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Shawnte Passmore


Omaha, NE, United States

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Past articles by Shawnte:

Son's death in wreck prompts family's advocacy

A family's tragedy turns into a crusade against distracted driving. → Read More

City Council to vote on Aksarben entertainment district

The Omaha City Council is expected to vote on a proposal that would allow people to walk around with alcoholic drinks in an outdoor plaza at Aksarben Village. → Read More

Area mall celebrates milestone, looks to future

We don't think the physical stores are going to disappear any time, said Rod Yates, owner of Nebraska Crossing Outlets. The outdoor mall celebrates five years Thursday and announces plans for future expansions. → Read More

Holiday Lights Festival to move for 2019, maybe 2020

Omaha's Holiday Lights Festival will have a new location next year. → Read More

Effort fights food insecurity in metro

A public-private coalition plans to tackle food insecurity in the metro by looking beyond food as the only solution. → Read More

Bellevue teachers get more than $50,000 in grant money

Special projects and field trips. Those are just a couple of things teachers work hard to offer their students. Sometimes they are made possible by school budgets and other times they are made possible in other ways. → Read More

New reward money targets opioid dealers

The recent announcement of an enhanced reward for tips leading to landing opioid dealers in jail is not only be applauded by law enforcement and prosecutors, but also those in health care who've seen the dangerous effects of opioid abuse. → Read More

Rodney Smith Jr. returns to mow lawns in Omaha

In July, Rodney Smith Jr. stopped in Omaha as part of his 50 States, 50 Lawns tour to mow lawns for the elderly, veterans, single mothers and people living with disabilities in each state. He did accomplish his goal - his second time in crisscrossing the country with his lawn mower in tow. Tuesday, he visited Omaha again. → Read More

Campaign rhetoric revs up before election

The finance director for the Kara Eastman campaign reveals he discovered an apparent dead opossum on his driveway, meanwhile a man is ticketed by police for removing a Don Bacon political sign from a business property. → Read More

Archdiocese removes Father Francis Nigli from St. Wenceslaus

Thursday night, parishioners at one of Omaha's largest Catholic churches, St. Wenceslaus, met with Archbishop George Lucas to learn more about the dismissal of Father Francis Nigli. → Read More

Gretna voters to decide $85 million bond on Election Day

In two weeks, voters in the Gretna school district will decide whether to approve an $85 million bond issue. → Read More

North Omaha mural unveiling Saturday

Local artist spent 12 days working on a North Omaha mural. → Read More

Solar panel usage trends in metro

As renewable talks grow louder in Nebraska, area establishments and homeowners explore solar energy. → Read More

Debunking flu myths, concerns

With the arrival of fall, not far behind it is the flu season. → Read More

Kavanaugh, Ford hearing prompts calls

The emotional testimonies of accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against U.S. Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh over sexual misconduct are felt from the capitol to the heartland. In the following days, sexual assault hotlines are seeing an uptick in calls, said Elizabeth Power, a marketing director for the Women's Center for Advancement. → Read More

A look inside rental registry in Iowa

After unsafe and unsanitary living conditions left 500 residents at Yale Parks Apartments without a home, city leaders are exploring the idea of a landlord registry. Neighboring communities such as La Vista have ordinances on the books, but Iowa requires it for certain cities. → Read More

Boys Town, OPS helps city transport students relocated from Yale Park Apartments

As complexes sit empty at Yale Park Apartments, life must go on for tenants displaced including the youngest. → Read More

Coming to the table, uneasy conversations

You often hear it's not polite to talk about certain subjects. But, a workshop series is asking people to break all the rules when it comes to social norms to hold uncomfortable conversations. → Read More

Safe Roads Now: New ads spotlight human cost of distracted driving

The National Safety Council is hoping to curb distracted driving with its latest initiative set to launch Wednesday, called Distracted Driving Affected Me. → Read More

9/11 tributes scheduled in the metro

Seventeen years ago, a horrific day in our nation's history unfolded. People across the country will gather to remember the thousands who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. In the heartland, tributes will pour out throughout the day to remember the victims, their families and first responders. → Read More