LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska legislators have given second-round approval to a bill that would allow more working families to qualify for child care subsidies. Lawmakers voted for the plan today after holding firm on a provision that would allow more children to receive the benefit. Some lawmakers had questioned the size of the proposed expansion.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he's asked the state health department to revoke the license of the only nurse at Dr. LeRoy Carhart's abortion clinic in Bellevue. Bruning alleged today that Creekmore failed to follow patient medication orders and improperly delegated some patient care to unlicensed staff. Creekmore wasn't immediately available to respond.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Omaha City Council has deferred a plan by outgoing Mayor Jim Suttle to have a large real estate firm help in redeveloping the Omaha Civic Auditorium site. The City Council voted unanimously yesterday to delay a decision on the plan for a couple of months that would pay the CB Richard Ellis/Mega commercial real estate firm $300,000 for assisting on the project.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Veterinarians have been able to save the leg of a 9-month-old puppy shot by intruders during a home invasion in north Omaha last week. Rex, a Husky-Akita mix, underwent surgery yesterday and is due to return home Friday. The bullet shattered a bone in his leg.
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