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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 became stranded on ice, and the owners tried to rescue the dog.  Two Omaha firefighters in wet suits...

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 are not welcome."  UNO Chancellor Jeffrey Gold announced yesterday that everyone is welcome...

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 lawsuit against the city of Omaha last week.  The City Council approved an ordinance earlier this year...

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 Dunham House on Tuesday.  Paying for construction costs hinges on donations by the Wounded...

Spin Making It Harder For Kids To Access Scooters

Spin Making It Harder For Kids To Access Scooters

Learfield Wire Services

September 12, 2019

OMAHA-- The public scooter company that operates in Omaha is making it harder for kids to gain access to electric scooters.  The Omaha World Herald reports Spin is now requiring people who rent scooters to verify they're at least 18 by using their driver's license.  The change comes after a nine-year-old...

Omaha Police Investigating Convenience Store Robberies

Omaha Police Investigating Convenience Store Robberies

Learfield Wire Services

September 12, 2019

OMAHA --  Police are investigating two early morning robberies at Omaha convenience stores.  Police say an employee at the Bucky's at 40th and Dodge says someone entered the store with a gun around 12:40, jumped over the counter, and demanded money.  The suspect then took cash, hit the employee with...

Northeast students work the OEAA’s annual awards show for the third year

Northeast students work the OEAA’s annual awards show for the third year

February 27, 2018

Five Northeast Community College media arts students participated in a live event in Omaha that exposed them to the best of real-world experiences. For the third consecutive year, broadcasting and digital cinema and media students were asked to provide video production services for the Omaha Entertainment...

Blue Man Group come to Omaha

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

January 12, 2012

The world renown performers are coming  to the Orpheum Theater in Omaha this upcoming week. They will be having 6 shows from Tuesday the 17th to Sunday the 22nd. The three man troupe, that has permanent shows in cities like New York, Chicago, Boston, and more are making a stop in the Midwest region. Their...

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