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Beth Katz of Project Interfaith reflects on the 10th anniversary of September 11th and makes a call for action - that we all must challenge ourselves to pursue greater religious tolerance and respect at the community level.
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Jessica Clem tells us about a dedicated group of teenagers who have been volunteering this summer to compile data on housing conditions in South Omaha.
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Our Omaha Serves correspondent reports on the UNO spring break event that you might not have heard about: 1,500 college students fulfilling Seven Days of Service in metropolitan Omaha.
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Jessica Clem, an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer in Omaha, writes about her deep desire to give back to the community, and how she and her peers are helping organizations such as Omaha Serves, the Neighborhood Center, and Lemonade Day.
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Before complaining about the state of roads during the snowy season, Omahans should consider the hard work that goes into keeping one tiny strip of thoroughfare clean for driving conditions.
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A Broken Window, A Christmas Miracle A Broken Window, A Christmas Miracle
Christmas is a time for giving, not taking. Two budding car thieves learn this lesson the hard way, giving the Omaha police a chance to shine in the process while providing a reminder of the Christmas miracles that make this such a special time of year.
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