Residents of Mead, which is about 12 miles west of Omaha’s city limits, say they fear that the plant's waste is causing health problems, contaminating the land and harming wildlife.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s surgeon general urged the federal government on Wednesday to increase allotments of coronavirus vaccines to states like his, where large concentrations of seniors face the greatest risk of illness and death from a disease that has killed more than 2 million globally.
COVID has been brutal, but we can take heart that it hasn't dampened our area's spirit of generosity and kindness. The robust Goodfellows donations are proof.
The city's Solid Waste hotline received an average of 4,200 calls a weekday during the first week of FCC's service. It averaged about 800 calls a day last week.
Omaha residents should expect temperatures in the 40s. It looks to reach a bitter 42 degrees. Today's forecasted low temperature is 23 degrees…
"We need to be careful until a higher percentage of the population is vaccinated," said John Conley, 85, who lives at Lakeside Village in west Omaha and received his first shot almost two weeks ago.
As U.S. health officials try to get COVID-19 vaccines to people more quickly, it’s already time for some to get their second shots. So who's keeping track to make sure you get the correct dose, and on time?
Achieving the needed level of herd immunity will be crucial in 2021. Nebraska would grievously undercut that effort if the state denied vaccinations to noncitizens.
A sign-up page and vaccination hotline will be available in about two weeks. The county still needs to finish vaccinating health care workers and emergency medical staff.
A 37-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of an apartment fire early Wednesday in south Lincoln.
The COVID crisis struck multiple blows to Omaha last year. Among the virus's most regrettable harms was how it undermined Omaha's progress in reducing its annual number of homicides.
Omaha residents should expect temperatures in the 40s. It looks like it will be a nippy 42 degrees. 32 degrees is today's low. Partly cloudy s…
According to the CDC's vaccine tracker, Nebraska was among the top tier in getting the COVID-19 vaccine doses it has received out to its residents.
Those seeking the southwest Omaha seat include business people, a retired police captain, a union stagehand and an architect.
Lily Guido was having trouble hearing and she felt warm while talking to her co-worker at a California nursing home. She knew something was wrong.
"Can we all just stop what we are doing and give a standing ovation to the moms and dads working in healthcare during this pandemic?"
Throughout the wearying coronavirus pandemic, no one in the state has paid a higher price than residents of Nebraska long-term care facilities.
Rio de Janeiro firefighter Elielson Silva devised a novel approach to curing the coronavirus blues. Riding a fire truck’s retractable ladder as high as 200 feet, he played Brazilian tunes from that lofty perch as residents in isolation watch from their windows and applaud, flush with a restored sense of community.
In hard-hit European cities, residents took a moment each night to express gratitude to doctors, nurses and other health care workers. From Athens and Amsterdam to Rome and Madrid, people stood at windows or on balconies singing, cheering and applauding those on the front lines.
"It is so touching to see so many people in our community bringing in gifts for men, women and children who are going through a really difficult time," Open Door CEO Candace Gregory said.
AUSTRALIA has achieved notable success in battling the virus, though there have been anxious moments. The first Australian case was confirmed …