Will same-sex couples ever divorce in Nebraska?

June 16th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — The debate over granting same-sex marriage in the United States has long been an issue. But for some couples whose happy unions have gone sour, filing for divorce can be nearly impossible.

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Agency helps homeless youth rebuild their lives

May 21st, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — According to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report, in January 2013, more than 610,042 people were homeless on a given night in the United States. Here in the metro, one organization is working to end homelessness for youth in Nebraska.

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Physician, patient reflect on 1952 polio epidemic

May 15th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — The World Health Organization has declared the spread of polio as a public health emergency of international concern. Although, an outbreak in the United States seems unlikely, experts say it may be a plane ride away.

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Mayor awards $75,000 in grants to neighborhood associations

May 8th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — Mayor Jean Stothert awarded grants to 26 neighborhood associations Wednesday. The grants will be used for various projects, programs and events throughout Omaha.

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Nebraskans protest Keystone XL pipeline in Washington, DC

April 25th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — The State Department recently delayed the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline, leaving some frustrated and others taking a sigh of relief. Nebraskans opposed to the pipeline have joined forces with another organization in Washington to urge President Obama to reject the pipeline.

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Task force hopes to help local hoarders

April 24th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — Compulsive hoarding disorder affects approximately five percent of the U.S. population, but the effects of the disorder can upset entire communities. This is Mary Thompson’s story.

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