Friday Faculty Focus: Laura Jana

March 10th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On this week’s Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO’s Brandon McDermott speaks with Dr. Laura Jana, Pediatrician from the University of Nebraska Medical center. They discuss extrinsic versus intrinsic rewards, when raising children in the 21st century, and how it affects children as they grow.

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How Taking Children to Work Impacts Their Development

April 29th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Thursday was National Take Your Child to Work Day. More than 37 million Americans across the nation invited kids to join them in the workplace.

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CHILD WELFARE – Navigating a Fractured System

January 12th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The child welfare system in Nebraska is incredibly complex. But for the families involved, it’s incredibly personal. In part one of our series, we examine why child welfare in the state has been so notoriously splintered, and how some families feel lost in it.

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Study shows high rate of health problems among troubled adolescents

November 29th, 2011

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – More often than not, adolescents in residential care have typically suffered from behavioral problems at both home and school. But that might not be the whole story.

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Cops and community

November 15th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Police in northeast Omaha are hoping to build relationships with their community, and they’re starting with the kids. KVNO News caught up with some little fishers for this week’s community report.

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Census: One in five Nebraska children in poverty

September 22nd, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

New U.S. Census numbers show the percentage of Nebraska children living in poverty climbed 3% to almost one in five.

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