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2:55 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

OPD to expand gang unit, add staff

The Omaha Police Department’s gang unit will expand, and add a specialist in South Omaha.

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Government
7:19 pm
Sun January 13, 2013

GOP Senator: Hagel's temperament a concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator says he thinks the issue of "overall temperament" will come up during former Sen. Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing to be defense secretary.

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Government
2:26 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Bill would cut OPS board to nine members

A State Senator from Omaha has once again introduced a bill to reduce the size of the Omaha Public Schools board.

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Government
2:20 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Bill would remove elected officials from state health plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lawmaker has introduced a bill that would boot the governor, attorney general and other elected officials off Nebraska's state employee health insurance plan.

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Government
10:48 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Nebraska Legislature returns to session, elects new leaders

LINCOLN--The first day of the 103rd Nebraska Legislative session, Wednesday, Jan. 9, ended with the election of a new speaker and committee chairmen and the swearing in of 11 senators.

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Government
8:49 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Unicameral returns to session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are preparing to commence the 2013 legislative session.

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Government
8:17 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Boil water order issued for Council Bluffs

The entire city of Council Bluffs is under a boil water order.

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Government
2:22 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Omaha Mayor wants end to furloughs for violent offenders

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle wants violent offenders to be excluded from a state furlough program for inmates.

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Government
8:25 am
Tue January 8, 2013

New contract with Firefighters to cost city over $7 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha officials have a new contract with the city's firefighters. But it has left the city budget $7.3 million in the red.

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Government
12:49 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Former GOP Senator Chuck Hagel chosen as Secretary of Defense nominee

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraska GOP Senator Chuck Hagel is President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense.

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