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8:32 am
Tue May 31, 2011

Another Omaha park closeddue to flooding

Water rises on to the platform of the labor statue on the Omaha riverfront.
Photo by Katie Knapp Schubert/KIOS-FM

Omaha, NE – Another Omaha park is closed due to rising water on the Missouri River.

Omaha Parks and Recreation closed Freedom Park as flood waters inch closer to the riverfront. Omaha Public Works installed flood gates Sunday at Lewis and Clark Landing.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:52 am
Mon May 30, 2011

Flood gates closed along Omaha riverfront

Water rises on to the platform of the labor statue on the Omaha riverfront.
Photo by Katie Knapp Schubert/KIOS-FM

Omaha, NE – Flood gates have been installed at Lewis and Clark landing in Omaha as the Missouri river rises to near-record levels.

Omaha Public Works officials closed the flood gates Sunday. Flood stage at Omaha is 29 feet. Public Works Director Bob Stubbe says the river is expected to remain at that stage through Tuesday as the Corps of Engineers gradually releases water from the Gavins Point Dam. A Flood Warning is in effect for the Missouri river at Omaha until further notice.

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Omaha Public Radio News
4:00 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

Omaha Symphony Resident Conductor debuts world premiere work

Ernest Richardson

Omaha, NE – Omaha Symphony Resident Conductor Ernest Richardson's Three Scenes for Chamber Orchestra will have its world premiere Saturday night.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:47 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

Flooding concerns along the Missouri, Platte rivers

Omaha, NE – The National Weather Service says flooding along the Missouri River is possible through next month.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:26 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

The City of Omaha recently awarded $80,000 to local neighborhood associations for green projects and crime prevention

Omaha, NE – 26 neighborhood projects are being funded through the Mayor's 2011 Neighborhood Grant Program.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:01 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

The Census Bureau released 2010 Census Demographic Data for the state of Nebraska last week.

Omaha, NE – The Census Bureau released 2010 Census Demographic Profiles for the state of Nebraska last week. With more, here's Omaha Public Radio's Cheril Lee...

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:32 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

MCC leaving the Nebraska Community College Association

Omaha, NE – Metropolitan Community College will no longer be part of the Nebraska Community College Association.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:34 pm
Tue May 24, 2011

Arbor Day Foundation names UNO a Tree Campus USA University

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, NE – UNO was recently named a Tree Campus USA.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:19 pm
Tue May 24, 2011

City of Omaha, fire union reach tentative contract agreement

Omaha, NE – Each Omaha firefighter will contribute 691 dollars a year to the city's pension system under a new agreement.

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and Omaha Professional Firefighters Association officials announced the tentative agreement Tuesday morning. Firefighters have been without a new contract since December 2007.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:30 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Omaha selected to host 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Omaha, NE – The city of Omaha was recently selected as the spot of another major multi-day sporting event.

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