Roseann Moring, Omaha World-Herald

Roseann Moring

Omaha World-Herald

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Past articles by Roseann:

Douglas County Election Commission officially moves its office

The new office is 12220 West Center Road. → Read More

In Omaha, Nancy Pelosi promises to fight and recounts walking out on meeting with Trump

Sen. Ben Sasse and Reps. Don Bacon and Jeff Fortenberry held a press conference with the Nebraska Farm Bureau Saturday to point out that Pelosi has thus far not scheduled → Read More

Have a project to finish? Omaha's new Joann store will offer work space and classroom

The Omaha specialty craft store is the third in the metro area and one of the chain's first offering the features of a Joann "Concept Store." → Read More

Not going to be home? You can now pick up your Amazon packages at Gordmans

With the addition of these stores, there are 10 hub counter or locker locations in the Omaha metro area. → Read More

Five Below opens at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion

The store that specializes in clothing priced below $5 is the company's fourth metro area location. → Read More

Rep. Bacon to donate campaign funds he received from indicted Giuliani associate

Nebraska Rep. Don Bacon received donations from a man accused of violating campaign finance laws, related to efforts to funnel money from Russia into President Trump’s campaign. → Read More

Stacey Abrams of Georgia to headline December fundraiser for Omaha's Girls Inc.

Stacey Abrams is the former Georgia House minority leader. She was the first black female candidate for governor in the state. Since the 2018 election she has been working for → Read More

Downtown library branch tightens rules in effort to curb bad behavior

Omaha library officials are considering stricter penalties for bad behavior and a host of other changes in response to complaints involving the W. Dale Clark Library. → Read More

Omaha Library Board still puzzling over whether to cut hours in 2016

“Right now, I’ve got staff very anxious,” Library Director Laura Marlane said. “I don’t like leaving people hanging on issues like this. They need to know.” → Read More

City's $10 million deal secures HDR's headquarters spot, but puts historic buildings in jeopardy

With parcels in hand, Omaha Performing Arts would become owners of the entire area between 11th, 13th, Dodge and Douglas Streets. Preservationists expressed outrage that three historic structures could be demolished to make way for the Holland expansion. → Read More

$10 million deal: Owners agree to sell buildings key to Holland Center, HDR plans

Mayor Jean Stothert announced Thursday that the city will buy the properties at 11th and Douglas Streets and give them to Omaha Performing Arts, which operates the Holland Center. → Read More

Owners agree to sell downtown buildings key to Holland Center, HDR plans

Mayor Jean Stothert announced Thursday that the city will buy the properties at 11th and Douglas Streets and give them to Omaha Performing Arts, which operates the Holland Center. → Read More

Identity crisis: Downtown Omaha library's quest to be welcoming to all makes it unwelcoming to many

The W. Dale Clark Library has long been a comfortable spot for Omaha’s homeless population, serving as a de facto day shelter. Librarians and other staffers say they want to provide a welcoming place for the whole community, including the homeless. But others say a few troublemakers in and around the library are making people uncomfortable. → Read More

Omaha annexation plan finds support at hearing, but not all City Council members on board

Mayor Jean Stothert proposes to bring 16 areas with nearly 12,000 residents into the city. That would make Omaha one of the 40 largest cities in the country, according to Cassie Seagren, the mayor’s deputy chief of staff for economic development. → Read More

Some think Omaha's annexation would be a drain on city services

As Mayor Jean Stothert proposes to bring 11,000 new people into the city through annexation, some current Omahans are asking: What about us? Some have questioned whether the city should shore up its current level of services before it brings new residents into the fold. → Read More

Washington tourism official picked to lead Omaha's Convention and Visitors Bureau

A Spokane, Washington, tourism official has been hired as the next director of Omaha's Convention and Visitors Bureau. → Read More

Mayor Stothert considering changes to executive order on texting

After The World-Herald raises concerns about the order, the mayor offers to clarify her intent. → Read More

A year after spending fight with city, Library Board makes budget request that exceeds target by nearly $1M

This year, Mayor Jean Stothert and Library Board President Mike Meyer both say that they’re hoping to work through the difference and that the board’s request is a normal part of budget negotiations. → Read More

Stothert order discourages doing city business by text, contradicts AG's office on what is public record

The executive order says that city-related text messages on personal cell phones would not be a public record, despite a recent letter from the Nebraska Attorney General's Office that said the opposite. → Read More

City of Omaha's pension fund returns fall short in 2014; critics want more conservative approach

Finance Director Steve Curtiss described the lower 2014 return as a normal fluctuation and said one poor year doesn’t cause concern. He noted that, long term, both pension plans average more than 9 percent annual returns. → Read More