“MEDICARE FOR ALL” GAINS MOMENTUM

In the wake of the Republican failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leading figures in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party are rallying behind a single-payer health insurance and a raft of other bold reforms. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he would introduce a new...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

NEBRASKA RANKS SECOND-TO-LAST IN KEEPING SCHOOLS HUNGER-FREE

The Food Research and Action Center released last week a new report status update on the adoption of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) across the country. Last year was the third school year that CEP was available to schools and districts with high concentrations of...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

STUDENTS INVITED TO ATTEND UNICAMERAL YOUTH LEGISLATURE

High school students are invited to take on the role of state senators at the Unicameral Youth Legislature on June 11 to 14. Student senators will sponsor bills, conduct committee hearings, debate legislation and discover the unique process of the nation’s only unicameral, at the...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

A MELTING pot magic city gets its own museum

Just like the community that forged him, the dreams of South Omaha native and historian Gary Kastrick don’t die easy. The educator developed the Project Omaha teaching museum at South High, but when he retired the school didn’t want it anymore. For years he stored h...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

WITH RISING SCAMS, Officials Urge Communities: Spot and Report Fraud

Raleigh, N.C. – Fraud cases in North Carolina are on the rise, as are the types of fraud being perpetuated, according to state and federal officials. And while most of the victims are from minority and immigrant communities, and the elderly, many are reluctant to report the...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

On Stage or in Front of a microphone Gonzalez shows he’s got enough talent to last for a long time

It’s Friday night and Oscar Gonzalez, better known as DJ Chocheman, is getting ready to start a live mix for Lobo 97.7 FM at the Tequila Night Club (3050 L St.). He arrived at said club “by chance,” but it was thanks to this that he managed to become part of the...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017