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Nebraska Omaha defeats Northern Colorado 105-85

White's 25 points paces Nebraska Omaha to a 105-85 road win over Northern Colorado        

Swaziland's Elephants: A Dying Breed

What's an African elephant worth? If you're the Kingdom of Swaziland, the Dallas Zoo, the Sedgwick County Zoo, or Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, it looks like about $90,000 per year for five years for 15 (or is it 18?) elephants. For theShow More Summary

LCS Program Sees Two More Launches | UK Announces Defense Spending Increase | Indonesia Inks Deal with KAI as Part of KF-X Program

Americas The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Class (LCS) program is picking up speed as two more of the ships were launched over the last few days. November 20 saw the USS Omaha enter the water in Mobile, Alabama and the USS Milwawkee was commissioned the following day by the Mayor of Milwawkee. There are […]

Sounding Off on “Purity” Parents Who Want to Keep LGBT Information Out of Sex Education

Our schools' sex education curriculums are, on the most part, woefully out of date. When the Omaha Public School System set out to do something about it, they were besieged by conservative interest groups in a highly offensive way. Rob...Show More Summary

Minor league hockey team reveals awesome 'Star Wars' helmets

The USHL’s Omaha Lancers are celebrating Star Wars night this Saturday, and though we’ve seen some impressive (...)

Police Investigating Alleged Rape at Home of Tommy Armstrong Jr.

Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, are investigating an alleged rape that occurred at the home of Nebraska Cornhuskers starting quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. Paul Hammel and Joe Duggan of the Omaha World-Herald detailed Tuesday a 20-year-old woman reported the alleged sexual assault upon arriving at Lincoln hospital at approximately 2:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett Cuts Stake in Goldman, Wal-Mart, Adds AT&T to Portfolio, 13-F Says

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) shaved its holdings in Goldman Sachs (GS) and Wal-Mart (WMT) during the third quarter, freeing up cash for the purchase of Precision Castparts (PCP). But the Oracle of Omaha also added to his position in International Business Machines (IBM) and reported a new stake in AT&T (T), according to quarterly […]

Monday Morning Hangover: Peyton Manning Headlines a Sunday of Shattered Dreams

He shouted "Omaha" before each interception. Remember Omaha? Peyton Manning would call it out before the snap, then complete some wizardly little pass to an undefended spot on the field, and we would spend weeks speculating about what Omaha meant. Manning and the Broncos coyly encouraged vague misinformation. Show More Summary

Peyton Manning got benched, but the Broncos are still yelling Omaha

Brock Orsweiler took over against the Chiefs for Peyton Manning, who didn't have the greatest day. It didn't take him long to get into full Peyton Manning form with the famous 'OMAHA!' call. FANTASTIC! There is actually a purpose behind...Show More Summary

Gay Dad Takes On Parents Who Want To Keep 'LGBT' Out Of Sex Education

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

When did your local schools last revise their sex education program? Let me cut to the chase. Omaha public schools has not revised its sex education and related health classes for 30 years. Thirty years. Bad enough that it fails to address...Show More Summary

BUILDING THE 21st CENTURY MILITARY, YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG: We’ve all seen the Photoshop of the WWII …

BUILDING THE 21st CENTURY MILITARY, YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG: We’ve all seen the Photoshop of the WWII soldier fresh off Omaha Beach or Iwo Jima next to footiepajamas ObamaCare ManBoy; but alas, the latter image sounds like it’s a goal, not a warning for John M. McHugh, then-Secretary of the Army: This, by the way, is […]

Man Sues After Being Denied Long-Term Care Insurance Due To Truvada Use

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

An unnamed Massachusetts resident is suing an Omaha insurance company after he was denied long-term care insurance because he is taking Truvada as PrEP. The 61-year-old, identified as John Doe in the complaint, applied for long-termShow More Summary

This Dad Pushes His Daughter In Wheelchair Through All Her Marching Band Performances

This family knows how to show school spirit. During every home football game, Kevin Houston joins his daughter, Eva, and her Omaha, Nebraska, high school marching band on the field for the halftime show. The 14-year-old freshman hasShow More Summary

Down With the Struggle: Missouri ‘Hunger Striker’ Son of Wealthy Railroad Executive

Wait until all the grifters and hangers-on find out how much his daddy makes. By then he’ll be back at home checking his privilege. Jonathan Butler, a central figure in the protests at the University of Missouri, is an Omaha … Conti...

Nebraska cops waited a year to press charges in rape case — in spite of witnesses and DNA evidence

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Omaha, Nebraska authorities are under scrutiny for the prosecution of a rape case in which an unconscious 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by multiple attackers and photos of the incident were distributed on social media. According to the Omaha World Herald, the Omaha Police Department...

The Conservation Charade: Elephants Do Not Belong in Zoos

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) recently made public a permit request for the import of 18 wild-caught young elephants from Swaziland to the Dallas Zoo in Texas, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo in Nebraska, and Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas. Eighty scientists, conservationists, and professionals from around the world have issued a statement opposing this plan.

NewsBusted: Handsy In Omaha

"In Omaha, a 15-year-old boy has been arrested for groping his 28-year-old female teacher. When reached for comment, the school’s principal said they will now enforce a strict rule against students making the first move." -- NewsBusted's Jodi Miller.

These Reserved Parking Signs Are A Well-Deserved Salute To Wounded Vets

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

This nonprofit is working to give veterans and their vehicles a secure spot wherever they go. Wounded Warriors Family Support, an Omaha, Nebraska-based group that helps families of injured or killed soldiers, is providing establishments with signs that grant reserved parking to wounded veterans. Show More Summary

USDA Announces Recall for More Than 167,000 Pounds of Ground Beef

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Meat processed by All American Meats in Omaha may have been contaminated with E. coli

Tiger chomps the hand of drunk woman at Omaha zoo

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A tiger bit into the hand of a drunk woman who had snuck into Omaha’s zoo to try to pet a tiger early Sunday, police said.

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