General News

General News
6:06 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Lincoln Science Cafe Focuses on Climate Change

Melting of the polar ice caps, hotter temperatures and extreme weather are just a few of the issues commonly associated with climate change.

Read more
General News
11:48 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Emergency transfer to cover Nebraska child welfare advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are moving ahead with an emergency $7 million cash transfer to prevent the state's child welfare system from running out of money.

Read more
General News
1:32 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Agency suggests changes after 'Cops' crewman's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal agency has issued the producers of the long-running TV show "Cops" a letter offering guidelines that might have prevented the shooting death of a crew member last summer in Omaha.

Read more
General News
4:22 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Nebraska district buys flood-prone land along Missouri River

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The last round of buyouts has been completed of flood-prone property at a development along the Missouri River south of Bellevue.

Read more
General News
4:21 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Director teaching in China wants leave from district

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Board members for a natural resources district are considering action on a colleague who wants to remain on the board despite being out of the country until June, teaching in China.

Read more
General News
6:06 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Kids Count in Nebraska Shows Families Working Hard But Falling Behind

Voices for Children released its Kids Count in Nebraska report last month.  Chrissy Tonkinson, Research Coordinator at Voices for Children, says the report found that the annual median household income in Nebraska has fallen by over $900 in the past ten years. 

Read more
General News
3:52 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

New 531 area code may soon be used in eastern Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The first 531 phone numbers in Nebraska's new area code will soon be activated.

Read more
General News
7:37 am
Sat February 14, 2015

Creighton University hospital expects trauma certification

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Catholic Health Initiatives officials say they're confident that Creighton University Medical Center's trauma center soon will be certified for Level 1 patients.

Read more
General News
8:38 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Company suspends efforts to seize Nebraska land for Keystone

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Canadian oil pipeline company is temporarily suspending efforts to seize Nebraska land for the Keystone Pipeline XL amid a legal challenge.

Read more
General News
1:49 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Buffett's old Cadillac will be auctioned off for charity

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's old 2006 Cadillac is going to be auctioned off to raise money for one of his favorite charities now that the billionaire finally upgraded his car to a newer model.

Read more

Pages