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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.
Shay Valentine started the Girl Power! club in January to expose girls to engineering and science at an early age. When the club was announced,...
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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  Nancy's Almanac, April 15, 2014: Where did snow, rain fall?
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Nancy's Almanac, April 12-14, 2014: Nebraska's wish list? Warm, rainy weather Nancy's Almanac, April 12-14, 2014: Nebraska's wish list? Warm, rainy weather
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Inmate accused of partially tearing off another's testicles charged with assault
Marcus M. Escamilla, 34, is accused of partially tearing the testicles off Anthony Floyd, 24, during a fight Thursday in the jail's law library.
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Crew working to disassemble International Nutrition plant
A wrecking crew is disassembling the International Nutrition building where two workers were killed in a January structural collapse.
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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.
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Search the salaries of employees at public agencies in Nebraska.
Lunar eclipse was visible in the Omaha area
Another one will occur Oct. 8, so mark your calendars if you want to see it.
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In race for governor, Pete Ricketts in fundraising lead, followed by Beau McCoy and Jon Bruning
The big donors are pulling out their checkbooks in the Nebraska governor's race.
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USS Nebraska earns trophy as top-performing missile sub
The ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska headlined a list of four recipients of the 2013 Omaha Trophy, presented annually by the U.S. Strategic Command for top unit performance.
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Ben Sasse raises more money than U.S. Senate foes Shane Osborn and Sid Dinsdale
The university president also leads his U.S. Senate opponents in cash on hand.
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Ex-Omaha Mayor Hal Daub endorses Shane Osborn for U.S. Senate seat
Daub said Osborn's record as state treasurer and his military service set him apart.
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Iowans' weekly trip to help homeless on Omaha's streets now a full-time passion
The volunteers see their year-old effort to help Omaha's homeless blossom.
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Lawyer: Man had right to hand out religious fliers outside Pinnacle Bank Arena
A Nebraska civil liberties group is representing a Lincoln man arrested by police last month for handing out religious pamphlets outside Lincoln's Pinnacle Bank Arena.
2 arrested in west Omaha hotel TV thefts
Douglas County sheriff's deputies find that the men had taken 13 TVs from a Marriott hotel under construction.
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You can tape a cable TV access show at new city-built studio in Omaha
The KPAO studio, created in an office building and garage at 4725 F St., cost $310,000 to build and $100,000 to equip.
Bellevue man gets 25 years in Mills County sex abuse case
GLENWOOD, Iowa — A judge said Monday that John R. Schondelmeyer will serve “effectively a life sentence” for a sex abuse case in Mills County last September involving two girls, ages 9 and 8.
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School board OKs 2.5% raises for Papillion-La Vista administrators
“This is exactly the same package that was offered to the teachers,” said board member Mike Jones.
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OPS to hold Q & A with Norris Middle School principal finalists
The public is invited to send in questions for the two candidates for principal.
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Aiming to gather 200 pairs of socks for homeless, Iowa teens end up with more than 1,000
Chantel Schmidt and Emily Pattee, both 18-year-old seniors at Harlan (Iowa) High School, collected 1,089 pairs of socks for homeless people in just one month as a National Honor Society project.
Firefighters put out duplex blaze in N.W. Omaha
The fire was called in about 1:10 p.m. Tuesday and firefighters had the blaze under control a short time after it was reported.
Douglas County offices accepting credit, debit cards
All five locations are now accepting Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express cards.
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Parched Omaha soil soaks up record precipitation
Officially, Omaha received 1.34 inches of precipitation on Sunday, based on National Weather Service readings at Eppley Airfield. The previous record for April 13 was 1.13 inches in 1892.
Teen who worked as a cook is killed in shooting at Benson's Gallagher Park
Sweet deal on suite use has MECA board looking at written rules
Finally. Spring expected to return, stick around. No, really: Warmer-than-average weather in forecast
Home alone: When burglar broke in, 12-year-old locked herself in bathroom, called 911
City Council OKs redevelopment plan for north downtown project
Inmate accused of partially tearing off another's testicles charged with assault
Crew working to disassemble International Nutrition plant
Lawyer: Man had right to hand out religious fliers outside Pinnacle Bank Arena
Firefighters put out duplex blaze in N.W. Omaha
Woodmen request would take nearly $40M in valuation from tax rolls
Coffee with a Cop set for Thursday in Benson
In TV ad, Shane Osborn says Ben Sasse 'beholden to Washington'
Douglas County offices accepting credit, debit cards
Ben Sasse raises more money than U.S. Senate foes Shane Osborn and Sid Dinsdale
Parched Omaha soil soaks up record precipitation
Engineering student harnesses girl power, starts engineering-science club at Gomez Elementary
WB Dodge Street lane closed
Ex-Omaha Mayor Hal Daub endorses Shane Osborn for U.S. Senate seat
New Doane College program promises free tuition for first class
No more last-minute hiring of Omaha Public Schools teachers
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Lunar eclipse was visible in the Omaha area
2 arrested in west Omaha hotel TV thefts
You can tape a cable TV access show at new city-built studio in Omaha
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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.
Breaking Brad: Next year, Bo Pelini brings a mountain lion to the spring game
Before the spring game, Bo Pelini carried a cat onto the field. With Bo's personality, it'd have been more appropriate for him to carry a mountain lion.
Breaking Brad: Bo Pelini's cat lets spring game intro go to its head
Coach Bo Pelini took the field before the spring game holding a cat aloft. Typical cat. He was undoubtedly thinking, “Sixty thousand people, all cheering for me!”
Kelly: 3 former Nebraskans all take seats at the table of international diplomacy
Three former residents of the Cornhusker State are working together at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, and one took part in a recent high-level meeting about Ukraine.
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