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Omaha Public Radio News
9:32 am
Wed April 6, 2011

Two shooting incidents leave one dead, three injured

Omaha, NE – Omaha Police are investigating two shooting incidents that happened about four hours apart Wednesday.

Police do not believe the shootings are related. The first happened at 11:30 AM at 3rd and Cedar Streets. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies were serving a warrant for probation violation to 37-year-old David Cermak. A struggle ensued and Cermak exchanged gunfire with deputies. He was killed and two sheriff's deputies were injured.

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Omaha Public Radio News
7:39 pm
Tue April 5, 2011

Nebraska Spring Walk to School Day set for April 20th

Omaha, NE – Safe Routes Nebraska is celebrating Nebraska's 4th annual Spring Walk to School Day on April 20th.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:17 am
Tue April 5, 2011

New Iowa redistricting maps met with mixed response

Omaha, NE – Polk and Pottawattamie Counties would be in the same Congressional District under a redistricting plan the Iowa General Assembly will soon consider.

That plan was met with mixed results at the first of four public hearings on Iowa's new redistricting plan Monday night in Council Bluffs. The Congressional map creates four districts, eliminating Congressman Steve King's western Iowa fifth district.

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Jazz
1:49 pm
Mon April 4, 2011

A Few Words About Jazz

KIOS presents a special for Jazz Appreciation Month focusing on the historical role of critics in jazz.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:43 am
Mon April 4, 2011

Demolishing Rosenblatt Stadium to cost $3 million

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Zoo Foundation estimates it'll cost three million dollars to demolish Rosenblatt Stadium.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:21 pm
Fri April 1, 2011

TD Ameritrade Park Omaha nearing completion

Omaha, NE – Baseball will be played at Omaha's new downtown stadium for the first time April 19th.

TD Ameritrade Park Omaha was the subject of the March noon forum, held Thursday at the Omaha Press Club. The $128 million, 24,000 seat stadium will be the new home of the College World Series, Creighton University baseball, the Omaha Nighthawks, and concerts.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:32 pm
Fri April 1, 2011

Neighborhood cleanup program begins next Saturday

Omaha, NE – Omaha's Neighborhood Clean-Ups begin next Saturday.

Six clean-up days are being offered this year: April 9th, 16th, and 30th, and May 7th, 14th, and 21st. Appliances, tires, automotive batteries, chairs, and couches are among the items that are accepted. Cindy Smilley, Executive Director of Keep Omaha Beautiful, says bricks, any liquids of any type, railroad ties, rocks, yard waste, and cement can't be collected.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:36 pm
Thu March 31, 2011

A common antibiotic has been found to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

Omaha, NE – Researchers from UNMC recently completed a clinical trial of the effects of a common antibiotic on cardiovascular disease.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:54 pm
Wed March 30, 2011

The public is invited to learn about patents, trademarks and other basics at a seminar in mid-April

Omaha, NE – UNMC will host a seminar on intellectual property on April 16th.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:36 pm
Wed March 30, 2011

Repairs to loose wires prompt activation of Douglas County warning sirens

Omaha, NE – Repair of loose wires prompted tornado sirens to sound in Omaha around noon Wednesday.

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