Where does Omaha stand after 15 years of EPA cleanup?

May 16th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – It’s been 15 years since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) started clean-up work at the Omaha Lead Superfund Site. What caused the largest lead contamination site in U.S. History? KVNO takes a look at happened, the work still being done by the EPA and when it could be finished.

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Physician, patient reflect on 1952 polio epidemic

May 15th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — The World Health Organization has declared the spread of polio as a public health emergency of international concern. Although, an outbreak in the United States seems unlikely, experts say it may be a plane ride away.

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Mamet’s ‘Race’ a No-Brainer for the Playhouse

May 15th, 2014

By Bill Grennan

Omaha, NE — A fast-paced legal drama takes the stage at the Omaha Playhouse.

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Farmers taking flooding worries to court

May 14th, 2014

By Grant Gerlock

Omaha, NE — The Missouri River burst out of its banks in epic fashion three years ago. The flood covered thousands of acres of land and dredged up old debates about how the river should be run. Now, flooded landowners are suing the Army Corps of Engineers, saying the agency isn’t protecting their land.

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UNO’s baseball team wins, Gruber shines

May 14th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska at Omaha baseball team played a game Tuesday night. The midweek tussle pitted a Summit League member against a Southland Conference team. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott reports on what proved to be a Maverick hit parade.

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Sutton, other Nebraska communities cleaning up from storms

May 13th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE — Nebraskans are cleaning up from a series of powerful thunderstorms and tornadoes that hit the state from Hastings to Omaha Sunday.

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