General News

Omaha
1:00 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Welcome to the Weekend: Omaha residents, visitors' videos part of tourism campaign

A campaign promoting Omaha as a tourist destination has resulted in 70 videos so far that highlight the city’s attractions and experiences.

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General News
5:06 am
Tue September 25, 2012

ICAN and NET are Partnering to Present a Community Cinema Event

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a six-part miniseries that will premiere on PBS October 1st and 2nd.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Omaha Mayor questions use of furlough program following weekend shooting

Jermaine Lucas was on a furlough from the Community Corrections Center of Lincoln when he was shot and killed Sunday by two Omaha Police officers. Authorities say Lucas, a known gang member, was armed.
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Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says he questions whether a furlough system to help reacclimate inmates into society should be used in some cases.

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Omaha
10:54 am
Wed September 5, 2012

United Way of the Midlands sets ambitious 2012 goal

United Way of the Midlands has set an ambitious goal to support “The Power of Change,” their fundraising drive over the next two months.  They announced the nearly $23.5 million goal and some special, one-time grants at a kickoff event August 29th.

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General News
5:06 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Appointment of New Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare

Nebraska has its first Inspector General of Child Welfare.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Science Cafe to focus on prairies, wildlife

Nebraska’s prairies and the wildlife that call them home are the subject of Tuesday's UNMC Science Café.

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Energy
12:03 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Exelon Nuclear Partners takes over operations of Fort Calhoun Station

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station.
OPPD

Chicago-based Exelon Nuclear Partners has assumed day-to-day operations at the Fort Calhoun Station.

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General News
7:52 am
Sat August 25, 2012

The UNO Aviation Institute awarded prestigious Loening Trophy

he UNO Aviation Institute was awarded the Loening Trophy yesterday afternoon during a formal presentation.

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Lincoln
1:00 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Police say Lincoln hate crime was a hoax

Lincoln Police say a reported hate crime against a 33-year-old woman never happened.

The Lancaster County Attorney's office issued an arrest warrant Tuesday afternoon for Charlie Rogers. She was arrested for filing a false police report. 

Rogers reported to Lincoln police on July 22nd that she was assaulted by three men wearing ski masks. Police said at that time that derogatory language regarding a person's sexual orientation was also spray painted on the walls of her home.

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