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Omaha Public Radio News
3:09 am
Wed March 5, 2008

UNO honors six female community leaders

Omaha, NE – Six Omaha women are being honored for their leadership and dedication to the community. The University of Nebraska-Omaha's Women of Color Awards honor women who lead and work to improve the lives of others. The winners are:

Dr. Mary Goodwin-Clinkscale, Arts and Humanities. Clinkscale is involved with the Greater Bethel Temple and United Way of the Midlands. She established the Growing and Building Together Children's Academy.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:42 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Omaha street crews begin repairs

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Works crews are starting work to repair potholes and remove graffiti city-wide. Public Works plans to have crews on the roads seven days a week, weather permitting, through April 11th to fix potholes. Crews are also working to remove graffiti from signs, benches and other spots.

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Jazz
2:17 pm
Tue March 4, 2008

Last Call presents an Interview with Ben Allison

Bassist's latest recording is Think Free

(14:05)

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:44 am
Mon March 3, 2008

Senator responds to Governor Heineman's criticism over immigration bill

Omaha, NE – Senator Brad Ashford is responding to Governor Dave Heineman's claim that lawmakers are ignoring Nebraskans' wishes by not passing an immigration bill. Governor Heineman was supporting a bill that would have denied federal, state and local benefits to illegal immigrants. He said the measure ensured that tax dollars are being spent wisely.

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Omaha Public Radio News
12:53 am
Mon March 3, 2008

Save Rosenblatt rallies to keep the College World Series there

Omaha, NE – The Save Rosenblatt Committee is continuing its efforts to ensure that the College World Series remains at its current home long-term. More than one hundred people rallied outside Rosenblatt Stadium Saturday afternoon in an effort to encourage city leaders to keep the CWS at Rosenblatt.

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Omaha Public Radio News
2:01 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Save Rosenblatt responds to stadium proposal

Omaha, NE – The Chairman of the Save Rosenblatt Committee says he's optimistic that the College World Series will remain at that stadium long-term. Jason Smith says the NCAA has expressed interest in securing a long-term deal that would keep the CWS at Rosenblatt.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:14 am
Wed February 27, 2008

New stadium price tag: $140 million

Jazz
2:06 pm
Tue February 26, 2008

Swingtime

Program examines lesser known milestone in Civil Rights Movement.

Omaha, Nebraska – Swingtime examines a little known, but important element of the Civil Rights movement in America in the 20th Century.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:15 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Omaha mayor, Stadium Committee meet with the NCAA

Omaha, NE – No details are available about Tuesday's meeting between the City of Omaha and the NCAA. Mayor Mike Fahey and the Stadium Oversight Committee met with NCAA officials in Indianapolis. The meeting comes one week after the Stadium Oversight Committee presented its recommendation to build a new ballpark on Qwest Center parking lots C and E.

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Omaha Public Radio News
3:12 am
Tue February 26, 2008

UNO establishing scholarship in memory of Brittany Williams

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska at Omaha plans to establish a scholarship in memory of Brittany Williams. The 21-year-old Williams was shot to death January 20th while she was waiting in her car at a drive-thru in Omaha. Williams was a pre-nursing student at UNO, a Goodrich scholar and a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

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