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Omaha Planning Board Greenlights Four Projects to Apply for Tax Boost Funding | Local business news

Plans in Omaha for an office building, two apartment complexes and an affordable mixed-use condominium complex were initially given the go-ahead for tax hike funding. The Omaha Planning Board approved the four separate projects at its Wednesday meeting. If the projects receive final approval from the Omaha City Council, they would collectively receive nearly $25 …

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Co-defendant, business customer, comments in Lee trial | local news

LA GRANDE — Steve Hamilton took the stand against Ron Lee in a tearful testimony on Friday, July 29, before being questioned by the defense on August 1. Lee is accused of murdering his wife Loretta Williams in Cove in November 2018. They were about to get divorced. Hamilton is also charged with the murder …

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Study finds that Wikipedia influences the behavior of the judiciary | MIT News

Mixed assessments of one of the Internet’s most important resources, Wikipedia, are reflected in the slightly dystopian article “Wikipedia Scandals List”. Yet billions of users routinely flock to the anonymously editable, encyclopedic online knowledge base for just about anything. How this unauthorized source influences our discourse and decisions is difficult to reliably trace. But a …

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Representation of interests at work in the district | Local business news

To remain committed as a leading advocate for companies on local, state and federal policy matters affecting business in Catawba County, we hired Brian Francis, founder of Lumin Strategies, as our Advocacy Director in 2021. Francis has over 20 years of communications and public affairs experience, having previously served as Public Affairs Officer for Mecklenburg …

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India may enact regulations obliging Big Tech to compensate news outlets for their content

aceAustralia’s News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code has made it mandatory for big tech companies to pay news publishers to display links on their platforms. Implementation of the system has been scrutinized around the world and India is likely considering a similar move. Recently, Minister of State for IT and Electronics Rajeev Chandrasekhar …

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NIL’s future could include collegiate athletes as collaborators | Local Sports

(Editor’s note: This is the final part of a five-story series exploring the impact of name, image and likeness in college one-year anniversary athletics. Past stories are available on our website www.daltondailycitizen.com.) The one-year anniversary of Name, Image and Likeness has drawn more attention to the riches flowing through collegiate athletics. On June 30, USC …

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