poverty

Omaha
2:00 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Growing disconnect between where people live, where jobs are

A new report says fewer jobs are available to some Omahans depending on where they live in the metro area.

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Government
9:03 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Judge grants class-action status to Nebraska SNAP lawsuit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging that Nebraska consistently failed to process food-benefit applications and renewals in a timely manner.

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Nebraska
8:52 am
Mon November 3, 2014

One in three Nebraska families low-income

A new report from Nebraska Appleseed says 37 percent of low-income families have at least one parent without health insurance.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Omaha Parks Department expands sites for summer meal program

Omaha’s Parks and Recreation Department is expanding the number of sites where it offers summer meals for young people.

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Nebraska
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Report shows fewer summer meal program sites available

There were fewer sites serving summer meals to children last year, according to a new report.

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Nebraska
2:04 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Race for Results: report looks at barriers to success

A new report shows children of color face racial and socioeconomic barriers to success.

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Government
2:21 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Wednesday event highlights food insecurity in Nebraska

An estimated one in seven Nebraskans are food insecure—meaning they don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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Health/Medical
8:12 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Healthy Families America program launched in Douglas County

100 low-income pregnant and new moms in Douglas County will be a part of the Healthy Families America program.

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Education
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report looks at role of academic coaching, support in low-income students' success

A new study shows a program of academic coaching and support improves the chances that low-income high school students will not only go to college, but succeed.

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Government
8:15 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Nebraska DHHS warns of reduction in food stamp benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most food stamp recipients in Nebraska will see their benefit cut starting on Nov. 1, when a temporary boost in federal aid expires.

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