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Omaha’s CenturyLink Center gets new name

OMAHA, Neb – Those that attend concerts in Omaha at a familiar venue will soon be attending the same facility with a new name. The Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA) and CHI Health have reached an agreement that will change the name of CenturyLink Center in Omaha to the CHI Health Center Omaha. This…read more »

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Overnight storms bring warnings for floods and tornadoes

NEBRASKA – Storms that moved across Nebraska last night prompted three tornado warnings and a downpour of rain. The National Weather Service received a 7:30pm report from local authorities of an estimated seven inches of rain near Gilead in Thayer County. Some areas outside of Omaha were reported as receiving approximately nine inches of rainfall…read more »

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United Way Presents first annual freedom fest

KEARNEY, NE – United Way of the Kearney Area is hosting the first annual Freedom Fest on July 3, 2018, 4 pm – 11 pm, at the Viaero Event Center located at 609 Platte Rd in Kearney, Nebraska. Music, food, carnival games and a large fireworks show will be made free to the public.  Free…read more »

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Dentist sentenced for submitting fraudulent Medicaid bills

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska dentist has been sentenced to 10 months for submitting fraudulent bills to Nebraska and Iowa Medicaid programs. Authorities say 59-year-old Gregory Garro, of Omaha, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. He was ordered to pay restitution of more than $82,500 to the Nebraska Health and Human…read more »

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Judge orders Nebraska to release lethal injection records

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska judge has ordered the state to release records about its supplies of lethal injection drugs, but officials say they plan to appeal the decision. In a decision issued Monday, Lancaster County District Judge Jodi Nelson ruled the state Department of Correctional Services must release documents related to the acquisition…read more »

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