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General News
9:55 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Omaha-based entertainment authority considering new policy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit organization dedicated to building and managing public event venues in Omaha is writing a formal policy about the information it makes public amid transparency concerns.

Officials with the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority will vote Tuesday on a proposal requiring the organization to offer detailed information at public board meetings, including annual financial reports.

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General News
8:06 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Council Bluffs Holds Public Meeting Tonight on West Broadway Corridor Plan

West Broadway Corridor, Courtesy City of Council Bluffs

The City of Council Bluffs will hold its third in a series of public meetings tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 on the West Broadway Corridor Redevelopment Plan. 

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Omaha
7:45 am
Mon April 27, 2015

96-year-old World War Two veteran shares experiences during UNO talk

96-year-old Mildred Brodt served in the Women's Army Corps during World War Two. She spoke last Thursday at UNO about her experiences in Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

About one million World War Two veterans are still alive---and a 96-year-old female veteran of that war spoke at UNO last week.

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General News
6:21 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Nemaha commissioner apologizes for racial slur

AUBURN, Neb. (AP) — A Nemaha County commissioner is defending his colleague who publicly apologized for using a racial slur during a Thursday board meeting in Auburn.

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General News
6:20 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Lincoln officials deluged with overdoses of synthetic pot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Emergency workers have been swamped with overdoses of synthetic marijuana in Lincoln.

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Omaha
7:51 am
Thu April 23, 2015

2 Omaha police officers injured after hit by stolen car

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say two Omaha officers were injured after the driver of a stolen vehicle backed into them in a parking lot.

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General News
8:06 am
Wed April 22, 2015

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Omaha
8:01 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Omaha council bolsters city watch over boardinghouses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council is bolstering the city's watch over boardinghouses.

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Nebraska
12:55 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Nebraska's March jobless rate of 2.6 pct still lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate of 2.6 percent last month remained the lowest in the nation.

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Omaha
12:49 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

First seats installed in new UNO arena; opening scheduled for October

Outgoing UNO student body president/Regent Jordan Koch sits in the first chair installed in the new UNO/Community Arena.
Credit UNO

UNO’s $75 million arena is scheduled to open in October.

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