Washington, D.C. – A new report based on census estimates predicts a major change in Iowa's political landscape. It says the state will probably lose a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives because of population trends.
Take away one member of Iowa's delegation -- which is already small compared to more populous states -- and Iowa could stand to lose some of its power and clout in Congress.
Omaha, NE – Live Well Omaha hopes policy and environmental changes will lead to a healthier Douglas County.
The organization launched its "Putting Prevention to Work" campaign Monday. Mary Balluff oversees health and nutrition services for the Douglas County Health Department. She says Live Well Omaha hopes to get businesses and churches involved in the wellness campaign.
Omaha, NE – The Partnership for Our Kids is looking for about 200 volunteers to assist area youth this school year.
Jessica Warren is a recruitment specialist for the Partnership for Our Kids. She says the program offers volunteers the opportunity to give back to the life of a child in a meaningful way without a major time commitment. Warren says there are two ways to get involved. Volunteers can be a goal buddy for an elementary-age student or a group mentor for middle and high school-age students.