UNO will host the Midwest Freethinker Conference this weekend. This is the second time the conference has taken place in Omaha. The last conference was attended by over 120 guests from different groups of people. This year, 158 people have already registered for the 3-day conference.
Three proposed bills calling for further regulation of financial constraints on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would hamper or prevent the project, said Jim Krause, operations manager for TransCanada. Krause made his remarks during testimony opposing the legislation on Wednesday, Feb. 9.