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Updated at 2:40 PM

In the wake of my previous column on the Oregon community college murders, several people raised a similar objection to my suggestion that we extend criminal background checks to all gun sales.In emails to me and in calls to the Alan Stock radio show on KXNT-AM 840 on Oct. 5, the message was the same: Background checks wouldn’t have stopped the Oregon murders.And that’s true. The shooter reportedly purchased his firearms legally, and presumably passed background checks to do so.

Updated at 2:39 PM

A 16-month-old Australian toddler underwent a "miracle" surgery to reattach his head to his neck after he was internally decapitated in a car wreck.

Updated at 2:31 PM

October is here, and that means it’s finally safe to indulge in all things pumpkin flavored (and scented). But if you want to make sure you’ll be digging into a homemade pumpkin pie come Thanksgiving, experts say you...

Updated at 1:52 PM

Trolling comments on presidential candidates’ Facebook pages in search of grammatical errors is a task that will get Strunk and White devotees’ eyes rolling. At least the search for typos, misplaced or missing...

Updated at 1:30 PM

Was the macaroni and cheese worth it?

Updated at 1:07 PM

Nebraska City Mayor Bryan Bequette announced Monday evening during the city council meeting that the search for a new finance commissioner will continue. Bequette said no one has shown interest in filling the vacancy since...

Updated at 1:01 PM

People are being asked to help the Nebraska City Police Department solve two thefts that happened in September in Nebraska City. At about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 9, two people were seen stealing merchandise from Walmart and they left in a...

Updated at 12:59 PM

Pedestrians and traffic will not be able to walk or travel across the 4th Corso viaduct for a few years due to the approval of its permanent closure by commissioners during the Nebraska City City Council meeting Monday evening.

Updated at 12:36 PM

Christina Aguilera is returning to coach

Updated at 12:35 PM

If you build it, it will come... alive? That is Adam's (Sean Giambrone) hope on Wednesday's episode...

Updated at 12:28 PM

A former acquaintance is a full-blown conspiracy theorist. She calls herself a “truth seeker”; I call her a smug, insensitive jerk. This is why we are former acquaintances.

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