News You Can Use 3-8-11

News You Can Use 3-8-11

Murder victim was UNO student

Monday evening, gunshots fired outside an Omaha grocery store struck and killed a UNO student, marking the city's seventh homicide of 2011.

News You Can Use 3-3-11

News You Can Use 3-3-11

Crime Log

Rally on Dodge Street supports union workers

Troves of union workers and supporters gathered Feb. 25 at the intersection of Dodge and 72nd streets to show their support for union and worker rights amidst harrying winds, blistering snow and freezing temperatures.

Malcolm X lecturer talks revolution in Egypt, U.S.

Steve Clark, editor of the book "Malcolm X, Black Liberation and the Road to Workers Power" by Jack Barnes, lectured at the Milo Bail Student Center Chancellor's Room on Tuesday as part of UNO's Black History Month Celebration.

Proposed pipeline legislation could prevent construction

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.

Scott Court dorms to open fall 2011

The Scott Court dorms are set to be finished in August 2011, just in time for the 2011-12 academic year.