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Omaha Public Radio News
9:41 am
Mon March 7, 2011

The FDA announces it will pull 500 unapproved cold and allergy medications from the market

Omaha, NE – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released an announcement last week that it would be removing 500 unapproved cold, oral cough and allergy medications from the market.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:26 pm
Sat March 5, 2011

Mamma Mia returns to Omaha for a return engagement

Omaha, NE – Mamma Mia is onstage at the Orpheum Theater through tomorrow.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:30 pm
Fri March 4, 2011

More than 16,000 meals served during Winter Night Watch

Omaha, NE – The Salvation Army of Omaha's Winter Night Watch program served more than 16,000 meals between December first and February 28th.

Winter Night Watch wrapped up its 22nd year on February 28th. About 275 meals were served every night of Winter Night Watch to Omaha's homeless and near-homeless. This year, the program expanded in to south Omaha two nights a week. A donation from Dundee Presbyterian Church allowed the Salvation Army to add a second unit.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:11 pm
Fri March 4, 2011

The Nebraska WorkForce Index for the fourth quarter showed a decrease in unemployment

Omaha, NE – The AIM Institute and Creighton University's College of Business produce the Nebraska WorkForce Index.

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Omaha Public Radio News
9:12 am
Fri March 4, 2011

Iowa Governor wants corporate income tax, commercial property tax cuts

Omaha, NE – Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says a combination of tax cuts and education reform will turn the state's economy around.

Branstad visited Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs Thursday as part of the "Jobs for Iowa tour." Iowa's unemployment rate is 6.3 percent, and more than 106,000 Iowans are out of work.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:39 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

Activate Omaha reveals new Active Routes

Omaha, NE – New signs have been installed around Kellom Elementary showing "Active Routes" to school.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:32 pm
Wed March 2, 2011

Census figures show 52 percent of Nebraska's residents live in three counties

Omaha, NE – New Census figures show more than half of Nebraska's population lives in three counties.

The Census data was released Wednesday. Nebraska's three largest counties, Douglas, Sarpy and Lancaster, grew by nearly 125,000 residents over the past decade. The state's other 90 counties saw declines in population. Also, Nebraska experienced the most growth in its minority population over the past ten years. The state's Latino population grew 77 percent.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:58 pm
Wed March 2, 2011

Gas prices are on the rise well in advance of the summer travel season

Omaha, NE – Creighton University assistant professor of economics Dr. John Deskins says political unrest in the Middle East is driving up gas prices across the country.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:57 pm
Tue March 1, 2011

New media and old media, will they co-exist?

Dean Gary Kebbel

Omaha, NE – Last month's Omaha Press Club Noon Forum featured UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications Dean Gary Kebbel.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:11 pm
Mon February 28, 2011

Do you know what your kids are doing online?

Omaha, NE – The Bellevue Police Department will offer a workshop on social media and cyber safety at the end of March.

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