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Omaha
7:51 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Public input sought on Heartland 2050 plan

Public input is being sought on a 40-year visioning plan for the metro area called Heartland 2050.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Ozone Awareness Week in Omaha

This week is an Ozone Awareness Week in Omaha.

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Government
8:47 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Construction beginning on sales tax-funded road projects

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two years after Nebraska lawmakers approved a controversial road funding bill, state officials are starting work on long-delayed projects around Omaha, Kearney and Blair.

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Business
12:18 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Fuel taxes to rise next month in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans will have to pay more taxes on every gallon of fuel sold in the state starting in July.

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Transportation
1:00 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Gas prices on the decline in Omaha

After reaching a record high last week, gas prices are on the way down in the Omaha area.

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Transportation
12:47 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Traffic fatalities up 56 percent in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Roads says traffic fatalities during the first seven weeks of 2013 are up 56 percent compared to the same time frame in 2009 through 2012.

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Weather
11:45 am
Fri February 22, 2013

State Patrol: wear your seatbelt, watch your speed in winter weather

The Nebraska State Patrol says preparedness is key when traveling during winter weather.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Bills seek to toughen seatbelt, texting while driving laws

Two bills in the Nebraska Legislature would make it a primary offense to not wear a seatbelt or to text while driving.

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Government
7:51 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Rail advocates hopeful for future of Chicago-to-Omaha system

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rail advocates still hope for a passenger train resurgence that would link Chicago to Iowa City, Des Moines and Omaha, but questions about the need for government subsidies continue to bog down efforts.

Supporters of enhanced passenger service spoke out last week at the Iowa Statehouse. They argued for plans to make the infrastructure improvements needed to start passenger service between Chicago and Iowa City, with hopes of later extending trains to Des Moines and Omaha.

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Weather
3:31 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Omaha crews re-treating some residential areas after snow storm

Omaha Public Works has 70 to 80 trucks in residential areas, clearing snow and ice after last week’s snow storm.

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