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1:52 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Douglas County to hire new Sheriff's deputies

Douglas County will bring on at least five new Sheriff's deputies with a federal grant encouraging law enforcement to hire veterans.

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Government
5:06 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Governor's Conference Call Praises Charitable Contributions by State Employees

Last week, Governor Dave Heineman announced that State of Nebraska employees have pledged over $522,000 dollars to the 2012 campaign, which was a 17% increase over last year. 

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Government
2:16 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Omaha's bond rating downgraded

It’ll cost the city of Omaha more in interest to borrow money for infrastructure projects.

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Government
11:06 am
Tue September 18, 2012

State Senator wants mandatory training for school board members statewide

A state Senator from Omaha says he’ll introduce legislation in January requiring school board members to undergo yearly training.

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Government
7:47 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Community conversations on religion to be held in Omaha, Lincoln

The executive director of Omaha’s Project Interfaith says last week’s violence in the Middle East shows a need for discussions about religion.

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Government
11:47 am
Thu September 13, 2012

50,000 pounds of food the goal of anti-hunger initiative in Omaha schools

Omaha area elementary and middle schools will participate in an anti-hunger initiative for the second year.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Symposium focuses on causes of, solutions to homelessness

A two-day symposium starting Monday in Omaha focuses on the needs of the homeless in Nebraska and western Iowa.

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Government
9:57 am
Fri September 7, 2012

More officers, new facilities on Omaha Police Chief's wish list

Omaha’s new Police Chief says staffing and infrastructure are the two areas he’s planning for long-term.

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Government
12:20 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Task force recommends solutions to curb gun violence

Expansion of gun amnesty programs, a gun buy-back, and an additional OPD gang specialist are among the recommendations of a task force studying violence in Omaha.

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Government
4:05 am
Thu September 6, 2012

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Nebraska

Vote Easy is an interactive candidate matching tool created by Project Vote Smart in 2010.

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