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Federal data says 2,467 Iowans lack a permanent home, up 14% in a year

Dispatch Argus 11 Apr 2021
Navy veteran, and experiencing homelessness, said he takes the COVID-19 pandemic seriously. Lafferty said he had no problem getting the Pfizer vaccine from the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa in Omaha a few months ago ... Council Bluffs, a border city that often shares a homeless population with Omaha, Nebraska, has two shelters.
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Pick 5 ticket bought in Lincoln is worth $58,000

Lincoln Journal Star 09 Apr 2021
Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House ... Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House.
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Old Papillion hotel morphs into affordable apartments

York News-Times 08 Apr 2021
Cindy Gonzalez Omaha World-Herald. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Victory II Apartments in Omaha on Friday, September 18, 2020. The apartments are designated for homeless veterans, with supportive services from the VA also on site ... Omaha-based Collective Development bought the Liberty Lodge at 1409 E ... Omaha's future.
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Omaha's District 6 council race offers two takes on experience

Omaha World-Herald 31 Mar 2021
... which she says provides her expertise in addressing Omaha’s affordable housing challenge ... Hattaway served as program director at Habitat for Humanity from 2018 to 2020, before shifting to work with Omaha’s homeless coalition as a consultant in spring 2020, as the pandemic hit.
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Four candidates vie to represent downtown, midtown Omaha on City Council

Omaha World-Herald 27 Mar 2021
A union leader, a veteran in nonprofit work, a neighborhood association leader and a candidate offering his conservative viewpoint are running to represent the downtown and midtown areas on the Omaha City Council ... Danny Begley, who works as a claims representative with the Omaha Public Power District, has a union background ... Home. Omaha ... Omaha.
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Democrats running for Omaha mayor talk housing, transit, economic development

Omaha World-Herald 25 Mar 2021
The four Democrats running for Omaha mayor convened Wednesday to talk about their ideas on neighborhood issues and focused on housing, streets and economic development ... Omaha also needs more starter homes, she said ... She said Omaha must also "decriminalize homelessness" by eliminating the panhandling ordinance.
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Leia Baez: Omaha's Dominique Morgan gains national attention for LGBTQ advocacy

Omaha World-Herald 25 Mar 2021
Morgan, who is a Black transgender woman raised in North Omaha, said she was humbled to see her name listed among some of the leaders she idolizes and doesn’t take the honor lightly ... “I love Omaha. I love North Omaha ... The dream for Opportunity Campus came from Morgan’s own experiences as a Black, queer teenager growing up in Omaha.
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Omaha veterans learn they make too much money to get COVID vaccine from the VA

Lincoln Journal Star 22 Mar 2021
Steve Liewer Omaha World-Herald ... All that time in uniform, however, did not qualify the 78-year-old for a COVID-19 shot at the Omaha VA Medical Center ... A spokesman for the Omaha-based VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System referred questions to the VA’s press office in Washington, D.C ... New apartments open for homeless veterans in Omaha.
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Ethel S. Abbott: Lincoln woman’s giving legacy spans half a century

Lincoln Journal Star 22 Mar 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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Omaha's future: COVID recovery puts spotlight on connecting with people again

Omaha World-Herald 21 Mar 2021
At some point, the pandemic will end for Omaha ... Donna Kush, president and CEO of the Omaha Community Foundation, said the pandemic has exacerbated a number of issues that already were challenges for Omaha, including affordable housing and homelessness, food and hunger, and equity for everyone in the community ... Omaha State and Regional News.
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More opportunity to help: Do Good Week replaces Omaha Gives in April

Omaha World-Herald 21 Mar 2021
Six days of intense focus on area nonprofits will replace the 24-hour Omaha Gives campaign this spring. SHARE Omaha will have its first-ever Do Good Week from April 19 through 24 ... $3.1 million raised on Giving Tuesday in Omaha area ... SHARE Omaha will track activity through Friday and share updates on its website and through social media.
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Lincoln man, Beatrice pair claim prizes from Nebraska Pick 5

Lincoln Journal Star 15 Mar 2021
Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House ... Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House.
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$58,000 Pick 5 ticket sold in Beatrice

Lincoln Journal Star 15 Mar 2021
Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House ... Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House.
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Pick 5 ticket worth $54K sold at Lincoln grocery store, Nebraska Lottery says

Lincoln Journal Star 10 Mar 2021
Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House ... Alain Maboussou showed up at the Omaha homeless shelter in early December 2007, handing out $40 gift cards to all the guests at the Siena/Francis House.
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'Just be kind:' UNK’s sophomore overcomes obstacles to be first in family to attend college

The Grand Island Independent 02 Mar 2021
An Omaha Northwest High School graduate, Smith-Whiteside also was homeless for several months during her senior year and the summer after graduation as she prepared for college ... Smith-Whiteside grew up “very poor” with her parents and two brothers in north Omaha ... She often babysat and worked at her mom’s day care in Omaha.

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