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3:42 pm
Thu October 21, 2010

The Omaha Area Youth Orchestra kicks off the new season with its annual All-Orchestra Concert

Holland Center

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Area Youth Orchestra's annual All-Orchestra concert takes place this Sunday at the Holland Center.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:56 pm
Thu October 21, 2010

Mayor Suttle Recall Committee picks up petitions

Omaha, NE – A group seeking to force a recall election of Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle is officially starting its signature-gathering efforts.

The Mayor Suttle Recall Committee picked up 6,000 petitions Thursday morning at the Douglas County Election Commission. Committee spokesman Jeremy Aspen says collecting 26,643 signatures in the next 30 days will be a daunting task. But he believes the committee has the volunteers, momentum, and money to make it happen.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:32 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Mentor exhibition opens in re-imagined Bellows Studio

Omaha, NE – The Kent Bellows Studio is presenting its first fall mentor exhibition through December 3rd.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:07 am
Tue October 19, 2010

The Omaha Children's Museum receives prestigious award

Omaha, NE – The Omaha Children's Museum has received a Leading Edge award from the Association of Science and Technology Centers

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:31 pm
Mon October 18, 2010

Twelve Metro Area Non-Profits Join Together to Offer the Metro Arts Pass

Omaha, NE – A dozen non-profit organizations have collaborated to offer metro residents the new Metro Arts Pass.

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Omaha Public Radio News
11:51 am
Fri October 15, 2010

Mayor Suttle Recall Committee begins its petition drive next week

Omaha, NE – A committee seeking to recall Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle plans to pick up its petitions next week.

The Mayor Suttle Recall Committee announced its upcoming campaign events during a news conference Friday. Once committee members pick up the petitions, volunteers have 30 days to collect 26,643 signatures.

Committee co-spokesperson Nicole Jesse says they plan to gather signatures at an Omaha Nighthawks game, as well as political rallies and restaurants. The Recall Committee also plans to go door-to-door.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:48 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

New Winter Weather Plan for the City of Omaha Announced This Morning

Omaha, NE – The City of Omaha announced changes to its snow removal procedures this morning at a media conference.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:17 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

The new $14 million Center for Nursing Science opened at UNMC this week.

Omaha, NE – The University Of Nebraska Medical Center College Of Nursing opened a new building this week.

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Omaha Public Radio News
8:12 am
Thu October 14, 2010

Health care, jobs, education on the minds of Second Congressional District candidates

Omaha, NE – The economic stimulus plan, the war in Afghanistan and jobs were all up for discussion at the Second Congressional District debate Thursday.

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Omaha Public Radio News
1:41 pm
Tue October 12, 2010

Fracking Congress: Gas Industry Battles Against New Federal Rules

Washington, D.C. – A method of drilling oil and gas practiced in Nebraska is becoming increasingly controversial nationwide with many residents complaining about water contamination. But legislation on Capitol Hill to increase regulation of the practice is stalled amid industry opposition.

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