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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Omaha City Council pondering hike in fines for littering

July 30th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – A possible boost to fines for littering in Omaha city parks could be on the horizon. This after an incident earlier this year where a park was left littered with loads of trash, following a large family gathering. KVNO attended Tuesday’s city council meeting and filed this report.

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Hundreds pack city hall for gay rights hearing

March 7th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha City Councilmembers heard impassioned testimony on a controversial proposal to provide legal protections for Omaha’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.

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Council readies for gay rights ordinance

February 28th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha City Councilman Ben Gray will introduce a proposal today to expand legal protections to Omaha’s gay, lesbian and transgender community.

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Survey propels fight for gay rights ordinance

February 24th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – Many of Nebraska’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities feel discriminated against in the workplace, according to a survey released this week by University of Nebraska Medical Center researchers.

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City presents united front against violence

December 13th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The city, Omaha Police Department and community groups presented a united front at OPD headquarters today. The message: let’s work together to tackle violence.

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