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The Watchdogs Program

Guest host Alicia Peters looks at a program designed to give fathers an opportunity to volunteer at their children's school. Her guests are Laron Henderson, director of the Nebraska Fatherhood Initiative, and Pinewood Elementary Principal Pam Johnson.

Building social capital in the African American community

A'Jamal Byndon talks with Dell Gaines from Habitat For Humanity about strengthening the African American community in Omaha.

Heart Health; Quieting Quandries

In an encore program from February 2005, Cindy Workman talks with Dr. Amy Arouni and Jinny Herman about Heart Health Month. Then, a segment of "Quieting Quandries" compares the minds of apes and humans.

Standardized Testing

Michael Lyon discusses standardized testing with Carla Noerrlinger, director of Research for the Omaha Public Schools.

Writes of Spring; Executive power in Latin America

Cindy Workman talks with Mary Helen Stefaniak, Susan Aiezenberg and Brent Spencer of Creighton's Creative Writing program about this year's Writes of Spring event on March 19th. Then, an op-ed by political science professor Erika Moreno concerning major policy reforms in Venezuela.

Literacy

Michael Lyon talks about literacy with guests Sally Ganem, First Lady of Nebraska; Rivkah Sass, executive director of the Omaha Public Library; and Dr. Joanne Carlson of the American Association of University Women.

Community Involvement

A'Jamal Byndon talks with long-time community advocate Preston Love, Jr. about issues concerning the African American community.

Minneapolis, Minnesota based composer/pianist and her trio to offer three concerts

Chris talks with Mary Louise

Omaha, Nebraska – Composer/pianist Mary Louise Knutson is bringing her band to the area this week and weekend for three performances.

The Mary Louise Knutson Trio is Mary Louise Knutson, piano; Graydon Peterson, bass and Jay Epstein on drums.

Vocalist continues Jazz on Stage series

Saxophonist to appear with members of the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra

Omaha, Nebraska – Kansas City saxophonist Kerry Strayer and selected members of the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra will wrap up the Nebraska Jazz Festival on Saturday night.

The Nebraska Jazz Festival is a non-competitive festival featuring high school jazz ensembles from across the region.

Strayer and company will perform arrangements from his jazz ensemble, the New Kansas City 7.

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2019 Midwest Flooding Information & Relief Links

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Links to Traffic, Flood & Weather Conditions

The following are links to official sources of information that should provide current traffic, flooding, and weather conditions: National Weather Service Omaha, Eppley Field Nebraska 511 Travel Information U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Missouri River Water Management Travel to Eppley Airfield (FlyOMA) These links will be added to and updated.

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