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12:12 pm
Tue February 22, 2011

Roseanne Cash's The List

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

artists who have recorded them over the years.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:17 pm
Mon February 21, 2011

UNMC researcher leads the effort to develop single-dose malaria drug

Omaha, NE – Recently, researchers at UNMC discovered a next-generation malaria drug candidate.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:36 pm
Mon February 21, 2011

Calls to United Way's 211 line up 26 percent in four years

Omaha, NE – Calls to the United Way of the Midlands' 211 line are up 26-percent since 2006.

Last year, more than 65,000 people in Nebraska and southwest Iowa called the 211 line. Its goal is to connect people needing assistance with services.

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Omaha Public Radio News
4:30 pm
Sat February 19, 2011

Another Nebraska is on view at the Bemis Center and the Fred Simon Gallery

Omaha, NE – The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is presenting an exhibit featuring the work of nine Nebraska artists.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:06 pm
Fri February 18, 2011

Nebraskans will dial 10-digits for numbers in the state beginning February 26th.

Omaha, NE – Starting February 26th, according to the Nebraska Public Service Commission, all local calls will need to be dialed using 10 digits.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:20 am
Fri February 18, 2011

Pothole patrol: more than a dozen Omaha Public Works crews working to repair streets

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Works officials say this week's warm, dry weather has helped crews fill potholes.

Street Maintenance Engineer Scott McIntyre says 12 to 15 crews are working five days a week to fill potholes. Additional work is being done on Saturdays along Omaha's most heavily-traveled streets.

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Omaha Public Radio News
4:09 pm
Thu February 17, 2011

Johanns: U.S. should support pro-democracy demonstrations in Middle East

Sen. Mike Johanns, R-NE

Omaha, NE – Nebraska's Republican U.S. Senator says President Obama should express support for pro-democracy protestors in the Middle East.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:26 pm
Thu February 17, 2011

Third Thursday Dialogue continues tonight

Omaha, NE – Omaha Table Talk continues tonight with Third Thursday Open Dialogue.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:29 pm
Wed February 16, 2011

The Greater Omaha Chamber's 2011 Annual Meeting focused on accomplishments in 2010 and plans for 2011

Omaha, NE – The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual meeting.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:29 am
Wed February 16, 2011

OPS faces $22 million budget deficit

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Public Schools district faces a $22 million dollar budget deficit next fiscal year.

OPS officials presented the 2011-12 budget projections at a recent meeting. Two public forums were held this week on the budget, with two more scheduled. Dennis Pool, Assistant Superintendent of Administration, says OPS already made significant budget cuts this fiscal year, with a reduction of 180 employees.

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