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Omaha Public Radio News
7:15 am
Sat December 4, 2010

New Offutt Park Honors Deployed Military Members

Omaha, NE – A new park at Offutt Air Force Base honors deployed military members.

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Omaha Public Radio News
5:37 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

More than 28,000 recall petition signatures verified

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle

Omaha, NE – The Douglas County Election Commission verified 28,720 recall petition signatures, setting up a possible recall election in January.

The Mayor Suttle Recall Committee turned in more than 37,000 signatures November 19th. During a news conference Saturday, Election Commissioner Dave Phipps announced that 25 percent of the recall petition signatures were thrown out.

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Omaha Public Radio News
4:49 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

Aksarben Cinema's Digital Experience Begins December 10th

Omaha, NE – Aksarben Cinema is Omaha's only locally-owned and all-digital movie theatre.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:36 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Releases Report on Vitamin D

Omaha, NE – The Institute of Medicine released a report earlier this week indicating the majority of Americans are getting enough Vitamin D.

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Omaha Public Radio News
10:08 am
Fri December 3, 2010

Winter Night Watch expands in to south Omaha

Omaha, NE – The Salvation Army's Winter Night Watch program has expanded for its 22nd year.

Winter Night Watch began Wednesday evening. The program, which provides meals and warm clothing to Omaha's homeless and near-homeless, has two mobile operations this year. One canteen covers north and east Omaha, five nights a week.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:14 pm
Thu December 2, 2010

Fund for Omaha Announces Grant Recipients

Omaha, NE – 16 non-profit organizations received more than $150,000 in grants from the Omaha Community Foundation last month.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:04 pm
Thu December 2, 2010

Concerts celebrate the season during Joslyn Art Museum's Annual Holiday Under Glass Series

Joslyn Art Museum

Omaha, NE – The 17th annual Holiday Under Glass series is underway at the Joslyn Art Museum.

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Omaha Public Radio News
10:30 am
Thu December 2, 2010

Harkin: extend unemployment benefits immediately

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-IA

Omaha, NE – An Iowa lawmaker says he wants Congress to act on an immediate extension of unemployment benefits.

More than two million Americans will lose those benefits at the end of December. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin says 10,000 Iowans will be without unemployment benefits at the end of the month.

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Omaha Public Radio News
6:16 am
Thu December 2, 2010

Small plane crashes near Eppley Airfield

Omaha, NE – One person is hospitalized after a small plane crash early Thursday morning at Omaha's Eppley Airfield.

Omaha Police were called to the airport just after 4:30 am for a report that a single-engine plane had crashed in a pond on airport property. Omaha Police Lieutenant Darci Tierney says the pilot, a 36-year-old man from Montana, survived the crash. He was taken to Creighton University Medical Center for observation. There were no passengers on the plane.

The cause of the small plane crash isn't yet known.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:50 pm
Wed December 1, 2010

Today's Hungry Club Features Anne Hindery

Omaha, NE – Anne Hindery, CEO of Nonprofit Association of the Midlands, is the featured speaker at today's Hungry Club.

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