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The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an...
Goodfellas owners Louis A. Venditte, his wife, Ruby Venditte, and John W. Wagstaffe have pleaded not guilty to prostitution and conspiracy charges.
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Some city streets remain closed
Others remain restricted because of various roads projects.
EB L Street lane to close
City of Omaha traffic engineers say that beginning Wednesday at 9 a.m., an eastbound lane of L Street, from 36th Street to 33rd Street, will be closed.
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2nd District House race: After 8 terms, Lee Terry knows how D.C. works — and doesn't
The longtime congressman from Omaha points to his behind-the-scenes leadership and the value of his seniority.
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U.S. Senate race: State Auditor Mike Foley defends Shane Osborn against ad campaign
State audits are being used to bash U.S. Senate candidate Shane Osborn, but the man behind those audits, Mike Foley, has come to the Republican's defense.
Safety board report blames pilot error in 2013 crash that killed UNO student, passenger
A final report on the April 27, 2013, accident ruled out any mechanical problems and concluded that it was caused by the pilot's decision “to fly at a low altitude and his subsequent failure to see and avoid power lines.”
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OPS board passes school district's first strategic plan in 10 years
The board president breathes a sigh of relief, but now the hard work begins: Drafting action plans for the goals.
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Gov. Heineman vetoes bill to ease restrictions on nurse practitioners
LB 916, which passed the Legislature 43-0, would have eliminated the requirement that nurse practitioners have a practice agreement with a doctor.
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Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation
A waitress convicted of providing alcohol to an underage friend before he drove drunk and died on West Dodge Road was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail and two years of probation.
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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Ted Cruz backs Pete Ricketts' campaign for governor
"Pete Ricketts is a businessman and a constitutional conservative who will help Nebraska thrive," the Texas senator said in a release.
19-year-old killed in one-vehicle crash at 72nd & Shirley
Omaha police identified the man as David J. Korff.
Lori Jenkins, charged as accessory in 4 murders, waives speedy trial
Lori Jenkins, 47, already is awaiting sentencing in federal court for purchasing ammunition that her son used in the killings of four Omahans last summer.
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Iowa State servers hacked, nearly 30,000 SSNs at risk
Information technology staff said there's no evidence data files on the servers were accessed in the breach, which was done by someone using the computing power to buy digital currency, according to an ISU press release.
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Bellevue man is killed at Minnesota dance hall after South Sudanese basketball tourney
An Omaha-area basketball team was at the tournament to raise awareness of the conflict in South Sudan. Three of the slain man's friends, including two from Omaha, were injured.
Public defender to represent Nikko Jenkins in sentencing
Douglas County District Judge Peter Bataillon reappointed the Douglas County Public Defender's Office to represent Jenkins, who resisted the judge's motion.
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Bluffs City Council approves dozens of new numbered street lights
Expect to see more traffic signals that count down to zero to let people know when the green light will change.
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Omahan charged with 5th-offense DUI after street race causes rollover
Police arrested Heath Jibben, 30, on Sunday near 80th Street and Military Avenue after a rollover accident. He faces a charge of fifth-offense drunken driving.
2 men charged with conspiracy to distribute meth held on $1 million bail each
Two men accused of being in possession of 26 pounds of methamphetamine and $181,000 in cash were ordered held on $1 million bail each Tuesday by a Douglas County Court judge.
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250 bats on hunt for new hangouts after mass release in Omaha
Nebraska Wildlife Rehab cares for bats found during the winter, when it is too cold to put them back outdoors, then releases them in the spring.
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Mid-America Center on track for lower operating loss
Council Bluffs officials on Monday expressed happiness with the brighter financial picture of the city-owned Mid-America Center.
Some city streets remain closed
EB L Street lane to close
Owners of exotic dance bar deny prostitution allegations
More Nebraskans are electing to vote early
Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates stick to familiar topics at Omaha forum
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
Gov. Heineman vetoes bill to ease restrictions on nurse practitioners
19-year-old killed in one-vehicle crash at 72nd & Shirley
8% of alcohol sellers checked in Omaha area last week sold booze to minors
OPS bus, SUV collide; no students onboard at the time
Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation
Lori Jenkins, charged as accessory in 4 murders, waives speedy trial
Iowa State servers hacked, nearly 30,000 SSNs at risk
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
2nd District House race: After 8 terms, Lee Terry knows how D.C. works — and doesn't
Bellevue man is killed at Minnesota dance hall after South Sudanese basketball tourney
Spring corn planting still sputters in Nebraska, Iowa, other key states
Nebraska banking and finance director to retire
U.S. Senate race: State Auditor Mike Foley defends Shane Osborn against ad campaign
Public defender to represent Nikko Jenkins in sentencing
Mid-America Center on track for lower operating loss
Bluffs City Council approves dozens of new numbered street lights
National Law Enforcement Memorial Week set for May
Ted Cruz backs Pete Ricketts' campaign for governor
Omahan charged with 5th-offense DUI after street race causes rollover
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Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.
Breaking Brad: Into the claw machine! Florida kid follows Lincoln kid's lead
In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a child climbed inside a claw machine. Hey, Florida kid: Nobody likes a copycat.
Breaking Brad: Even Chuck Hassebrook's throwing mud!
The Nebraska campaigns have turned so ugly, Democrat Chuck Hassebrook lobbed unfounded accusations at an imaginary opponent.
Breaking Brad: Kraft wiener recall is business opportunity for TD Ameritrade Park
Instead of returning the wieners, TD Ameritrade Park is calling them "cheese dogs" and charging double.
Breaking Brad: Photos with the Easter Bunny are so 2010
In a sign of the times, most kids ran out of patience waiting for a photo with the Easter Bunny at the mall, just snapped a selfie and went home.
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