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Roundup Of Airline Travel Weather Waivers For This Weekend

Winter Storm Harper is predicted to dump heavy snow across the Midwest and East coast this weekend. Airlines typically allow free changes and cancellations for tickets booked for travel during major weather events, with the exact dates varying based on the city. So far United has 3 separate waivers: Airports in the Plains, like Omaha, currently have […]
Tags: Deals, Omaha, East Coast, United, Harper, Airline News, Midwest, Airline Travel


Principal who banned Christmas from school won’t return

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska principal placed on leave after a Christian group threatened legal action over her ban on Christmas and holiday symbols has been moved into a different district job. Elkhorn Public Schools Superintendent Bary Habrock told parents and staff Monday evening that Jennifer Sinclair won’t be returning to Manchester Elementary School […]
Tags: News, Nation, Nebraska, Omaha, Neb AP, Jennifer Sinclair, Elkhorn Public Schools, Manchester Elementary School, Bary Habrock


Motherhood Heed the Call of the Wild on "Bird Chirp" (premiere)

None Motherhood hail from Fredericton, the picturesque capital of New Brunswick, Canada. The trio -- guitarist-vocalist Brydon Crain, keyboardist-vocalist Penelope Stevens, and drummer-vocalist Adam Sipkema -- also seem to be pretty keen on dogs. Their previous single from last September was called "Pick of the Pugs", and now we have this video for their latest."Bird Chirp" is the first single to be taken from Dear Bongo, Motherhood's new album features a canine on the cover art. Not only that,...
Tags: Music, Tesla, Indianapolis, New Brunswick, Portland, Moscow, Omaha, Detroit, Motherhood, Halifax, Premiere, New York Ny, Fredericton, Indie Rock, Bongo, Denver CO


Omaha.com: Thomas Wilkins conducted...with...ease, enthusiasm and sensitivity

Thomas Wilkins Omaha World-Herald Review: Omaha Symphony takes audience on musical adventure through 3 countries By Drew Neneman / World-Herald correspondent Jan 12, 2019 “3 Russians and 2 Frenchmen” may sound like the beginning of a joke, but in classical music circles, the names Maurice Ravel, Mikhail Glinka, Sergei Prokofiev, Claude Debussy and Igor Stravinsky represent some serious content. At the Holland Center on Friday night, for the first of its t...
Tags: Religion, Omaha, Debussy, Igor Stravinsky, Ravel, Omaha World Herald, Holland Center, Ruslan, Lyudmila, William J Zick, Thomas Wilkins, Omaha Symphony, Glinka, Drew Neneman World Herald, Debussy Ann Hobson Pilot


Booth leads comeback in Villanova’s 90-78 win over Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Phil Booth scored 19 of his 28 points after halftime to ignite Villanova’s surge as the Wildcats came from behind again to beat Creighton 90-78 on Sunday. Booth made all four of his 3-pointers in the second half and scored eight straight points early in a 26-6 spurt that turned Villanova’s […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Villanova, Neb AP, Wildcats, Creighton, Phil Booth


Possible Ebola patient released from Nebraska hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American being monitored at a Nebraska medical center for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus has been released from the hospital, having shown no signs of the disease. The Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha said in a news release that the patient left the hospital Saturday morning after […]
Tags: News, Nation, Nebraska, Omaha, Neb AP, Nebraska Medicine Nebraska Medical Center


Fridays on the Fly: Fishing the Rap

“Unbelievable,” I murmured at Charlie as we watched my fly drift lazily through the water, undisturbed.  After several more casts, I stepped aside and gave him a try. Same result. We decided to move upstream, spooking three sizeable brook trout out of the pool we had just fished. It was becoming a recurring theme. My brother and I were camping and fishing along the upper Rapidan River on the border of Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park.  Steep and narrow, with boulders scattered throughout...
Tags: Virginia, Sport, Cycling, Omaha, Rivers, Charlie, Herbert Hoover, Blue Ridge Parkway, Go Outside, FLY-FISHING, Harry Murray, Rapidan, Fridays On The Fly, Rapidan River, Shenandoah National Park Steep, Doubletop Mountain


Warren Buffet's Principle (The Little Game, Part 3 of 3)

[Note: Some of you won't like this, and that's cool—we all own our own photography. It just means this post isn't for you, that's all. Don't sweat it—even excellent treatments can't be good for every patient.] For those of you playing along, in Part 1 you wrote down 25 categories that your photography falls into; in Part 2 you prioritized them or ranked their importance to you. Here's the big idea: You should not only concentrate on your Top Five categories, but also actively avoid the other twe...
Tags: Photography, Omaha, Warren Buffett, Buffett, Flint, Michael Johnston, James Clear, Don, Mike, Michael C Johnston, Scott Dinsmore, Photographic aesthetics, Mike Flint




Markus Howard scores 53 as No. 21 Marquette tops Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Markus Howard scored 14 of his career-high 53 points in overtime after Sam Hauser’s deep 3-pointer at the end of regulation tied the game, and No. 21 Marquette beat Creighton 106-104 on Wednesday night. Howard’s dazzling offensive performance set a Marquette record and broke his own record for points in a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Howard, Marquette, Neb AP, Creighton, Sam Hauser, Markus Howard


Howard’s record-breaking night leads No. 21 Marquette

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Markus Howard scored 14 of his career-high 53 points in overtime after Sam Hauser’s deep 3-pointer at the end of regulation tied the game, and No. 21 Marquette beat Creighton 106-104 on Wednesday night. Howard’s dazzling offensive performance set a Marquette record and broke his own record for points in a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Howard, Marquette, Neb AP, Creighton, Sam Hauser, Markus Howard


Sensor named CEO of Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers

Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers, a portfolio company of WindRose Health Investors, said Jan. 9 that Wayne Sensor was named CEO. Mark Santangelo, Kolmac’s former CEO, has retired. Sensor is the former president of Direct Patient Logistics. PRESS RELEASE BALTIMORE (PRWEB) JANUARY 09, 2019 Effective November 1, 2018, Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers has a new chief executive officer: Wayne Sensor has accepted the leadership role following the retirement of former CEO Mark Santangelo. Kolmac is...
Tags: New York, Maryland, Washington, Trends, Iowa, Nebraska, Omaha, Baltimore, University of Northern Iowa, Leavitt Partners, WindRose Health Investors, Kolmac, Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers, Wayne Sensor, Mark Santangelo Kolmac, Direct Patient Logistics PRESS


Life after Nebraska: Solich found it, and likes it, at Ohio

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fifteen years later, the decision to fire Frank Solich after he won 75 percent of his games in six seasons at Nebraska still stirs debate among Cornhuskers fans. Solich had kept a low profile when he came back to the state to see family and friends over the years, and he […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nebraska, Ohio, Omaha, Cornhuskers, Neb AP, Frank Solich, Solich


Nebraska measure would ban slavery as criminal punishment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker wants to close a 143-year-old loophole in the state constitution that allows people to be enslaved as punishment for a crime. Sen. Justin Wayne, of Omaha, says he will introduce a ballot proposal to amend the Nebraska Constitution during the legislative session that begins Wednesday. The state constitution […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Nebraska, Omaha, Lincoln Neb, Justin Wayne


What Does Warren Buffett Think of Apple's Plunge?

The Oracle of Omaha started stocking up on Apple shares back in 2016.
Tags: Apple, Finance, Article, Omaha, Warren Buffett, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 69d52bf2-c1d2-511d-b253-e0c98b9872c0


Man thought nearly brain-dead recovers and leaves hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man whose children had decided to remove his breathing tubes has recovered and left an Omaha hospital after weeks of therapy. Now his family members call T. Scott Marr — once nearly brain-dead — the “miracle man.” Marr originally was diagnosed with a stroke on Dec. 12 after he was […]
Tags: News, Omaha, Neb AP, Marr, Scott Marr


Apple's plunge cost Warren Buffett nearly $4 billion

Warren Buffett's devotion to Apple is taking a toll on his portfolio. The Oracle of Omaha lost almost $4 billion after Apple's sales warning.
Tags: Apple, News, Stories, Omaha, Warren Buffett


Apple's plunge has cost Warren Buffett nearly $4 billion today

Warren Buffett's devotion to Apple is taking a toll on his portfolio. The Oracle of Omaha lost almost $4 billion after Apple's sales warning.
Tags: Apple, Cnn, Omaha, Warren Buffett


Hahn, Pile combine for 39, Omaha tops North Dakota St, 90-77

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitchell Hahn and Matt Pile combined to score 39 points as Omaha rolled past North Dakota State, 90-77 to win their second Summit League game in three starts to open the conference season Wednesday night. The Mavericks bounced back after taking their first loss in five games Sunday, falling to Oral […]
Tags: News, Sports, North Dakota, Omaha, Mavericks, Neb AP, Mitchell Hahn, Matt Pile, Hahn Pile


Nzekwesi’s 28 points, 14 boards lead Oral Roberts to win

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 28 points on 12-of-19 shooting and 14 rebounds, D.J. Weaver made seven 3-pointers and scored 21 and Oral Roberts beat Omaha 87-84 on Sunday. Kevin Obanor made two free throws with 29 seconds left to give ORU an 87-83 lead. JT Gibson was off on a 3-pointer but […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Roberts, Gibson, Neb AP, Nzekwesi, Emmanuel Nzekwesi, J Weaver, Kevin Obanor


Nebraska center monitors person for possible Ebola exposure

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American who was providing medical assistance in Congo may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus and is being monitored at a Nebraska medical center. The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha confirmed Saturday that it was housing the person in a secure area that is not accessible […]
Tags: News, Nation, Congo, Nebraska, Omaha, Neb AP, University of Nebraska Medical Center


Gibson’s career night helps Omaha beat Denver 91-84

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JT Gibson hit five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 22 points and Matt Pile scored 17 on 8-of-12 shooting to help Omaha hold on for a 91-84 win over Denver on Friday night in the Summit League opener for both teams. Mitch Hahn added 16 points, Zach Jackson scored 11 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Denver, Gibson, Neb AP, Zach Jackson, Matt Pile, Mitch Hahn


Creighton routs UMKC 89-53 in nonconference finale

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander scored 19 points and Creighton routed UMKC 89-53 on Thursday night to complete nonconference play. Fellow guard Davion Mintz added 13 points, and Martin Krampelj had 11 for the Bluejays (9-4). Brandon McKissic led the Kangaroos (5-10) with 11 points, and Xavier Bishop and Rob Whitfield each had 10. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Neb AP, UMKC, Creighton, Bluejays, Brandon McKissic, Davion Mintz, Martin Krampelj, Ty Shon Alexander, Rob Whitfield, Xavier Bishop


United States: The Federal Circuit Weighs In On Evidentiary Considerations For Famous Marks And Analyzes Third-Party Usage - BakerHostetler

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently held that the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) erred in concluding that there is no likelihood of confusion between Omaha Steaks
Tags: News, United States, Omaha, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Federal Circuit, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board TTAB


Hedging Ethanol Production

By Robert Boslego, Member of Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. Special to The Digest Ethanol accounts for around ninety-four percent of the renewable fuel market in the United States. Average daily production and consumption is over one million barrels per day. This represents more than ten percent of the U.S. gasoline market, the largest in the world. Ethanol is a renewable resource primarily produced from corn in the U.S. In another large market, Brazil, ethanol is primarily made by processing ...
Tags: Delta Airlines, United States, Iowa, Brazil, Omaha, Ethanol, Thought Leadership, Robert, Midwest, Hess, Phillips, Iowa State University, LEC, Intl, New York Mercantile Exchange NYMEX, Lee Enterprises Consulting LEC


The Grinch Comes to Omaha

Since the S&P 500 topped on September 21st, Berkshire Hathaway may have seen something on the order of over $30 billion in stock market drawdowns. It’s a startling number, even off of a large base of invested capital. According to Jim Sloan, writing at Seeking Alpha, the Berkshire portfolio’s losses from Apple alone could be as much as $19 billion over the last two months… It’s obvious that th...
Tags: Apple, Finance, Uncategorized, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, Berkshire, Jim Sloan


Santa Anita’s own Bob Baffert looks to winter ahead after 2nd triple crown

What can Bob Baffert, who had a Triple Crown winner for the second time in four years in 2018, do for encore in 2019? The Santa Anita winter-spring meet, which opens Dec. 26, should be a good indication of what horse racing’s most famous trainer has up his sleeve—and in his barn. The prospects look good, even if the odds of another Triple Crown winner would seem to be long. It’s no easy feat. From 1978, when trainer Laz Barrera and Affirmed won a Triple Crown, until Baffert and American Pharoah ...
Tags: Florida, Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Dubai, Omaha, Derby, Horse racing, University Of Arizona, Santa, Hall of Fame, Arcadia, Lucky, Rose Bowl, Kentucky Derby


Mannheim Steamroller rolls into Cerritos and Riverside with Christmas show

By L. Kent Wolgamott Correspondent Mannheim Steamroller is, as is always the case in December, on the move, bringing its popular brand of Christmas music to dozens of stages around the country. Now in its 31st year, this year’s Mannheim Steamroller holiday tour is the biggest and longest yet. “The tour starts earlier every year,” Mannheim Steamroller founder and leader Chip Davis said in a late-November phone interview. “We have close to 100 dates with the two tours.” He’s actually not on either...
Tags: Jay Z, Beach Boys, Christmas, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ozzy Osbourne, Davis, San Diego, Omaha, Pasadena, Michael Jackson, Orlando, Universal Studios, University Of Michigan, Southern California


Hahn’s double-double leads Omaha past Rice 83-66

HOUSTON (AP) — Mitchell Hahn totaled 18 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season and Omaha picked up its third straight win with an 83-66 victory over Rice on Friday night. Zach Jackson added 17 points and seven boards as all five starters scored in double figures for the Mavericks (6-7). […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Omaha, Houston, Rice, Mavericks, Hahn, Mitchell Hahn, Zach Jackson


Creighton makes Big East record 22 3s in 110-60 win over Coe

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski scored 20 points and Creighton set a Big East record with 22 3-pointers on Thursday night to beat Division III Coe 110-60. Ten different Creighton players made at least one 3-pointer as the Bluejays (8-4) passed the record (21) they set against Villanova on Jan. 20, 2014. Zegarowski was […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Villanova, Neb AP, Coe, Big East, Creighton, Bluejays, Marcus Zegarowski, Zegarowski