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Man charged with hate crime in assault of transgender woman

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A deejay has been charged with a hate crime after police say he assaulted a transgender woman at an Omaha bar. According to reports, 45-year-old Stephen E. Thompson was charged Monday with one count of third-degree assault that is being prosecuted as a hate crime. A police r...

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Man charged with hate crime in assault of transgender woman

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A deejay has been charged with a hate crime after police say he assaulted a transgender woman at an Omaha bar. According to reports, 45-year-old Stephen E. Thompson was charged Monday with one count of third-degree assault that is being prosecuted as a hate crime. A police r...

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WP City Council Reviews Budget Proposal

The West Point City Council met in a special meeting Thursday evening to take a look at the proposed budget for 2015-16. Mayor Marlene Johnson says the only changes generally are increases in costs like health insurance and the salaries of city employees. Along with the cost of equipment and supp...

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Ne Gov. Ricketts Announces Trade Mission to Japan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he and Lt. Governor Mike Foley will lead trade delegations to Japan in September in a continuing effort to grow Nebraska’s economy through foreign trade and investment. Gov. Ricketts will lead a delegation of Nebraska business leaders to the 47th A...

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NCGA to Congress: Farmers Need Safe, Reliable Roads & Bridges

The National Corn Growers Association today expressed disappointment that Congress failed to pass a long-term highway funding bill before its August recess. Congress voted to extend the United States Highway Trust Fund’s authorization through Oct. 29, the second such short-term extension this year...

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Crews contained gas spill in Omaha suburb, official says

BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ Crews have contained a gasoline spill estimated at 1,0 gallons from a truck filling up a tank at a convenience store in the northwest Omaha suburb of Bennington. The spill occurred about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Omaha, Irvington and Bennington firefighters worked for hours ...

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Jul
31
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all-day Bancroft Hope Warriors Relay For...
Bancroft Hope Warriors Relay For...
Jul 31 all-day
Bancroft Hope Warriors Relay for Life Golf Outing Sunday, August 23rd starting at 1pm at Twin Creeks Golf Course in Pender. $40.00 per person 4 person teams. For more information or to register call Terri[...]
all-day Bancroft St Paul Lutheran Church...
Bancroft St Paul Lutheran Church...
Jul 31 all-day
Bancroft St Paul Lutheran Church Worship Service Change from Sunday to Saturday evening at 6:30 pm in Bancroft.
all-day Camp Noah
Camp Noah
Jul 31 all-day
Camp Noah Monday, August 3rd to Friday, August 7th with breakfast at 8:30am and camp from 9am to 3pm at Out Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. Registration is free. To register visit www.campnoah.org. To volunteer[...]
all-day Juvenile Awareness Group Pool Party
Juvenile Awareness Group Pool Party
Jul 31 all-day
Juvenile Awareness Group Pool Party Friday, July 31st from 9pm to 10pm at the West Point Pool in West Point. Open to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Free admission. Contact Addisen at 402-372-6010 for[...]
9:00 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, July 31st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saunders County Medical Center in Wahoo. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App,[...]
Aug
1
Sat
all-day Behling Toelle Family Reunion
Behling Toelle Family Reunion
Aug 1 all-day
It’s the Behling Toelle Family Reunion July 31st through August 2nd. Attend the Meet & Greet supper Friday evening at 6 p.m. at the Pizza Ranch in West Point. On Saturday, it’s the family BBQ[...]
Aug
3
Mon
9:00 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Monday, August 3rd from 9am to 3pm at the Dodge Veterans Club in Dodge. Call Carolyn Hunke or Peggy Oelkers 402-693-2450 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome!
12:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Monday, August 3rd from 12pm to 6 p.m.at Donald Nielsen Community Center in West Point. To make an appointment to give blood call Nancy at 402-372-2180 or download the Red[...]

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