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Omaha
8:56 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Police identify man shot and killed outside Omaha beauty supply store

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot to death outside a beauty supply store in north-central Omaha.

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Sports
8:12 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Kenny Perry, and the city of Omaha, emerge as winners of U.S. Senior Open

Kenny Perry won the U.S. Senior Open Sunday in Omaha.
Credit Greg Echlin



There were two winners at the U.S. Senior Open when it concluded Sunday: Kenny Perry and the city of Omaha. Perry, who lives outside Nashville, Tennessee, has carried a tune in two straight majors: the Senior Players championship two weeks ago,  and the Senior Open at Omaha Country Club.  Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin has the story on both winners.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Improving communication, strategic planning the priorities of OPS' new leader

The new superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools says strategic planning and improving communication with stakeholders are his areas of focus.

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Sports
11:13 am
Fri July 12, 2013

U.S. Senior Open second round underway Friday in Omaha

Credit Greg Echlin

The U.S. Senior Open golf championship continues Friday with the second round.  Among those sharing the lead after the first round is Tom Lehman, who finished second at last year’s championship.  He’s off to a good start in Omaha in more ways than one, as Omaha Public Radio’s Greg Echlin explains.

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Omaha
1:28 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Events planned to mark what would be President Gerald Ford's 100th birthday

Events this weekend in Omaha celebrate the life of President Gerald Ford on what would be his 100th birthday.

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Government
12:52 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Douglas County board approves 2013-14 budget

Douglas County homeowners will pay more in property taxes this fiscal year.

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Omaha
8:00 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Woman who allegedly fired gun inside an ambulance out of hospital, in jail

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A woman accused of firing a gun during a struggle inside an Omaha ambulance has been released from the hospital to face several charges.

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Omaha
7:57 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Omaha Police investigate several weekend shootings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating three different weekend shootings that injured six people.

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Omaha
1:44 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Omaha Police: woman was under arrest prior to shooting inside an ambulance

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say the woman whose gun discharged inside an ambulance on Monday had been arrested in connection with a stolen car shortly beforehand.

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Business
1:26 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Fuel prices on the way down, but maybe not for long

Gas prices are down in the Omaha metro, in time for holiday travel.

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