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General News
6:19 am
Sat March 30, 2013

Omaha Zoo Announces Names of Lion Cubs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha zoo has announced the names of five African lion cubs selected through a contest on the group's Facebook page.

The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium said Friday morning that the boy cubs have been named Josiri and Taj. The females have been named Kya, Leela and Zuri.

Visitors to the zoo's Facebook page were asked to suggest names, and zoo workers selected 20 names from more than 5,000 submissions.

Those names were then posted on Facebook for a final vote.

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General News
6:06 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Citizen Education Training Program

Courtesy of Omaha Police Department

The Omaha Police Department offers a six-week Citizen Education Training Program beginning April 4th.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Books by the Busload Promotes Literacy

Metropolitan Community College, Cargo Zone LLC and Metro Transit are bringing 20,000 free new books to locations throughout the greater Omaha community. 

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General News
3:05 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Omaha B-Cycle Starts Again

Courtesy of Stacie Hamel

Omaha’s B-Cycle program is now entering its 3rd year, with expansion possible this year. 

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World News
8:14 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Creighton theology expert: Pope Francis brings hope, new perspective

Pope Francis
Credit abcnews.com/Google Images

A Creighton University associate professor of Theology says Pope Francis will bring enthusiasm, hope, and a new perspective.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu March 14, 2013

The US Army Corps of Engineers Weighs In on Drought Conditions

Current conditions place the upper Missouri River Basin in severe and exceptional drought.

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General News
3:05 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

What Makes a Family?

Zach Wahls

Zach Wahls is the featured speaker for the Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Lecture next Tuesday at UNO.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Extreme Weather: The 1913 Douglas County Tornado

Aug. Carsten's Home, 4402 Leavenworth Street, Courtesy of www.MemorialLibrary.com

This Sunday the Douglas County Historical Society is hosting a panel discussion on the 1913 Easter Sunday tornado.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed March 6, 2013

What's New at the Zoo?

Desert Dome at Henry Doorly Zoo

Dennis Pate took over the reins of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in March of 2009.

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General News
3:10 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Grammy Winner John Legend Speaks at YP Summit

John Legend
Courtesy of Cheril Lee

Education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty says Grammy winning singer and humanitarian John Legend.

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