Woman finally meets, quarantines with parents

MENTOR, Ohio — For many Americans that were adopted as children from their native South Korea, reuniting with their birth parents is an incredibly important occasion on par with weddings and funerals. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has largely halted these celebratory excursions, it didn’t stop Mallory Guy of Mentor from meeting and quarantining with her…

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Racial disparity in arrests, prison population

Report shows racial disparity in arrests, prison population in Nebraska OMAHA — A new report reiterates that Black Nebraskans are grossly overrepresented in statewide arrest and incarceration numbers, something long decried by advocates for criminal justice reform.The report, from University of Nebraska at Omaha researchers, also notes that Black Nebraskans are significantly underrepresented among those…

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Artist left his mark with historic sculptures

Artist left his mark on Lincoln with historic sculptures Ellis Burman’s inspiration for The Pioneer Woman sculpture was the heroine in local author Bess Streeter Aldrich’s book, “A Lantern in Her Hand.” PHOTOS BY GRETCHEN M. GARRISON BY GRETCHEN M. GARRISON Through the years, Lincoln has had residents who came to town for a short…

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Community honors autistic boy’s special birthday

Wilson Reynold’s “reverse birthday parade” sparked joy and kindness in others ‘Remember forever’: Community honors boy with autism for special b’day Wilson Reynold’s “reverse birthday parade” sparked joy and kindness in others WATCH ON KMBC FROM WHEREVER YOU ARE. A BLESSING IN DISGUISE FOR A LOCAL BOY WITH AUTISM. WILSON REYNOLD’S BIRTHDAY WAS CANCELLED BECAUSE…

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