Social Issues

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission says without substantive proof the agency cannot act on allegations that beer-sellers in Whiteclay are abusing their licenses.

Creighton students' art to benefit Siena/Francis House

Dec 7, 2015

A Creighton University art class’s project will benefit Omaha’s Siena/Francis House.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of University of Nebraska-Lincoln students has launched a campaign to raise awareness about beer sales in Whiteclay, a Nebraska town on the border of an officially dry South Dakota Indian reservation.

The new president of Creighton University says the school’s commitment to the humanities can meet the needs of a changing world.

Siena Francis House expansion part of human services campus

Sep 30, 2015
Siena/Francis House

Omaha’s Siena/Francis House plans to expand its shelters and add new facilities as part of a human services campus.

Nebraska ranked 10th in overall well-being of children

Jul 21, 2015

A new report says 18 percent of Nebraska children live in poverty, and 37,000 live in high-poverty neighborhoods.

To Write Love On Her Arms founder speaks in Omaha

May 11, 2015

The National Alliance on Mental Illness says 58 million American adults live with depression or anxiety.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A gay teacher whose Omaha Catholic school contract is not being renewed has found a new job.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has deferred arguments and a decision on four same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a teacher whose Omaha Catholic school contract will not be renewed because of his same-sex relationship say the school is discriminating against him based on his sexual orientation.

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