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At least 8 individuals have been monitored for Ebola in Nebraska
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:48:58 -0800

Multiple people have been monitored for the Ebola virus in Nebraska since last fall, Douglas County Health Department officials confirm.

Douglas County aims to reduce property valuation disputes by opening process to taxpayers
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 23:38:23 -0800

Douglas County property owners who question how the county assessor determined property valuations this year are entitled to more information about the process, a judge ruled earlier this month.

Today in Nebraska-March
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:47:11 -0800

March 1 1855 - Brownville was incorporated. 1867 - Nebraska was admitted to the Union as the 37th state. March 2 1855 - Territorial Legislature created Johnson and Otoe counties. 1857 - Jesse Lowe was elected mayor in Omaha's first city elections. 1911 - Fire wiped out a block in ...

Nebraska Judge Says Property Valuation Information Needed
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:39:10 -0800

A Nebraska judge has ruled that property owners are entitled to more information about the process that the Douglas County assessor uses to determine property valuations.

Possible Ebola Patient Being Monitored In Omaha
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 07:10:04 -0800

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT)-- The Douglas County Health Department says an American health care worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus has been transported to Omaha. The worker has not shown any symptoms.

DC West Elementary earns national honor
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:15:00 -0800

Douglas County West Elementary recently was recognized as a distinguished school at the National Title I Conference.

Possible Ebola case being monitored in Douglas County
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 15:30:37 -0800

An American health care worker in West Africa has been brought to Omaha to be near the Nebraska Medical Center in the event treatment for Ebola is needed.

Possible Ebola exposure case being monitored in Omaha
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 15:45:37 -0800

An American health care worker in West Africa has been brought to Omaha to be near the Nebraska Medical Center in the event treatment for Ebola is needed.

Massive drug investigation triggers call for new laws
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:15:54 -0800

The case is drawing attention to Nebraska’s lack of laws when it comes to tracking people who buy prescription narcotics from pharmacies.

Bills could help Nebraska community gardens, seed libraries
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:14:04 -0800

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska local food movement, championed as a bridge between the state's agricultural and urban sectors, needs to be promoted and protected from overregulation, community gard