One solution to Nebraska’s state-of-emergency prison overcrowding is to build a new prison. But some say the state should focus on reform first.
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Today we have stories about an online fundraising event for the Nebraska Humane Society, protests in Omaha and Lincoln, and legislation to ban conversion therapy statewide in Nebraska.
- A fundraising event live-streamed on Facebook raises more than $9,000 for the Nebraska Humane Society.
- A protest is held in Omaha to condemn the military coup in Myanmar, with more protests planned.
- Omaha police and public-safety officials are investigating three small fires at Creighton University.
- OPS officials say freshmen academies and career pathways will be implemented in high schools this fall, giving students an opportunity to explore new skills and career choices.
- Nearly 100 Nebraskans gather at the Capitol to protest the building of a new prison.
- Nebraska lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban conversion therapy throughout the state.
- The Nebraska Republican Party passes a resolution expressing “deep disappointment and sadness” about U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse’s six years in service, but they stop short of censuring Sasse.
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