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General News
5:06 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Strategic Air & Space Museum Awarded a NASA Grant

Strategic Air & Space Museum

The Strategic Air and Space Museum was awarded a 2012 NASA Summer of Innovation Grant in July. 

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General News
3:29 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Bioretention gardens installed on MCC's Fort Omaha Campus

Metro Community College

Metropolitan Community College has partnered with the city of Omaha’s Stormwater Program to create two bioretention gardens on its Fort Omaha Campus.

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Omaha
1:02 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Community togetherness, safety promoted during National Night Out

Omaha will be joining communities nationwide next Tuesday for National Night Out.

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General News
2:19 pm
Tue July 31, 2012

Innovative Aging Series Continues in August

Dollars & Sense is the focus of the VNA’s next segment on Innovative Aging.

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Omaha
1:14 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Reported hate crime leads to Omaha Vigil Against Violence

Omaha’s Memorial Park is the site of a vigil Thursday night in support of a Lincoln woman who was the victim of a hate crime.

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Omaha
11:25 am
Wed July 25, 2012

End of an era: demolition begins on Rosenblatt Stadium

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Omaha’s longtime home of the College World Series and Omaha Royals baseball is coming down.

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Lincoln
12:24 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Lincoln Police investigating a hate crime

Lincoln Police are investigating a hate crime that happened early Sunday morning.

Lincoln Police spokeswoman Officer Katie Flood says few details are available as the investigation is in its early stages. She says police are investigating a report of an assault and arson at a home on Lincoln’s south side.

Flood says derogatory language regarding a person's sexual orientation was spray painted inside the home. The victim, a 33-year-old woman, was injured and treated at a Lincoln hospital. She described her alleged attackers as three men wearing masks.

General News
5:06 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Bellevue Selected to Compete in National Green Contest

The City of Bellevue has been selected to represent Nebraska in the SC Johnson Green Choices Challenge.

The city with the biggest percentage of sustainable participation during the 6-month contest period, will win a $100,000 environmental grant.  The competition began July 2nd and runs through December. 

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General News
5:06 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Completely KIDS is Offering an Open Forum on Gang Violence Prevention

An open forum called “Gang Violence and Prevention Awareness” takes place this evening at the South Omaha Public Library.

L.D. Richardson, Senior, Teen Specialist with Completely KIDS, says the teens in his program helped put the forum together.  Richardson says tonight’s forum will bring the community together and offer them information to improve the safety of South Omaha. 

The evening includes a presentation by the South Omaha precinct gang unit, former gang members and a victim of gang violence.  Richardson says prevention starts in the home.

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General News
5:06 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Ravel/UnRavel Starts its Citywide Tour this Weekend

Ravel/UnRavel on tour

Project Interfaith is taking its Ravel/UnRavel initiative to the streets starting this Sunday. Volunteers will be parking a classic Bel Air Wagon around the city, drawing attention to the project. 

The idea for Ravel/UnRavel unfolded in the spring of 2010 during the first week of a student project. 

For six weeks, kids took flip cameras and a list of questions concerning service, spiritual identity and beliefs, into the community. These interviews were then uploaded to a video blog on Project Interfaith’s website. 

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