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Salvation Army fan drive to help those in need

The Omaha Salvation Army and Westlake Ace Hardware stores are partnering to raise money to buy fans for needy customers trying to beat the...

News you can use 3-29-11

News you can use 3-29-11


Group uses holiday to give back

Stuffing soared and fuzz flew in the student center on Feb. 14 as hundreds of students participated in Maverick Productions' second annual "A Beary Happy Valentine's Day," an event where students created their own stuffed animals and cards to be given to patients at Children's Hospital.
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., nearly 400 students crammed into the Milo Bail Student Center's Fireplace Lounge to make 361 Valentine's Day cards and 61 stuffed animals, which were donated to children at the hospital who have been staying there for long-term treatment or children undergoing emergency procedures.


UNMC’s ice rink opens for winter with added festivity

The University of Nebraska Medical Center's outdoor ice skating rink has a new attraction this season. Open to the public since Nov. 27, the rink has added concessions, music and seasonal decorations. "The additions "make the atmosphere even more festive and help draw attention to the rink and make the site more visible," said UNMC's Media Relations coordinator Vicky Cerino.


Omaha Police to host a free ‘Safety, Awareness, Fitness, Education’ festival Saturday

The Omaha Police Department's Southeast Precinct will host its 13th Annual SAFE (Safety Awareness Fitness and Education) event Saturday at the Salvation Army KROC...

Shooting near 70th and Dodge Streets deemed accidental

Omaha Police were called to a parking lot near 70th and Dodge Streets Tuesday afternoon after a man had accidentally shot himself. The incident happened...