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Omaha Public Radio News
11:31 pm
Tue February 5, 2008

National Weather Service predicting a calm start to spring

Omaha, NE – Van DeWald is one of the lead meteorologists at the National Weather Service office in Valley. He says before yesterday, the area was three and a half inches above normal for snowfall this winter. But Dewald says it hasn't been colder than normal, and additional winter weather is expected over the next six weeks.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:48 am
Tue February 5, 2008

Organizers call Heartland Walk for Warmth a success

Omaha Public Radio News
8:35 am
Mon February 4, 2008

Social service campus proposed to fight homelessness

Omaha Public Radio News
10:18 pm
Thu January 31, 2008

Chamber of Commerce leader says Omaha's economy remains strong

Omaha Public Radio News
8:44 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Opportunity at Work initiative launches

Omaha Public Radio News
2:54 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Omaha Mayor Mike Fahey gives State of the City address

Omaha, NE – The College World Series, Omaha's economy, afterschool programs, community policing and a city/county jail merger were all on Mayor Mike Fahey's agenda during his State of the City address Tuesday morning. Here is a summary of the speech:

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:19 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Local lawmakers react to President Bush's State of the Union address

Omaha, NE – President Bush focused his final State of the Union speech on the economy, the war in Iraq, education and energy independence. He also called for a reduction in Congressional earmarks, warning he'll veto a budget that is loaded with lawmakers' pet projects.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:20 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Congress considering legislation to help younger farmers buy land

Omaha Public Radio News
4:40 am
Mon January 28, 2008

UNO text messaging system showing success

Omaha Public Radio News
3:57 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Omaha economic indicators show steady, stable growth

Omaha, NE – The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce's December 2007 economic indicators show more than 8,400 jobs were added between December 2006 and 2007. Senior Director Scott Strain says the manufacturing, professional and business services, education, and health care sectors all added jobs. He says despite national economic trouble, Omaha's economy is showing stable, steady growth. Strain points out that this is the first growth in the manufacturing sector since 2000.

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