Omaha City Council Tables Vote on Restaurant Tax Once Again

September 13th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Instead of supporting the measure outright Tuesday, Councilman Chris Jerram proposed an amendment which would lower the restaurant tax on all businesses—brick and mortar as well as food trucks– by a quarter of a percent, down to 2.25 percent.

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UNMC Earns Record Amount for Research

August 3rd, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

The $115.1 million will be used to fund a wide range of research projects, from how to care for people with Ebola, to ways to treat and prevent staph infections, even new ways of treating cancer.

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Omaha Council Approves More Midtown Row Housing

June 15th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

The project is divided into two parts, referred to as Mason North, and Mason South. Each unit is expected to sell for around $250,000, according to the developer Uptown Urban Dwellings

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Omaha City Council Approves Development/Plea Deal

May 18th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

During their weekly meeting yesterday, Omaha City Council members green-lit a major building project, and made a decision on a pending lawsuit.

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Omaha City Council votes to demolish “historic” building

May 11th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Councilman Garry Gernandt said he’s received several e-mails about the historical value of the property, even though it isn’t listed on any historical registry at the city, state, or federal level.

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Owning It: Changing Gender Roles Lead To Greater Opportunities For Female Entrepreneurs In Nebraska

February 27th, 2013

By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Lincoln, NE — Those who came first pave the way for those who follow – and as roles for women in Nebraska have changed, so has their participation in business.

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