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Sunday Jul 27 |

Jackson: Federal report on Newark police department may come back to haunt Cory Booker

When the U.S. Justice Department issued a damning report last week about civil-rights abuses by the Newark Police Department, Sen. Cory Booker - who served as the high-profile mayor of the city while the abuses were piling up - said the federal involvement was a positive step.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Cory Booker, ACLU, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Globe Catholic Newspaper

Amy Bloch to lead Catholic Charities

By RENEE WEBB, Globe senior reporter The Diocese of Sioux City recently named Amy Bloch the new executive director of Catholic Charities.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Sioux City, IA, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Morningside College

Sat Jul 19, 2014


University of Nebraska board approves merger

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved the merger of its engineering departments in Lincoln and Omaha, despite the pleas of an engineering professor.


Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering

Thu Jul 17, 2014


UNO Researchers Find Prized Treasure at Bethsaida Excavation

Researchers have discovered an extremely rare coin during excavations led by the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the lost biblical city of Bethsaida, according to a release from the university.


Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Drew University

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Hagel, Japanese Minister Of Defense Onodera At Pentagon

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CHUCK HAGEL: Good afternoon. I very much appreciate the opportunity this afternoon to welcome back my friend, Minister Onodera, welcome him back to the Pentagon.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Hagel

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Hagel's Budding Bromance With Japan's Onodera

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel presents Japan's Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera a tennis outfit of the University of Nebraska at Omaha during a joint news conference after their meeting at the Pentagon on Friday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Hagel


The PNAS 'old boys' club': NAS members can...

In April, the US National Academy of Sciences elected 105 new members to its ranks.


Sat Jul 05, 2014

My Edmonds

Guitar collection project hits all the right notes for Meadowdale High School senior

O n July 12, Meadowdale High School senior Nathan Battern will be holding a collection day at the high school for students in the MHS guitar class who do not own or can't afford guitars.


Related Topix: Nebraska

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The State

Lightning re-sign D Sustr

The Czech made his NHL debut with the club during the lockout-shortened 2013 campaign, appearing in two games, after playing three years at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.