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Winners of Omaha Metropolitan Area Tourism Awards announced

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
The votes are in for the Omaha Metropolitan Area Tourism Awards, recognizing the best tourism businesses in Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie Counties ... Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium ... Lauritzen Gardens, the Old Market, the General Crook House Museum, Omaha Performing Arts ... Made in Omaha ... Omaha Storm Chasers ... Omaha State and Regional News.
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Man wounded in shooting near 73rd and Corby Streets; Omaha police make arrest

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
A man was wounded Thursday afternoon in a shooting in north-central Omaha. Omaha police responded to reports of a shooting near 73rd and Corby Streets just before 1.45 p.m. There, they found 46-year-old Absalom Franklin with a gunshot wound, according to a press release from the Omaha Police Department ... Notable Nebraska crime news of 2021.
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Compromise on committee makeup allows school finance study to move forward in Legislature

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
With the promise of a compromise in hand, state lawmakers advanced a bill on Thursday to create a committee that will study public school finance in Nebraska. To help move the bill, LB 132, forward, Sen ... State Sen. Wendy DeBoer ... Omaha State and Regional News ... Paul Hammel ... Sen ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... .
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No unity in testimony on Nebraska Legislature's resolution alleging federal overreach

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
Supporters included Kathleen Kaugh of Omaha, who described the resolution as a statement of where Nebraska stands on the "insidious erosion" of constitutional rights ... Omaha State and Regional News ... Megan Hunt of Omaha introduced another resolution in response to LR 107 that called ...
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The Public Pulse: More letters supporting City Council candidates; Omaha police and diversity

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
Conversely, Aimee Melton has City Council and legal experience and a proven record of accomplishments that are instrumental in Omaha’s culture and growth ... Michael Moran, Omaha ... Rob Hitchcock, Omaha ... I was thrilled to learn the new recruit class of officers for the Omaha Police Department will “shatter” the record for diversity (news story, April 30).
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Omaha Public Schools say remote learning to end this year

News-Press Now 06 May 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... Omaha Public Schools announced Wednesday that remote learning will end this month, the Omaha World-Herald reported ... OPS will still offer an option for students not ready to return fully to learning in person, the district said in a news release ... Omaha Public ...
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Midland volleyball's 'it factor' let them to national championship match

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
Watch a time-lapse video as one of the practice courts for the NCAA volleyball tournament is installed in Omaha ... Local News. Unmatched passion makes Omaha a natural home for NCAA volleyball tournament ... Sarah Swanson, Elkhorn South; Alli Schomers, Omaha Skutt; Brooke Heyne, Omaha Skutt ... Lauren Sieckmann, Omaha Marian; Julianne Mandolfo, Omaha Marian.
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Fingerprint, DNA led officials to suspect in 1983 slaying of UNO student

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
COUNCIL BLUFFS — Naser Alsharif fondly recalls his time in Omaha as a young university student 38 years ago with his friend and neighbor Firozeh Dehghanpour. Alsharif and his two brothers, who are Palestinian, spent a lot of time with the Iranian-born Dehghanpour, a woman in her mid-20s who lived in the same Omaha apartment complex ... Crime News.
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Police union flyer targeting Omaha City Council candidate sparks controversy

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
A flyer from the Omaha police union describing City Council candidate Cammy Watkins as a danger to public safety has provoked outrage among some and led to a fracture in her opponent's campaign ... The flyer is based on a November online political forum hosted by NOISE, a North Omaha-based news website ... "In Cammy Watkins' Omaha, no one is safe."
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Person critically injured in shooting near 73rd and Corby Streets

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
One person was critically injured Thursday afternoon in a shooting in north-central Omaha. Omaha police responded to reports of a shooting near 73rd and Corby Streets just before 1.45 p.m ... Omaha police responded to the scene of a shooting at 7315 Corby St ... Stay with Omaha.com for updates on this developing story. Notable Nebraska crime news of 2021.
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'They move rocks for us': Community support helps Fremont put together its first Hispanic festival ...

Lincoln Journal Star 06 May 2021
WORLD-HERALD NEWS SERVICE ... The Omaha zoo, often ranked among the best in the world, had 1,694,954 visitors in 2018 ... It's less than an hour's drive from downtown Omaha ... Mahoney State Park, about halfway between Omaha and Lincoln, attracted 827,372 visitors in 2018 ... JAMES DENNEY/OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ... Omaha Children's Museum ... OMAHA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM.
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Farmers market in Council Bluffs opens for the season Thursday

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
The downtown Omaha Farmers Market returned for the season with fewer restrictions because of the pandemic ... Local News. Thousands flock downtown for start of Omaha Farmers Market ... Local News. Omaha Farmers Market returns with fewer COVID restrictions ... Customers purchase flowers and herbs at the downtown Omaha Farmers Market on Saturday morning.
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Gov. Ricketts defends new media credentialing process as 'neutral'

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
Ricketts did not have a written press credentialing process until recently, after The World-Herald wrote about a North Omaha community news website that had been denied access to the governor's media briefings and barred from asking questions of Ricketts ... Omaha State and Regional News.
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Republican gubernatorial candidate endorses new state consumption tax

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
Omaha State and Regional News ... DON WALTON Lincoln Journal Star ... Laffer's dinner with senators on Thursday will provide an opportunity to "discuss the economics of the consumption tax for Nebraska," supporters stated in an email notification to news media representatives ... 1 ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... Omaha ... .
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The Public Pulse: Omaha roads; Race for mayor; City Council contests

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
I came to the conclusion that Omaha could have some of the best maintained roads if only we held election for mayor each and every year. Robert Perrault, Omaha ... Jon Nelson, Omaha ... Brenda Baker, Omaha ... I was thrilled to learn the new recruit class of officers for the Omaha Police Department will “shatter” the record for diversity (news story, April 30).
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