Students volunteer their time

March 28th, 2011

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Omaha, NE – Students volunteered their time for “Seven Days of Service” during spring break this year. Braving cold weather, volunteers assisted with projects like Habitat for Humanity.

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Emotions run high at Regents hearing

March 25th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Student-athletes, coaches and alumni packed Varner Hall in Lincoln Friday, for a public hearing before the Regents. Most spoke in opposition to the move, which includes the elimination of two tradition-rich programs at UNO: football and wrestling.

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UNO alumni take wrestling grievances to Facebook

March 25th, 2011

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE – The UNO Maverick wrestlers were not ready to concede at the beginning of Friday’s Regents meeting, but the online conversation suggests supporters might be ready to quit.

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Regents approve UNO’s move to D1

March 25th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Lincoln, NE – Live blogging from Friday morning’s NU Board of Regents meeting: the Board unanimously approved UNO’s recommendation to move to Division I, after hours of emotional testimony.

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Suttle seeks federal assistance for sewer project

March 24th, 2011

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle headed to Washington D.C. this week to request federal funding assistance for Omaha’s mandated sewer separation project. But, so far, the city is picking up the tab alone.

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Lawmakers debate DHHS oversight

March 24th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE – Some Nebraska lawmakers say the Department of Health and Human Services needs more flexibility to run its operation. But in debate at the Capitol Wednesday, others argued the complaint-ridden department needs more oversight, not less.

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