Prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels

November 20th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The abuse of prescription drugs is at “epidemic” levels in Nebraska and around the country, and some doctors here are calling for better tracking of pain medicine to keep it out of the wrong hands.

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UNMC discusses healthcare law post-election

November 9th, 2012

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska Medical Center held a press conference Thursday to discuss its future in the midst of historical healthcare reforms.

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NU enters major defense partnership with Stratcom

October 11th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The University of Nebraska has entered into a major partnership with the Department of Defense and U.S. Strategic Command.

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Council approves reduced cigarette tax

October 2nd, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The Omaha City Council approved a reduced cigarette tax hike today to help pay for a new multi-million dollar Cancer Center in Omaha.

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NU apologizes for confusion over cancer center funds

September 18th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken has apologized for any misunderstanding after Gov. Dave Heineman blasted the University for seeking tax dollars from Omaha and Douglas County to build a cancer research center.

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Lincoln’s Dental Museum shows off historic artifacts

September 10th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Thousands upon thousands of dental artifacts are on display in Lincoln this week.

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