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Governor Threatens To Veto CIR Bill

Updated: 05/16/2011 - A fight over how to change a state agency that oversees public employee contract disputes is heating up. Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman said Monday if a bill passes the legislature in its current form he will veto it.

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UNL Teaching Grants

Posted: 05/16/2011 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln says 22 teachers have been awarded $10,000 annual salary supplements to teach mathematics in high-need school districts and pursue development as master teachers.

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Flooding Moves Out Residents

Updated: 05/13/2011 - If you've ever had it happen before you know what a mess it is when your home floods. Heavy rains the past few days have caused more than a few headaches for dozens of families in a Council Bluffs apartment complex. And they are experiencing a lot of frustration because they believe the city helped cause the problem.

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Stormy Night, Stormy Relationships

Posted: 05/13/2011 - Police reports reveal several incidents of domestic violence as storms rolled thorough the area Thursday night.

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Search For Accident Victim

Updated: 05/13/2011 - Several agencies were involved in a search for a man in a vehicle last night.

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Street Resurfacing Projects Underway

Updated: 05/11/2011 - Drivers, be on the lookout. The first major street resurfacing project is underway and there's a lot more coming. Resurfacing projects are quick projects, usually lasting only a few days. South 36th Street is currently under construction.

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Sokol Dropped From Bruning Campaign

Updated: 05/11/2011 - Prominent Omaha businessman David Sokol has been dropped as the Campaign Finance Chairman for Republican Senate Candidate Jon Bruning.

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No Income Tax For Troops

Posted: 05/11/2011 - They give a lot to the country already, now active duty military personnel won't have to pay income tax in the state of Iowa.

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Iowa Property Taxes

Posted: 05/11/2011 - The Iowa House has passed its version of a sweeping measure overhauling the state's property tax system.

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Ralston Loves Ice

Updated: 05/10/2011 - Turns out, voters in Ralston were not cold to the idea of building a new ice arena in their city. They have overwhelmingly approved a $29-million bond issue to acquire land and build an arena and event facility.

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Schools Close Due to Heat

Posted: 05/10/2011 - Two Omaha Catholic Schools will be closed today because of the heat.

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Update: Busy Night Downtown

Updated: 05/10/2011 - Leave early, and prepare for a crowd. It's good advice for anyone traveling downtown Tuesday night, as two major events collide.

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Three Story Fall

Posted: 05/10/2011 - A man is fighting for his life after falling three stories from an apartment balcony.

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Free CPR Training

Updated: 05/09/2011 - The American Heart Association is offering free CPR training this Saturday (May 14th) at Clarkson College. As many as 500 people can participate. For more information click here.

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Shrinking Routes Surprise Parents

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Millard elementary students living inside a one mile radius of school will need their walking shoes this fall. The school district is shrinking school bus routes for the 25 grade schools to save about $400,000 a year.

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Tweaking the OPS Code of Conduct

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Making the punishment fit the offense. That's the aim of a proposed change in Omaha Public School's Code of Conduct. It would include more latitude in how punishment is handed out. This would mean looking at incidents involving students on a case-by-case basis.

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