Omaha, NE – GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says his campaign isn't just about a new leader, but about changes in Washington.
Gingrich, the former Speaker of the U.S. House, visited Council Bluffs Friday morning during a tour of western Iowa. He's among several presidential candidates or hopefuls to visit Iowa within recent weeks.
Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska Medical Center has a new College of Public Health.
The $15 million Maurer Center for Public Health opened Wednesday. It's named for UNMC Chancellor Dr. Harold Maurer and his wife, Beverly. The College of Public Health is UNMC's first new college since 1968.
Omaha, NE – A public forum Wednesday in Omaha focuses on bringing broadband access to rural areas.
The FCC is holding an all-day workshop on broadband and a public forum Wednesday evening at UNO. According to the FCC, 300,000 Nebraskans don't have basic access to broadband, and it's unavailable in ten counties.
Omaha, NE – One of Nebraska's U.S. Senators says he's seen the photos from the raid on Osama bin Laden's Pakistani compound, and they leave no doubt the terror leader is dead.
Senator Ben Nelson is a member of the Armed Services Committee. He viewed the photos Tuesday morning at CIA headquarters. "I can confirm, yes, we got him," Nelson says. "I viewed several photographs and they left no doubt that it was Osama bin Laden, and even I could make a positive identification from the photos before and after."