng to a press releas...

 2023-01-31 16:03 

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Starbucks delivery through DoorDash now available in Omaha...

Starting Tu...

 2023-01-31 14:40 

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It's National Hot Chocolate Day! Here's how to celebrate and where to get a free cup...

January 31 marks National Hot Chocolate Day, according to nationaldaycalendar.com.The day is in the perfect place througout the year to help keep us warm during...

 2023-01-31 07:44 

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Gov. Pillen continues the Governor call-in tradition...

Newly elected Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen took an hour out of his day to listen to comments and concerns from those in the state.Today marked his first time ev...

 2023-01-31 06:35 

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2 OPD officers injured in shootout with burglary suspect...

Two Omaha Police officers were shot and injured after confronting a burglary suspect late Monday night.In a news conference at the scene, Police Chief Todd Schm...

 2023-01-31 06:35 

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2 OPD officers injured in shootout with burglary suspect...

Two Omaha Police officers were shot and injured after confronting a burglary suspect late Monday night.In a news conference at the scene, Police Chief Todd Schm...

 2023-01-31 03:27 

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How to avoid a rental scam if you're heading to Phoenix for Super Bowl LVII...

In just a couple of weeks the NFL's biggest game will happen in glendale, Arizona.Tens of thousands of people will travel from around the world including fans f...

 2023-01-31 03:07 

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Local group uneasy about cryptocurrency mining centers in Nebraska...

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.—Almost two weeks ago, the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved a project to build a data-mining center near Grand Island.The centers...

 2023-01-31 00:58 

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PACE says it is not the target of investigation, but is cooperating with FBI...

The Omaha organization PACE, which connects police officers with at-risk children through sports, said on it's website Monday that it is fully cooperating with...

 2023-01-30 23:34 

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Infant found on rural farm porch in extreme cold after car stolen with kids inside...

Before he heard sirens the man who found an infant in extreme cold only heard silence."It looked pretty gruesome for a while."Momentary fear struck Chuck Soraha...

 2023-01-30 22:37 

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Omaha's fire chief retiring, effective date is coming up soon...

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - The City of Omaha will soon need a new fire chief.The current one, Dan Olsen, is set to retire in March. Olsen has been serving in th...

 2023-01-30 22:37 

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Omaha's fire chief retiring, effective date is coming up soon...

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - The City of Omaha will soon need a new fire chief.The current one, Dan Olsen, is set to retire in March. Olsen has been serving in th...

 2023-01-30 22:33 

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Man charged in connection to Utah kidnapping that ended in GI faces federal charges...

An Arizona man facing charges after he was found inside a vehicle in Grand Island with an abducted Utah teen now faces federal charges.GRAND ISLAND POLICE ARRES...

 2023-01-30 21:19 

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New Douglas County COVID update shows hospitalizations on the decline right now...

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - COVID-19 hospitalizations in Douglas County are on the decline. That's according to the latest report from the Health Department.FOX4...

 2023-01-30 20:30 

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CDC awarded grants to three nursing schools to help with nursing shortage at state schools...

There is an urgent nursing shortage in Nebraska schools.The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Nursing has been awarded a $915,163 grant fr...

 2023-01-30 19:32 

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OPD: Altercation between two students led to a cutting at North Omaha middle school...

An altercation a little before 11:00 a.m. Monday morning led to a cutting at a North Omaha middle school, accoridng to a press release from Omaha Police....

 2023-01-30 14:35 

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Pop, pop, pop! It's National Bubble Wrap Day!...

National Bubble Wrap Day is celebrated on the last Monday in January every year, according to nationaldaycalendar.com.The initial purpose of bubble wrap is vast...

 2023-01-30 14:30 

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OPD investigating Sunday evening robbery of Family Dollar...

Omaha Police are investigating a Sunday evening robbery of a North Omaha Family Dollar, accoridng to a press release from OPD....

 2023-01-30 02:12 

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Health care leaders look to improve services in rural areas through policy change...

OMAHA, Neb. (KPTM) - Health care leaders in Nebraska are looking for ways to improve care in rural areas of the state.To make this happen, the Nebraska Hospital...

 2023-01-30 00:06 

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Small business pop-up, painting, and trivia among free things to do to start February...

National Hot Chocolate Day, Harry Potter Trivia, online storytime, small business pop-up market, virtual painting lesson, and Seed Starting 101 are among the fr...

 2023-01-29 22:14 

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The Riverfront giving out free hot chocolate on Tuesday for National Hot Chocolate Day...

The Riverfront is celebrating National Hot Chocolate Day on Tuesday with free cups of hot chocolate, accoridng to a press release from the Riverfront.At the 13t...

 2023-01-29 21:56 

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Omaha Community Playhouse hosting auditions for "In the Heights"...

The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) is hosting in-person auditions for the musical In the Heights, according to a press release from the theater.Auditions will...

 2023-01-29 20:44 

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A holiday that a perfect fit: It's National Puzzle Day!...

National Puzzle Day is celebrated every January 29 to remind people of the many ben...

 2023-01-29 03:22 

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Search for missing endangered woman out of Plattsmouth...

Plattsmouth Police have issued an endangered missing advisory for a 68-year-old woman.An Endangered Missing Advisory has been activated to determine the whereab...

 2023-01-28 23:02 

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Creighton Prep hosts robotics tournament, winners advance to regional tournament...

OMAHA, Neb. (KPTM) - Kids from across Iowa and Nebraska battled it out this Saturday at Creighton Prep to see who's robot was best.SOURCES: RICH MANSFIELD, ROBO...

 2023-01-28 04:02 

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Bellevue Fire Department shares tips on fire prevention...

A recent fire in the Metro caused thousands of dollars in damage and killed two pets. The cause of the fire - a buildup of lint in the home's clothes dryer.The...

 2023-01-28 03:04 

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Metropolitan Area Planning Agency finishes study to reduce highway 75 traffic...

OMAHA, Neb. (KPTM) - The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA) completed a study that looks to reduce heavy vehicle congestion along the highway 75 corridor...

 2023-01-28 01:49 

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'If we don't vote, we don't matter': North Omaha activist announces summit to boost voters...

OMAHA, Neb.—Black Votes Matter founder and director Preston Love, Jr. is not happy with North Omaha's voter turnout."there has been a tremendous gap--the keywor...

 2023-01-28 01:10 

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Omaha Police denounce actions of Memphis police officers in Tyre Nichols incident...

Omaha Police Chief ToddSchmaderer put out a statement Friday night denouncing the actions of the Memphis police officers that were involved in the beating of T...

 2023-01-28 00:17 

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Second arrest made in deadly Des Moines alternative education shooting...

Another arrest has been made in connection with a deadly shooting at "Starts Right Here," a Des Moines program for at-risk teenagers.Police announced the arrest...

 2023-01-27 22:23 

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Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen appoints new Nebraska State Fire Marshal...

Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen has announced he is appointing Scott Cordes as the next Nebraska State Fire Marshal. Cordes will replace Shane Hunter, who stepped down...

 2023-01-27 22:05 

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Lincoln Police make arrests in ongoing homemade explosives investigation...

The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) has made two arrests so far in an ongoing homemade explosives investigation in Lincoln.LPD arrested 24-year-old Spenser Spe...

 2023-01-27 21:43 

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AAA Nebraska reminding everyone about importance of having emergency kit in your car...

OMAHA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - With temperatures set to take a plunge this weekend, AAA Nebraska is once again reminding everybody to put an emergency kit in your ca...

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