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Past articles by Alex:

On-demand lawn service app launches in Omaha area

Omaha is joining cities like Houston and Atlanta where homeowners can order services through the app GreenPal. → Read More

UNO Aviation Institute enrollment increases during pilot shortage

More and more, up-and-coming pilots will be needed to take over the skies. → Read More

Where Omaha ranks in most polluted cities in the US

People with lung conditions could be sensitive to some conditions → Read More

Missouri Valley shelter serving cleaning kits, meals as cleanup continues

At the Rand Community Center in downtown Missouri Valley, donations have come in strong → Read More

Junkstock founders, friends and vendors pitch in on clean-up ahead of April flea market

Next to the Elkhorn River, a sand-covered Junkstock at Sycamore Farms is also the home of the Alexander family. → Read More

Main breaks force M.U.D. out to endure chilly winds and freezing water

Near 122nd and R Streets, the water is out. And somewhere underground, there is a busted water pipe probably made of cast iron. → Read More

Hundreds on hand for 13th Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards

With a red carpet and accolades to take home, the area's best artists and musicians were in the spotlight Sunday night for the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards. → Read More

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds visits TradeWorks Academy in Council Bluffs

When Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds visited Thomas Jefferson High School Thursday afternoon, she got a first-hand look at the next big thing in the classroom. → Read More

Military families earn a night of relief and relaxation at the Orpheum

On Tuesday night, the Orpheum Theater provided some relief and relaxation. → Read More

A reminder from snow plow drivers to move over

When the weather is snowy like Tuesday's conditions, you can spot them anywhere--but they don't always see you. → Read More

Superintendent of Auburn's District 29 resigns immediately

In a meeting at the Auburn School's Central Offices, Kevin Reiman got straight to the point. → Read More

Big Brothers Big Sisters encouraging role models to join

Tommy Nguyen is 32-years-old. He's a busy guy working two jobs. → Read More

What Fiserv deal could mean for First Data employees, similar companies

One business expert says Fiserv's $22 billion deal acquiring First Data could have repercussions for the Omaha labor market. → Read More

Superintendent's fate splits community surrounding Auburn school district

About a dozen people filled out public comment request cards at Monday's district board meeting for the first time since Auburn's superintendent Kevin Reiman was put on leave with pay. → Read More

Government shutdown a looming problem for food stamps

Three weeks in with no end in sight, the government shutdown threatens the nation's food stamp program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. → Read More

City, neighbors relieved as renovations begin at vacant home near 53rd and Blondo

Homeowners near the vacant home around 53rd and Blondo Streets say a landlord left this property essentially untouched for years. It mostly housed squatters and animals. A recent demolition notice got the ball rolling to finally make improvements. → Read More

Series of car break-ins trouble Bellevue neighborhood

It's the most recent incident in a string of car thefts, thieves going door-to-door seeing what they can get away with at a Bellevue neighborhood. → Read More

Omaha zoo ensures safety at Henry Doorly following accidents in North Carolina, Florida

After a 2-year-old girl fell into a rhino at a Florida zoo on Monday, and a scare in Omaha you might remember from 2015, the man in charge of animal management says Henry Doorly examines how it can improve safety after any kind of accident wherever it may be. → Read More

Parents react to new child passenger safety laws in Nebraska

The first change to Child Passenger Safety laws in Nebraska deals with the age of young travelers. Children age 8 and younger must ride in a federally approved child safety seat. → Read More

DUI arrests, convictions in Nebraska continue to decline over past decade

Nebraska State Trooper Tom Hicken has spent the past 17 years like this for New Year's Eve. He's on patrol looking for the drivers who had too much to drink. → Read More