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Recent articles by Jon:

Yates building in limbo after OPS delays decision

The Yates school building has been a Gifford Park staple → Read More

Bill would require businesses to pay employees sick leave

The bill would force businesses to give out up to five sick days a year to employees. One state senator went as far as to say it could urban conspiracy, out to get rural Nebraska. → Read More

Legislature 2020: Sen. Megan Hunt

Omaha state senator Megan Hunt will again look to pass laws to help out the LGBT community in Nebraska. → Read More

Time to trash your Christmas tree

The holidays are over, and if you still have a tree, it could be a fire hazard. → Read More

Nebraska teachers union backs student restraint bill

A bill in the legislature would clarify state law, allowing teachers to physically restrain violent students. → Read More

Nebraska based business fighting wildfires with drones

A business in Lincoln is using drones technology to fight wildfires, by starting fires around the blaze. → Read More

Age verification coming for Omaha scooters

There are some changes coming to the scooter program after a nine-year old was injured Tuesday. → Read More

Hunting program that gives to poor needs public's help

Hunter's Helping the Hungry, a program in which hunter's donate deer to the poor, is needing donations from the public. → Read More

Omaha City council approves budget with some tweaks

The Omaha city council largely approved Mayor Jean Stothert's budget, but they did add around $200,000 on Tuesday → Read More

Local hip-hop community reacts to decision by Waiting Room to stop hosting local rap shows

Hip-hop artists in Omaha aren't please with the Waiting Room cutting out local hip-hop. → Read More

OPS board given high school boundary change recommendations

The OPS boundaries will be changing in 2022. The OPS School Board next needs to decide what that'll look like. → Read More

Mayor Stothert proposes $200 million bond issue to improve roads

Mayor Stothert says the city needs to add $34 million to its road budget to adequately fund its streets → Read More

Flood Victims upset at Union Dike reconstruction

Union Dike was a big topic of conversation. It breached in the flood. → Read More

Town of Auburn flooded with traffic

With I-29 closed, hundreds of vehicles are forced to re-route right through small town Nebraska. → Read More

World War I vet from Chalco honored in Papillion

A World War I veteran, who was wounded in the war, was honored Monday in a ceremony in Papillion. → Read More

2 months after closing due to flooding, West Dodge Road is open again

Flood waters took out a portion of West Dodge Road, but it re-opened Monday after quick work from construction crews. → Read More

OPS gets public feedback to draw new high school boundaries

With new high schools coming in next decade, OPS is getting input from the public before they draw new boundaries. → Read More

Brunettes vs. blondes face off to fight Alzheimer's

A group of ladies, half blone, half brunette, battled on the gridiron to fight Alzheimer's → Read More

Locals react to fire that caused horrific damage to Notre Dame Cathedral

Catholics in Omaha fear a piece of history was lost when the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris went up in flames Monday. → Read More

Much of Hamburg, Iowa underwater

Hamburg, Iowa missed the 2011 flood, this time they got hit hard. → Read More