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UNMC stress management symposium for students and health care professionals

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is helping students, staff and health care professionals deal with stress. Statistics show that between 300 and 400 physicians each year commit suicide and an estimated 11% of all U.S. medical school students seriously consider suicide. One out of every two physicians has experienced job burnout.  The […]

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Inspector general examining issues at the Nebraska Dept. of Correctional Services

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Doug Koebernick knew he was taking on a big job when he accepted the newly created position of inspector general for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), but says he now knows its full scope. Koebernick was a legislative aide who helped with prison reform before beginning his new role in September 2015. “The […]

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Husker defense needs sound effort

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Nebraska defensive coordinator Mark Banker says the Husker defense will need to be sound and make plays on Saturday night to be successful against UCLA in the Foster Farms Bowl. Banker says the Bruins do a good job of creating the match ups they want prior to the snap. “The quarterback has that responsibility from […]

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Fast-thinking Omaha cops rescue five from flames

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An Omaha police officer is hospitalized after he and his partner went into a burning house Sunday morning to rescue five people. Officers Robbie Goering-Jensen and Anthony Abboud were in the area when the fire started. It was Abboud’s first day on the job after graduating the police academy. Goering-Jensen and Abboud suffered smoke inhalation […]

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Omaha Police Department adds 53 new officers

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The Omaha Police Department has 53 new officers. A swearing-in ceremony was held this morning at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha. Police Chief Todd Schmaderer told the new officers, “Take care of yourself mentally and psychology because you are going to see some things in this job. You are going to see society at […]

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High school teacher charged with 3rd DUI

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A high school teacher in eastern Nebraska may soon be looking for a new job. Reports say the math teacher at North Star High School in Lincoln has received his third charge in eight years for driving under the influence. Police report 41-year-old Terry Harms, of Courtland, was pulled over last weekend in Lincoln with […]

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Omaha man says he was fired for following a thief

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An Omaha man is out of a job for what he says was doing the right thing. Steve Fennel had worked for Home Depot for four years and was currently employed as a front end supervisor. He says earlier this month he saw a man running out of the store with a radio he didn’t […]

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Rough start does not deter Riley

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It was not the start Mike Riley envisioned when he was named the head coach at Nebraska last December but it has not dampened his enthusiasm for the job. The Huskers are 3-5 on the season as the prepare for this week’s visit to Purdue and must win three of their last four games just […]

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Glass: ‘We’re going to win it’

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The Royals fell short in the Fall Classic in 2014, but owner David Glass believes the pieces are in place to get the job done this year.

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Congressman Smith: Paul Ryan “would do a great job” as Speaker

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Congressman Adrian Smith says Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan would make a fine Speaker of the House. It appears, Ryan, the former Republican Vice Presidential nominee, is ready to accept the nomination of Speaker. “I think Paul Ryan would do a great job and I think his willingness to step forward shows his willingness to […]

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State says efficiency steps will save $5.3M (AUDIO)

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Efficiencies will save more than five million dollars in the next 10 years, perhaps more. Chief Information Officer Ed Toner has been on the job for four months, moving to centralize information technology service and eliminate duplication. “The cost savings to date: $71,650 in one-time savings. We have a total of $5.3 million over the […]

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Relief For Livestock Water

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 “Water is the most essential nutrient for survival.” People and livestock can go for extended time without food, but it’s […]

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Department of Labor Transportation Job Fair is Tuesday in Omaha

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The transportation industry in Nebraska is in desperate need of workers. Deb Christensen is with the Nebraska Department of Labor and says they are holding a transportation, logistics and distribution job fair on Tuesday and dozens of companies are ready to hire now. Christensen says 35 companies have signed on to the job fair and […]

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Huskers work to prevent deep ball

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The Husker defense is working this week to prevent the deep ball. It was one of the few ways South Alabama moved the ball in Nebraska’s 48-9 win last week and defensive coordinator Mark Banker says the cornerbacks need to do a better job of winning the ball in the air. “It does you no good […]

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