LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Women in the Nebraska Legislature have faced increasing public harassment this session after backing controversial measures. Continuous letters, emails, phone calls and even business signs have called them names and publicly criticized them. Despite the threats and personal attacks, they say they will not be intimidated and will continue to speak up.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A county board will consider buying property in downtown Omaha for what could become a new juvenile justice center. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Douglas County Board is expected to deliberate resolutions April 24 for making formal offers to purchase two buildings and a parking lot. The county hopes to use the property to create juvenile and family courtrooms and related services to replace cramped quarters in the Douglas County Courthouse across the street.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State Patrol says a 90-year-old Omaha man died after his daughter backed their SUV into a pond. The Omaha World-Herald reports the crash happened shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday near Two Rivers State Recreation Area west of Omaha.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha panel discussion will focus on women successful in science, technology, engineering or mathematics careers. The event is called Women in Science and is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus.
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