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12:27 pm
Sun May 5, 2013

Shareholders ask Buffett's about not spoiling kids

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett has pledged to eventually give away all of the Berkshire Hathaway stock that made him one of the world's richest men, but he doesn't want to spoil his children.

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General News
6:17 am
Sat April 13, 2013

La Vista rental policy OK'd by Neb Supreme Court

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that the city of La Vista's ordinance requiring landlords to obtain a rental license and submit to periodic property inspections does not violate the state's prohibition against special legislation.

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General News
6:19 am
Sat March 30, 2013

Omaha Zoo Announces Names of Lion Cubs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha zoo has announced the names of five African lion cubs selected through a contest on the group's Facebook page.

The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium said Friday morning that the boy cubs have been named Josiri and Taj. The females have been named Kya, Leela and Zuri.

Visitors to the zoo's Facebook page were asked to suggest names, and zoo workers selected 20 names from more than 5,000 submissions.

Those names were then posted on Facebook for a final vote.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Veteran designation available in Iowa

Iowa veterans may now request that a “Veteran” designation be placed on their driver’s license or non-operator ID.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Iowa Bicycle Summit set for this weekend

The Iowa Bicycle Summit is organized by the Iowa DOT and the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Douglas County Treasurer to Headline MLK Event

John Ewing, Douglas County Treasurer

Douglas County Treasurer, John Ewing, Jr. is the guest speaker for UNMC’s Martin Luther King Day event.

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General News
5:05 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Graffiti Kits Available in South Omaha

The South Omaha graffiti kits project was launched in partnership with the Neighborhood Center.

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General News
5:05 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Men of Distinction Conference set for Monday

Helping male African-American and Latino high school students create a personal action plan consisting of self-improvement and success. 


That’s the primary goal of the 4th annual Men of Distinction Conference. 

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General News
6:06 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Iowa metro areas score high as "Best Cities for Successful Aging"

A new Milken Institute report on Successful Aging ranks two large metro areas in Iowa as among the best cities for successful aging.

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General News
2:54 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

13th Annual Heartland Latino Leadership Conference

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

This year’s Heartland Latino Leadership Conference begins Thursday, November 8th with a Career Expo and Youth Rally. 

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