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Woodmen request would take nearly $40M in valuation from tax rolls
Woodmen paid more than $1 million in property taxes on three properties – Woodmen Tower, a Woodmen building on 18th Street and a parking structure on 19th Street – in 2013.
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Richard Brown steps down as Charles Drew Health Center CEO
Brown, 67, called it a retirement but said he expected to work more in a couple of capacities.
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High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Slam poetry draws from social, political, gender, racial and personal issues and is delivered in intense performances called slams. And four Nebraska schools will be competing at the Louder Than a Bomb Great Plains finals Thursday at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha.
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Search the salaries of employees at public agencies in Nebraska.
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Arrest made in teen's shooting death at Benson's Gallagher Park
Another person, a 22-year-old man, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening in the Monday night shooting, police say.
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With fixed AC, Fort Calhoun's nuclear station ends brief shutdown
The Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station north of Omaha is powering back up today after it started to shut down to repair a broken air conditioner.
Windy day could make driving difficult on east-west roads
All outdoor burning should be avoided, the National Weather Service says.
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U.S. Senate candidate Bart McLeay trails his 3 GOP rivals in fundraising
A business attorney, McLeay took in $118,000 during the first quarter of 2014, according to his campaign. So far, he has raised $556,000 total during the race, the campaign said.
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New police gang intervention specialist knows firsthand about getting involved with wrong crowd
Alberto Gonzales, 56, started working for the Omaha Police Department this week. Over the past 33 years, Gonzales said, he has helped deter youths from heading down the same wrong path he was on.
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Finally. Spring expected to return. No, really: Warmer-than-average weather in forecast
With any luck, this week's record cold and hard freeze will be the last time temperatures drop that low this spring.
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City Council OKs redevelopment plan for north downtown project
The developer of a hotel, retail and office complex in Omaha's north downtown has cleared a major hurdle with the city.
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49-year-old sentenced to 40-50 years for attempted sex assault of child
Scott C. Whitsett was sentenced Wednesday in Douglas County District Court to 40 to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty.
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Ex-Iowan behind landmark free speech case recounts story in Bellevue
In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker, then 13, was among a handful of students who wore black armbands to her Des Moines junior high school to protest the Vietnam War.
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In TV ad, Shane Osborn says Ben Sasse 'beholden to Washington'
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Shane Osborn has gone on the offensive with an advertisement that accuses opponent Ben Sasse of being a Washington insider.
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Twenty-five Nebraska physicians received at least $1 million in Medicare payments in 2012.
18-year-old arrested in stolen-car case
The vehicle was taken Tuesday morning near North 24th Street and Hartman Avenue, police say.
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Four, including Omahan, vie for police chief position in Council Bluffs
Jeffrey Elliott of Fremont, Neb., John Farmer of Omaha and Terry LeMaster and Scott Milner, both of Council Bluffs, are candidates to fill the position vacated by Ralph O’Donnell, who retired at the end of March.
Section of 50th Street to close for bridge demolition
The closure will be in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday.
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Plans for new $16M YMCA in Council Bluffs at 'critical juncture'
The proposed facility is to be on Kanesville Boulevard where a child-care facility is now located and only a block or two from the city’s two hospitals.
OPD safety expo set for April 26
The 18th annual event will take place at the Westroads Mall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Attorney: Man accused of trying to open plane's door needs psychiatric evaluation
49-year-old sentenced to 40-50 years for attempted sex assault of child
Brothers looking for pot sentenced for violent home invasion
At Boys Town panel, experts stress it's never too early to educate children
Kelly: New $24M UNO center embodies spirit of newlywed crash victim
Gov. Heineman calls 2014 a 'very good year for Nebraska taxpayers'
Ex-Iowan behind landmark free speech case recounts story in Bellevue
Arrest made in teen's shooting death at Benson's Gallagher Park
Section of 50th Street to close for bridge demolition
Nikko Jenkins found guilty of 4 murders
Rather than doing $250K in repairs, owner who lives in lot behind 94-year-old house in Dundee razes it
Plans for new $16M YMCA in Council Bluffs at 'critical juncture'
Woodmen request would take nearly $40M in valuation from tax rolls
With fixed AC, Fort Calhoun's nuclear station ends brief shutdown
Windy day could make driving difficult on east-west roads
Richard Brown steps down as Charles Drew Health Center CEO
High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
OPD safety expo set for April 26
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Crew working to disassemble International Nutrition plant
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
18-year-old arrested in stolen-car case
U.S. Senate candidate Bart McLeay trails his 3 GOP rivals in fundraising
86-year-old Holdrege man killed in weekend collision
New police gang intervention specialist knows firsthand about getting involved with wrong crowd
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Kelly: New $24M UNO center embodies spirit of newlywed crash victim
Jessica Lutton Bedient was killed by a drunken driver at age 26 in 2010. Thursday, the widowed husband and other family members will gather with others at the University of Nebraska at Omaha to dedicate a permanent memorial to Jessica.
Breaking Brad: How much would you pay for a corn dog?
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a new concession item: a $25 corn dog. For that kind of money, it should be stuffed with Bitcoin.
Breaking Brad: Pothole repair crew gets stuck in a pothole
In East Lansing, Mich., a pothole repair crew got stuck inside a pothole. How did this not happen in Omaha?
Breaking Brad: What do the moon, Colorado senators have in common?
How about that "blood red" moon Monday? It was as red as the eyes of a Colorado legislator.
Breaking Brad: Hey, Republicans, are you ready to be audited?
A quick list of audit red flags: 3) You fail to sign your return. 2) You fail to report income. 1) You are a registered Republican.
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