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Several of Creighton's Black students said they were hurt by the comments made by coach Greg McDermott, who used an analogy to compare his program to a plantation during a locker-room speech.
Heat the Streets raises funds to help those who need assistance with their utility bills. The fundraiser benefits energy assistance programs offered by OPPD and MUD.
David Burd will start in July as president and CEO of Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. He replaces Steve Baumert, who announced his retirement last month.
Walk & Roll for Disabilities, an annual fundraising event in which participants walk and roll in wheelchairs or adaptive bikes, is shifting to a virtual format this year.
A man house-sitting for a friend in Lincoln says a turtle and its food were taken from its habitat. Police are processing the scene for "digital and forensic evidence."
Eric Sauser, his wife wrote, was "preceded in death by billions, including his dog Harvey who most of us loved to hate. We are confident they are joyfully reconnecting ..."
An 18-year-old man has been arrested after investigators say he killed a 2-year-old boy in Fairbury in southeast Nebraska.
Steve Baumert started his career at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in 1981 as the assistant director of physical therapy. He will retire as president and CEO on June 30.
A Creighton University researcher says people are having more trouble paying for funerals, in part because they must must make quick and costly decisions after a death.
Metropolitan Utilities District and Omaha Public Power District customers may be eligible to receive a $500 credit toward each utility bill.