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CONSTRUCTION SHUTS BOTH LANES AT ONCE | {processing} Comments
Businesses and residents cope with both lanes shut at the same time, though the closure means construction should be completed perhaps twice as fast as single lane replacement.

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The conservative businessman casts himself as the anti-establishment option for voters who are fed up.
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The two Republican Senate candidates spent last week — and much of the campaign — trying to highlight each other's ties to D.C. while...
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Primary battle between Battiato, Morrissey may be only race
With no Republicans running, the Democratic winner probably will lead the newly merged office
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UNMC appoints new dean for the college of dentistry
Janet Guthmiller is the associate dean of academic affairs and professor in the department of periodontology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry.
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Cause of Omaha power outage along Regency Parkway unclear
Electrical power was out on Sunday night along Regency Parkway, which links West Dodge Road and Pacific Street.
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Jeff Corwin hopes to build connection with nature at Nebraska Science Festival
Helping other kids, and other families, forge similar ties to the natural world is part of what compels him to continue sharing his far-flung, modern-day adventures.
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Metro transit recommends streetcar, rapid-transit bus line for Omaha
After a 2-year study advises $173 million in transit system upgrades, ideas and funding sources will get further review.
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Grace: Pipe organ concert a tribute to couple's enduring love
Bob Markworth folded his hands and stared ahead at a massive basement room — a concert hall, really — that was full and empty all at once. The guests were all here, except for one.
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Sole big donor to Beau McCoy says he expects nothing in return
In what is believed to be a historical first, Herbster is almost single-handedly bankrolling McCoy's campaign for governor to the tune of nearly $1.9 million.
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Omaha-area jails and ERs new front line in battling mental illness
A 2004 decision to move away from state treatment centers is blamed for widening gaps, a contention the state rejects.
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Families from area shelters treated to meal at Old Chicago
The line to get into the Old Chicago restaurant went down the block on Easter Sunday.
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Mizzou alumni aim to attract veterinary students to Henry Doorly Zoo
The Omaha alumni chapter of the University of Missouri is working to establish a $2 million endowment for a sustained research program at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
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Grant ensures that Sioux City can start building children's museum
The Children's Museum of Siouxland, set to open in 2015 in downtown Sioux City, has been awarded a $900,000 state grant.
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Party looks to 'nudge' women into public office in Iowa
Iowa has never elected a woman to Congress or to the governor's office. Organizers of a party planned for Thursday in Carroll hope to change that soon.
Two taken to hospital after fire at Benson home
A 91-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire in a Benson residence about 11 p.m. Saturday.
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Civil rights hearing to consider voting policies in Midwest
Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
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Easter Sunday temperatures climb into 80s in Omaha area
A warm, bright Easter made for pleasant egg hunts in Omaha.
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Sioux City riverboat casino prepares to close, still hoping to be saved
A Sioux City riverboat casino is preparing to close its doors this summer, but is hoping a court fight will save it.
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Omaha high schoolers to help canvass for Heartland 2050
Starting Monday, students from the Omaha Public Schools’ Thrive Club will be canvassing the neighborhoods near their high schools, talking to residents about how they would like to see their neighborhoods develop by the year 2050.
Convicted killer Nikko Jenkins might await his sentence in prison
He could be moved from the Douglas County Jail to a state prison facility before sentencing, a move officials say is not uncommon.
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Midlands runners ready for Boston Marathon
A year later, Kim Moore will run the Boston Marathon again.
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For birthday, Brownell-Talbot student opts to give, not get
This year, the freshman purchased a dozen or so books for the Bennington Public Library.
Primary battle between Battiato, Morrissey may be only race
UNMC appoints new dean for the college of dentistry
Jeff Corwin hopes to build connection with nature at Nebraska Science Festival
Metro transit recommends streetcar, rapid-transit bus line for Omaha
6-mile stretch of Highway 75 is the road not taken
After decades looking in, Republican Dan Frei seeks chance to take action
Cause of Omaha power outage along Regency Parkway unclear
Ben Sasse, Shane Osborn try to pin label of D.C. insider on each other
Curious about government salaries? Look no further
Easter Sunday temperatures climb into 80s in Omaha area
Omaha police investigate two nonfatal shootings
City Council to vote on adding Bluffs pedestrian safety lights
Sole big donor to Beau McCoy says he expects nothing in return
Convicted killer Nikko Jenkins might await his sentence in prison
Kelly: 70 years after a deadly D-Day rehearsal, Omahan, WWII vet will return to Europe
Midlands runners ready for Boston Marathon
Families from area shelters treated to meal at Old Chicago
Firefighters battle brush fire near Fontenelle Forest
Sioux City riverboat casino prepares to close, still hoping to be saved
Omaha high schoolers to help canvass for Heartland 2050
Mizzou alumni aim to attract veterinary students to Henry Doorly Zoo
Grant ensures that Sioux City can start building children's museum
Party looks to 'nudge' women into public office in Iowa
For birthday, Brownell-Talbot student opts to give, not get
Two taken to hospital after fire at Benson home
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Kelly: 70 years after a deadly D-Day rehearsal, Omahan, WWII vet will return to Europe
A World War II veteran from Omaha will return this week to Europe to commemorate a tragedy in the run-up to D-Day.
Dickson’s Week in Review, April 13-19
On Twitter some guy tweeted that the spring game isn’t taken as seriously as a regular-season contest. What was your first clue? When the head coach entered waving a cat aloft?
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
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