Omaha City Council President Ben Gray talks with KVNO News

June 18th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

Omaha, NE – Last week, the Omaha City Council elected a new council president and vice president. Ben Gray was elected council president by a vote of 4-3. Ryan Robertson of KVNO News sat down with Gray recently, and talked about the new council president’s vision for the next two years.

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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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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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