Six On Your Side Gets Results

A car owner caught in red tape and a baseball foundation trying to reach first base with government permits.

Six On Your Side investigated and came up with results.

Kathy Holder bought a car she couldn't drive.

A national database flagged it as stolen.

But after calls from Six On Your Side, police fixed the problem and Kathy can now drive without fear of being pulled over.

A Council Bluffs neighborhood is on edge.

A hillside of fill dirt washed away putting one house in jeopardy.

"It's a warning and it's going to happen to all of us"

Homeowners a block away worry about sinkholes.

"The city has to come up with something and terracing off whatever what we can save," says Jason Will.

Inspectors monitor sewers and streets but Mayor Hanafan says he's not sure yet how far the city can go to stabilize hills on private property.

In another Six On Your Side follow-up we told you how West Omaha Baseball Association wanted to put up a billboard to raise revenue but struck out with city planners.

Now, after stepping to the plate with both the state and city council they hit home runs.

The non-profit baseball group will score $15,000 a year from lease fees.

Bill Roarty says, "It's going to be a lifesaver. We're going to be able to improve and not keep gouging the people that use our facilities," says Bill Roarty with West Omaha baseball.

Players from youth to college could see new lights, scoreboards and fences in coming years.

But building a new concession stand is near the top of the lineup.

The billboard should be up by the end of the week.

A 25-year lease with an Outdoor Advertising Company is expected to generate nearly a half-million dollars for the West Omaha Baseball Foundation.


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