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3:15 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Malcolm X Foundation is holding a special testing and treatment event for the community Friday in recognition of  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

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8:32 am
Wed February 5, 2014

VA, HUD conduct point-in-time count of homeless veterans

The Omaha VA is awaiting results of a point-in-time count of homeless veterans.

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6:06 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Pediatric oncologists are in demand in Nebraska

A recent UNMC workforce study finds there’s a shortage in the number of pediatric oncologists in Nebraska.

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8:14 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Medicaid backers turn to those who didn't qualify

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Less than a year after lawmakers rejected Medicaid expansion in Nebraska, supporters are turning to a new group of allies: Low-income people who now realize that don't quality for coverage.

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11:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

More smoke-free housing options in Omaha

Two more Omaha apartment complexes are now smoke-free.

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2:00 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital building a facility in Omaha

Lincoln-based Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital plans to build a facility in Omaha.

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6:06 am
Thu January 16, 2014

A new partnership expands Grab-N-Go breakfast in schools

ConAgra Foods and Omaha Public Schools are partnering to expand the Grab ‘N Go breakfast program.

Kori Reed, Vice President of the ConAgra Foods Foundation, says child hunger is an important issue to ConAgra. 

She says statistics indicate 30,000 children in Douglas and Sarpy Counties are food insecure, which means they don’t have consistent access to food throughout the year. 

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2:00 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Flu activity widespread in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says flu activity is widespread.

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1:17 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

State agency reports flu death of Iowa child

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials have reported the flu death of an otherwise healthy Iowa child.

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8:06 am
Tue January 14, 2014

More than 14K in Neb. have chosen health plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says more than 14,000 Nebraska residents have successfully chosen a health insurance plan out of nearly 43,000 who have applied as part of the federal health care law.

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