Homeless Heroes

Tell a community that 75 military veterans are moving into the neighborhood, and they’ll likely be welcomed with open arms. But see what happens when you tell the community that those vets are homeless. The Volunteers of America and the Veteran’s Administration of Nebraska-Western Iowa jumped easily through government hoops to gain approval for a […]

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Invisible Wounds

When Jeff Miller returned from Saudi Arabia in 2003, he jumped feet first back into society. The staff sergeant and security forces specialist with the 363rd expeditionary security forces squadron did everything expected of him: got married; got a job; had two children. But something was wrong. He started having nightmares, flash anger — going […]

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Creighton report suggests economic growth in 2011

Creighton University’s latest Business Conditions Index predicts healthy economic growth for the nine-state Mid-America region in 2011. The monthly index — which considers leading economic factors like wholesale prices, trade imports and exports, and inventory and employment rates — rose to 57.5 (on a scale of 100) in December, the 13th-consecutive month the BCI has […]

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