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Mayor's State of the City Address - WOWT

By WOWT News Team, 02/20/18, 8:00PM CST

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FYI - On Mayor State of the City Address Part 1, Mayor talks about and gives recognition to P.A.C.E. at the 6:00 minutes mark on recording!

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert delivered her anuual State of the City address Friday saying 'Omaha is strong,' while outlining proposals she hopes will help bolster that strength.

The mayor began on a somber note, calling for a moment of silence as a tribute to those in Parkland, Florida - the scene of the school shooting on Wednesday.

Turning to Omaha's municipal affairs, Mayor Stothert said, "Today, Omaha is strong."

She said the city is prospering with the help of a stong economic performance throughout the region.

She said the city has received a number of national accolades.

While the honors were bestowed, the city is not without the sort of problems that plague cities across the country in this day and age. As such, she said public safety remains the top priority for Omaha.

She said the city benefits from strong police and fire departments.

She said safety and infrastructure are big priorities among the people of Omaha. She detailed a number of status updates for street resurfacing projects. . . . . 

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