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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Mayoral Candidates Debate Issues at Press Club

Among the topics Brad Ashford, Dave Nabity, Jean Stothert, Jim Suttle and Dan Welch discussed were their respective plans to mediate the extra $50 a month homeowners may now have to pay to offset the increasing cost of the Sewer Separation Project.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Omaha's Mayoral Candidates Offer Views on Issues at Press Club Debate

Dan Welch, Jim Suttle, Jean Stothert, Dave Nabity and Brad Ashford discussed their ideas for developing the Crossroads Mall area, and ways to mediate the cost of the Omaha Sewer Separation Project for homeowners. They also discussed how to reduce crime in a city that had 40 homicides in 2012.

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Weather
1:00 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Nebraska, Iowa

Nebraska recorded its first-ever February tornado when this one touched down near North Platte in 2012.
Credit NWS North Platte

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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Government
10:08 am
Sat March 23, 2013

NE campaign staffer quits over vulgar slur

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A campaign staffer for Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Janssen has resigned in a flap over his use of a vulgar slur to refer to state Senator Danielle Conrad.

Janssen announced the resignation of Jeremy Jensen on Friday.

Jensen had recently been hired as field director for Janssen's campaign for governor. Before he was hired, Jensen used a vulgar slur in reference to Conrad in a private posting on his Facebook page.

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Sports
10:05 am
Sat March 23, 2013

McDermott has 27, Creighton tops Cincinnati 67-63

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doug McDermott had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Gregory Echenique scored 13 points to help Creighton hold on to beat Cincinnati 67-63 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.

Ethan Wragge added 12 for the Bluejays, who won their NCAA tournament opener for the second straight year.

McDermott, the two-time Missouri Valley Conference player of the year and 2012 All-American, made all 11 free throws to help the seventh-seeded Bluejays (28-7) move on to play Duke on Sunday.

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Government
1:57 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Nebraska launches crisis hotline for at-risk veterans

A new campaign seeks to connect at-risk veterans with the mental health services they may need.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri March 22, 2013

OPS Candidate Forum for Subdistrict 4

A series of forums with the candidates for the Omaha Public Schools board of education continues tomorrow.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri March 22, 2013

OPS Candidate Forum for Subdistrict 5

The second three in a series of nine forums featuring candidates for the OPS Board of Education will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m.

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Weather
6:06 am
Fri March 22, 2013

American Red Cross Offers New Tornado App

The American Red Cross recently launched its official Tornado App for iPhone and Android Smartphone users.

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Education
1:58 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

UNO Political Science Dept Teams with Sen. Ben Nelson

Former Senator Ben Nelson

UNO’s political science department is helping introduce young people to government by having a “Politician-in-Residence.” 

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