Omaha, NE – Caucus goers in Pottawattamie and Harrison Counties voted for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, according to county-by-county numbers from the Associated Press. Republican caucus winner Mike Huckabee was second in both counties, and won Mills County.
On the Democrats' side, caucus goers in all three counties chose Senator Hillary Clinton. North Carolina Senator John Edwards finished second and Senator Barack Obama third. Obama received 27-percent of the vote in Pottawattamie, Harrison and Mills Counties.
Omaha, NE – There are 12,315 students taking classes this winter quarter at Metropolitan Community College's campuses. That's a new record for the winter quarter, and Vice President for External Relations Jim Grotrian says enrollment has increased steadily over the past three years. Grotrian says enrollment is up across the board, primarily due to the addition of the Applied Technology Center and more online class offerings.
Special to focus on Bennett's contributions to the genre.
Omaha, Nebraska – In the 20th Century, American songwriters penned tunes that became the standard for vocalists around the world. These songs have been interpreted and reinterpreted in many different ways for many decades by countless vocalists.
Tony Bennett is in that rare class of artist who actually took part in their original interpretation.
Omaha, NE – Six Von Maur employees and two customers were killed when a teenage gunman went on a shooting rampage. Thursday, 15 days after the shootings, Von Maur officially resumed business at Westroads Mall. But city officials, Von Maur employees and about 200 anxious shoppers paused to remember the victims during a ceremony Thursday morning outside the store's first floor main entrance. Omaha Public Radio's Katie Knapp was at Westroads for Von Maur's reopening.