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2011-07-12 08:15:00

PHOENIX, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- nFocus Software, the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement software to the public sector, has been selected by Building Bright Futures (BBF) in Omaha, Neb. to deploy a community data system that will help evaluate and support student progress. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100510/LA02155LOGO) BBF is a comprehensive public-private partnership that seeks to improve academic performance, raise graduation...

2011-07-07 15:18:00

OMAHA, Neb., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NCAA hit a home run this year using Flash Seats®, the patented paperless ticketing technology from industry leader Veritix®, to sell more than 11,000 digital tickets at the recently concluded NCAA College World Series. The NCAA created its own CWS-branded Flash Seats marketplace to provide fans with a safe and secure method to quickly and easily buy, sell and transfer tickets for this year's national...

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2011-07-07 09:22:43

Landsat 5 captured an image of flooding occurring along the Iowa/Nebraska border on June 30, 2011. Flooding is still occurring on July 6, and Flood Warnings are still in effect from the National Weather Service. The Landsat 5 image captured was an enlargement of the area just north of Omaha. The flood waters show up as very dark blue and, where the water is shallow, medium blue. In the image, the Interstate is cut off by flood waters, just south of Missouri Valley, Iowa, and about 20 miles...

2011-06-27 07:35:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jade Jenise Dixon, writer, producer, director and one of the stars of the hit feature film TRUTH HALL, gives back! Jade's company, Stepping Stone Productions, LLC - which also produced the award-winning feature film Big Ain't Bad - returns to Omaha to help create a "stepping stone" for Omaha talent through her acting and filmmaking workshop and talent search. Jade's film, TRUTH HALL, won five festival awards and is now in heavy rotation on the BET...

2011-06-24 14:34:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council invites drivers to join them in the first Great National Cell Off Day by turning their cell phones off while on the roads. "Texting or talking, cell phones are one of the most common causes of distracted driving. We hope drivers in Omaha and across the nation will join us in eliminating this distraction completely while behind the wheel by turning their cell phones off on June 29," said Kay Farrell, National Safety...

2011-06-17 07:30:00

DALLAS, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional baseball greats Robin Yount, Mike Schmidt, Rod Carew, Jack Clark and Jack Morris will enhance the fan experience at the NCAA® Men's College World Series® this Father's Day weekend, thanks to AT&T*. On Saturday, legendary third baseman and 1970 College World Series participant with Ohio University Mike Schmidt will Facebook chat live with AT&T fans from the College World...

2011-06-13 09:17:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdPicks, a social gaming site, is offering a 32GB Motorola Tablet Xoom(TM) Wi-Fi to the top 2 pickers for the upcoming College World Series. If you are attending the College World Series in Omaha you can sign up to win, any day during the series at Barley's Tip Top across from the stadium at 1510 Cuming Street in Omaha, NE. CrowdPicks is also preparing for the upcoming Professional and College Football seasons by adding a $100 first place...

2011-06-02 00:00:31

Creighton University is ranked the number-one university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2011 and has been ranked at or near the top of the magazine's "America's Best Colleges" edition for 24 straight years. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Creighton University has been ranked the number 21 business school for finance by U.S. News & World Report, alongside the most stellar academic institutions in the realms of business and finance nationwide. The recently published...

2011-05-26 16:45:00

OMAHA, Neb., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks today announced that the company has received an ELITE rating for excellence in customer service from STELLAService, an independent, third-party company that rates the customer service performance of online stores. STELLAService conducts an in-depth evaluation of more than 300 different elements of the online customer experience when determining a company's rating. The ELITE rating awarded to Omaha Steaks represents the highest level...

2011-05-25 17:03:00

OMAHA, Neb., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks today announced the launch of its Steak Time App for the Android. Steak Time for Android capitalizes on the strengths of the original app designed for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This new Android version offers the user features like an informational "Steak 101" section, complete with how-to videos, tips for perfect grilling, steak facts and hundreds of delicious, shareable steak recipes. As with the original Steak Time App, the...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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