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HUD Secretary Ben Carson praises North Omaha's mixed-income developments
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson praises North Omaha's mixed-income developments

After taking a tour of Highlander Apartments, Carson hopes they city continues its efforts using a recent HUD grant. After taking a tour of...

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Nebraska economic development director to leave post
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Nebraska economic development director to leave post

Nebraska's state economic development director is leaving his post next month. Director Dave Rippe plans to return to his hometown of Hastings to...

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Ricketts appoints new Nebraska economic development director
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Ricketts appoints new Nebraska economic development director

Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed a central Nebraska economic development official to lead the state's Department of Economic Development. Ricketts...

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Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans
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Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans

As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and...

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Flood aftermath could mean less money for schools as property values suffer big losses
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Flood aftermath could mean less money for schools as property values suffer big losses

In an effort to get their property taxes lowered, more than 200 people filed destroyed property claims in Dodge County. The deadline for all...

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Retail store Charming Charlie files for bankruptcy, will close all stores
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Retail store Charming Charlie files for bankruptcy, will close all stores

Another fashion retailer is planning to close all of its stores. A Bloomberg report states Charming Charlie filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and...

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Authorities search for missing inmate from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln
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Authorities search for missing inmate from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln

Officials said a work-release inmate has gone missing Tuesday from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln. William Mathes was reported missing...

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Kohl’s will take your Amazon returns for free
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Kohl’s will take your Amazon returns for free

In an effort to join forces with one of its largest competitors, Kohl's is now taking Amazon package returns at more than 1,100 of its stores....

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Reversing the trend: Kohl's reports positive sales growth thanks to Amazon partnership
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Reversing the trend: Kohl's reports positive sales growth thanks to Amazon partnership

For nearly two years, Kohl's has reported positive sales growth. In fact, this has been its biggest increase in almost a decade. Just a few years...

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Developers of proposed project at 192nd and Dodge seek annexation, occupation tax
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Developers of proposed project at 192nd and Dodge seek annexation, occupation tax

Developers of a proposed project at 192nd Street and West Dodge Road have a big vision for the empty fields on the metro's west side. The Avenue...

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'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021
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'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021

Netflix is losing "The Office" in 2021. It's a sign of how intense the streaming wars have become. NBC is taking back the popular sitcom to offer...

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Omaha's Flywheel gets bought by out-of-state tech company
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Omaha's Flywheel gets bought by out-of-state tech company

One of the darlings of the Omaha tech scene is no longer locally owned. Austin-based WP Engine announced Monday that it purchased Flywheel for an...

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Peru farmer's land still underwater after 3 months
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Peru farmer's land still underwater after 3 months

Three months underwater and there's no end in sight. Brett Adams, who farms along the Missouri River near Peru, can't get to his land or even see...

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Long lines reported at Target amid widespread register outages
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Long lines reported at Target amid widespread register outages

Target on Saturday acknowledged a "systems issue" affecting stores, as shoppers took to social media to complain that cash registers weren't...

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Nike introduces plus-size mannequins to London store
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Nike introduces plus-size mannequins to London store

Nike's flagship London store has introduced plus-size and para-sport mannequins to its redeveloped women's floor, signaling a further step towards...

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Opponents of plan for apartments at 46th and Dodge cite need for affordable housing, transit-oriented development
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Opponents of plan for apartments at 46th and Dodge cite need for affordable housing, transit-oriented development

Developers pursuing construction of a seven to eight story, 278-unit apartment project at 46th and Dodge streets requested $6.5 million in TIF...

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New driver licensing location opens June 12
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New driver licensing location opens June 12

A new state driver licensing location is opening in north Omaha next week. The location will replace the office currently located at N 30th Street...

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Omaha leaders drafting ordinance to control snow removal fees
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Omaha leaders drafting ordinance to control snow removal fees

THESE ARE NUMBER THAT SOME OWE THE CITY OF OMAHA FOR SNOW REMOVAL. AARON HUEFTLE'S PROPERTY IS ON THAT LIST. THE CITY WAS LAZY WHEN THEY WERE...

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Trump administration proposes spray cheese and beef jerky as food stamp staples
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Trump administration proposes spray cheese and beef jerky as food stamp staples

The Trump administration is considering canned spray cheese beef jerky, lemon juice and pimiento-stuffed olives as staple foods for those in the...

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Community plants nearly 200 trees
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Community plants nearly 200 trees

Several organizations came together to bring trees into the neighborhood. The Urban Bird and Nature Alliance worked with the city to bring fruit...

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'Land of Oz' theme park to offer tours again this summer
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'Land of Oz' theme park to offer tours again this summer

APRIL 14. THE NORTH CAROLINA THEMEPARK BASED ON THE WAS IN A VASE WILL BE REOPENING FOR TOURS IN JUNE. THE PARK AT BEECH MT. WILL BE OPEN FOR...

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Here's everything that's open on Memorial Day
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Here's everything that's open on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is dedicated to remembering our fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for an important cause. On May 27, as you hang up your...

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Ice cream shop continues to serve scoops of love with new owner
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Ice cream shop continues to serve scoops of love with new owner

With an eye to the future while holding onto tradition, a longtime customer is the new owner of an iconic ice cream shop. Eric Pendleton recently...

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Plans submitted to demolish Dundee building, turn into parking lot
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Plans submitted to demolish Dundee building, turn into parking lot

A building near 49th and Dodge streets sits fenced off, surrounded by demolition equipment. The plan is to turn it into a parking lot. "I'm not 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

A proposal to ban plastic bags in Omaha stores now extends to almost all kinds of retail establishments, according the amended ordinance made...

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Bellevue City Council approves  annexation package threatening finances for family farm
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Bellevue City Council approves annexation package threatening finances for family farm

On the Jones family's farm, there is a whole lot of joy. It's a working farm, but it has also been home to a 4-H Club for the past 38 years. "Offer...

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Revenue committee looks to vote out tax package on Tuesday
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Revenue committee looks to vote out tax package on Tuesday

Just when you thought your business was off the table in the search to fund a $500 million property tax relief package, the Legislature's Revenue...

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

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

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Flint residents can sue the federal government over water crisis, judge rules
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Flint residents can sue the federal government over water crisis, judge rules

Residents of Flint, Michigan, can proceed with lawsuits that had been filed against the federal government in connection with the city's water...

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Heads up, procrastinators: these stores will be open on Easter Sunday
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Heads up, procrastinators: these stores will be open on Easter Sunday

For some people, Easter is a time to hang out at home with family. But it doesn't always work out that way. Whether the kids got mud on their...

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