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2010-03-12 11:48:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking viewers on extraordinary adventures all around the world through the majesty of high definition, MUTUAL OF OMAHA'S WILD KINGDOM, one of television's longest running series, is back for its eighth season. Beginning on Sunday, April 4, at 7 PM (ET/PT), viewers will once again be treated to the awe and splendor of the natural world in this landmark series. This year, each new episode will take viewers into the lives of creatures around...

2010-02-22 09:42:00

First Student Drivers and Monitors Unite to Drive Up Standards WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers and monitors in Council Bluffs, Iowa, have voted to join the Teamsters Union, seeking respect, fair wages and affordable health care. There are 83 workers in the bargaining unit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "We are so pumped. I can't tell you how happy we are," said Ariel Bloom, a 10-year driver in Council...

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...

2010-01-12 14:47:00

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Alegent Health, a top ranked, high quality health care provider and CoSentry, a nationally recognized leader in the Tier IV Data Center Services announced today that they have formally commissioned and are operating a technologically advanced records management facility. The unique partnership creates a powerful combination of facilities, infrastructure and platforms that are otherwise difficult to achieve. The collaboration will provide patients with...

2009-12-09 07:10:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AIMS Benefit Solutions announces the availability of United LTCi Solutions from United of Omaha, a Mutual of Omaha company. This new United of Omaha product portfolio offers a variety of products to suit producer's sales needs - all of which offer the built-in CASH-First(TM) Advantage feature, a cash benefit that provides cash on the first day of qualified need with no elimination period. Unlike many long-term care insurance policies that reimburse...

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...

2009-10-21 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SUPERCOMM Tradeshow - When Securities America began a major new construction and data center relocation project, the company chose to terminate its relationship with four incumbent telecommunications carriers and trust Cox Business as its single source provider for voice, data, Internet and video. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091021/CL95578) The decision was based on Cox Business' service focus and its ability to design complex data...

2009-08-04 10:23:00

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The highly regarded massage school now offers healthcare programs and regional accreditation, both attributed to becoming a part of Herzing University in May 2009. The school name has been changed to Omaha School of Massage and Healthcare of Herzing University (OSMHC) to reflect the new curriculum and university integration. The new Medical Assisting program and Medical Billing and Insurance Coding program are both slated to begin classes in...

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.

2009-05-21 13:16:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Even in the midst of a recession, barbeque competitions seem to be hotter than ever - generating revenue and fun for cities. The events bring more than good food, fun and entertainment; they have a direct and indirect economic impact on the cities that host them. Research shows that a typical out-of-town visitor spends $257 per day in the barbeque host community. That average expenditure varies depending on the geographic locale and the size of the...


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