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Government
6:06 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Deadline Approaching for Early Voting Ballot

The deadline for voters in Douglas County to request an early voting ballot is Wednesday, May 8th at 4:00 p.m.

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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
8:45 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
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
5:05 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

National Cyber Security Symposium

The National Association of Counties in partnership with the Peter Kiewit Institute and AT&T is hosting its first National Cyber Security Symposium today (Wednesday) through Friday on the UNO campus.

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Government
2:43 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers begin debate on Medicaid expansion bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers began debating a proposal to expand Medicaid as part of the federal health care law.

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World Issues
2:29 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Bellevue University Intelligence expert: more vigilance needed after Boston terror attacks

A Bellevue University expert on intelligence and international security believes Monday’s terror attacks in Boston were the work of either a domestic or a hybrid group.

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Government
4:16 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Former U.S. Ambassadors discuss Arab Spring, future of Middle East nations

Four former U.S. Ambassadors to the Middle East and North Africa say the signs of a revolution were in place before the Arab Spring began in 2010.

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