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2010-11-08 07:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of Omaha, proud sponsor of life's aha moments(SM), has announced the 10 aha moments that will be featured in its 2011 nationwide TV ad campaign that will begin next spring. Voters across the country have selected the featured moments during a month-long survey that relied heavily on social media. "The survey has confirmed again that these incredible stories from real people truly resonate, and we're thrilled to recognize them in our 2011...

2010-10-01 07:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of Omaha, proud sponsor of life's aha moments (SM), today announced the launch of an online survey inviting people to vote for their favorite aha moments of the year. The top vote getters will become commercials for the company's 2011 national broadcast advertising campaign, which will debut early next year. More than 1,000 uplifting stories were recorded during the company's recently completed four month, 25-city national tour. From those, 75...

2010-08-24 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Nebraska fell just 1% over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Nebraska Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Nebraska lost 1,343 industrial jobs between June 2009 and June 2010, a much smaller loss than reported for the state by MNI over the 2008-2009 survey period. (Logo:...

2010-01-21 14:51:00

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CoSentry, a recognized leader in data center and managed services announced today the opening of their 4th data center in the region. The Midlands Data Center is a 68,000 square foot Tier IV hardened facility that is designed to withstand 250 mph winds and deliver six nines reliability on power, cooling and connectivity. A six nines facility means that the data center is designed to encounter less than 6 seconds of downtime per year. The Midlands...

2009-11-12 08:50:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Already utilizing Avantas Pools to provide health professionals for their Assisted Living Communities in Omaha and Lincoln, Immanuel Senior Living and Avantas have expanded their relationship to include Avantas' web-based scheduling software, Smart Square and the Staffing Resource Center. With Smart Square, healthcare organizations can maximize core staff, reduce overtime and external agency, manage incentives, and quickly review and adjust daily...

2009-06-10 13:45:44

Police in Nebraska said a toddler who plummeted three stories and landed partly on his face suffered only a minor injury. Jacob Bettin, a police spokesman, said 1-year-old Dennis Nimely was playing on the third-floor balcony of an apartment in Omaha's Wentworth Townhomes when he fell through a small opening, KETV, Omaha, reported Wednesday. The toddler was taken to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment of his injury. Police said no arrests were made.

2009-04-20 19:08:58

Leaders at an Omaha church took a novel approach to assessing the quality of their services -- paying people to attend church. The Covenant Presbyterian Church paid eight people $25 each to attend a service Sunday and complete a survey about the experience that included questions about whether the church conveyed a meaningful message, KETV, Omaha, reported Monday. Senior pastor Jeremy Grant said the church is looking for ways to improve. We come here every week, and we're used to this...

2009-03-18 06:00:00

- Season Seven of Animal Planet's Iconic Wildlife Series Launches On Sunday, April 5, at 7 PM (ET/PT) - SILVER SPRING, Md., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of television's longest-running series, MUTUAL OF OMAHA'S WILD KINGDOM brings the unchartered territory of the natural world into your living room. And now, the landmark series is back for a seventh season on Animal Planet. Beginning Sunday, April 5, at 7 PM (ET/PT) viewers once again can experience the unpredictability and excitement of...

2009-02-06 04:30:00

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Six girls at Girls Incorporated in Omaha, Nebraska are trying all means of reaching President Obama with their original theme song - 'President Obama Gives Us Hope In Our Heart!' They want all media to see their letter to the president and help in their efforts! (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090206/LA67005) 'Dear President Obama: We recorded an original song just for you: 'President Obama Gives Us Hope In Our Heart!' It expresses...

2009-02-02 07:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radiant Logistics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RLGT), a domestic and international logistics services company, today announced further gains in the growth of its Airgroup network with a new office opening in Omaha, Nebraska. The Airgroup-OMA regional office will leverage the Company's robust technology platform and global network to provide domestic and international freight forwarding and logistics services throughout the mid-west and beyond....


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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