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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

UNMC expert shares tips to deal with allergy season

A UNMC allergist says now is the time to start preparing for allergy season.

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Government
9:05 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Proposed e-cigarettes ban for Neb. minors sparks debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to ban minors from using e-cigarettes has sparked a debate in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Nebraska
8:19 am
Mon February 24, 2014

After loss, Sioux City family gives back to cancer patients

A Sioux City family is honoring their husband and father’s memory with a donation to Nebraska Medical Center cancer patients.

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Health/Medical
11:51 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Norovirus outbreaks reported in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says several outbreaks of norovirus have been reported.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Bipolar disorder the focus of upcoming presentations in Omaha

Two upcoming performances at the Omaha Community Playhouse focus on the struggles of a family dealing with mental illness.

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Health/Medical
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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Government
8:18 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sarpy County extends benefits for same-sex couples

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Sarpy County commissioners have decided to extend health insurance benefits to spouses of gay county employees who have legally married in another state but live in Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
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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Omaha
2:47 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

OPS superintendent diagnosed with skin cancer

OPS superintendent Mark Evans.

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

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Health/Medical
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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