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Government
8:05 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Omaha creates land bank for vacant property

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The city of Omaha has created a municipal land bank to help clean up vacant and dilapidated houses.

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Government
2:00 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

More police, property tax decrease included in Omaha's 2015 budget

Omaha’s 2015 proposed budget includes a 2 percent property tax decrease.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Nebraska launches child care quality rating system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a new quality rating system for child care facilities and early childhood education programs.

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Government
2:43 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Harkin: U.S. should be a safe place for immigrant children

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says his state should be a safe place for children entering the country illegally.

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Government
2:30 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

City Council to vote Tuesday on sewer use fees increase

Omahans could pay much more in sewer use fees if a proposal before the City Council is approved Tuesday.

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Government
6:26 am
Sat July 12, 2014

GOP's Ernst of Iowa to give party's radio address

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst will take a break from campaigning for two weeks to take part in active duty training for the Iowa National Guard. But before lacing up her boots, Ernst has recorded the Republicans' national radio address.

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Government
1:34 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Council: US economic growth to outpace Nebraska's

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state business council predicts that Nebraska's economy will slow enough this year for the rest of the nation to catch up.

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Government
8:06 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Nebraska cash reserve expected to hit $707.5M

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Higher than expected tax collections will boost Nebraska's cash reserve to a projected $707.5 million.

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Government
10:57 am
Thu July 10, 2014

13 SIDs included in Omaha annexation package

The city of Omaha wants to annex 19 areas with a total valuation of more than $932 million.

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Council Bluffs
1:29 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Input needed on Council Bluffs Mid-City Design project

The city of Council Bluffs wants public input on a neighborhood revitalization effort.

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