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When 'everything changed,' an Omaha man defined himself by hope, ambition — not paralysis

As he rode his bike through a clearing, tall grass obscured a culvert, and Doug White flipped head over handlebars.

Vapers would pay more under City Council proposal to expand Omaha’s tobacco tax

The proposed change would add the city’s 3% occupation tax on tobacco products to e-cigarettes and other vaping products. Vaping retailers said they plan to fight the tax. Mayor Jean Stothert said last week that she supports extending the tax to vaping for public health and tax fairness reasons.

Council Bluffs mom hits the gym, which she can see from her work, over every lunch hour

Jenn Dellacqua, who works at Union Pacific’s dispatching center, works out at the nearby Anytime Fitness in downtown Omaha. She’s there for her exercise routine every day over the lunch hour.

Pink Bandana seeking applicants to receive financial aid from mud volleyball tournament

A Nebraska nonprofit is looking to award financial support to women battling breast cancer.

Vehicle break-ins at Zorinsky Lake spur running community to raise $25,000 for security cameras

"We know it's happened over and over again to different people," said Joe Sutter, who had his windows broken last fall. "We decided to take a stand and try to do something to make a difference."