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3:13 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Mayor Names New Fire Chief

Omaha Fire Chief, Bernard Kanger

This afternoon, Mayor Jean Stothert selected Bernard Kanger as Chief of the Omaha Fire Department.  Kanger had been serving as Interim Chief since August of 2013.  Stothert says she chose Kanger because, “He shares my goals for excellence in public safety and administration of the Omaha Fire Department.”

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1:59 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Missouri River Farmers/Businesses Sue U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Over Flooding

A claim has been filed by Polsinelli PC, based in Kansas City, Missouri, directly concerning the actions of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in managing the Missouri River.

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General News
1:51 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Speech to highlight shortcomings of US education

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An expert will discuss the quality of America's educational system in a speech in Lincoln later this month.

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General News
6:46 am
Sat March 8, 2014

Lincoln district considering ID system test

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials are thinking about requiring some middle school students to wear photo IDs on lanyards around their necks.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri March 7, 2014

E.N. Thompson Forum Lecture on World Issues has military theme

“The American Military: War and Peace, Spending and Politics” was the topic of last month’s E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri February 28, 2014

New Report Shows Number of Working Mothers Heading Families Making Low Incomes

There are more than 26,000 low-income families headed by working mothers in the state of Nebraska.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu February 27, 2014

2nd annual Disaster Preparedness Conference on tap for April

The Nebraska Center for Preparedness Education 2nd annual national conference on long-term and residential care disaster preparedness takes place April 15th and 16th at the Embassy Suites in downtown Omaha.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed February 26, 2014

First Central Congregational Church Presents Open Forums

First Central Congregational Church offers a series of Open Forums throughout the year on an assortment of subjects.

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General News
8:46 am
Tue February 25, 2014

TransCanada says Neb. pipeline route still valid

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline says its proposed route through Nebraska is still legally valid until a higher court decides whether the state's pipeline-siting law is constitutional.

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General News
1:58 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Joslyn Institute partners with Chinese company to help build sustainability programs

Pearl River Delta

The Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities will partner with a private Chinese company to look at ways to aid the city of Guanghzhou with its pollution problems.

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