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Omaha's Story
11:36 am
Wed June 20, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/20/2007

Dave Whitaker & Seth Fries
(by Lena Richardson)

Seth Fries & Dave Whitaker

Omaha's Story, Overcoming Illiteracy

Literacy Center for the Midlands tutor Dave Whitaker talks with one of his students, Seth Fries, about the challenges of overcoming illiteracy.

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Jazz
8:19 am
Wed June 20, 2007

Billy Strayhorn documentary to air Friday

Lush Life explores the legendary artistic legacy of Duke Ellington's co-composer

Omaha, Nebraska – Many jazz fans know that Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington's celebrated co-composer who wrote such celebrated gems "Take the A-Train" and "Passion Flower".

A radio documentary, Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life acquaints jazz fans with much more of the life and music of the landmark American songwriter and Ellington confidant.

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Omaha's Story
2:42 pm
Fri June 15, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/13/2007

Rufus White & Vida Stabler
(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Rufus White & Vida Stabler

Omaha's Story, Traditional Omaha Tribe Music

Vida Stabler talks with Rufus White about singing and playing traditional Omaha Tribe music.

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Jazz
2:46 pm
Mon June 11, 2007

Weekday early afternoon music shows to move to evenings

Programs will add to the KIOS evening jazz lineup

Omaha, Nebraska – Fans of music shows heard on KIOS during the early afternoon can look for them at a new time starting the week of Monday, July 2.

Starting that week, Beale Street Caravan(Mondays), Brazilian Hour(Tuesdays), Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz(Wednesdays) and Jazz Profiles(Thursdays) will move to 8:00pm on their respective broadcast days. These programs will be followed by Jazz with Bob Parlocha at 9:00pm weeknights, Mondays-Thursdays.

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Other Content
12:30 pm
Fri June 8, 2007

Omaha Press Club, 6/8/07

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Brent Bowen, Director of the Aviation Institute at the University of Nebraska at Omaha “The Airline Quality Ratings Report”

Omaha's Story
12:52 pm
Thu June 7, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/4/2007

Freddie & Ben Gray
(by Lena Richardson)

Freddie & Ben Gray

Omaha's Story, How Youth influences your life

Freddie Gray talks to her husband Ben about how his youth influenced his life.

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Omaha's Story
9:49 am
Thu June 7, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 6/6/2007

Tracy, Tamarrah & David Wernsman
(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Tracy, Tamarrah & David Wernsman

Omaha Story's, A story of Adoption

Tracy Wernsman shares the story of how she came to adopt her children, Tamarrah and David.

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Omaha's Story
8:48 am
Thu May 31, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 5/30/2007

Mary Pat, Christine & Diane
(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Diane Watson, Christine Besen & Mary Pat Champion

Omaha's Story, Remembering a Sister

Eight years ago, Laura Watson was killed by a random act of violence. Today, her three sisters share memories of Laura and tell how her death impacted their lives.

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Omaha's Story
8:18 am
Thu May 31, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 5/28/2007

Kay Scarpello & Jerry Hassett
(by Bob Coate)

Jerry Hassett and Kay Scarpello

Omaha's Story, WWII

For this Memorial Day edition, Kay Scarpello talks to her uncle, former Omaha politician Jerry Hassett, about serving in World War II.

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Omaha's Story
10:56 am
Thu May 24, 2007

StoryCorps: Omaha's Story 5/16/2007

Jean Davie and Sarah Davie Riehl

Omaha's Story, A father lost to WWII

Sarah Hiatt Davie Riehl asks her mother, Jean Davie, about her birth father. Richard Estes Hiatt was killed in World War II shortly after Sarah was born.

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