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COVID-19 update for Thursday, May 26, 2022

Starting Monday masks must be worn in all areas of campus. A mask mandate is in effect again at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The rolling average is now at 117, about where we were in late February. Douglas County COVID-19 update May 19, 2022. Updated: May. 19, 2022...
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Audit Reveals Massive Mismanagement From County Treasurer's Office

Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing is accused of overpaying the county, Omaha Public Schools, and the City of Omaha, while underpaying several school districts. A recent audit from the Nebraska State Auditor's office says Ewing's office overpaid Omaha Public Schools, the city, and the county by a combined over 12-and-a-half-million dollars. His office is accused of underpaying Elkhorn Public Schools, Ralston Public Schools, Westside Community Schools, Millard Public Schools, and the City of Ralston also by a combined over 12-and-a-half-million dollars. The auditor's office lists several reasons for the payment mistakes, including failing to include the levies of all school districts within the City of Omaha.
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Group of wire suspects applied for $7.6M

A Nebraska dog breeder gets a chance to answer critics and state inspection violations but a hearing on her license came to a quick and surprising end. 6 On Your Side: Douglas County alarm registration deadline. Updated: 1 hour ago. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is reminding you to register...
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Nebraska experts say rain is helping "chip away" at current drought

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is reminding you to register your system. 11 arrested after FBI Omaha investigation uncovers $2.5 million in PPP fraud. The FBI announced Wednesday that 11 people had been arrested in an investigation into fraudulent CARES Act spending. Omaha high school experience during COVID-19 Updated: 50...
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Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing Accused Of Payment Mistakes

(Douglas Co., NE) -- Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing is accused of overpaying the county, Omaha Public Schools, and the City of Omaha, while underpaying several school districts. A recent audit from the Nebraska State Auditor's office says Ewing's office overpaid Omaha Public Schools, the city, and the county by a combined over $12.5-million. His office is accused of underpaying Elkhorn Public Schools, Ralston Public Schools, Westside Community Schools, Millard Public Schools, and the City of Ralston also by a combined over $12.5-million dollars. The auditor's office lists several reasons for the payment mistakes, including failing to include the levies of all school districts within the City of Omaha. The full audit report can be read here.
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Omaha school districts underpaid due to treasurer error

Following the recall, 6 News checked several local grocery stores to see who pulled the product from their shelves and who didn’t. The Douglas County Treasurer admits a huge error in dispersing money to school districts. 6 On Your Side: No title concerns car buyer. Updated: 50 minutes ago.
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