What kind of economic impact does the CWS have on Omaha?

June 19th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – In 1950, the College World Series moved to Omaha, into what was later named Rosenblatt Stadium. Five years ago, the CWS made another move, this time to downtown Omaha. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott takes a look at the economic impact of that move on the city, and how some local businesses are faring.

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High-Res cameras monitoring CWS traffic

June 19th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

The College World Series is providing the perfect backdrop for the city of Omaha to test out a new method of managing traffic. The new system is part of a 10 year, $35 million plan to put a camera at every traffic light in the city. Ryan Robertson of KVNO News has the story.

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Omaha City Council President Ben Gray talks with KVNO News

June 18th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

Omaha, NE – Last week, the Omaha City Council elected a new council president and vice president. Ben Gray was elected council president by a vote of 4-3. Ryan Robertson of KVNO News sat down with Gray recently, and talked about the new council president’s vision for the next two years.

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Omaha Chamber Music Society Continue Their Summer Concert Series

June 18th, 2015

By Ben Rasmussen

Omaha, NE — Transatlantic concerts featuring local musicians also to feature local composers.

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Supporting Nebraska’s First-Generation College Students

June 16th, 2015

By NET News

Lincoln, NE – Graduating college is a major accomplishment. When you think about the factors that can make it more challenging, it’s even more remarkable to graduate. Those factors include: being poor, being an immigrant, and being the first in your family to go to college. Some students can check all of those boxes. In Nebraska, there are some programs designed to help those kinds of students succeed.

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College World Series underway in Omaha

June 15th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The start of the 69th annual College World Series got underway this past weekend at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. KVNO News’ Brandon McDermott was there as the eight teams took to the diamond, for a chance at CWS glory.

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