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  1. City on Track to Eliminate Sidewalk Repair BacklogRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today said the City has made major progress on addressing a large backlog of sidewalk repairs. Since March, crews have so far repaired or replaced over 1,550 sidewalks, the equivalent of 7.5 miles.

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  2. Health Department Sponsors Ebola Preparedness ExerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    More than 90 representatives from 40 community agencies today participated in a training exercise to practice emergency response in the event of a potential or identified case of Ebola or any other serious infectious disease in the community. The training, sponsored by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department , involved hospital infection control professionals and emergency preparedness coordinators as well as local public health and state public safety agencies and community Healthcare Coalition members.

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  3. FAQ Added to City Survey on Public Safety FinancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler said the City's new online Taking Charge survey has prompted important questions from the public about funding public safety improvements. Public Safety Director Tom Casady has responded with an FAQ now available with the survey and at lincoln.ne.gov .

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  4. Library's Storytime to Feature Lincoln Stars PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Lincoln City Libraries is partnering with the Lincoln Stars hockey team for November's preschool storytime program. Stars' players will read aloud to the children and teach them about hockey and the equipment used to play the game.

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  5. Separation of Grass and Leaves Continues Until Dec. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    City Recycling Coordinator Gene Hanlon today reminded residents that they need to continue to separate their grass and leaves from their household trash until December 1. The Nebraska Integrated Solid Waste Management Act requires that grass and leaves be separated from household trash from April 1 through November 30 of each year. During these months, grass and leaves are diverted to the City's compost facility, and local waste haulers charge a separate fee for the yard waste collection.

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  6. Pinnacle Bank Arena Finishes First Year in the BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that Pinnacle Bank Arena ended its first year of operation August 31 with revenue exceeding expenses by nearly $33,000. "As we promised during the Arena campaign, there will be no property tax subsidy to the operating budget," said Beutler who chairs the three-person West Haymarket Joint Public Agency , which oversees Arena operations.

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  7. Mom's Night Out at the Library Set for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Lincoln City Libraries is kicking off a new "Mom's Night Out" Friday, October 24. The after-hours, child-free event for moms to socialize, learn something new and take time for themselves will start at 6:15 p.m. at Walt Branch Library, 6701 S. 14th St. The event will include simple yoga techniques demonstrated by Tataya Radtke of Yoga Body and Balance. Participants will also have the opportunity to tour the library or to browse the facility on their own.

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  8. StarTran to Provide Free Shuttles for Boo at the ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    StarTran will provide free shuttle bus service from three locations for the annual "Boo At The Zoo" October 26 through 30 at the Lincoln Children's Zoo.

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  9. Quick Action Needed to Prevent MoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Recent heavy rainfall has resulted in many wet homes and flooded basements, and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department urges the public to take prompt action to prevent the growth of molds. "Molds are known to be allergens for some individuals and can exacerbate conditions such as asthma in others," said Kathy King, an Environmental Health Specialist with LLCHD.

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  10. Mayor Moves Forward on Public Safety IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that Public Safety Director Tom Casady will head a 13-member public safety finance review committee that will make a recommendation on funding a new 911 radio system and a fire station relocation plan. He also invited the public to share their views through a new Taking Charge online survey and the new OPEN Lincoln website.

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  11. Trail Users Encouraged to Use New Flashing BeaconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    MoPac Trail users are encouraged to activate the new flashing beacons at the 33rd Street crossing. The lights were installed as part of the recent improvements to N. 33rd Street, and are designed to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety.

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  12. Public Invited to Environmental Award CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    The public is invited to the 2014 Lincoln-Lancaster County Environmental Leadership award ceremony and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Friday, November 14 at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Dr. Scott Holmes, Environmental Public Health Division Manager at the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, said the ceremony will recognize businesses, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated environmental leadership in sustaining and improving air, land and water quality and protecting public health.

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  13. Lincoln to Host National Ombudsman ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Ombudsman representatives from around the globe will gather at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln October 15 through 17 for the 35th annual conference of the United States Ombudsman Association . The USOA is North America's oldest national ombudsman organization dedicated to the promotion of fairness, accountability, equality and justice in government through the public sector ombudsman.

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  14. One Book - One Lincoln Event to Focus on LighthousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    The public is invited to a free One Book - One Lincoln event Sunday, October 12 to discuss the role the lighthouse plays in this year's selected novel "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman. The event at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 12 is hosted by Lincoln City Libraries, will take place at 2 p.m. in the fourth-floor auditorium at Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th St. Molly Fisher, a member of the Nebraska Library Commission, will lead the discussion.

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  15. Mayor to Run With ScissorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Beutler will cut the ribbon on the "P" Street Improvement Project following a program at the Lincoln Community Foundation Tower Square at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday October 8 at the new park at 13th and "P." Because of the City's intent to keep "P" Street open for business, the street will not be closed for the ribbon-cutting.

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  16. Antelope Valley Parkway Southbound Lanes to Close Thursday for Concrete RepairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, the southbound lanes of Antelope Valley Parkway from Salt Creek Roadway to "X" Street will close for concrete repair.

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  17. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Set for Saturday, October 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Lincoln and Lancaster County residents can dispose of unwanted chemicals by bringing them to a household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 11 at Woods Park, 31st and "J" Streets. This event is sponsored by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department and is for households only.

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  18. 'Shape of the City' Now Airing on 10 Health TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    The first "Shape of the City" episode features information on battling the flu and suicide prevention as well as an easy fitness tip. A web page with a link to the monthly show is available at lincoln.ne.gov .

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  19. LES Power Line Work to Close 56th Street WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, the southbound 56th Street traffic lanes from Randolph Street to "A" Street will close for Lincoln Electric System power line work. The closure will be daily from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is expected to last about three weeks.

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  20. Lincoln is a Top-Rated Let's Move! CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | City of Lincoln

    Mayor Chris Beutler today announced that the National League of Cities has recognized Lincoln as one of 16 top-rated communities among the 454 participating in the Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties initiative. Lincoln was recognized for achieving key health and wellness goals.

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