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The crash Wednesday afternoon ripped through the front of Lu Dumpling House and left it littered with victims, witnesses said.
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What's next in gay marriage's legal odyssey?
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Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced
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Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court
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Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack
Ukraine: 3 pro-Russian militants killed, 13 injured after clashes at Black Sea military base
Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time
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Defend 'Obamacare' unabashedly, some Democrats say
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Let's defend 'Obamacare,' some Democrats say
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AP Photos: Colorado hosts its own fracking boom
AP Photos: A fracking boom pushes Colorado's oil production to its highest level in 50 years
AP Photos: Colorado hosts its own fracking boom
AP Photos: A fracking boom pushes Colorado's oil production to its highest level in 50 years
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Nebrasks health officials to advertise jobs via drive-thru
Coral Walker named Omaha police officer of the year
A recap of what got done — and what didn't — in the 2014 legislative session
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Rather than doing $250K in repairs, owner who lives in lot behind 94-year-old house in Dundee razes it
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State Patrol, Omaha police conduct vehicle inspections
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Bernie Kanger formally promoted to Omaha fire chief
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New UNO center strengthens ties between campus, community
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A comical roast Wednesday night in Omaha brought fans of Creighton basketball laughter by the bucketful. This time it was McJokes, not McBuckets, that entertained the Bluejay crowd.
Kelly: New $24M UNO center embodies spirit of newlywed crash victim
Jessica Lutton Bedient was killed by a drunken driver at age 26 in 2010. Thursday, the widowed husband and other family members will gather with others at the University of Nebraska at Omaha to dedicate a permanent memorial to Jessica.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks have a new concession item: a $25 corn dog. For that kind of money, it should be stuffed with Bitcoin.
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