New Omaha City Ordinance to Fine Negligent Property Owners

November 18th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

Omaha City Council President Ben Gray praised the work of his fellow Council Members during Tuesday’s council meeting. Members voted unanimously to pass a key ordinance Gray said was one of his long-time priorities.

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Public Art Projects Attract Crowds to Small Nebraska Towns

November 17th, 2015

By NET News

A secret lies behind a downtown storefront in the small northeast Nebraska town of Lyons

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Reversing the monarch butterfly decline in Nebraska

November 16th, 2015

By Mike Tobias

The population of monarch butterflies has declined so dramatically in recent years that the iconic insect is being considered for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered species list. Efforts are underway to determine the scope of the decline in Nebraska, a stop on the monarch migration route.

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Seniors set stage for success in ’15 for UNO volleyball

November 13th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – In 2011 the University of Nebraska at Omaha athletics moved up from Division-II to Division-I. The move was not easy for all sports – as the once successful volleyball program found itself at a disadvantage against opponents with more scholarships to offer. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott spoke to head coach Rose Shires her answer to this lack of depth: recruiting.

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Omaha Councilman Festersen Talks Legislative Package/Crime

November 11th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

Omaha City Council member Pete Festersen talks with KVNO News’ Ryan Robertson about the 2015 legislative package, crime, and his recent trip to Japan.

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New push to deal with alcohol in Whiteclay

November 9th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

Another push is underway to address alcohol issues in Whiteclay, a tiny northwest Nebraska village bordering the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Alcohol’s prohibited on the reservation, but alcohol-related problems are widespread. They’re highly visible in Whiteclay, where some Native Americans spend their days drinking outside four stores that sell the equivalent of about 4 million cans of beer a year.

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