UNO wants to put summer academics on par with fall and spring
The University of Nebraska at Omaha wants to see more students and faculty take academic advantage of the summer. They are experimenting with a more balanced, year-round academic calendar that would put the summer term more on par with the fall ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Posted by arlia at 9:38 AM
Caller ID scam is targeting consumers
MSR Group, an Omaha market research group, has been the target of a âCaller ID spoofingâ scam in Nebraska that has been brought to the attention of the Better Business Bureau. Starting Friday, employees at the MSR Group, located near 102nd and ...
Posted by arlia at 5:08 AM
6-year-old, family fight brain cancer, with Burkhead's help
Jack Hoffman, 6, of Atkinson, has been battling brain cancer since April 2011. Since then, he has become friends with Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead. Efforts are to try and sell 10,000 "Team Jack" T-shirts before the Wisconsin football game Sept.
Posted by arlia at 4:38 AM
Omaha Time Capsule: City considers parking lot
What happened in the Midlands on this day? Here's a sampling from the World-Herald archives. September 19, 1969: The city was considering building a 500-car to 600-car parking lot in the vicinity of the Elmwood Park ravine â" a project that might ...
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Omaha-Council Bluffs area's recovery ranked as No. 80
The Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area ranked 80th out of the nation's largest 100 metros areas for its post-recession recovery, according to a new analysis by the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program. But that's not necessarily a ...
Posted by arlia at 3:38 AM
Creighton stumping for votes in 'Today' show spirit contest
It started with a handful of sorority sisters who wanted to show Creighton University's school spirit in a contest organized by a national morning news show. With the aid of cellphone videos, YouTube, and social networking on Twitter and Facebook, the ...
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Paving the road for Project Photon in Sarpy County
Sarpy County is prepared to pave a road in hopes of luring a $200 million data center to Papillion. Tuesday, the Sarpy County Board accepted the low bid of nearly $2.9 million from Vrana and Son Construction of Omaha to pave portions of 114th Street ...
Posted by arlia at 2:38 AM