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Politics & Elections
3:17 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

UNO political scientist: combination of factors led to Stothert win

Voter turnout for Tuesday’s general election was 30 percent.

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Politics & Elections
11:22 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

OPS board: three incumbents, six new members elected

Credit OPS

The Omaha Public Schools board has six new members.

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Politics & Elections
11:17 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Five incumbents re-elected to Omaha City Council

All five incumbents running for re-election to the Omaha City Council won their respective races Tuesday night.

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Politics & Elections
9:58 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

City Councilwoman Jean Stothert wins Omaha Mayoral election

District 5 City Councilwoman Jean Stothert will be Omaha's first woman Mayor.

Omahans on Tuesday chose City Councilwoman Jean Stothert as the city’s new Mayor.

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Omaha
12:24 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Police investigating two deaths at a West Omaha home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have been poring over a west Omaha home where two people were found dead.

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Government
11:43 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Legislation to abolish death penalty off the table in the Unicameral

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to abolish the death penalty in Nebraska is dead for the year.

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Politics & Elections
6:00 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Election Day in Omaha

Polls are open from 8am to 8pm today in Omaha and parts of Bellevue for the 2013 general election.

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Business
1:00 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Symposium focuses on energy costs, conserving resources

A symposium this Friday in Kearney will cover energy-related education programs and their impact, meeting the needs of low-income energy consumers, and exploring how utilities and consumer outreach organizations can work together to find solutions to the challenges presented by energy costs.

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Government
2:22 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Gov. Heineman vetoes teacher retirement system legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has vetoed a teacher retirement bill, arguing that a proposed increase in the state's contribution is unsustainable.

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Health/Medical
2:13 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

VA Research Week: 155 studies ongoing at Omaha VA Medical Center

Credit VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa

The VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa received $10 million in grants last year for research in to treatment for diabetes, battlefield injuries, and more.

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