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Omaha officials propose change to anti-hunting ordinance - SFGate

Wed Sep 02 23:03:00 EDT 2015 | SFgate
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials are working to close a loophole in city code after learning that an ordinance barring hunting in city parks largely didn't apply to a man who used his bow to kill three deer on land near Lake Zorinsky in western Omaha. Steven Greise of Plattsmouth faced seven charges, which were dropped as part of a plea deal, for hunting in the park last October. Although he paid $1,000 in fines, Greise ultimately wasn't convicted of the crimes because "there were some legal problem..

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials are working to close a loophole in city code after learning that an ordinance barring hunting in city parks largely didn't apply to a man who used his ..
A man found hunting at Zorinsky Lake has the city looking to change its city parks ordinance.  The proposed ordinance change, called "Hunting Prohibited," is up for public hea..
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