The high price of juvenile justice – Part 1

The high price of juvenile justice – Part 1 Battle lines are drawn over cost, location of proposed youth detention center by Leo Adam Biga As Douglas County pushes for construction of a $120 million justice complex downtown, conflict and controversy have emerged over greater good and expediency versus accountability to stakeholders. The 10-story tower […]

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Events

December 7th, 2018 – January 21, 2019 The Capitol District Ice Rink Grand Opening The Capitol District 1022 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, NE 68102 5:45 pm – 10:00 pm Help us celebrate the grand opening of The Capitol District Ice Rink presented by Clearway Energy, part of the dazzling downtown Holiday Lights Festival. Enjoy our 60’ […]

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Briefs

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at 94 George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday, November 30, at the age of 94. President Donald Trump designated Wednesday as a national day of mourning, and a representative for the New York Stock Exchange said markets would close on that day, in keeping with the Big Board’s longstanding […]

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Sixth through eighth grade girls get hands-on STEM exploration experience at North High Magnet

A week before Thanksgiving, approximately 60 girls grades six through eight got hands-on exposure and experience exploring STEM activities geared toward igniting their interest in potential, future STEM careers. North High Magnet School hosted a series of workshops for the girls during a fall, evening camp at the high school Nov. 15. Each workshop was […]

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Briefs

Southwest Key gets $458M to house migrant children Juan Sanchez grew up along the Mexican border in a two-bedroom house so crowded with children that he didn’t have a bed. But he fought his way to another life. He earned three degrees, including a doctorate in education from Harvard, before starting a nonprofit in his […]

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Hacienda Real: Aurora Curiel’s Dream

When Aurora Curiel was a little girl she pictured herself one day owning a Mexican style restaurant, showcasing recipes from her mother. Turns out that dreams do come true, and there are no limits to what an entrepreneur woman can achieve. On October 13, 2014, Hacienda Real opened its doors in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was […]

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Events

November 30th Bart Vargas Exhibition Opening Nebraska Arts Council 1004 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Stop by the Nebraska Arts Council to celebrate the opening reception of Bart Vargas in the Fred Simon Gallery on November 30th from 5-7pm. The exhibition features works from his Amalgated Pop-Culture Ceramic Sculpture Series, […]

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Gaby Moreno: Blogger in Omaha

Nowadays, with the modernization of relationships and with the changes from traditional marketing to digital marketing, a new job has gained a lot of strength: the Blogger. This is something that for some is a job, but that for others like Gaby Moreno, it is a profession. “Yes, I am a blogger, and I’m very […]

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Briefs

Trump Administration Temporarily Blocked From Banning Asylum A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order after hearing arguments in San Francisco. The request was made by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center […]

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