Omaha, NE – Film Streams and Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc. will present a complimentary screening of the documentary REEL INJUN tonight at 7:00.
Georgiana Lee, Assistant Director of NAPT, says the movie was produced by Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond. Diamond is an actor from Canada who worked with the National Film Board of Canada to develop this program. She says the film covers Diamond's journey to discover how Native Americans have been portrayed in cinema through the years.
Omaha, NE – Conditions at Omaha's Eppley Airfield are returning to normal following this summer's Missouri River flooding.
Omaha Airport Authority executive director Steve Coufal says the Airfield is in the demobilization phase and will begin removing sandbags from the site. Coufal says the flood threat ended August 27th at Eppley, and the Airport Authority met both of its objectives to protect property and maintain normal air operations.
Omaha, NE – The AIM Institute along with Creighton University's College of Business produces the Nebraska Workforce Index. The quarterly report measures labor availability against job availability in the state.
Kandace Miller, President of the AIM Institute says the second quarter 2011 index showed a slight improvement at 1.58. She says the closer the number is to 1.0, the nearer Nebraska is to full employment. Areas of job growth include transportation, health science, marketing, sales and service.
Omaha, NE – Creighton University's School of Law will mark the 50th anniversary of the trial of Adolph Eichmann with its International Law Lecture, featuring a talk by Justice Gabriel Bach.
Mike Kelly, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and International Programs, says Justice Bach is a former Israeli Supreme Court Justice who served as the second chair prosecutor during Eichmann's trial. In 1961, Eichmann was tried for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Jerusalem.
Omaha, NE – Five Nebraska postal facilities are among 252 nationwide being studied for possible consolidation or closure.
The U.S. Postal Service released the list Thursday. It includes post offices in Alliance, Grand Island, Norfolk, and North Platte, and a mail transfer facility in Omaha. The Iowa locations being studied include facilities in Creston and Carroll.