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Demonstrators gather against n-word usage in Omaha and Iowa

Posted at 11:39 AM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 14:34:46-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Today, demonstrators gathered to voice their disapproval of the n-word being used at an Omaha art gallery. Across the Missouri River, students held a walkout, demanding disciplinary action against a teacher they say used the n-word in class.

Tonight on 3 News Now, we'll take you to the scene of both demonstrations and let you hear what people had to say - Available on-air, on our website and on the 3 News Now apps for mobile and streaming devices.

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  • High-tech contraband - How a local police department is sniffing out crooks with a new K9 unit.