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News to start your day: Slaying of sex offender was an act to protect kids, ex-wife says; Douglas County gets federal aid for coronavirus relief
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News to start your day: Slaying of sex offender was an act to protect kids, ex-wife says; Douglas County gets federal aid for coronavirus relief

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Slaying of Omaha sex offender raises questions about justice

The ex-wife of the man charged with killing an Omaha sex offender said her ex had worked years to help troubled children and was likely motivated by fears the offender would act again.

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Douglas County gets federal aid for coronavirus relief, cities, others seek share

Douglas County has received $166 million in federal aid for coronavirus relief and now has to decide how to share it with Omaha and other cities and groups. How much should go to the average Joe who can't pay rent? What about helping big league players like MECA, or already struggling enterprises like the Ralston Arena? Groups made their pitch Tuesday.

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What does JoJo Siwa really look like? Get a peek

Flashy teen star JoJo Siwa, who hails from Omaha, gave fans a peek at her natural look during a TikTok video. Just who's behind the ribbons, bows and sequins? Take a look.

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Nancy Gaarder helps cover public safety and weather events as an editor on The World-Herald's breaking news desk. Follow her on Twitter @gaarder. Email: nancy.gaarder@owh.com

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