Reinvesting in North Omaha

February 23rd, 2016

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Omaha, NE – During the last decade or so, the skyline around Omaha has been changing. But North Omaha has seen little in the way of reinvestment dollars in decades. …Until now. Ryan Robertson and Brandon McDermott with KVNO News have more in the special series, Reinvesting in North Omaha.

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Nebraska lawmakers reject convention to limit federal government

February 23rd, 2016

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – After debating whether the U.S. Constitution needs to be amended to make the federal government more fiscally responsible, Nebraska lawmakers on Monday rejected an effort to make that happen.

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Fantasy sports betting debated; refugee restrictions heard

February 22nd, 2016

By Fred Knapp

Nebraska state senators today (Friday) debated whether or not to regulate fantasy sports betting, and heard a proposal requiring refugee resettlement agencies be ready to pay up to $25 million for damage caused by refugees.

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Reinvesting in North Omaha: An Inertia of Activity

February 18th, 2016

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75 North, a local nonprofit, is laying the groundwork of what a successful public/private partnership could look like.

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Supporters push for convention of states; $150 m. roads proposal heard

February 17th, 2016

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Supporters are pushing for the Nebraska Legislature to join in calling for a convention of the states to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution – a move opponents fear could turn into a full-fledged convention to rewrite the Constitution.

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Reinvesting in North Omaha: Transforming a Neighborhood

February 17th, 2016

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The non-profit 75 North is spearheading a $100 million dollar investment in the Highlander Neighborhood.

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