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2 people killed in crash near Flandreau IDed, from Omaha

April 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

FLANDREAU (AP) Authorities have identified a Nebraska woman and a 9-year-old girl who died after the car in which they were riding hit a bridge guardrail on Interstate 29 north of Flandreau. Continue Reading

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Regulators: Neb. nuclear plants prepared for flood

June 17, 2011 in INFORUM

OMAHA Federal regulators say the utilities running both of Nebraska’s nuclear power plants have taken the steps needed to protect them from flooding from the Missouri River. Continue Reading

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Nebraska, Iowa brace for Missouri River flood

June 5, 2011 in INFORUM

Iowa town’s residents evacuated after levee breach
OMAHA, Neb. Cities up and down the Missouri River in Nebraska and Iowa are inspecting flood walls and piling up sandbags to prepare for a deluge of water the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will release later this month. Continue Reading

Omaha declares flooding emergency as Missouri River waters rise

June 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle signed an emergency declaration Wednesday as the city contends with the swollen Missouri River but he and others said they expect to escape major flooding.
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Iraqi donkey expected to complete trip to Omaha today

May 18, 2011 in West Central Tribune

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Smoke The Donkey will cover more than 6,000 miles in his journey from Iraq to his new home in an eastern Nebraska pasture. Continue Reading

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High court keeps siblings separated

May 6, 2011 in INFORUM

Decides best interest trumps biology in case
OMAHA, Neb. A 3-year-old girl will grow up in a different home from her older brother and sister following a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling Friday that determined the best interest of a child trumps biology in cases of child placement. Continue Reading

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Sudanese decide country’s future

January 9, 2011 in INFORUM

30 from area cast votes on secession

At least 30 Sudanese from the Fargo area made the 400-mile trek to Omaha this past weekend to vote in a global referendum that will determine the fate of their home country. Continue Reading

Student opens fire at Omaha high school, 2 wounded

January 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The son of a police detective opened fire at a Nebraska high school Wednesday, wounding the principal and assistant principal and forcing panicked students to take cover in the kitchen of the building where he had attended classes for no more than two months.
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Blais develops a winner quickly at Nebraska-Omaha

November 17, 2010 in INFORUM

GRAND FORKS Dean Blais answers the phone in a jovial mood, makes a couple of jokes and, with a light chuckle, he asks, “You going to tell the Fighting Sioux to be ready for us this weekend?”
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Nebraska-Omaha beats Minnesota 4-2 for weekend sweep

October 17, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – If conference newcomer Nebraska-Omaha was impressed by Minnesota’s 12 Western Collegiate Hockey Association championships, they didn’t show it this weekend.
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