Omaha, NE – United way of the Midlands established the Von Maur Victims Fund after the December fifth shootings that left eight people dead. As of Friday, December 14, $294,000 has been donated to the fund, which was set up to assist victims and their families. The United Way says donations have come in from the Omaha metro area and 33 states. A news release from the Midlands chapter says an advisory committee will work out a process and criteria for funding decisions. The first disbursement is scheduled to happen within a week.
Omaha, Nebraska – Award-winning producer Paul Ingles hosts The Emergence of Joni Mitchell, a two-hour examination of one of the most heralded songwriters of her time, Joni Mitchell. In this third installment of his series on the seminal work of important figures in popular music, Ingles and guest commentators explore how Joni Mitchell crafted her artistry and connected with audiences over four decades.
Special Education Transition Planning; School Security
Michael Lyon talks with Dan Weidner, OPS Transition Specialist for the Department of Special Education about transition planning for special education students. Then he discusses advances in school security with Glen Ellis, CEO of Sycamore Education.