News Briefs (Sept. 14-21)

News Events Meet Meister and Boyle: Thursday, Sept. 23, 5 p.m., Castle Barrett, 43rd and Leavenworth. Meet the candidates on the Democratic gubernatorial ticket. Sustainable Agriculture Listening Session: Friday, Sept. 24, 2:30 p.m., MCC-Institute of Culinary Arts, 5730 N. 30th St. Lecture to advance environmentally sound agriculture. Symposium for Maternal...

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Becker won’t back down from ACLU

A Christian advocate from Kearney, Keith Becker said he won't change the religious message in his anti-alcohol presentations to schools, despite threats of a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberty Union of Nebraska, which says the endorsing religion in schools violates the First Amendment. “The Todd Becker Foundation has visited over 150 public schools in Nebraska and our reputation testifies...

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Riding Omaha: Meet Carlos Morales, the city’s new point person on biking

Omaha's desired brand as a progressive, livable, eco-friendly burg with enhanced mobility options took a step forward with city government's recent hiring of Carlos Morales as the city's first bicycle pedestrian coordinator. Morales started the City Planning Department position Sept. 7. He came to Omaha from Los Angeles, where he was assistant coordinator for the Los Angeles Department of...

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Terry’s Movement on Immigration

If You’re Not At The Table, You’re On The Menu

Public Hearing this Thursday on Election Commissioner Changes

A Second Opinion

Meet the Chief

A State of Homelessness

Ganging Up

<p>Some of the community leaders behind the first South Omaha Violence and Intervention meeting.  </p>

Police reviewing gun policy following school shooting