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Potential Family Dollar liquor license brings community ire, gets City Council disapproval

By Chris Bowling, Originally printed in the Omaha Star The overcast February day melted into cold night as hours passed inside the Omaha City Council’s Tuesday meeting. Some of the community members in attendance shift in their seats, others prop their elbows to hold their heads up, but all take notice when Cindy Gains grips […]

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Failure to Address COVID-19, Racial Justice, Call A Special Session Ends Frustrating 2020 Session

If someone said the Nebraska Legislature failed the state in 2020, they wouldn’t be wrong. That’s how State Senator Machaela Cavanaugh, of District 6 in Omaha, feels after the body did little to address calls to address the state’s most pressing issues. “I was definitely depressed and disappointed,” she said. “A lot of the depression […]