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New COVID-19 clusters reported at UNC-Chapel Hill residence hall and sorority house

New COVID-19 clusters reported at UNC-Chapel Hill residence hall and sorority house

T. Keung Hui August 26, 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. — UNC-Chapel Hill reported a new COVID-19 outbreak Saturday in a campus-wide alert. Two clusters were found in Craige residence hall and Alpha Delta Pi sorority house at 411 E. Rosemary...

Despite life’s struggles, Northeast student shines as a leader

Despite life’s struggles, Northeast student shines as a leader

Special to the Viewpoint May 12, 2020

NORFOLK- Struggles and hardships have accompanied Hannah Schmeckpeper throughout her academic journey, but her strength as a leader and desire to succeed has carried her through these difficulties. Schmeckpeper,...

Winter Weather Keeps Troopers Busy

Winter Weather Keeps Troopers Busy

Learfield Wire Services January 14, 2020

OMAHA--  Nebraska State Patrol troopers are revealing the results of their winter storm response.  Patrol officials announced yesterday that they responded to 68 crashes between Friday afternoon and...

New Miss Nebraska USA Crowned

New Miss Nebraska USA Crowned

Learfield Wire Services January 14, 2020

OMAHA--  A new Miss Nebraska USA is crowned.  Megan Swanson, the Millard title holder, was crowned Miss Nebraska USA 2020 on Sunday night at the Rose Theater in Omaha.  She is the sister of Allie Swanson,...

Omaha Brings In Millions From Events

Omaha Brings In Millions From Events

Learfield Wire Services January 14, 2020

OMAHA  --  Omaha's arena, convention center, and ballpark bring in millions of dollars from hosting events over the last two years.  The Metropolitan Convention and Entertainment Authority says it brought...

Stranded Dog Rescued

Stranded Dog Rescued

Learfield Wire Services November 14, 2019

OMAHA-  A dog is safe after being rescued from Flanagan Lake in northwest Omaha.  Two people were walking with their dog yesterday when the dog ran towards some ducks on the water.  The dog named Lola...

Mumps Cases On The Rise

Mumps Cases On The Rise

Learfield Wire Services November 14, 2019

LINCOLN-  The number of mumps cases is on the rise in Lancaster County.  The Lancaster County Health Department says nine mumps cases have been reported since September.  Three of the cases have been...

UNO Responds To Intimidating Note

UNO Responds To Intimidating Note

Learfield Wire Services November 14, 2019

OMAHA-  University of Nebraska-Omaha officials are responding after an intimidating note was found near campus.  UNO student worker Joshua Garcia found a note on his car Tuesday evening that read "Illegals...

Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Learfield Wire Services November 14, 2019

OMAHA-  An economist at Creighton University thinks retail growth will be slower this holiday season.  Doctor Ernie Goss forecasts retail sales to grow by three-to-four percent, which is down from last...

Pumpkin Sets New State Record

Pumpkin Sets New State Record

Learfield Wire Services October 15, 2019

WAHOO --  A Wahoo man is the new state record holder for the largest pumpkin.  The "Omaha World-Herald" reports that 33-year-old Brent Cernik displayed a nearly 15-hundred pound pumpkin at the Ryan Norlin...

Rental Lawsuit Filed

Rental Lawsuit Filed

Learfield Wire Services October 15, 2019

OMAHA  --  An Omaha landlord group is trying to prevent the city's new rental registrations and inspections program from taking effect.  The Metropolitan Omaha Property Owners Association filed the...

Assisted-Living Center For Combat Veterans Could Come To Omaha

Assisted-Living Center For Combat Veterans Could Come To Omaha

Learfield Wire Services October 15, 2019

OMAHA  --  A new assisted-living center for wounded combat veterans could be coming to Omaha.  The Omaha World Herald reports the city council unanimously approved early plans for the 40-acre military-focused...

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