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Omaha Mayor Stothert to deliver annual State of the City

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is set to unveil her State of the City address Monday afternoon. Stothert is set to discuss the city’s successes, explain challenges ahead, and offer ideas and progress reports. The address is slated to begin at 2 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 18th and Farnam […]

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Omaha city council approves $800K for new bomb truck, other police equipment | #citycouncil

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – At Tuesday’s Omaha City Council meeting, a few big ticket items were approved for the Omaha Police Department, totaling more than $800,000. One of them is a massive piece of equipment, which many in the area have likely seen. “We’re called out approximately 80 times a year, some very important, dangerous […]

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Omaha Mayor Stothert to travel to Ireland sister city

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is headed to Ireland next week. The Mayor’s office says Stothert will travel to the city of Naas to join the president of the Omaha Sister City Association. Mayor Bill Clear and members of his government were elected last month. The goal of the visit is to […]

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Petition filed to recall Mayor Jean Stothert

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A petition to recall Mayor Jean Stothert was submitted by Jonathan Renteria, who also submitted a recall petition for Councilman Vinny Palermo. He says his reason is a “failure to repeal the restaurant tax, political opportunism in convening a faux charter convention reducing the number of charter convention members from 25 […]

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Omaha mayor hires official to take on city’s homeless issues

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Mayor Jean Stothert’s office announced Wednesday that she has hired the city’s first homeless services coordinator. Tamara Dwyer, who currently works for the Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless, known as MACCH, will start the job Monday, Dec. 5. That experience will come in handy as she works with […]

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Mayor Stothert in Italy for Friendship City visit

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Mayor Jean Stothert is visiting Omaha’s Friendship City in Italy. Carlentini, Sicily in Italy was officially made Omaha’s Friendship City last year. Carlentini is considered a town in Sicily, Italy with a population of about 17,000. According to Mayor Stothert, Omaha and Carlentini have a century-old connection. Carlentini immigrants came to […]

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Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s lengthy absentee record

Mayor Jean Stothert’s proposal to change the city charter to allow the mayor to run things while out of town has drawn questions about how often she’s been absent.The remote-work mayor currently has to transfer power to City Council President Pete Festersen when he or she leaves the state.“There wasn’t one decision that was made […]

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