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.”
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.