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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Meet the Omaha Mayoral candidates: Jim Suttle

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says the centerpiece of his re-election campaign is public safety.

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Government
10:39 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Salvation Army of Omaha director to speak before United Nations

This week’s United Nations session of the Commission on the Status of Women will include a Salvation Army of Omaha representative.

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Politics & Elections
10:17 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Nebraska Secretary of State wants changes to election laws

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Secretary of State John Gale is recommending changes to a Nebraska law that deals with providing ballots to voters in nursing homes and hospitals on Election Day.

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Arts
8:30 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Heartland

Photo Courtesy of OmahaFilmFestival.org

  

Our look at the documentaries in the Omaha Film Festival continues today. "Heartland" looks at how people put their lives back together after everything they own is destroyed by a powerful tornado.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has more…

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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Sen. Johanns co-sponsors legislation to repeal parts of ACA

Courtesy of Senator Johanns Office

U-S Senator Mike Johanns has co-sponsored a bill to repeal part of President Obama’s healthcare law.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Meet the Omaha Mayoral candidates: Brad Ashford

Friday was the deadline for candidates to file, and the primary election is April 2. One of the candidates for Mayor, State Senator Brad Ashford, says he wants to focus on making Omaha a safer, more modern, and collaborative city.

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Government
2:53 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Creighton economist doesn't expect sequester to significantly impact Nebraska's economy

A Creighton University economist doesn’t expect the sequester will have widespread negative impacts on the regional economy.

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Arts
8:30 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Informant

Courtesy of OmahaFilmFestival.org

Why would someone make the transition from radical leftist activist to FBI informant?  That’s the focus of Jamie Meltzer’s film Informant.  With the story, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

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Government
8:18 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Economic Forecasting board predicts uptick in revenue

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The board that estimates Nebraska state government tax collections is predicting an uptick in revenue, thanks to the slowly growing state economy.

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Government
8:15 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health care advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage as part of the federal health care law, while the state's Medicaid chief says the program is too expensive.

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