Children

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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Health/Medical
9:36 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Creighton doctor studying flu vaccine effectiveness in children

A Creighton doctor is studying whether children will respond better to a flu vaccine with an added ingredient called an adjuvant.

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Government
8:39 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Pilot program offers alternative in neglect cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have launched a pilot program to keep more neglected children with their families, as long as steps can be taken to keep them safe.

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Nebraska
8:30 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Grant to provide rural Nebraska social services

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Omaha has received a $1.3 million federal grant to send graduate students in social work to rural Nebraska areas to help at-risk youth with behavioral health concerns.

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Health/Medical
8:17 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Type of enterovirus affecting children, leading to hospitalizations

Four states neighboring Nebraska, including Iowa, have confirmed cases of a serious strain of enterovirus that’s making children sick.

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Health/Medical
1:51 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Omaha group gets grant to reduce infant mortality

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based health care organization is receiving money from the federal government to fund a program aimed at reducing infant mortality.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Nebraska launches child care quality rating system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a new quality rating system for child care facilities and early childhood education programs.

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