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Crime
8:28 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Police: 76-year-old Omaha woman dies after assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say an elderly Omaha woman who was found unconscious in her home after an attack has died from her injuries.

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Government
3:17 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Report projects pension solvency in 20 years

A new report says Omaha’s police and fire pension system will be solvent and fully funded in 22 years.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Early voting could be 30 percent of Douglas County's total votes in November election

Democrats outnumber Republicans by a three-to-one margin when it comes to early voting ballot requests by mail.

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Education
11:32 am
Tue October 14, 2014

School officials studying Omaha Learning Community

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Superintendents in the Omaha area are studying the effectiveness of the Learning Community and have released a draft of their first joint report.

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Omaha
8:30 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Omaha Health Summit focuses on future of community

A healthy future for Omaha is the focus of an upcoming health summit.

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Omaha
2:35 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Funding secured for Benson Business District renovation

The Benson Business District renovation project could begin next spring.

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Omaha
8:34 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Police: Suspect attempted to escape Omaha hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A suspect at an Omaha hospital is accused of spitting at a police officer and security staff as he tried to escape.

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Omaha
3:11 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Grand jury clears authorities of wrongdoing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska grand jury has found that authorities didn't do anything wrong in connection with seven separate deaths.

State law requires a grand jury anytime a person dies in jail, in police custody or while law enforcement officials are trying to apprehend them. A Douglas County grand jury cleared authorities Wednesday in the seven deaths, starting from August 2013.

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Omaha
3:09 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Operation Warm: firefighters look to provide winter coats to needy children

Omaha firefighters are asking for the public’s help to provide winter coats to children in need.

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Crime
8:22 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Sister of Nikko Jenkins guilty in 2 robberies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The sister of a man convicted of killing four Omaha residents in August 2013 has been found guilty of helping rob two of the men.

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