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Omaha Public Radio News
1:47 pm
Mon April 25, 2011

Rally for a Healthy City comes to Omaha Wednesday

Omaha, NE – Health officials hope Wednesday's National Walk at Lunch Day encourages Omahans to incorporate healthy habits into their daily lives.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:55 pm
Fri April 22, 2011

"The Spy Who Loved Me" will be shown for one-night only at the Joslyn Art Museum's Witherspoon Concert Hall

The Spy Who Loved Me

Omaha, NE – Film Historian Bruce Crawford will screen The Spy Who Loved Me on Friday, May 6th in the Joslyn's Witherspoon Concert Hall.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:25 am
Fri April 22, 2011

Creighton University professor introduces "Joey the Bunny"

image courtesy Jeff Maciejewski

Omaha, NE – A Creighton University journalism professor has written a children's book he hopes will help kids in Guatemala.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:26 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

The Great Plains Theatre Conference takes place May 28th through June 4th

Omaha, NE – Metropolitan Community College's Fort Omaha campus is the site of The Great Plains Theatre Conference May 28th through June 4th.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:20 am
Thu April 21, 2011

New website aims to increase public input on Omaha city issues

Omaha, NE – Omahans have a new way to tell city department heads what issues are most important to the community.

The city launched a new service Wednesday called "EngageOmaha." The website works like a virtual town hall meeting: city leaders pose questions for the public to comment on, and EngageOmaha members can vote on those issues.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:50 pm
Tue April 19, 2011

UNMC research leads to new information regarding treating ADHD in small children

Omaha, NE – UNMC researchers have new information on treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, in small children.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:24 am
Tue April 19, 2011

Omaha opens the new home of the College World Series

TD Ameritrade Park Omaha
Photo courtesy www.tdameritradeparkomaha.com

Omaha, NE – The new home of the NCAA men's College World Series is now open in downtown Omaha.

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Omaha Public Radio News
11:27 am
Mon April 18, 2011

The College of St. Mary Latina Summer Academy takes place June 19th through the 24th

College of St. Mary

Omaha, NE – College of St. Mary's Latina Summer Academy takes place June 19th through the 24th.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:24 am
Mon April 18, 2011

YWCA becomes Women's Center for Advancement

Omaha, NE – Omaha's YWCA is now the Women's Center for Advancement, but WCA leaders say the mission remains the same.

Women's Center for Advancement President and CEO Natalia Peart says the name change better reflects what the agency does: provides for the needs of women and families. While some programs are being expanded and others added, Peart says the program WCA is known for, its sexual assault and domestic violence crisis program, is still the most used.

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Omaha Public Radio News
9:22 am
Fri April 15, 2011

Unicameral advances CSO, sales tax measures

Omaha, NE – State legislators have advanced a bill in the Unicameral that would let cities raise their sales tax rate if voters approve it.

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