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New wave of counseling finds a niche in Omaha

Kamrin Baker Online Reporter Bright blue walls cover the year-old Omaha Therapy and Arts Collaborative building on 87th street, and inside, in between paint brushes, toys...

Minimum wage increase becomes hot topic on the ballot

By Rhe'Ann McBride, Layout Manager During the Nov. 4 elections, voters will be asked to decide on increasing Nebraska’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $9...

Elmwood Park’s Earth Day Event Schedule

The Earth Day Omaha celebration is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Elmwood Park. MAIN STAGE - MUSIC AND SPEAKERS 11 a.m.: Music by...

POT Crossing: Marijuana creeps its way into Nebraska due to Colorado legalization, UNO...

By Jackson Taylor, News Editor Amendment 64 was enacted In November 2012, allowing adults in Colorado aged 21 and older to grow up to six...

UNO alumni to open Legends Patio Bar and Grill in former Venice Inn location

By Stefan Snijiders, Contributor Local business owners Nick and Jamie Saldi are looking forward to expand their business, particularly because this expansion will come in close proximity to their...

“GetCheckedOmaha” brings awareness of epidemic STD rates in the Metro-Area

Hanna Stock ONLINE CONTENT MANAGER Sexually transmitted diseases in Omaha have reached epidemic levels and “GetCheckedOmaha” provides access to confidential testing, treatment and protection. Douglas County STD...

Regents approve Haymarket Arena, Memorial Stadium improvements

The Board of Regents met on Dec. 1 with committee meetings beginning at 9 a.m. and a board meeting at 1 p.m. The meetings were held in Varner Hall at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. On the agenda was the finalization of the building decisions for the West Haymarket Arena, including the approval of the Joint Public Agency's agreement.