Omaha, NE – A UNMC administrator who led medical missions to Haiti last year has died.
The school announced Sunday that Dr. Rubens Pamies died at his sister's home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was 52 years old and suffered an apparent heart attack. Pamies was a native of Haiti. He spent the first six years of his life there before moving to the U.S.
Pamies led teams of UNMC doctors on medical missions to Haiti after last year's earthquake there. Earlier this year, Pamies published a book about the Haiti earthquake.
Omaha, NE – Members of Creighton University's campus ministry and Center for Service and Justice are speaking out against an immigration bill in the Unicameral.
State Senator Charlie Janssen of Fremont introduced the legislation. It would allow law enforcement officials to check the immigration status of anyone stopped by police, detained, or arrested. If a person was found to be an illegal immigrant, they could be transferred to federal custody.
Omaha, NE – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
The Douglas County Health Department and American Cancer Society are launching a campaign now encouraging people over 50 to be tested for colon cancer. The Centers for Disease Control says 142,000 cases of colon cancer were diagnosed in 2007, with more than 53,000 deaths.
Special program on Cash's latest album to air Sunday night on KIOS.
For her latest album, The List, Roseanne Cash brought her contemporary sound to the list of classic country songs her father made for her in her teens. This one-hour special presents how this project pays tributes in equal parts to Johnny Cash's legacy as a father and mentor, the timeless songs that influenced his own
career, the legendary songwriters who originally brought them to life, and the many