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20 hrs ago | The Papillion Times

Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

Bob Markworth folded his hands and stared ahead at a massive basement room - a concert hall, really - that was full and empty all at once.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Papillion Times

Omaha woman, 30, battling breast cancer for third time

Just like a devastating dream I had in October, my cancer is back. But I'm not giving up.

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The Papillion Times

It's All Derivative

Before them was, to the casual eye, an esoteric mishegoss of numbers, letters - in both the Latin and Greek alphabet - and bent sigils, followed, however, by that easily recognizable pair of parallel lines: the equal sign.

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Related Topix: Papillion, NE, Omaha, NE

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Papillion Times

UNO's Guentzel named NCHC rookie of month

University of Nebraska at Omaha freshman forward Jake Guentzel on Wednesday was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference rookie of the month - the second time he has earned the award.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Geographic Travels

Virtual Geography Convention 2014: How Good Government and Education...

The Geography Blog focusing on all things geography: human, physical, technical, space, news, and geopolitics.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Papillion Times

Kammrad leaving post with Abraham Lincoln

Justin Kammrad can quickly rattle off the top four reasons he's changing jobs: sons Braylon, Landon, Quentin and Kroy.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, IA, Education Etc., Family, Kids

The Papillion Times

UNO to host religion and film conference

Online academic journals were practically unheard of in 1997, when William Blizek and the late Ron Burke co-founded the Journal of Religion and Film at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Omaha, NE, Bollywood

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Kitsap Sun

North Kitsap's Jewett earns Summity League honor

North Kitsap's Daniel Jewett, a junior at the University of Nebraska Omaha, was named the Summit League's baseball player of the week for last week's play.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Papillion Times

A list of upcoming Omaha-area Easter egg hunts

Maizy Jones , 7, harvests the plastic eggs at during an Easter egg hunt at Stinson Park in Omaha on March 30, 2013.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Student Society, Xi Delta, Sororities, Alpha Xi Delta, Painting, Arts, Life, Holidays, Easter

Fri Apr 04, 2014

KOTA Television

Nebraska's First Lady to Honor Community Volunteers

Three volunteers from the Panhandle state will be honored by First Lady Sally Ganem on Friday, April 11 at the 2014 First Lady's Outstanding Community Service Awards luncheon which will be held at The Thompson Center on the University of Nebraska Omaha campus.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Chadron, NE, Dawes County, NE, Lewellen, NE, McCook, NE

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KETV-TV

Students sleep in boxes to raise awareness

During these cold spring nights, members of a University of Nebraska at Omaha fraternity are sleeping in cardboard boxes trying to raise awareness.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Student Society, Pi Kappa Alpha, Fraternities

Mon Mar 31, 2014

VDARE

Diversity Central: Oakland

Separate Oakland police records show that from 2007 through 2011, about 70 percent of those arrested were African-American.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nebraska

Omaha World-Herald

New UNO poll to focus on residents of Omaha, Lincoln metro areas

It's designed to complement the Nebraska Rural Poll, conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for 18 years, to create a more complete picture of changes happening across the state.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Omaha, NE

KXKT-FM Omaha

Crossroads Hosts 11th Annual "Just Can It" Food Drive

The Salvation Army is partnering with University of Nebraska at Omaha's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity for Just Can It, a food drive and homelessness awareness event to benefit Salvation Army food pantries.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Pi Kappa Alpha, Student Society, Fraternities

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Historical Society to present Governor's Awards

The South Dakota Historical Society says three people and two organizations will be honored for their efforts in preserving the state's history.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Whitewood, SD

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Papillion Times

Buying college textbooks doesn't have to be a costly game of chance

Briar Cliff University education major Yesenia Macias of Sioux City, Iowa, uses her iPad to access digital textbooks.

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Related Topix: Briar Cliff University, Ipad, Science / Technology, Standardized Testing, Education, Michigan, University of Nebraska Lincoln

The Papillion Times

Community colleges are a good spot for students looking to save cash, find non-traditional degree

Death, taxes - and the rising cost of a college education. These are the things in life that we can all count on as certainties.

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Related Topix: Nebraska

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Washington Times

Neb. lawmakers ponder rural population declines

As population in many rural Nebraska counties continues to decline, some Nebraska lawmakers are considering ideas to reverse the trend that range from traditional proposals to radical suggestions.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska

Thu Mar 27, 2014

KETV-TV

Students learn skills to spot online scams

Students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Information Technology Institute learn how to spot and reverse engineer malware, but the first line of defense is you.

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KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska's Most Populated Cities Grow Larger

The University of Nebraska at Omaha's David Drozd says the fastest growing Nebraska counties between April 2010 and last July were the state's five biggest counties.

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Related Topix: Sarpy County, NE, Omaha, NE

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