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General News
12:05 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Nebraska Pedestrian Fatalities at Highest Level in 12 Years

Officials are concerned with an increase in pedestrian deaths across the state this year.

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Agriculture
8:33 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Concerns grow about rising costs, assistance available to farmers due to drought

As of last Wednesday, the USDA had designated two-thirds of all counties in the U.S. as disaster areas due to drought.

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Sarpy County
2:18 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Nothing suspicious found in package left at Offutt Air Force Base gate

The Capehart gate to STRATCOM at Offutt Air Force Base has reopened following a report earlier Friday of a suspicious package.

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General News
7:08 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Prime Time is Reading Time

Prime Time Family Reading Time is a reading and discussion program for families with kids ages 6-10 who are struggling with their reading. 

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General News
5:06 am
Thu October 11, 2012

A Bunch of Good Apples

Nebraska Appleseed’s Good Apple Awards recognize the successes that they and their partners have been part of over the last year. 

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Omaha
8:19 am
Thu October 4, 2012

VA receives funds to help homeless veterans get housing, services

The VA of Nebraska-western Iowa has received two federal grants to help veterans move in to transitional housing.

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General News
5:06 am
Thu October 4, 2012

For the 2nd year, eight Omaha companies have come together to build a home for Habitat for Humanity

CEO Build Wall Raising 2012, Habitat for Humanity

Eight Omaha companies are coming together to build a home for a low income family.  Habitat for Humanity’s 2nd annual CEO Build will take place over the next four months. 

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General News
5:06 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Creighton's Women & Health Lecture Features Tess Gerritsen

Creighton University will present its 22nd annual Women and Health Lecture next Thursday.

Internationally best-selling author Tess Gerritsen is this year’s guest speaker.  Gerritsen is a former internist who gave up her career in medicine to write novels full-time. 

She is best known for her series of novels featuring homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles.  Gerritsen’s Rizzoli & Isles books are the inspiration for TNT’s series of the same name.  

She says though medicine was her first career, writing was her first love.

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General News
5:06 am
Fri September 28, 2012

UNO Launches a Violence Prevention Program

Alegent Creighton Health and Omaha's Women’s Center for Advancement are bringing a community-based violence intervention program to UNO.

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General News
5:06 am
Thu September 27, 2012

The Green Home Tour features six new and existing homes that showcase green living techniques

For the 5th year, the Green Omaha Coalition is offering its Green Home Tour.

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