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Omaha Public Radio News
2:44 pm
Wed January 5, 2011

Omaha Reads and Omaha Kids Read Titles Announced

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Public Library has selected the titles for this year's Omaha Reads and Omaha Kids Read programs.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:32 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Social Marketing for Health Care Topic of Tonight's Omaha Science Cafe

Omaha, NE – Tonight's Omaha Science Cafe focuses on the principles and influence of social marketing.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:07 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Judge approves agreement between city of Omaha, retirees on health insurance costs

Omaha, NE – A federal judge has signed off on an agreement between the city of Omaha and retirees regarding health care premiums.

The ruling was announced Monday. It affects the civilian, police, and fire unions, as well as their retirees. The agreement, and subsequent court ruling, means the city's 34 health care plans will be consolidated in to four.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:19 pm
Mon January 3, 2011

Early voting for Mayoral recall election begins next week

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle

Omaha, NE – Omaha voters will have only one ballot question to vote on January 25th: should Mayor Jim Suttle be recalled, or not?

If a simple majority of Omaha voters decide to remove Suttle from office, he'll be the second Mayor to be recalled. Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps says the deadline to mail a voter registration application to his office is this Friday. That's also the deadline to request an early voting ballot by mail if you aren't yet a registered voter. Early voting begins next Monday.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:12 pm
Fri December 31, 2010

The Omaha City Council approved Environment Omaha document

Omaha, NE – Environment Omaha is a joint effort between the City of Omaha and Omaha by Design.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:13 pm
Thu December 30, 2010

Douglas County Employees Boost Statewide Food Drive

Omaha, NE – Douglas County employees donated 4,436 items to the Courthouse Food Drive Challenge.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:43 pm
Wed December 29, 2010

Feature III is coming to the Holland Center on February 20, 2011

Director Steven Soderbergh

Omaha, NE – Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh is the special guest for Film Streams' Feature III on Sunday, February 20th.

Executive Director Rachel Jacobson says Soderbergh is as well known for his smaller indie films such as "The Girlfriend Experience" as he is for blockbusters like "The Informant!". Two of his films were nominated for the Best Picture of 2000: "Erin Brockovich" and "Traffic". Ultimately, he won the award for "Traffic". Jacobson says the presentation will begin at 6:30 in the Holland Center.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:21 pm
Tue December 28, 2010

Project North Omaha invites the community to a meeting that will focus on past achievements and future directions

Omaha, NE – A North Omaha Development Project community meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27th.

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Jazz
2:53 pm
Mon December 27, 2010

An Interview with Becca Pulliam

Senior Producer of NPR's Toast Of The Nation discusses the broadcast.

Becca Pulliam is Senior Producer of NPR's JazzSet and Toast Of The Nation, the annual New Years Eve celebration from coast to coast. Pulliam has been with WBGO in Newark, New Jersey for over 20 years. She was nominated in

2009 for The Willis Connover- Marian McPartland Award for Broadcasting by the Jazz Journalists Association. Mike Jacobs talked with her recently about her work on Toast Of The Nation, which airs Friday on KIOS at 7:00PM.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:28 pm
Mon December 27, 2010

National Archive Exhibit Opened at Durham Museum

Omaha, NE – School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents opened at the Durham Museum yesterday.

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