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Education
1:00 am
Tue November 20, 2012

OPS board sets December 17th date to name new superintendent

The Omaha Public Schools board plans to start interviewing candidates for superintendent next week.

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Business
12:04 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

OPPD to discuss rate hike proposal, progress at Ft. Calhoun Station at Thursday meetings

Some OPPD customers' rates could rise 6.9 percent in January.

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Business
1:41 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

OPPD considering 6.9 percent rate hike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District is considering a general rate increase of 6.9 percent.

It would be the district's biggest rate increase in 10 years.

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Omaha
1:31 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Omaha woman gets life sentence for killing her landlord

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County judge has sentenced an Omaha woman to life in prison for killing her former landlord.

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Government
1:00 am
Tue November 13, 2012

BB guns, firearms collected during gun amnesty day

These firearms are among the weapons and ammunition turned in Saturday at OPD's gun amnesty day.
Credit OPD

Omaha Police collected 25 firearms during a gun amnesty day Saturday.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Salvation Army begins Tree of Lights campaign as need for assistance jumps

Salvation Army of Omaha officials say more than 170,000 people received food, utility, and other types of assistance through the organization last year.

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Omaha
2:33 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Man sentenced for role in killing of Brazilian family living in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2009 deaths of a Brazilian missionary family living in Omaha has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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Government
2:01 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Omaha, Bellevue Police Departments hosting gun amnesty day

The Omaha and Bellevue Police Departments are partnering for a gun amnesty day Saturday.

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Missouri River Flooding
1:47 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Repairs to Omaha's levee system nearing completion

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials announced Friday that levee repairs are nearly complete following last year's Missouri River flooding.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

More than a year after severe flooding devastated areas along the Missouri River, repairs to Omaha’s levee system are nearly complete.

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Education
12:00 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

New middle school to carry name of Tuskegee Airman

A new middle school in Omaha will bear the name of a 1937 Tech High School graduate and Tuskegee Airman.

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