2:29 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Douglas County to extend health, other benefits to same-sex spouses of employees

Douglas County will extend health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of county employees.

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10:55 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Douglas County eyes benefits for same-sex couples

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald,

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.

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General News
3:39 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Zach Wahls to Speak Tonight

Author Zach Wahls

Author Zach Wahls, LGBT rights advocate, will speak at a Council Bluffs Town Hall Meeting tonight.

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12:24 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Lincoln Police investigating a hate crime

Lincoln Police are investigating a hate crime that happened early Sunday morning.

Lincoln Police spokeswoman Officer Katie Flood says few details are available as the investigation is in its early stages. She says police are investigating a report of an assault and arson at a home on Lincoln’s south side.

Flood says derogatory language regarding a person's sexual orientation was spray painted inside the home. The victim, a 33-year-old woman, was injured and treated at a Lincoln hospital. She described her alleged attackers as three men wearing masks.