From addict to all A’s: Drug court grad now inspires others

August 29th, 2014

By Bill Kelly

Lincoln, NE — Nebraska’s problem-solving courts are attracting the interest of state policy makers looking for alternatives to prison for non-violent offenders. The story of one recent graduate provides a look at why they are viewed as a successful enterprise.

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Terry, Ashford Congressional race heats up

August 29th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Nebraska State Sen. Brad Ashford is running against Rep. Lee Terry for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional seat. The race continues to heat up as November’s Election Day inches closer. In a non-presidential election, where voter turn-out is historically low, do the Democrats have a shot?

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Ride sharing service carries controversy

August 28th, 2014

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE — Peer-to-peer ride sharing services are becoming more popular in metropolitan areas in Nebraska and across the United States. The service has not taken off without controversy, though.

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Great Plains Black History Museum supporters seek inclusion in city budget

August 28th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — Supporters of the Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha are hoping that Mayor Jean Stothert doesn’t veto $40,000 in funding for the museum. Leaders of the museum believe it’s time for the city to begin supporting the mission of the cultural attraction.

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Jacobson Talks Film Streams’ Offerings

August 25th, 2014

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE — There’s plenty happening this week at Omaha’s art house theater. KVNO’s Bill Grennan has the story.

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UNO women’s soccer team tops Incarnate Word 2-0

August 25th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The women’s soccer team at the University of Nebraska at Omaha got the 2014 season started off quite nicely. The Mavericks downed the Incarnate Word Cardinals 2-0 Friday night at UNO’s Caniglia Field. KVNO was there and he filed this report.

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