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Government
8:01 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee sets five public hearings

A series of public hearings will be held to discuss Nebraska’s tax structure, and if changes should be made to it.

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Business
6:06 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Green in the City Competition

Omaha by Design is holding a national competition called Green in the City.

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Crime
1:00 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Preliminary hearing set for Dr. Anthony J. Garcia

A man charged in connection with two double homicides in Omaha is scheduled back in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing.

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Business
2:37 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

MidAmerican Energy to install wind turbines in five Iowa counties

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a plan from the state's largest utility company to install hundreds of wind turbines by the end of 2015.

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Government
10:46 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Researchers to evaluate school support program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have been given a $3.2 million federal grant to evaluate a program that uses parent-to-parent support to help families keep kids in school.

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Government
8:21 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Public hearing Tuesday on Omaha's 2014 budget

The public has a chance Tuesday to weigh in on Omaha's 2014 budget.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Nebraska Faces Shortage of Dentists

The number of dentists in the state is on the decline.  Nationally, there are 62 dentists for every 100,000 people.  In Nebraska, there are 55. 

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Government
3:14 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Ex-Bellevue police chief claims $23K in sick pay

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council is set to vote on a claim by a former police chief who retired amid scandal for more than $23,000 in unused sick leave.

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Crime
3:11 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

1 dead in north Omaha shooting; 1 arrested

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a 23-year-old man has been killed in a north Omaha shooting, and one man has been arrested.

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Government
6:09 am
Sat August 10, 2013

Special election set for open state House seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says a special election will be held Oct. 22 to fill a vacant state House seat.

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