Nebraska governor signs autism coverage bill

In News, on April 22nd, 2014

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Omaha, NE — A new bill will give children and young adults on the autism spectrum health insurance coverage until the age of 21. The plan includes screening, diagnosis and treatment.

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Community groups hope education curbs underage drinking

In News, on April 21st, 2014

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Omaha, NE – Project Extra Mile has teamed with the Douglas County Health Department to help educate area youth and adults on the effects of underage drinking.

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Action on water, prisons, parks marked 2014 Legislature

In News, on April 18th, 2014

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Omaha, NE — As farmers and gardeners across Nebraska prepare to sow the seeds of a future harvest, the Nebraska Legislature has just finished its sowing for 2014 – planting seeds for some major initiatives, while casting aside others.

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Senators pass bills for veterans license plates, autism therapy, nurse practitioners on final day

In News, on April 18th, 2014

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Omaha, NE — The Nebraska Legislature slow-marched to the conclusion of its 2014 session Thursday, passing a number of bills and getting an earful about one that did not pass.

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Students in Nebraska’s two dual language programs outperforming peers

In News, on April 17th, 2014

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Omaha, NE — Students at two Nebraska school districts are doing something few students in the country get to do. They’re going to a dual language school and out-performing their peers in many areas.

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Eyeing Everest

In News, on April 16th, 2014

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Omaha, NE — Robert Kay of Lincoln is pursuing his lifelong dream, for a third time. He’s in Nepal, starting an attempt to climb to the top of Mount Everest. The story of a Nebraska adventurer with a passion for the world’s highest mountain.

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