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Omaha Public Radio News
2:08 pm
Wed December 1, 2010

MCC Revs up Solar Energy Training Program

Omaha, NE – Metropolitan Community College's is offering a new solar energy curriculum.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:36 pm
Wed December 1, 2010

Judge denies Mayor's request for restraining order

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle

Omaha, NE – The process of verifying more than 37,000 signatures submitted by the Mayor Suttle Recall Committee will continue.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:26 pm
Tue November 30, 2010

The Truancy Epidemic

Omaha, NE – The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority continues its Coffee and Conversation Series tonight at 6:00 with the Truancy Epidemic.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:09 pm
Mon November 29, 2010

Omaha Mayor seeks restraining order to delay verification of petition signatures

Mayor Jim Suttle

Omaha, NE – Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle wants an extension of the deadline for the Douglas County Election Commission to verify recall petition signatures.

Suttle, through his attorney, filed a request for a restraining order last Wednesday in Douglas County District Court. The lawsuit names the Election Commission and Commissioner Dave Phipps as defendants. Suttle's lawsuit alleges electioneering by recall petition circulators in the Election Commission office.

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Omaha Public Radio News
4:01 pm
Sun November 28, 2010

Ready in Five is a School Readiness Program for International Children

Omaha, NE – Ready in 5 is a school readiness program for international children.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:30 pm
Fri November 26, 2010

New Data Show One in Eight Nebraskans Struggling with Hunger

Omaha, NE – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's annual report was released last week. The data indicates one in eight Nebraskans are struggling with food insecurity.

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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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