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.
Live Well Omaha officials hope metro area families will take a Family Dining Pledge.
After 25 years as Mayor of Council Bluffs, Tom Hanafan is retiring.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for February was unchanged at 3.8 percent, matching the revised rates for January and December.
Nebraska’s Senior U-S Senator says he voted for the continuing resolution that’ll fund the government through the end of September.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sexual partners of patients who are diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea could receive prescription antibiotics without a medical exam, under a bill that won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.
The Great Plains Theatre Conference recently selected plays for the 2013 Conference.
The most common causes of low vision are macular degeneration and glaucoma.
Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Nebraska Book Festival.
The deadline for voters in Douglas County to request an early voting ballot is Wednesday (today) at 4:00 p.m.