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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
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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
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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?
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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
News 1 month ago
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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"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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Food stamps recipients in pilot program can now order groceries online for delivery
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Food stamps recipients in pilot program can now order groceries online for delivery

Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains like ShopRite hope to tap into a lucrative new market: food stamp recipients who want to shop for groceries...

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Someone is leaving mashed potatoes on doorsteps, mailboxes, cars
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Someone is leaving mashed potatoes on doorsteps, mailboxes, cars

There's a mashed potatoes mystery afoot in one Mississippi neighborhood. Bowls of the mashed spuds are being left in some odd places in and around...

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In-person movie rentals still preserved with classic video store
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In-person movie rentals still preserved with classic video store

Traditional movie stores still exist!A family-owned movie rental store in central Iowa is trying to resist technological trends, all while beating...

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Malvern, Iowa under bottled water advisory as city's east well is out of service
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Malvern, Iowa under bottled water advisory as city's east well is out of service

The City of Malvern has issued a bottled water advisory effective immediately. Malvern officials said the city experienced a failure of one of...

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Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville
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Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville

Country star Brad Paisley took the controls of a backhoe to dig up the first pile of dirt in the space that will become a free grocery store to...

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Paradise Lakes residents looking for answers from management
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Paradise Lakes residents looking for answers from management

There's trouble in Paradise. Some homes in Paradise Lakes are still sitting in water following the flood, and the community remains closed behind...

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Mobile Post Offices set up in flood impacted Nebraska communities
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Mobile Post Offices set up in flood impacted Nebraska communities

The United States Postal Service has put Mobile Post Offices in Osmond, St. Edward, and Verdigre. The United States Postal Service is making sure...

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Plague of poisonous toads infest suburban Florida neighborhood
News 2 months ago
Plague of poisonous toads infest suburban Florida neighborhood

Residents in a Florida neighborhood are terrified for the safety of their children and pets after they began seeing thousands of dime-sized toads...

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Glenwood volunteers canvass town, remind residents to boil water
News 2 months ago
Glenwood volunteers canvass town, remind residents to boil water

Seventy volunteer groups walked block to block in Glenwood to help spread the word. Seventy volunteer groups walked block to block in Glenwood to...

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Dream House of the Week: Car lover's paradise
News 2 months ago
Dream House of the Week: Car lover's paradise

Car enthusiasts - from the humble vintage Chevy owner to luxury collectors like Jay Leno or Jerry Seinfeld - would be envious of this sprawling...

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Man sets up naked mannequin party in his yard to taunt 'nosey' neighbor
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Man sets up naked mannequin party in his yard to taunt 'nosey' neighbor

Jason Windus gave his California neighbor something to look at during a dispute over the height of a backyard fence - naked mannequins having a...

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City Council seeks delay before voting on landlord registry plans
News 2 months ago
City Council seeks delay before voting on landlord registry plans

FIX. PEOPLE PACK THE OMAHA CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS TUESDAY FOR A MARATHON MEETING ON THREE PROPOSED ORDINANCES TO CREATE A LANDLORD REGISTRY. MANY...

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'Cheat Eats!' to feature local ice cream shop
News 2 months ago
'Cheat Eats!' to feature local ice cream shop

A local ice cream shop will be featured on The Cooking Channel. Cone Flower Creamery announced that the parlor will be on the show "Cheap Eats!"The...

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