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Omaha Public Radio News
8:29 am
Fri November 26, 2010

Holocaust researcher speaks at Creighton University

Omaha, NE – The chairman of an Israel university's Holocaust Studies program says only about 11-percent of Jewish children survived through World War Two.

Boaz Cohen spoke earlier this week at Creighton University. He's chair of the Holocaust Studies Program at Western Galilee University in Akko, Israel. Cohen's research focuses on the testimonies of Jewish children who survived the Holocaust. He says three-and-a-half million Jews were killed in 1942 during the Holocaust.

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Omaha Public Radio News
5:34 am
Fri November 26, 2010

You can do your holiday shopping amidst warm smells of cinnamon and spice and the joyful sounds of caroling.

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Holiday Market takes place December 4th and 5th at Aksarben Village.
Project Coordinator Heidi Walz says the market is inspired by Germany's classic Christmas markets.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:56 pm
Thu November 25, 2010

Get Gifty: A Benson Art Studio Tour and Holiday Art Sale

Omaha, NE – Get Gifty, a Benson Art Studio Tour and Holiday Art Sale, takes place this Saturday from 11 to 6.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:50 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright will deliver the keynote address at 2010 Lunch for the Girls

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

Omaha, NE – Omaha Girls, Inc.'s ninth annual Lunch for the Girls takes place Friday, December 10th in the Qwest Center Ballroom.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:41 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

UNO's Criss Library Welcomes Hagel Artifacts

Former US Senator Chuck Hagel

Omaha, NE – Historic photographs and artifacts from the offices of former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel are on view in the UNO Criss Library.

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Jazz
12:35 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

Jimi Hendrix Documentary set for Sunday Night at 7:00

Documentary reveals more about the legendary guitarist.

West Coast Seattle Boy, a new one-hour documentary on the life and music of

Jimi Hendrix will air Sunday night at 7:00PM here on KIOS-FM. Celebrate Hendrix's

birthday this Thanksgiving weekend with great stories and music from the new box

set.

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Omaha Public Radio News
11:51 am
Mon November 22, 2010

Verification of recall signatures underway

Omaha, NE – The process of verifying signatures submitted by the Mayor Suttle Recall Committee is underway.

Committee members turned in about 37,600 signatures Friday afternoon. Election Commissioner Dave Phipps says he and a staff of 20 are working to verify those signatures. That involves matching each signature against voter registration records. Each petition page has to be correctly signed and notarized as well.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:14 pm
Sat November 20, 2010

Holiday Lights Festival starts Thursday

Downtown Omaha

Omaha, NE – The Holiday Lights Festival kicks off on Thanksgiving Day at 6:00 p.m. with the annual lighting ceremony.

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Omaha Public Radio News
4:47 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Recall Committee collects more than 37,000 signatures

Omaha, NE – The Mayor Suttle Recall Committee collected 37,219 signatures during their 30-day petition drive.

Recall Committee members turned in petitions Friday afternoon at the Douglas County Election Commission. They need 26,643 valid signatures to force a recall election.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:23 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Project Interfaith is compiling videos through their Community Mosaic Video Project

Omaha, NE – Project Interfaith's Community Mosaic Video Project began in September and continues through February.

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