Young firefighters in Omaha

Young people in Omaha are invited to participate in a special training session with the Fire Department to find out if they can have a career there.    Many education experts consider that when a young person is studying, it’s hard to understand the importance of selecting a professional career. Many make a decision by […]

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The Police Officers of the Southeast Precinct seeks a friendlier relationship with the community

The Police Officers of the Southeast Precinct are trying to build a stronger connection with the Latino community on the surrounding areas of Southeast Omaha by way of different recreational and educational activities. And, according to the Crime Prevention office for said institution, they’re achieving just that. For the Latino community living in the surrounding […]

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Goodbye to Susan Aguilera-Robles

All schools are different. I’m not talking about the actual building, the number of students, or the educational focus they follow. I’m talking about the school’s spirit. This is something that can only be appreciated when you have a good Principal. This is the case of Spring Lake Magnet Center, where Sue Aguilera- Robles has […]

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The high price of juvenile justice – Part 2

Proponents tout the efficiencies of a one-stop shop. The current center near 42nd and Woolworth would be replaced by the new one, thereby putting detainees in close proximity to the justice system and to services supporting their transition back into society. “Hopefully, this one-stop shop being imagined will be built based on the input of […]

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Registration hits record high in Nebraska

Voter registration across Nebraska has already exceeded 2016 figures, the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office said Tuesday. With two weeks to go before the 2018 midterm election, voter registration in Nebraska stands at 1,218,874 people — well above the 1,211,101 figures reported for the last presidential election. Nebraska’s two largest counties are also reporting the […]

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Meet your local candidates

Larry Bradley – An educator in the race, for higher education Larry Bradley is running for the Nebraska Board of Regents in District Four, which includes North Omaha, Midtown and South Omaha. Bradley said there are four specific reasons he is in this race, “Number one: affordable education. Number two: civil rights, human rights, students’ […]

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