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Omaha Public Radio News
4:17 pm
Mon May 2, 2011

Creighton will name Connie Yori a Leader for Life

Connie Yori

Omaha, NE – Creighton University's Leaders for Life fundraiser lunch for women's athletics will honor the Husker Women's Basketball Coach.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:10 pm
Mon May 2, 2011

Creighton expert on Middle East expect bin Laden's death will weaken Al-Qaeda

Terror leader Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday by U.S. forces in Pakistan.

Omaha, NE – A Creighton University expert on the Middle East says Osama bin Laden's death probably won't have much effect on that region.

John Calvert is an associate professor of History. Calvert says news of bin Laden's death was a surprise, because the terror leader and Al-Qaeda had been "out of sight and out of mind."

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Omaha Public Radio News
7:28 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Buffett: Sokol's actions "inexplicable and inexcusable"

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:57 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

Passion for Leadership will offer a Passion Class for high school students

Omaha, NE – On Sunday, May 15th, Passion for Leadership will offer a complimentary Passion Class to metro area high school students.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:14 pm
Thu April 28, 2011

USDA announces support of research to confront childhood obesity

Omaha, NE – The USDA is awarding grants to colleges and universities all over the nation with the purpose of reducing the problem of childhood obesity.

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Omaha Public Radio News
11:07 am
Thu April 28, 2011

Omaha middle school receives $20,000 in new musical instruments

Omaha, NE – Band members at Omaha's Norris Middle School have new musical instruments thanks to a $20,000 grant.

The Norris band was presented with new instruments at a school assembly Wednesday. It was a surprise to band students--they were told to perform two songs as part of the end-of-year adjudication. School administrators and representatives from investment group Fidelity presented the new instruments following the final song.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:33 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

Creighton community says farewell to Fr. John Schlegel

Omaha, NE – A key to the city and a street named for him are among the honors Creighton's president is receiving as he prepares to retire.

The Creighton community, city and state leaders gathered Tuesday afternoon at the University's Kiewit Fitness Center for a ceremony honoring Father John Schlegel. He's retiring in June after 11 years as Creighton's president.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:19 pm
Wed April 27, 2011

UNMC takes its medical care to the rural community

Omaha, NE – Thanks to a $300,000 federal stimulus grant, UNMC's College of Nursing will send a Mobile Nurse Managed Clinic into three rural cities starting in May.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:04 pm
Tue April 26, 2011

Mayor Suttle, Neighborhood Associations to meet during monthly Neighborhood Walks

city of Omaha

Omaha, NE – A new program beginning Tuesday in Omaha gives residents the chance to discuss neighborhood issues one-on-one with Mayor Jim Suttle.

The Neighborhood Walks program is a collaboration between the city and UNO's Neighborhood Center. Once a month, Mayor Suttle plans to meet with neighborhood associations and walk the area to discuss that neighborhood's areas of concern.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:54 pm
Tue April 26, 2011

Concert & Conversation with Peter Buffett this Thursday

Peter Buffett

Omaha, NE – Philanthropist, author and Emmy Award-winning composer Peter Buffett will present "Life is What You Make It," a benefit concert for Omaha Central High School, this Thursday.

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