New Effort to Fight Sex Trafficking: Training Hotel Workers

May 29th, 2015

By Mike Tobias

Lincoln, NE – It’s a new approach to fighting sex trafficking in Nebraska, training for hotel and motel staff who may see signs of it happening where they work.

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Final death penalty repeal vote looms; packer hog ownership gets first-round approval

May 27th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed the repeal of the death penalty Tuesday and made another appeal for senators to support him in a veto override vote today. And lawmakers debated a proposal to allow meat-packers to own hogs, with both sides invoking the future of agriculture in the state.

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Nebraska zoos helping to save species around the world

May 22nd, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

Lincoln, NE – It’s believed there are more than 8 and a half million species of life on earth. On average, around 200 of those go extinct every 24 hours. Scientists from two Nebraska zoos say that loss of life is unacceptable.

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For Performers, ‘Woolf’ is a Beast of a Challenge

May 20th, 2015

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE — The Tony Award-winning drama continues through June 7th at the Omaha Community Playhouse.

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Support KVNO through Omaha Gives!

May 20th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

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Today is the big day – Omaha Gives! Make your contribution online at KVNO.org – just click on the “Omaha Gives!” banner! If you want to make a donation in person, stop on by the Bookworm’s new location at 90th and Center or to the Tea Smith’s Old Market shop at 11th & Howard. Meet a KVNO personality and make your donation through Omaha Gives right now – and thank you!

Governor tours damaged Tecumseh prison

May 20th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Gov. Pete Ricketts, Corrections Director Scott Frakes, Warden Brian Gage and about two dozen members of the media toured the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution Tuesday — nine days after inmates took over part of the maximum security prison in a disturbance that left two prisoners dead.

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