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Warren Watch: Buffett embraces role as sports fan, mingles with Ndaukong Suh and LeBron - Omaha.com: Money

omaha.com — Both teams won, perhaps inspired by the jerseys Buffett wore, No. 90 for Suh and No. 23 for James. Suh, although he was ill, had four tackles, including a sack. James scored 27 points and had 13 assists. It's an auspicious time for both athletes.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @OWHnews: Warren Watch: Buffett embraces role as sports fan, mingles with Ndaukong Suh and LeBron bit.ly/1JE6StG

12/20/2014: Jack & Jack

'It’s kind of boring, but ... it works': Omaha’s Farmers National about more than just managing farms - Omaha.com: Money

omaha.com — Farmers National Co.'s real job is to help landowners. Does your timber need thinning? Is an oil company after your mineral rights? Are deer hunters knocking on your back door? Is Grandpa getting ready to sell the old place, or buy the neighbor's land?
Dec 21, 2014

Omaha's Farmers National about more than just managing farms omaha.com/money/it-s-kin…

A best friend ... through thick and thin

omaha.com — This was the first year since moving into our little house on the east side of the river a dozen years ago that I missed the Iowa shotgun deer season. And I haven't been out once for pheasant or waterfowl. Or ice fishing. Or even bird watching.

Video: Bluejays show off a little holiday spirit on video board during Friday's game - Omaha.com: Blog

omaha.com — The Creighton men's basketball team picked up a win Friday night over Texas-Pan American. But fans in attendance got some extra entertainment.

Grace: 'Don’t put spaghetti between your toes'; dad lights up Internet with book of toddler talk - Omaha.com: OMAHA METRO

omaha.com — Martin Bruckner, an Omaha graphic designer, was inspired to create a 28-page book documenting the absurdity and humor of life with a 2-year-old. It was intended as just a sweet gift for his wife, Michelle Cartwright-Bruckner, but it has caught fire on the Internet.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @OWHnews: 'Don't put spaghetti between your toes'; dad lights up Internet with book of toddler talk. @ErinGraceOWH's column: bit.ly/1sT87Ap

To benefit clients and attorneys, more firms trade the billable hour for flat fees - Omaha.com: Money

omaha.com — Jackson Lewis, with 800 attorneys nationwide, including 18 in Omaha, has eliminated billable hours tallies from the compensation and job performance evaluations for associate lawyers. The move comes not because it expects attorneys to work less, but because more clients are opting for flat-fee payment arrangements in which billable hours play no part.
Dec 20, 2014

To benefit clients and attorneys, more firms trade the billable hour for flat fees omaha.com/money/to-benef…

Nebraska’s unemployment rate at 3.1 percent in November; Iowa's at 4.3 percent - Omaha.com: Money

omaha.com — Iowa's rate, meanwhile, fell to 4.3 percent from 4.5 percent in October. The figure was up slightly from 4.2 percent a year ago and ranks 10th nationwide. Nebraska's rate was not as low as the state record 2.2 percent in 1998 but was the second-lowest rate among states and a level economists consider "full employment."
Dec 20, 2014

Not a record low, but Nebraska's unemployment rate at 3.1 percent omaha.com/money/nebraska…

How Omaha came together to help Denver woman recover her lost dog - Omaha.com: Living

omaha.com — When Bella darted off from a friend's house on Dec. 12, 500 miles from Amy Thompson's Denver home, she began a tireless search, one she had no plans of giving up, even if it meant staying in Omaha.
Dec 20, 2014

How Omaha came together to help Denver woman recover her lost dog - Living - Omaha.com: omaha.com/living/how-oma… via @OWHnews

Sen. Grassley: Eric Holder will personally review Iowa man’s drowning - Omaha.com: Crime & Courts

omaha.com — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will personally review the case of an Iowa man who drowned while in a Missouri state trooper's custody.
Dec 20, 2014

Sen. Grassley: Eric Holder will personally review Iowa man’s drowning omaha.com/news/crime/sen…

Riley discusses staff, recruits in interview - Omaha.com: Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos

omaha.com — Mike Riley said Thursday night that the decision to keep Charlton Warren on the Nebraska football coaching staff was an easy one. During a brief appearance on "Sports Nightly," the Husker head coach called Warren a "very impressive man" and spoke highly of his credentials.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @KenGoe: Nebraska coach Mike Riley confirms that Mark Banker will be his defensive coordinator (Link fixed): omaha.com/huskers/riley-…

Dec 19, 2014

RT @KenGoe: Nebraska coach Mike Riley confirms that Mark Banker will be his defensive coordinator (Link fixed): omaha.com/huskers/riley-…

Dec 19, 2014

Nebraska coach Mike Riley confirms that Mark Banker will be his defensive coordinator (Link fixed): omaha.com/huskers/riley-…

McKewon: Pelini’s message negative for team - Omaha.com: Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos

omaha.com — Bo Pelini opened his 30-minute, post-firing speech to Nebraska football players by taking dead aim at the character of his former boss, Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst. He called Eichorst two vulgar names to consenting laughter from players after the first expletive and relative silence after the second one.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @ESPNRittenberg: Tremendous column by @swmckewonOWH thoroughly breaking down the Pelini tape and its implications. Read it now: omaha.com/huskers/mckewo…

Dec 19, 2014

RT @ESPNRittenberg: Tremendous column by @swmckewonOWH thoroughly breaking down the Pelini tape and its implications. Read it now: omaha.com/huskers/mckewo…

Dec 19, 2014

Good stuff here from @swmckewonOWH putting some of the Bo Pelini world view into perspective bit.ly/1v0g9S3

Former Husker, NFL player Scott Shanle speaks out about Bo Pelini firing, comments - Omaha.com: Big Red Today Blog

omaha.com — In a post on his Facebook page Friday, former Husker linebacker Scott Shanle spoke out Friday about Bo Pelini's dismissal, the former coach's vulgar talk with players, Mike Riley's hiring and more.
Dec 19, 2014

"Nebraska was classy you were not." Former Husker, Saints player Scott Shanle on Bo Pelini firing omaha.com/huskers/blogs/… via @OWHnews

Dec 19, 2014

RT @OWHbigred: Former Husker, NFL player Scott Shanle speaks out about Bo Pelini firing, comments bit.ly/1Hayjas

Locally produced food trend inspires new associate-degree program in Omaha area - Omaha.com: OMAHA METRO

omaha.com — The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, the Omaha Home for Boys and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension kicked off an agricultural education program focused on local food production Thursday.
Dec 19, 2014

Locally produced food trend inspires new associate-degree program omaha.com/news/metro/loc… via @OWHnews

Nebraska man trying to scare wife jumps in front of her SUV, gets hit - Omaha.com: Nebraska

Dec 19, 2014

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TBL Roundtable: Jay Moore, Sam McKewon, Tom Shatel discuss Pelini tapes - Omaha.com: Big Red Today Blog

omaha.com — Former Husker football player Jay Moore and The World-Herald's Sam McKewon and Tom Shatel join "The Bottom Line" host Mike'l Severe to discuss Bo Pelini's profanity-laced talk with Husker players, the university's response, NU recruiting, Holiday Bowl preparations, challenges for incoming coach Mike Riley and more.

Twitter personality Faux Pelini will live on, even at Youngstown State - Omaha.com: Big Red Today Blog

omaha.com — The owner of the Twitter account @FauxPelini said the fake persona of Bo Pelini will live on, even with the former Husker coach now at Youngstown State.

TBL: Kevin Coffey

studio.omaha.com — World-Herald music critic Kevin Coffey discusses Vine celebrities Jack and Jack, best sports rants and more.

Mad Chatter: Pelini tape reaction, Harbaugh's potential impact on B1G, Akoy Agau - Omaha.com: Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos

omaha.com — Yes, more Pelini tape reaction, but first - what about speculation of Jim Harbaugh to Michigan? It'd do more for the Big Ten than Urban Meyer's hiring at Ohio State.
Dec 19, 2014

A full plate of Mad Chatter, including letters from Husker Nation. So much division on the Pelini audio tape. omaha.com/huskers/mad-ch…

Dec 19, 2014

Mad Chatter: Pelini reaction (with my thoughts), Harbaugh's potential impact on #B1G, Akoy's transfer & X-mas gifts. omaha.com/huskers/mad-ch…