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General News
2:28 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

OPD has new website

The Omaha Police Department unveiled its new website on January 1st.

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General News
6:06 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Southeast Nebraska Food Hub could be a go in next three years

The Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities is exploring the idea of establishing a Southeast Nebraska Food Hub.

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General News
6:47 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Nebraska Lottery distributed more than $35 million in 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Lottery distributed more than $35 million to various state funds in 2014.

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General News
6:46 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Contempt order for Nebraska agency upheld

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a contempt of court order against the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services over its handling of a state ward's foster placement.

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General News
6:44 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Low oil prices unlikely to hurt railroads much

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A collapse in oil prices won't derail the railroads' profit engine even if it does slow the tremendous growth in crude shipments seen in recent years.

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General News
10:52 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Nebraska board seeks guidance on powdered alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's liquor regulators will let the Legislature decide whether to bar or order a tight watch over powdered alcohol, if the new product ever hits store shelves.

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General News
1:01 pm
Thu January 1, 2015

Group: Unfunded mandates a factor in Nebraska property taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha think tank says unfunded mandates are a key driver of Nebraska's property taxes, but they're difficult to track and elected officials can easily blame them on someone else.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu January 1, 2015

MAPA to host public workshop on planning around Offutt AFB

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency, along with Offutt Air Force Base, state and federal agencies, local school districts and area chambers of commerce are working together to prepare a Joint Land Use Study.

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Omaha
2:54 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Gas prices below $2 a gallon in many Omaha locations

Gas prices in the Omaha area are 72 cents lower than one month ago, according to tracking site GasBuddy.com.

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Omaha
2:20 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

2nd victim dies after last week's Omaha fire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A second person has died after last week's fire at a boarding house in southeast Omaha.

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