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People in Business for Sunday, Feb. 28

The Grand Island Independent 28 Feb 2021
... systems; services fire extinguishers; provides monitoring services for building systems and is a licensed sprinkler contractor in Nebraska.
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Ex-coach charged with rape at Omaha North had history of 'creepy' behavior

Omaha World-Herald 27 Feb 2021
56 Nebraska educators linked to sexual misconduct ... He said state and federal background checks are conducted on every employee and contractor before they are hired and every year afterward ... Notable Nebraska crime news of 2021. Read about some of the biggest crime stories in Nebraska in 2021.
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Nebraska officials demand Omaha-area child welfare contractor fix key problems

Scottsbluff StarHerald 25 Feb 2021
LINCOLNNebraska officials are demanding the embattled private contractor managing Omaha-area child welfare cases fix key problems, including several that were supposed to have been fixed earlier. Nebraska's procurement process missed underbid by St ... Care of Omaha-area children slips under embattled Kansas child welfare contractor.
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Nebraska lawmakers consider bill that would strengthen penalties for rioters

Omaha World-Herald 25 Feb 2021
Afterward, she told the committee, she spoke with police, county officials, judges and others in her northeast Nebraska district about a potential solution and sponsored Legislative Bill 111 modeled on legislation passed in Tennessee last year ... Nebraska officials demand Omaha-area child welfare contractor fix key problems.
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Colfax County to see $8M state-funded roads project

The Columbus Telegram 24 Feb 2021
The project is tentatively scheduled for the spring of 2022, Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) District 3 Engineer Kevin Domogalla said. The contractor will work on the bridges in 2022, he noted, but most of the resurfacing will be done in 2023.
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Tackling opioid crisis, utility plans

The Columbus Telegram 18 Feb 2021
Data from 2018 shows that 35% of drug overdose deaths in Nebraska involved opioids that year ... This can delay projects for months, resulting in financial losses and headaches for the contractor. LB86 will help streamline the process of roadwork in Nebraska, and save contractors as well as the state precious time and money.
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Tackling opioid crisis, utility plans (copy)

The Columbus Telegram 18 Feb 2021
Data from 2018 shows that 35% of drug overdose deaths in Nebraska involved opioids that year ... This can delay projects for months, resulting in financial losses and headaches for the contractor. LB86 will help streamline the process of roadwork in Nebraska, and save contractors as well as the state precious time and money.
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Nebraska's oldest prison could house lower-risk inmates

Hastings Tribune 17 Feb 2021
(AP) — The director of Nebraska's prison system unveiled plans Tuesday to convert the state's oldest prison into a minimum-security facility for $4 million in new costs, but he said the plan would only work if lawmakers agree to build a separate, $230 million prison for higher-risk inmates.
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Nebraska State Penitentiary would house lower-risk inmates under Corrections plan

Lincoln Journal Star 17 Feb 2021
The director of Nebraska's prison system unveiled plans Tuesday to convert the state's oldest prison into a minimum-security facility for $4 million in new costs, but he said the plan would only work if lawmakers agree to build a separate, $230 million prison for higher-risk inmates ... Nebraska has 49 state senators in the Legislature.
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Ask Hutch: Unemployment on the Keystone pipeline?

The Hutchinson News 15 Feb 2021
Q ... Thirty-five of them would be permanent, while 15 would be temporary contractors ... For contractors working on the Keystone XL pipeline, they could receive benefits from Montana, South Dakota or Nebraska. So compared to what a contractor would have made at work, that unemployment will definitely be less, even with pandemic-related federal boosts.
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Nebraska state senator calls for investigation of Omaha-area child welfare contract

Omaha World-Herald 11 Feb 2021
LINCOLNNebraska has no backup plan to care for abused and neglected children in the Omaha area if an embattled Kansas nonprofit can no longer do the job, a top state official acknowledged Wednesday ... Nebraska inks $147 million emergency contract with Omaha-area child welfare contractor ... 12, unless Nebraska agreed to pay them more.
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Care of Omaha-area children slips under embattled Kansas child welfare contractor

The North Platte Telegraph 10 Feb 2021
The care of abused and neglected children in the Omaha area suffered over the past year under a private Kansas-based contractor, according to state data ... Nebraska inks $147 million emergency contract with Omaha-area child welfare contractor ... Nebraska child welfare contractor spent $80K on Cubs tickets.
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Long-awaited lights coming to Fayetteville skate park

Arkansas Online 05 Feb 2021
FAYETTEVILLE — The future is bright for the skateboard park at Walker Park. The lights skaters, skateboarders and bikers have sought for years at the park should appear midway through the year ... Professional skateboarder Frank Hirata led several design meetings, and C-Tec contractors in Nebraska built the 18,870-square-foot course ... SQUEAKY WHEEL ... .
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