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Government
2:16 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Omaha's bond rating downgraded

It’ll cost the city of Omaha more in interest to borrow money for infrastructure projects.

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Sports
5:06 am
Mon September 24, 2012

US Figure Skating Championships Come to Omaha in 2013

The 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships are set for January 20th-27th at the Century Link Center, Omaha.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Omaha Mayor questions use of furlough program following weekend shooting

Jermaine Lucas was on a furlough from the Community Corrections Center of Lincoln when he was shot and killed Sunday by two Omaha Police officers. Authorities say Lucas, a known gang member, was armed.
OPD

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says he questions whether a furlough system to help reacclimate inmates into society should be used in some cases.

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Health/Medical
1:27 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

VNA, Easter Seals merge operations

The Visiting Nurse Association and Easter Seals of Nebraska are now one organization.

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Government
11:47 am
Thu September 13, 2012

50,000 pounds of food the goal of anti-hunger initiative in Omaha schools

Omaha area elementary and middle schools will participate in an anti-hunger initiative for the second year.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Symposium focuses on causes of, solutions to homelessness

A two-day symposium starting Monday in Omaha focuses on the needs of the homeless in Nebraska and western Iowa.

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Government
9:57 am
Fri September 7, 2012

More officers, new facilities on Omaha Police Chief's wish list

Omaha’s new Police Chief says staffing and infrastructure are the two areas he’s planning for long-term.

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Government
12:20 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Task force recommends solutions to curb gun violence

Expansion of gun amnesty programs, a gun buy-back, and an additional OPD gang specialist are among the recommendations of a task force studying violence in Omaha.

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Health/Medical
9:03 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Creighton University Medical Center, clinics now carry Alegent name

Creighton University Medical Center is now an Alegent Creighton Health hospital.
Alegent Health

Creighton University’s medical clinics and hospitals have new names.

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Politics & Elections
12:00 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Douglas County Democratic Party opposed to ballot initiative merging two offices

The Douglas County Democratic Party is opposed to an item on the November ballot merging the Assessors and Register of Deeds’ offices.

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