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Omaha Public Radio News
2:30 pm
Mon May 23, 2011

Omaha selected to host 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Omaha, NE – The city of Omaha was recently selected as the spot of another major multi-day sporting event.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:12 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Gas prices not likely to climb much higher

Omaha, NE – For many, summer vacation means hitting the open road.

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Omaha Public Radio News
11:15 am
Fri May 20, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich visits western Iowa

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.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:33 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

UNMC opens Maurer Center for Public Health

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.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:52 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

FCC workshop focuses on broadband access

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.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:26 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

Malcolm X Center will present "The Meeting" on Thursday

Malcolm X

Omaha, NE – The Malcolm X Center is presenting a performance of the critically acclaimed play, "The Meeting" Thursday evening at 6:30.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:44 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

The Fund for Omaha announces its spring grant recipients

Omaha, NE – The Fund for Omaha recently announced spring grant award winners.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:22 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Spring allergies are getting worse

Omaha, NE – An associate professor at Creighton University says rising temperatures and an increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are two reasons the allergy season appears to be getting longer.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:51 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Sen. Ben Nelson views photos from raid on bin Laden compound

Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE

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."

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:53 pm
Mon May 16, 2011

Speed Dialoguing event at the Slowdown tomorrow night

Omaha, NE – Project Interfaith is kicking off a new event called Face to Faith: A Speed Dialoguing Event for Young Professionals.

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