State close to recognizing same-sex marriages

By Phil Brown, Reporter Nebraska is one of 13 states in the country to explicitly disallow the recognition of same-sex marriages. The blanket ban, found...

VIDEO: Nebraska Pre-Health getting high school students involved

By Jared Kennedy The Omaha News The University of Nebraska at Omaha Pre-Health Professionals Club is reaching beyond campus borders with a new initiative aimed at...

Fighting the stigma of AlDS

In recognition of World AIDS Day, hundreds of students and city residents lined Dodge Street for a candlelight vigil Wednesday. Each candle represented someone who died from AIDS. The vigil began at 4:30 p.m. and followed a health fair with STD testing from the Douglas County Health Department and HIV testing by UNO Student Health Services. After the vigil, "One Week," a film about the AIDS epidemic, was screened in the Milo Bail Student Center Nebraska Room.


Cycling challenge provides more than competition

Cycling is becoming more and more popular. People are cycling for fun and even to commute.
 


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Owl Ride has great turn out

Last Saturday night, over 2000 cyclists participated in the third annual Owl Ride. The ride is a fundraising event for UNMC's Meyer Foundation for Disabilities.


14 special Omaha pool events you don’t want to miss

Dance parties to doggie dips, you don't want to miss these Omaha pool party events. 1. Elmwood Pool Dance Party Friday, June 19 5 p.m. to 8...

Charles Hein, known for his graciousness, will be missed

Charles “Charlie” Robert Hein, 83, of Sabetha, Kan., died peacefully surrounded by family and friends on June 10, 2016. Charlie was born on June...