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Government
11:05 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Douglas County gets 26 entries for new official seal

One of the five finalists in the seal contest.
Douglas County

Douglas County has chosen five finalists for a new official seal.

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Politics & Elections
8:14 am
Wed October 3, 2012

State Sen. Brad Ashford enters race for Omaha Mayor

State Sen. Brad Ashford is the fourth candidate to enter the race for Omaha Mayor.
Nebraska Legislature

The race for Omaha Mayor now has five candidates.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue October 2, 2012

OPS board to get a list of superintendent candidates in November

A national search for the Omaha Public Schools’ new superintendent has yielded 78 candidates so far.

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Government
1:52 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Douglas County to hire new Sheriff's deputies

Douglas County will bring on at least five new Sheriff's deputies with a federal grant encouraging law enforcement to hire veterans.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Welcome to the Weekend: Omaha residents, visitors' videos part of tourism campaign

A campaign promoting Omaha as a tourist destination has resulted in 70 videos so far that highlight the city’s attractions and experiences.

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Education
12:50 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

OPS interim superintendent, school board work on transitional goals

The interim superintendent of the Omaha Public Schools says the district needs to examine the organization of its central office and communication with taxpayers.

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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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