Tag: Omaha

Nebraska unemployment rate ticks down for February

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska‚Äôs unemployment dropped slightly last month to 3.1%, down 0.1 percentage point from January and marking the third-lowest rate in the...

Omaha mayor returns to City Hall after husband’s death

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OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha's mayor made her first public appearance Tuesday and confirmed that she'll return to work and seek reelection after her husband,...

Nebraska declares pro-meat day on Colorado meatless day

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OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts railed Monday against a proclamation by the governor of neighboring Colorado that encourages people to avoid meat...

Family of boy killed at Disney World urges organ donation

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OMAHA, Neb. — A Nebraska couple whose 2-year-old son died tragically at Walt Disney World nearly five years ago wants more families to consider...

Warren Buffett’s fortune tops $100B as his stock soars

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OMAHA, Neb. — Investor Warren Buffett's fortune surged above $100 billion Wednesday when shares of his company hit a record high at over $400,000...

Wilson scores 25 to carry S. Dakota St. past Omaha 84-71

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Douglas Wilson had 25 points as South Dakota State defeated Nebraska Omaha 84-71 in the Summit League Conference tourney quarterfinals...

Omaha mayor’s family says her husband has died

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OMAHA, Neb. — The mayor of Omaha, Nebraska, said Friday her husband has died, several hours after police found a dead man at the...

Well-traveled Teddy Allen leaves Nebraska, his 3rd D1 team

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Teddy Allen, the Nebraska scoring leader who set the Pinnacle Bank Arena scoring record less than a week ago, left the...

Akinwole, Ferrarini carry Omaha past Denver 80-76

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DENVER — Ayo Akinwole had 17 points to lead five Nebraska Omaha players in double figures as the Mavericks edged past Denver 80-76 on...

Omaha gym owner convicted of sex assault on rare provision

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OMAHA, Neb. — An Omaha gym owner has been convicted of sexually assaulting a one-time aspiring Olympic powerlifter under a rarely used provision of...