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Parts of southeast Nebraska see patchy fog early; thunderstorms could hit Omaha late tonight

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Parts of southeast Nebraska see patchy fog early; thunderstorms could hit Omaha late tonight

- Tuesday began with patchy, dense fog in some parts of eastern Nebraska and it may end with a thunderstorm. The National Weather Service office in Valley said the fog had developed across parts of southeast and east-central Nebraska and far southwest Iowa, where visibilities had been reduced to less than half a mile. Conditions should improve by 8 or 9 a

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1 dead after shooting in northwest Minnesota

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1 dead after shooting in northwest Minnesota

- HALSTAD, Minn. — A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting Monday night, June 26, in Halstad, according to the Norman County Sheriff's Office.A 20-year-old

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Sale gets 9 Ks, Red Sox beat Twins

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Sale gets 9 Ks, Red Sox beat Twins

- Sale went 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday in a matchup of two of the AL's top teams. "When you've got him on the mound, all you need is a couple and he's going to do the rest," Moreland said

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White House: Syria Could be Preparing Another Chemical Weapons Attack

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White House: Syria Could be Preparing Another Chemical Weapons Attack

- The White House has warned there are “potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack” by the Syrian regime and told the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, he would face a “heavy price” if one is carried out. The announcement comes amid rising tensions in Syria between the US-led coalition and Russia, which is backing the Assad regime. The US launched a fierce riposte in the aftermath of the chemical attack launched by Assad’s forces in April — which was condemned across the world — and says it will not hesitate to take action should another similar strike take place

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Tags: Government |  White House |  Weapons |  Chemical weapons | 
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World War II veteran returns from Honor Flight trip to D.C

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World War II veteran returns from Honor Flight trip to D.C

- ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) -- Herbert St. Romain made it back home to Louisiana from a trip of a lifetime Saturday morning. The 95-year-old World War II veteran visited memorials built in honor of his service in our nation’s capital. There was nothing but smiles all around Louisiana's Alexandria International Airport as he exited his plane. A small crowd consisting of family, friends and even airport employees greeted St

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Tags: Wars |  Global Wars |  The Second World War | 
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Mom credits app with saving baby's life

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Mom credits app with saving baby's life

- The Iowa mom who credits a cellphone app with helping to save her daughter's life is sharing with other pregnant women what she learned from the near-death experience. Emily Eekhoff was 33 weeks pregnant when she said she noticed her baby's movements had changed. Eekhoff had been a frequent user of the app Count the Kicks, which helps a mom track her child's movement patterns during the third trimester of pregnancy

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Tags: Motherhood |  Children |  Babies | 
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Iowan who shouted 'arrest me' to officer sentenced

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Iowan who shouted 'arrest me' to officer sentenced

- The U.S. attorney's office in Springfield says Terrail Draper Lavar Dixon told a trooper to "go ahead and arrest" him after he was stopped for speeding and driving erratically. Iowan who shouted 'arrest me' to officer sentenced The U.S. attorney's office in Springfield says Terrail Draper Lavar Dixon told a trooper to "go ahead and arrest" him after he was stopped for speeding and driving erratically

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Father of Jared Poché, father of LSU strength coach save Florida fan's life at College World Series

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Father of Jared Poché, father of LSU strength coach save Florida fan's life at College World Series

- OMAHA, Neb. — Dr. Jerry Poché and Jimmy Roy, whose sons are part of the LSU baseball program, revived an elderly Florida fan in the sixth inning of Monday’s game in the College World Series finals. Poché received confirmation from the lead paramedic at TD Ameritrade Park that the man to whom he and Roy provided CPR is in stable condition

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House Democrats plan to roll out property-tax freeze plan

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House Democrats plan to roll out property-tax freeze plan

- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Illinois House Democrats are planning to roll out their own version of a property tax freeze. It will be presented Tuesday in the Revenue and Finance Committee. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has insisted that the nation’s next-to-highest local property taxes be frozen as part of a budget deal which has eluded the governor and legislative Democrats for two years

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Iowa reports highest number of HIV cases ever

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Iowa reports highest number of HIV cases ever

- WEBVTT WE DRY OUT FOR THE WEEKEND.ELIZABETH: NEW ON 8, IT'S NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY. LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE USINGTHE DAY TO GET THE WORD OUT THATHIV CASES IN IOWA ARE UP. KCCI'S TOMMIE CLARK IS LIVE ATTHE PROJECT OF PRIMARY HEALTHCARE IN DES MOINES, AND, TOMMIE,WHAT ARE THEY SAYING ABOUT THEINCREASE? TOMMIE: THEY SAY THAT ALTHOUGHTHOSE NUMBERS ARE UP, IT DOESMEAN THAT MORE PEOPLE AREGETTING TESTED AND GETTING THEHELP THEY NEED

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Nintendo to Release $80 SNES Classic Edition with 21 Games this September

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Nintendo to Release $80 SNES Classic Edition with 21 Games this September

- REDMOND, Wash. — The NES Classic Edition was such a hit last fall that Nintendo has announced another mini console: The Super NES Classic Edition. The SNES will have 21 games including classics like Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario Kart, Super Metroid and F-ZERO. Plus, a previously unreleased sequel to Star Fox! The re-creation of the 16-bit gaming system comes with two controllers and can be plugged into any HDTV via an included HDMI Cable

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Utah toddler dies after falling asleep in hot van

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Utah toddler dies after falling asleep in hot van

- WINCHESTER HILLS, Utah - A 2-year-old child has died after being left in a hot van during a family reunion over the weekend in Utah, according to KSTU-TV. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said authorities were called to a home in Winchester Hills, located in the southwest corner of the state, just before 7 p.m. Saturday. Officials said the child's father found the 2-year-old unresponsive in the family van

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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far from an endorsement of the use of public money for religious schools. The court, by a 7-2 vote, sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a state grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground

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FBI investigating Montana man as possible "AK-47 Bandit" who robbed Rexburg credit union

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FBI investigating Montana man as possible "AK-47 Bandit" who robbed Rexburg credit union

- FBI investigating Montana man as possible “AK-47 Bandit” who robbed Rexburg credit union We Matched BILLINGS, Montana (KRTV) — Authorities found several explosive devices in the home of Richard Gathercole of Roundup, who was recently arrested for allegedly shooting at a Kansas State Trooper and crimes in several other states, said the Musselshell County Sheriff’s Office on Monday. Authorities are now investigating whether Gathercole, who was arrested on June 20 in Nebraska, is the career criminal known as the “AK 47 Bandit

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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far from an endorsement of the use of public money for religious schools. The court, by a 7-2 vote, sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a state grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground

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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far from an endorsement of the use of public money for religious schools. The court, by a 7-2 vote, sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a state grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground

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