Omaha, NE – Omaha Mayor Mike Fahey was approached about a possible candidacy last month. Fahey announced today he will not run for the U.S. Senate, leaving Nebraska Democrats without a challenger to three Republican candidates in the race to replace outgoing Senator Chuck Hagel. Omaha Public Radio's Katie Knapp has the story.
Glenwood, Iowa – Former President Bill Clinton visited the Mills County town of Glenwood, Iowa yesterday to campaign for New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. President Clinton talked health care, education, and why he feels the former First Lady is the best candidate for the job. Omaha Public Radio's Katie Knapp covered the former President's appearance and has this report.
Omaha, NE – You may have missed the StoryCorps Mobile Storybooth and wondered whether there might be an opportunity to record your story. The answer is Yes! Inspired by StoryCorps, KIOS-FM brings Omaha's Story. This project continues the tradition of recording the extraordinary stories of everyday people. This is the chance for you and your loved ones to recount those special moments in your life.
Omaha, NE – This debate for Nebraska's second congressional district, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, was recorded at the Omaha Press Club on Wednesday, October 19th. The moderator is Gary Kerr.
Omaha, NE – David Sedaris may well be the closest thing the literary world has these days to a rock star his speaking engagements are now consistently standing-room-only, a far cry from his early days as a housecleaner in New York City. The best-selling author, satirist, and public radio commentator that Time Out New York says "may just be the funniest man alive" is coming to Omaha's Orpheum Theatre for one night only - Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 8:00 pm.
Omaha, NE – KIOS, 91.5fm, Omaha's NPR Station, is pleased to announce a new partnership with KVNO, Classical 90.7 FM that will strengthen public radio service to the metropolitan Omaha community by streamlining both station's broadcasting schedules. Effective September 4, 2006, KIOS serves as the region's source for NPR news and jazz, while KVNO is the official station for classical music in the Omaha-Council Bluffs region.
Omaha, NE – When Bob Husz, of Council Bluffs underwent his first month of chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2004 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, he found himself emotionally down. At his wife Jane's suggestion, he sought a task that would allow him to keep a positive goal in mind during his treatment.