Children

Education
3:31 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Summer food service program growing in Nebraska

54 Nebraska school districts sponsor summer food service programs.

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Crime
2:23 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

Omaha dad charged with child abuse of 3-month-old son

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha dad has been charged with abusing his 3-month-old son who he claims was choking when injuries were sustained.

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Developing
7:44 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Vehicle found, but 5-year-old Omaha boy still missing

An AMBER Alert has been issued for 5-year-old Jose Ramirez-Marinero, who is missing.
Credit OPD

A vehicle police were searching for in connection with the disappearance of 5-year-old Josue Ramirez-Marinero has been found, but the boy is still missing.

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Sarpy County
7:23 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Police: 1-year-old child found in dumpster in La Vista

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 1-year-old child was found in a dumpster outside of a La Vista apartment complex.

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Education
3:22 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Department of Education report calls for additional preschool access

A new U.S. Department of Education report says 65 percent of Nebraska four-year-olds aren’t enrolled in a publicly-funded preschool.

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Government
7:54 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Bill aims to keep American Indian children with families

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It would be more difficult to remove American Indian children from their families under a measure being considered in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Nebraska
8:40 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Boys Town plans to expand services across Nebraska

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — An organization known for its work with troubled children in Nebraska is seeking to expand community-based services across the state.

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Omaha
1:25 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Children's book author Jan Brett coming to Omaha

The Omaha Public Library is hosting an event Saturday with children’s book author Jan Brett.

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Government
9:03 am
Mon November 24, 2014

'Shared parenting' bills to come up in session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men.

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Government
1:02 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Alternative Response program seeks to connect families with support services

A new state program seeks to provide an alternative approach for dealing with issues of abuse and neglect.

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