Johanns: Payroll tax cut “messes around” with Social Security

December 8th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns says he can’t support extending the payroll tax cut if it “messes around” with Social Security. Meanwhile, Congress hasn’t made much progress finding a compromise.

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Occupy Omaha protesters wait, in vain, for police

November 2nd, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Close to one hundred people waited outside in downtown Omaha on a cold Tuesday night for police who never showed.

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Conservation could be cut in 2012 Farm Bill

October 17th, 2011

By Harvest Public Media

Kansas City – The debate on the farm bill is always a push-pull of interests, but this year the stakes are staggering as Congress considers cutting billions from agricultural and food programs.

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Occupy Omaha protesters march against “corporate greed”

October 15th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Hundreds of people marched through downtown Omaha this morning, in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

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Community groups compete for turn-back funds

October 4th, 2011

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – South Omaha enters its third year competing for city-funded grants to preserve historic areas, and provide positive outlets for at-risk youth.

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Obama’s deficit plan draws lukewarm response from Nebraska

September 23rd, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – President Barack Obama’s deficit plan was front and center at the U.S. Capitol this week, and drew a lukewarm response from Nebraska’s Senators.

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