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Retirement Transition Workshops

Updated: 02/16/2012 - The Omaha Public Library is preparing to host a series of seminars for people who have retired or will soon retire. The subject: How to make the most of your retirement & transition into the new phase of your life.

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Mortgage Fraud Sentence

Posted: 02/15/2012 - Woman sentenced for for mortgage fraud. 35 year old Michala Cherek-Ramirez of Nehawka,Nebraska was sentenced for conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme.

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Felony Convictions For Bad Checks

Posted: 02/15/2012 - Bad checks result in felony convictions. A 36-year-old man admitted to writing checks totaling over $7,200 when there was not enough money in the bank account to cover them.

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Iowa Considers Leaving Class Action Settlement

Posted: 02/14/2012 - The attorneys general from Iowa and four other states are considering whether to object to a proposed class-action settlement between Honda and some car owners. At issue is Honda’s claim of high gas mileage with some hybrid cars.

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Corrections GED Instructor Honored

Posted: 02/14/2012 - The GED instructor for Douglas County Corrections received an unexpected surprise Tuesday. During a meeting of the Douglas County Commission, it was announced that Joe Steinbock has been named the American Jail Association’s Civilian Employee of the Year.

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Accused Killer May Be Wearing A Wig

Updated: 02/14/2012 - A man wanted for second degree murder may be attempting to conceal his identity by wearing wigs. The U.S. Marshal’s Metro Area Fugitive Task Force is asking the public for help in finding 27-year-old Michael Sebesta.

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Valentine's Day Spending At Ten Year High

Updated: 02/14/2012 - According to the National Retail Federation, shoppers are expected to shell out an average $126 for their loved ones this Valentine's Day. That's the highest it's been in 10 years.

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Church Burglar Gets Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Updated: 02/14/2012 - The Gage County, Nebraska sheriff’s office is investigating a church burglary. The good news is that nothing significant was taken. The bad news is that whoever had a hunger for their Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups left at the church will have to get another one.

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Banking On Scholarships

Updated: 02/14/2012 - The Nebraska Bankers Association has allocated $176,636 to the University of Nebraska for the 2011-2012 school year.

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Elvis Coming To Country Theatre

Updated: 02/14/2012 - Elvis is back in the building. Back by popular demand, the Lofte Community Theatre is proud to announce that legendary Elvis tribute artist Joseph Hall will be doing two public performances at the theater on Saturday (2/18) at 2pm and 7pm.

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Relief For Congested Intersection

Updated: 02/14/2012 - A busy west Omaha intersection will be improved, but the reconstruction is several years away.

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Game Over For Video Game Sales?

Updated: 02/14/2012 - Parents probably won't mind seeing the results of this report card. One research group says sales of video games and accessories fell 34% in January. There are two major reasons for the steep drop in sales.

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Prison Wives

Updated: 02/13/2012 - Imagine saying your "I Do's"...and your groom is wearing a prison jumpsuit.

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Mayor Suttle’s Mother Passes Away

Updated: 02/13/2012 - Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle left the city Monday to make funeral arrangements for his mother who passed away Saturday evening. Wanda Suttle lived in St Albans, West Virginia. She was 87 years old.

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PRIDE-Omaha to Close

Posted: 02/13/2012 - After 34 years, the drug prevention group PRIDE-Omaha, Inc. has announced it is calling it quits. The organization’s board of directors will dissolve the non-profit corporation March 31.

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