Voters in 3 Omaha-area districts OK school bond measures

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 13, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.



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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Voters have approved school bond measures in three Omaha-area districts.

The Westside Community Schools' $79.9 million measure was approved by 65 percent of the voters in the mail-in election that ended Tuesday. The Omaha World-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1zZ8X1H ) that the money will be used to replace three elementary schools, renovate another and provide security and other upgrades at other schools.

Gretna district voters approved $57.4 million to build another middle school and a fifth elementary school building.

The Bennington district will use money from the $38.5 million measure approved by voters to build a middle school.

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Information from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com

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