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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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Omaha Public Radio News
12:33 pm
Mon May 16, 2011

2011 College World Series begins June 18 at new ballpark

Omaha, NE – The 2011 Men's College World Series begins June 18.

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Omaha Public Radio News
6:45 am
Sat May 14, 2011

Lawmakers hear criticism over district map plans affecting Sarpy, Box Butte counties

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska lawmakers on the Legislature's Redistricting Committee heard a lot of criticism and little praise from all over the state for their proposed congressional and legislative redistricting plans at two hearings May 13.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:39 pm
Fri May 13, 2011

Omaha Farmer's Market opened up last weekend in the Old Market and at Aksarben Village

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Farmer's Market opened last week downtown and at Aksarben Village.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:21 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

The NEA Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to an Omaha public education partnership

Omaha, NE – The Nebraska Public Education Partnership was awarded a $50,000 planning grant from the NEA Foundation.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:57 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

inCOMMON to open community center in former strip club building

Omaha, NE – A former strip club in Omaha's Park Avenue neighborhood will be the new home of a community center.

InCOMMON Community Development plans to open the Park Avenue Community Center in the former Sheri's Show Club location at Park Avenue and Leavenworth Streets in Omaha. InCOMMON executive director Christian Gray says it'll take about two months to clean up the building and turn it in to a community gathering space.

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