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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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Government
2:01 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Report looks at ways to reduce crime in Omaha by removing rundown properties

A task force studying the role of poorly maintained properties in Omaha’s crime activity has released a list of 59 recommendations.

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Government
8:16 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Omaha City Council approves amended 2013 budget

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says he’ll accept the changes made by city council members to the 2013 budget.

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Energy
12:03 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Exelon Nuclear Partners takes over operations of Fort Calhoun Station

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station.
OPPD

Chicago-based Exelon Nuclear Partners has assumed day-to-day operations at the Fort Calhoun Station.

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Government
1:00 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Omaha City Council to vote on 2013 budget

A vote is scheduled Tuesday afternoon on Omaha’s 2013 budget.

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Education
12:56 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

OPS board to name new superintendent in December

The Omaha Public Schools board wants to have a new superintendent hired by the end of 2012.

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