Ebola Patient Free Of Virus, Will Be Released Wednesday
Updated: 6:09 AM
Nebraska Medicine reports that Ashoka Mukpo no longer has the Ebola virus in his bloodstream and is free to head back to his home state of Rhode Island. He will be released from the hospital on Wednesday.
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Four More Weeks For Fire Union Contract Negotiations
- At Tuesday's City Council meeting they discussed a proposed contract to cover 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Key points include the city is offering a two percent pay raise for firefighters in each of the next three years starting in 2015.
Health Care Providers: Oftentimes, Targets of Harassment
- It is not uncommon for doctors, nurses, etc., to receive vicious threats from patients. One doctor, speaks of his own, terrifying experience.
Phony Landlord Has A New Residence
- A suspected con man exposed by Fact Finders has been located. His victims worried he might get away with tricking them out of rent money.
Corrections Director Corrects Legislative Panel
- Did Nebraska State Senators prevent all the facts from being told when a special committee investigating the Corrections Department held its last hearing? That suggestion was made Tuesday in a letter from the Director of Corrections to the Chairman of the special committee, Senator Steve Lathrop.
Huskers Tailgate Spot Permanently Bans Alcohol
- The Indian Center, a popular Huskers tailgating spot, has now permanently banned alcohol. The move comes after a violent incident that ended with 13 arrests and sent a police officer to the hospital.
Schools Encouraged To Hold Veterans Day Programs
- Stressing what a meaningful event it is for many veterans, Secretary of State John Gale is once again encouraging schools across Nebraska to host programs that will honor local veterans. This is the sixth year that his office has hosted Honor a Veteran.
One Injured In School Bus Crash
- First Responders were called to the scene of a school bus crash during the morning commute Tuesday.
Gross Catholic In The Running For $100k Prize And Private Concert
- Gross Catholic is currently in fourth place in a contest that promotes keeping teens safe on the road. The school needs your vote!
Update: Police Chase Ends on Expressway, One In Custody
- A high speed chase that wound its way across Western Douglas County ended on Omaha's Dodge Expressway around 1 p.m. Monday. It ended just west of 120th street.
Special “Dino” Visit to Children’s Museum Brings Laughs, Smiles
- It was a roaring good time at the Omaha Children’s Museum Tuesday morning when visitors were treated to a sneak peek of “Walking with Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular”.
Top Factors Contributing to High Crash Rate Among Teens
- Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for Nebraska teens. So, what is being done in our state to reduce these numbers?
Omaha Lagging In Wireless Reliability, Speed, Tests Show
- Omaha may have a bone to pick with wireless providers according to tests performed by mobile analytics firm RootMetrics.
Read To Win Scholarships Announced
Updated: 5:26 AM
- More than $11,500 will be awarded in college savings scholarships across Nebraska including five in the Omaha area.
Bat Research Underway At Fontenelle Forest
- Fontenelle Forest is part of a bat research project involving University of Nebraska –Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Added Patrol Enforcement For Remaining Husker Home Games
- An increased Nebraska State Patrol presence will continue for the remaining Husker home football games.
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