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A mural covers a wall by the driver’s licensing office and the ResCare office near 56th Street and Ames Avenue.

It’s crucial that economic development reach all parts of Omaha. The revival of a north Omaha shopping hub near 56th Street and Ames Avenue provides an encouraging example. The phased, multimillion-dollar renovations by White Lotus Group of sites including the former bowling center have enabled new space for private businesses, residences and state offices. Worthy progress, indeed.

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