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6:06 am
Thu May 2, 2013

City Council Candidates for Districts 5 & 6

Former State Senator Rich Pahls is running against Jeff Moore in the General Election.

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Government
7:23 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Mayoral Candidates Debate the CSO Project

Omaha is in the midst of an 18-year combined sewer overflow project with a price tag of nearly two billion dollars.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Omaha's Mayoral Candidates Talk Roads

Street maintenance and potholes was a major subject of debate between City Councilwoman Jean Stothert and Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle.

The two debated a variety of issues at the Omaha Press Club Debate last Friday. 

Stothert said she has been the chair of the public works committee for the past four years and street repair and road maintenance is something the entire city council is concerned about. 

Stothert said one of the most common complaints she hears from people is how their streets are not in good condition.

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Government
2:49 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad seeks support for property tax plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says that without passage of his property tax plan, residents could see big increases to their tax bills. But a Democratic lawmaker questions the argument.

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Government
8:30 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Lawmakers look to rebuild Nebraska's cash reserve fund

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers who dug into Nebraska's cash reserve at the height of the recession are now looking to rebuild the state's rainy-day fund.

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Government
8:48 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Forecasting board issues revenue outlook for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Investors who were spooked by Washington's fiscal-cliff showdown have created a one-time cash windfall for Nebraska.

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Government
8:45 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers advance school funding legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state-equalization funding bill for Nebraska public schools has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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Government
11:39 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Two fired OPD officers appeal to get their jobs back

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha police officers fired in an excessive force investigation have filed notices of appeal, indicating they intend to fight to get their jobs back.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Mayoral Debate at Press Club Friday

The Omaha Press Club is the site of a Mayoral Debate this Friday at Noon with candidates Jean Stothert and incumbent Mayor Jim Suttle.

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Government
9:31 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers seek common ground on Medicaid expansion

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers who support expanding Medicaid to more low-income adults are uncertain if the Legislature will get another chance to debate the issue.

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