Community leader steps up to the plate

March 16th, 2013

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The first annual Urban Leadership Symposium was held Saturday at Benson High School. Omaha area students took part in several workshops to help foster leadership skills.

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Omaha to explore new crime tackling measures

September 6th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle announced a new set of recommendations today to tackle gun violence in Omaha.

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City presents united front against violence

December 13th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The city, Omaha Police Department and community groups presented a united front at OPD headquarters today. The message: let’s work together to tackle violence.

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Local leaders urged to make poverty a priority

November 1st, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Omaha has one of the highest rates of black poverty in the nation. A national speaker on the issue, Tavis Smiley, stopped by Omaha last week, and urged leaders of the city to make poverty a priority.

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15-year vision for North Omaha revealed

May 25th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Many people who live in some of the poorest areas of Omaha face challenges finding good-paying jobs or access to a quality education. But one community group hopes to reverse this trend.

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“Peace on the Streets” of Omaha

May 24th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – The summer months in Omaha bring warm temperatures, sunny days, and, often, more violence around the city. One community organization wants to make sure this summer is safe for everyone.

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