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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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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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Emergency Training Exercise

Posted: 05/09/2011 - First responders from various agencies are scheduled to conduct a training exercise Wednesday on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's city campus.

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Hunting Lotteries

Posted: 05/09/2011 - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has announced it will hold two hunting lotteries for Nebraskans this year: One for bighorn sheep and another "super tag" for a variety of species.

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Update: Man Shot While "Scrapping"

Updated: 05/06/2011 - What's the price on a few pieces of scrap metal? One man nearly paid with his life after being shot while driving through a south Omaha neighborhood. It's the second shooting in two days in the same neighborhood.

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National Jobless Rate Comes In At 9%

Updated: 05/06/2011 - The national unemployment stands at 9%. The Labor Department released the numbers for April Friday Morning. While the rate moved up, the economy added 244,000 private sector jobs.

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Women's Build

Posted: 05/06/2011 - Dozens of women are expected to help build a house from the ground up this weekend.

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Fire Investigation

Posted: 05/06/2011 - Firefighters spent more than thirty minutes fighting a building fire early this morning.

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The Meaning Of Cinco De Mayo

Updated: 05/05/2011 - It is not in celebration of independence, rather commemorating a sort of David versus Goliath story. Cinco de Mayo, the 5th of May, commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

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Bat Release Postponed

Posted: 05/05/2011 - Night lovers hoping to see dozens of bats released at Joslyn Art Museum will have to wait a few more days.

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Forget the Fine...Go Directly To Jail

Posted: 05/05/2011 - A 23-year-old woman has been arrested, accused of failing to return more than $380 worth of materials from the library in Iowa City.

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Student Brings Gun to School

Posted: 05/05/2011 - Police say a 14-year-old boy took an unloaded .45-caliber pistol to his North Platte school and threatened another student.

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Buffett's Bling

Posted: 05/05/2011 - Billionaire Warren Buffett's short time as a Borsheims salesman last weekend helped boost sales at the Omaha jewelry store his Berkshire Hathaway company owns.

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Tourism Promotion

Posted: 05/05/2011 - Gov. Dave Heineman has announcing the 2011 Nebraska Passport program, which promotes summer travel across the state.

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