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Children’s author/illustrator rolling into Nebraska (AUDIO)

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A famous children’s author and illustrator comes to Nebraska to talk to children about her latest book and hear from them about their interests. She began by drawing. Jan Brett only later started writing children’s books. “And, the actual writing part didn’t come until I was out in my 20s, going with my portfolio to […]

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Sleep chart goes viral

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A Wisconsin elementary teacher’s posting on the school’s Facebook page regarding bedtime for children has gone viral. Reaction has been mixed with both praise and controversy. Dr. Brett Kuhn is a child psychologist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic at the Children’s Sleep Disorder Center and […]

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Superheroes to scale Children’s Hospital in Omaha today

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Some very special guests will visit Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Monday morning. Spokesperson Sarah Weller says superheroes will descend from their building at 83rd and Dodge Street around 10 am. The superheroes are really window washers on a super secret mission to brighten the day for their young patients. Weller says, “They all love […]

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Two division directors for DHHS appointed

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Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced the appointment of two division directors within the Department of Health and Human Services. Doug Weinberg of Fishers, Indiana, has been appointed director of the Division of Children and Family Services. Weinberg worked as consultant to for-profit, non-profit, and government sector agencies. Weinberg also worked in Indiana state government, serving […]

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Shrine Bowl is more than just football

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The state’s top high school football players are in Kearney for Saturday’s 57th annual Shrine Bowl. Executive Director Dave MacDonald says the main purpose of the game is to raise revenue to support Shriner’s Hospitals for Children and to benefit Shrine Hospital transportation funds. Players from both teams were flown to Chicago this week to […]

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LIEAP Applications Taken

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The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) is accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) March 29.  LIEAP provides an annual benefit to help qualifying households pay winter heating bills. Individuals with disabilities, elderly persons, and families with children are the primary groups assisted. An average benefit of $520.81 was provided to 53,683 households in 2012. ...

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Joplin Missouri Updated Donation List

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DROPOFF AT NEX-TECH(downtown Norton, KS) until noon Friday by W F McRae Huszagh Please remember that these children have nothing and are living in “shelter type” environments with little or no personal space or storage , therefor items must be easily stored in a small compact area and not interfere with the community as a whole,  (gymnasium , churches, etc) New/Unwrapped ...

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