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Josie Dostal

Senior Journalism/ Advertising and Public Relations major.

Lincoln and Omaha DUI rates declining due to rising Uber usage

Shows an Uber dropping off a passenger
About 28 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes every day — that's one person every 52 minutes. However, Nebraska’s cities have...

Grant funds new Google certification program for underserved Lincoln population

The Center for People in Needs' in-house computer lab
The Center for People in Need in Lincoln received almost $600,000 to launch a local Google Career Certification Program that will train 40 people...

Nebraska author shares the stories of the state’s hidden monuments

Shows Jeff Barnes after his presentation.
Chimney Rock and the state capitol’s Lincoln Monument may be among the most well-known of Nebraska’s monuments, but Jeff Barnes wants to be sure...

Community Action to train child care workers as part of federal...

A Lincoln non-profit will receive $1 million from the American Rescue Plan to train 70 childcare workers over the next three years. Community Action was...

New apprentice program to help underserved Lincoln residents get back in...

Jason Levine outside of Jason's Levine
Jason’s Heart is a new non-profit in Lincoln that focuses on bringing underserved populations back into the workforce through a year-long, paid apprenticeship.  Jason’s Heart...

Nebraska’s stretched homeless shelters hope for holiday boost

The People's City Mission building
The holiday season is known as the season of giving. Many have donated old hats and gloves, volunteered at a soup kitchen or participated...