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Omaha
9:20 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Growing food, communities the focus of Saturday event in Omaha

The Benson Community Garden.
Credit Kurt Goetzinger

Growing produce, and communities, are the goals of an event Saturday in Omaha.

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Government
12:48 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

First-round approval given to bill reducing the size of the OPS board

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An overhaul bill to shrink the Omaha Public Schools board has won first-round approval in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Omaha
4:36 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Power restored to almost all customers in downtown Omaha following explosion, fire

Updated 5:15 pm: OPPD says power is back on for all but four customers in downtown Omaha following an explosion and fire.

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Education
3:13 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Early March deadline for OPS board to appoint new member

The Omaha Public Schools board has 45 days to appoint a new District Two representative.

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Education
10:28 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

OPS board approves contract with superintendent-elect

OPS superintendent-elect Mark Evans.
Credit OPS

Omaha Public Schools superintendent-elect Mark Evans will begin his new job July first.

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Education
8:34 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Omaha Public Schools board chooses new leaders

Former OPS board president Freddie Gray

The Omaha Public Schools board has new leadership.

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Omaha
8:15 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Pipe bombs defused at Omaha park

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they have defused several pipe bombs at a park in Omaha.

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Omaha
7:55 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Omaha Police officer collapses, dies after workout

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha police officer is dead after suffering a medical emergency and collapsing while working out at his gym.

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Sarpy County
3:58 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Bellevue man gets life in prison for killing stepdaughter

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his stepdaughter on the front porch of her mother's home in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.

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Government
2:55 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

OPD to expand gang unit, add staff

The Omaha Police Department’s gang unit will expand, and add a specialist in South Omaha.

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