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Toys R Us is coming back to the United States
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Toys R Us is coming back to the United States

Toys R Us' long-awaited comeback is finally official. Its owner, Tru Kids Brands, announced Thursday that Toys R Us is being reborn in the United...

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Authorities find, arrest inmate reported missing from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln
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Authorities find, arrest inmate reported missing from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln

Update: An inmate who left the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln Tuesday morning was arrested, according to authorities. Officials said...

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Through Kids Cafe, woman fights hunger, fosters growth in her community
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Through Kids Cafe, woman fights hunger, fosters growth in her community

When Maggie Crabb noticed that hunger was a problem in her community, she decided to do something about it, by creating the Kids Cafe. Kids Cafe...

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Multi-million dollar development project planned along Saddle Creek
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Multi-million dollar development project planned along Saddle Creek

More development is coming to Midtown. Construction has started on a couple of commercial buildings and a row of townhomes along Saddle Creek just...

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Women steal boa, cage and all, from pet store, shop owner says
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Women steal boa, cage and all, from pet store, shop owner says

A exotic pet store owner said two women stole a boa from his shop over the weekend, but it sounds like the snake may have tried to thwart the theft...

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This Irish island of fewer than 500 people is asking Americans to move there
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This Irish island of fewer than 500 people is asking Americans to move there

With a population on the wane since the 19th century, the picturesque Irish island of Arranmore is down to its last 469 residents. Determined to...

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Mayor's office issues update on waste collection
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Mayor's office issues update on waste collection

Mayor Jean Stothert's office issued a statement regarding waste collection status in Omaha Wednesday afternoon. According to the mayor's office,...

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'Pokemon Go' causes major problems at Maine cemetery
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'Pokemon Go' causes major problems at Maine cemetery

Released in 2016, the game still creates issues for some locations on the interactive map. Released in 2016, the game still creates issues for some...

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Lawmakers adjourn six days early without addressing major property tax relief
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Lawmakers adjourn six days early without addressing major property tax relief

'I didn't think we completed what we needed to do' 'I didn't think we completed what we needed to do' Nebraska lawmakers closed out the 2019...

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Changing Fremont's narrative, city forms inclusion council
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Changing Fremont's narrative, city forms inclusion council

WAVERLE: THIS IS WHAT FREMONT LOOKED LIKE ALMOST A DECADE AGO. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION, NOT LEGAL IMMIGRATION. THERE'S A BIG, BIG...

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La Vista City Centre to begin project adding restaurants, apartments
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La Vista City Centre to begin project adding restaurants, apartments

After being vacant for years, there is a new wave of restaurants and tenants coming to the La Vista City Centre.Friday, City+Ventures unveiled the...

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When this mailman retired, neighbors along his route threw him an incredible goodbye party
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When this mailman retired, neighbors along his route threw him an incredible goodbye party

Floyd Martin's last day on the job was anything but typical. The Atlanta man retired Wednesday after working nearly 35 years as a postal carrier...

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Business incentive bill dead for this year
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Business incentive bill dead for this year

The Omaha Chamber says, "This is a major blow to the economic development," Nebraska business leaders say the defeat of a measure that would have...

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Toast CEO calls Omaha's tech scene 'a hidden gem'
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Toast CEO calls Omaha's tech scene 'a hidden gem'

Omaha beat out hip, tech-centric (and larger) cities like Denver, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Portland when it landed the latest big investment in...

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Omaha's proposed plastic bag ban gets bigger
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Omaha's proposed plastic bag ban gets bigger

Update: In a letter to the Omaha City Council, Mayor Jean Stothert stated her opposition to the proposed ordinance to ban plastic bags in Omaha...

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New business tax incentive package hits roadblock
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New business tax incentive package hits roadblock

CHANCES OF MOVING FORWARD. ANDREW: NEBRASKA CALLED IT A PHILOSOPHICAL CROSSROADS. SOME SENATORS BELIEVE THE STATE NEEDS TO UPDATE ITS TAX INCENTIVE...

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Grant to send millions in development to north Omaha community
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Grant to send millions in development to north Omaha community

U. S. Rep. Don Bacon along with local leaders announced Monday the awarding of a $25 million Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant from the...

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Volunteers fill North Omaha neighborhoods for spring clean up
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Volunteers fill North Omaha neighborhoods for spring clean up

Nonprofit Abide organized more than people to help. Volunteers filled two different North Omaha neighborhoods Saturday as part of the city's annual...

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Party City will close 45 stores because of global helium shortage
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Party City will close 45 stores because of global helium shortage

Helium is the second-most abundant element in the galaxy, yet Party City is struggling to find enough of the gas to fill balloons.Balloons are big...

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$9.3 billion budget clears 1st round debate
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$9.3 billion budget clears 1st round debate

Nebraska lawmakers overwhelmingly gave first round approval to a proposed $9.3 billion two-year budget. The measure now includes what some consider...

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Senators begin property tax relief debate
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Senators begin property tax relief debate

One of the architects of a multi-faceted property tax relief proposal said she was confident she has the votes necessary to continue debate....

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EF-2 tornado destroys longtime Lincoln ice cream store, eatery
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EF-2 tornado destroys longtime Lincoln ice cream store, eatery

Three generations of a family picked up the pieces of their 40-year-old business Monday morning. Several family members worked inside the C & L...

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Farnam Hill District introduced between Blackstone, Downtown
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Farnam Hill District introduced between Blackstone, Downtown

Blackstone and Dundee are among Omaha's most well-known neighborhoods. Not far away is a budding new business district, and Saturday, it held a...

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Group launches ballot effort to force property tax relief
News 2 months ago
Group launches ballot effort to force property tax relief

'If the government won't deal with the problem, we will' 'If the government won't deal with the problem, we will' An effort that would allow voters...

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Art garden helps adults with autism grow
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Art garden helps adults with autism grow

AUTISM TO THRIVE AND HELP THEM SELL THEIR WORK. IT'S A PLACE PACKED WITH TEXTURE, COLOR, AND LIFE. IT'S VERY CALMING, THERAPEUTIC. I JUST LET MY...

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Revenue committee meets, takes no action on property tax relief plan
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Revenue committee meets, takes no action on property tax relief plan

'Opponents of property tax relief have to decide whether they want to be part of the solution or stand in the way' 'Opponents of property tax...

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Property tax relief bill does anything but opponents say
News 2 months ago
Property tax relief bill does anything but opponents say

City and school leaders in the metro told a legislative committee they stand to lose millions because of the property tax relief plan. The bill...

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Are kid leashes actually safe?
News 2 months ago
Are kid leashes actually safe?

It's a scary moment nearly every parent has experienced: You're walking with your toddler when suddenly they bolt. Until you're able to collect...

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The architecture of Omaha's St. Cecilia Cathedral
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The architecture of Omaha's St. Cecilia Cathedral

This Easter Sunday, KETV NewsWatch 7 looks at the history and architecture of Omaha's St. Cecilia Cathedral. SUNDAY SERVICES ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE...

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News 3 months ago
"I feel like there was a lack of empowerment:" local woman starts two organizations, building up black community

"I think its really important we have a culture of giving back in a way that is not around savior-ism but really empowerment," said Ashlei Spivey....

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