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Business
1:00 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Three more items added to Fort Calhoun Station re-start checklist

Fort Calhoun Station
Credit OPPD

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has added three more items to OPPD’s to-do list before Fort Calhoun Station can reopen.

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Government
4:18 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel confirmed as Secretary of Defense

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel will be the next Secretary of Defense.

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Business
12:57 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

OPPD warns of billing scam

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District has issued a warning about billing scams.

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Transportation
12:47 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Traffic fatalities up 56 percent in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Roads says traffic fatalities during the first seven weeks of 2013 are up 56 percent compared to the same time frame in 2009 through 2012.

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Arts
8:30 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Becoming Fools

Photo Courtesy of OmahaFilmFestival.org

The Omaha Film Festival kicks off next Wednesday at the Regal Stadium 16.  Among the documentaries in this year’s Festival is one by filmmaker Scott Moore called “Becoming Fools.” Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has more…

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Government
8:28 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Lawmakers discuss common core standards for Nebraska schools

LINCOLN – The State Board of Education could adopt new nationwide curriculum standards for Nebraska’s public schools under a bill introduced by Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue February 26, 2013

State of Public Health report looks at Douglas County's overall health, well-being

Seven outbreaks of norovirus were reported in Douglas County last year, according to a new report.

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Business
11:10 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Omaha Multi-Sports Complex board seeking a site for the facility

A group wanting to build a new multi-sports complex in Omaha is looking for a site for the facility.

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Arts
8:30 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey

Photo Courtesy of OmahaFilmFestival.org

The Omaha Film Festival begins March 6th – Seven documentaries were selected for inclusion in the festival.  Today, Cheril Lee has the details on a documentary that focuses on the adventure story of 700 people...

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Education
8:09 am
Mon February 25, 2013

OPS reviewing its use of legal services

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is reworking its legal team, and working to reduce its use of outside lawyers.

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