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Omaha voters say no to progressive shift

Omaha World-Herald 16 May 2021
To her, it’s an Omaha that’s complacent, that’s content with just good enough. That’s the Omaha she says she pushed against in her race for City Council — pushing for a transportation system that works for everyone, for diversity and inclusion, local action on climate change and affordable housing ... Our best Omaha staff photos of May 2021.
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VNA signs agreement to sell home health and hospice services to Amedisys

Omaha World-Herald 14 May 2021
Visiting Nurse Association, a 125-year-old nonprofit that delivers home health and hospice care in Omaha and Council Bluffs, has signed an agreement to transition home health and hospice operations to Amedisys Inc., a publicly held provider of home health, hospice and personal care headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Despite pandemic Project Homeless Connect served many

Norfolk Daily News 12 May 2021
NORFOLK - “Ending homelessness in the community.” That’s the mission of the Project Homeless Connect event in Norfolk. Coordinator Lacy Kimes said Project Homeless ... "Our homelessness population looks a lot different than somebody that lives in Omaha, or Grand Island.
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Brinker Harding wins in District 6; Aimee Melton leads in District 7

Omaha World-Herald 12 May 2021
City Councilwoman Aimee Melton is on pace to win reelection to her northwest Omaha seat based on Tuesday results ... Hattaway, a Democrat, has worked with Habitat for Humanity and the Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless. Our best Omaha staff photos of May 2021 ... Omaha Storm Chasers baseball season opener at Werner Park on Tuesday.
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More than 1,000 volunteer during Do Good Week; $2.6 million raised for Omaha nonprofits

Omaha World-Herald 30 Apr 2021
A mobile homeless unit and tiny home communities are two ways nonprofits are housing the homeless across the country. Do Good Week gave Catholic Charities of Omaha a chance to honor some special people ... SHARE Omaha has been hearing similar stories over the last several days ... Nonprofit directors and SHARE Omaha leaders were pleased with the outcome.
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Police report for April 27, 2021

Norfolk Daily News 27 Apr 2021
POLICE DIVISION. Bookings. (Arrests made or citations issued by the Norfolk Police Division). Monday. Randy Craft, 72, Omaha, driving under suspension. Sean Martinson, 36, homeless, Howard County warrant. Brittany Pasch, 33, St ... Jordan Braun, 19, 205 E ... Monday ... 6.46 p.m., West Omaha Avenue, rescue call, transported to Faith Regional ... .
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Lincoln woman’s giving legacy spans half a century

Lincoln Journal Star 25 Apr 2021
A longtime Lincoln resident, Ethel spent her final years in Omaha, where she maintained ties with the family of the man who helped her establish her foundation in 1972Delmar Lienemann Sr ... A perfect example of that is the Foundation’s response to a request from Open Door Mission, a 917-bed homeless shelter in Omaha.
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Nebraska sees 1.6% increase in individuals experiencing homelessness

Omaha World-Herald 23 Apr 2021
Michelle Bobier, chief programs officer at the Siena Francis House, an agency in Omaha that provides emergency shelter, food and clothing to individuals experiencing homelessness, noted the decrease in chronic substance abuse among people experiencing homelessness is self-reported ... Our best Omaha staff photos of April 2021.
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Graduate of Siena Francis addiction program now helps people in recovery

Omaha World-Herald 23 Apr 2021
Aguirre of Omaha provides support to area homeless shelters as a peer support specialist with the nonprofit Community Alliance, which focuses on mental health care needs of people in the community ... in Omaha and Council Bluffs experienced homelessness at the time of the 2020 count.
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Editorial: This week provides an important opportunity to support Omaha-area nonprofits

Omaha World-Herald 21 Apr 2021
Families strengthened, children supported, the homeless aided, the arts celebrated. Such is the important work that nonprofit groups pursue daily in the Omaha area ... The nonprofit group SHARE Omaha coordinates the event.
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Boys Town announces plans to build $30 million, three-story education center

Omaha World-Herald 21 Apr 2021
Shields overheard Flanagan telling mortician Leo Hoffmann that he had several homeless boys he wanted to help but nowhere to put them ... October 16, 1927, was the City Sandlot Championship game between the Omaha Prints and the Brown Park Merchants ... Gehrig and Ruth spent an exhaustive two days in Omaha making publicity stops ... OMAHA WORLD-HERALD.
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The Public Pulse: Gov. Ricketts is right; Gun control is legal, needed; Facts, emotions

Omaha World-Herald 21 Apr 2021
Ricketts is right. We Nebraskans should all be thankful we have Gov. Ricketts here ... We have veterans and homeless people who should get our help first. Stick to your guns, Gov. Ricketts!. Jo Anderson, Omaha. Straighten out priorities ... Shirley Nebel, Omaha ... ... Patrick H. Brennan, Omaha ... Marylyn Felion, Omaha ... 1 ... Duane Bier, Omaha ... Donna Lett, Omaha ... Douglas, Omaha.
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Postal employee in Omaha pleads guilty to stealing mail

News-Press Now 14 Apr 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... Postal Service employee in Omaha has admitted to stealing gift cards and cash from the mail ... Thomas, 30, faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to mail theft, The Omaha World-Herald reported.
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Corrections official resigned over inmate abortion decision

News-Press Now 14 Apr 2021
In his resignation letter, he called the decision to deny the inmate an abortion morally and legally wrong because she had a constitutional right to the procedure, The Omaha World-Herald reported ... Labor Program For Homeless Community ... distributor of this item, Omaha World-Herald.
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Nebraska aquifers continue to bounce back thanks to series of wet years

News-Press Now 14 Apr 2021
Omaha World-Herald journalist Joe Dejka shares some favorite photos of journeys across the Good Life State ... A red-tailed hawk perches on a light stanchion backed by the moon and overlooking the property near the Indian Creek development in Omaha on Feb ... SARAH HOFFMAN, OMAHA WORLD-HERALD ... 6, 2017, in Omaha ... 12, 2011, in Omaha.

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