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3:26 pm
Wed December 22, 2010

Jazz Piano Christmas XXI

Christmas classics reinterpreted by four jazz pianists.

NPR Music is onstage again at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for another live incarnation of one of the most popular holiday programs on public radio. Every year, NPR invites a handful of great jazz keyboardists to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. They take turns playing their unique renditions of holiday classics for live audiences, and the results are collected for this special program, hosted on stage by NPR's Felix Contreras.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:46 pm
Wed December 22, 2010

2010 US Census Recap at UNO on Tuesday

Omaha, NE – The 2010 Nebraska census results were released yesterday by UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:52 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Understanding and Addressing Cyberbullying

Omaha, NE – Cyberbullying continues to be a growing problem among students in schools.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:12 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Ruling expected Thursday as to whether recall election goes forward

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle

Omaha, NE – A hearing on alleged fraud and misrepresentation in the recall petition signature-gathering process wrapped up Wednesday.

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Jazz
2:23 pm
Mon December 20, 2010

A Latin American Christmas

Program airs Tuesday night on KIOS.

Not in the mood for more seasonal music celebrating snow & ice & the winter freeze? Tune in to "A Latin American Christmas" airing this week on KIOS. This special program is a one-hour special of warm and sunny holiday music from many latin-american locales, from Mexico and the Carribean to the Equator. The special is produced by WFIU at Indiana University.

"A Latin American Christmas" airs Tuesday December 21 at 8:00PM on KIOS.

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Jazz
1:00 pm
Mon December 20, 2010

Hep to the Holidays

Cool Yule Jazz program airs Thursday on KIOS.

Jazz can be cool at Christmastime, too. Listen to Hep to the Holidays, a special program airing Thursday on KIOS. This annual holiday tribute program celebrates the season with plenty of cool-Yule jazz, including:

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:09 pm
Fri December 17, 2010

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle won't resign, faces a recall election

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle

Omaha, NE – Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says he won't resign, and is confident he'll overcome a recall election.

Suttle issued a statement Friday, five days after receiving notification of the need for a recall election. In the letter to Election Commissioner Dave Phipps, Suttle says "I'm sure you will understand my commitment to the 92 percent of Omaha residents who did not participate in the recall and are concerned about the methods used to collect signatures. I trust the judicial system and I trust the people of Omaha."

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Omaha Public Radio News
4:02 pm
Thu December 16, 2010

Lothrop Magnet School Becomes a Green School

Omaha, NE – Lothrop Magnet Center in Omaha is being recognized with a Green Schools certification.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:38 pm
Thu December 16, 2010

Report looks at options for cutting ten percent from Nebraska's general fund budget

Omaha, NE – Nebraska faces a $968 million dollar budget deficit going in to the new biennium.

A report released Thursday by the Legislature recommends options for cutting ten-percent from the general fund budget. The Unicameral's standing committees met with state agencies to examine ways to reduce spending.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:13 pm
Wed December 15, 2010

Nelson supports, Johanns opposes omnibus spending bill

Omaha, NE – The U.S. Senate could vote within the next few days on a $1.1 trillion dollar spending bill.

The omnibus bill, as it's known, is being criticized by Republican lawmakers, who say it contains too many earmarks. A continuing resolution has funded Congress and its related agencies since October. Those resolutions keep government funding at the same level as it was during the previous fiscal year.

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