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Omaha area to host international youth hockey tournament

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jan 2022
A youth hockey tournament planned for this fall will bring players from around the world to an Omaha-area arena ... "We are thrilled to bring international hockey to Omaha," Fortier said ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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City and state make arguments in fight over Omaha mask mandate

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jan 2022
In legal briefs filed this week, the City of Omaha and the State of Nebraska laid out their arguments over whether there is an urgent need to immediately block the city's mask mandate ... The mandate only applies within Omaha's city limits ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Kaneko reveals first art piece for Gene Leahy Mall Sculpture Garden

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jan 2022
A sculpture brought from the mountainside workshop of a world-renowned artist was presented to an Omaha art gallery Thursday ... +3 Heartland of America Park skate ribbon takes shape in downtown Omaha ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Omaha woman who was oldest living person in U.S. has died at 115

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jan 2022
The Omaha woman who was America's oldest living person has died ... Thelma Sutcliffe of Omaha in a photo taken the day before her 115th birthday ... Sutcliffe was born in Benson, Nebraska, before it became part of Omaha ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Bellevue Public Schools announces closures due to staff shortage

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jan 2022
Other Omaha-area school districts have not announced plans for similar closures ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... A new calf is welcomed to the elephant herd at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Nebraska state lawmaker files to run for congressional seat

The Post-Star 20 Jan 2022
Tony Vargas, of Omaha, has officially jumped into the race for the state's 2nd Congressional District ... Vargas represents Legsilative District 7, which stretches across eastern Omaha along the Missouri River, from downtown to the Sarpy County line ... Democrat Alisha Shelton of Omaha is also running for the congressional seat.
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Bellevue City Council approves site plan of controversial Olde Towne development

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jan 2022
Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... A new calf is welcomed to the elephant herd at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium ... A second baby elephant is also expected in Omaha within a few weeks ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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'We're in crisis mode': Millard struggling to staff schools amid omicron surge

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jan 2022
Requiring masks has been hotly debated in Millard, and the district had made them optional prior to a mask mandate being instituted in Omaha last week ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday ... Omaha woke up to below zero temperatures on Sunday.
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Some Nebraska COVID test sites close due to weather

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jan 2022
Nomi Health is closing its COVID-19 testing sites in Omaha, Lincoln and Grand Island on Wednesday and Thursday due to the forecast for extreme cold. In Omaha, the temporarily closed Nomi sites are outdoors and are located at. ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith seeks ninth term in House

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jan 2022
The 3rd District includes 80 of Nebraska's 93 counties, covering the entire state except for a portion of eastern Nebraska that includes Omaha and Lincoln. Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Nebraska AG frustrated over delay in hearing in mask mandate lawsuit

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jan 2022
LINCOLNNebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson expressed frustration Tuesday over the length of time before a court can hear his challenge of Omaha's mask mandate ... Q&A on Omaha's mask mandate ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Nebraska AG frustrated over delay in hearing for Omaha mask mandate lawsuit

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jan 2022
LINCOLNNebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson expressed frustration Tuesday over the length of time before a court can hear his challenge of Omaha's mask mandate ... Q&A on Omaha's mask mandate ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Beatrice, Grand Island, Hastings among school districts announcing closures amid staffing crisis

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jan 2022
Other Omaha-area school districts have not announced plans for similar closures. The Omaha Public Schools doesn't have any changes planned right now, Bridget Blevins, spokeswoman for OPS, said Tuesday ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Legislation introduced to help retain, recruit nurses to Nebraska

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jan 2022
Omaha Sen ... Finally, a bill (LB 1044) by Omaha Sen ... Our best Omaha staff photos & videos of January 2022 ... A new calf is welcomed to the elephant herd at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium ... A second baby elephant is also expected in Omaha within a few weeks ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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Rollout of 5G spectrum delayed again as airlines continue to raise concerns

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jan 2022
On Tuesday, an Omaha Airport Authority spokesman said that the 5G rollout would not affect the airport’s instrument approach procedures ... New temporary entrance to Omaha's Eppley Airfield will be in place until summer '22 ... Omaha police officers walk out of a homeless encampment near 16th Street in Omaha on Tuesday.
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