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Coming to work at The Reader before our first issue in March 1994 meant heading to a 2-bedroom loft at Alahambra Apartments on 49th & Dodge Sts., preferably after its newlywed residents were up and the boundless husky pup had been taken... more

Nov 25, 2014 1:00 PM News

When Terence "Bud" Crawford defends his WBO lightweight title June 28 at the CenturyLink Center, he'll fight for himself, his tight-knit family and a boxing community that's not seen anything like this since 1972. Forty-two years ago heavy... more

Jun 23, 2014 3:28 PM News

Chris Rock once joked that a man is basically as faithful as his options. The same logic could apply to politics. Last month, hundreds of Occupy Omaha protesters marched through downtown Omaha. Since then, members have been marching eve... more

Nov 14, 2011 9:43 PM News

Our friends at Backstage Entertainment have hooked us up with an audio Q&A with WWE's Dolph Ziggler. You know, if elbow drops from the top of the ropes happen to be your sort of thing. And if elbow drops from the top of the ropes happe... more

May 28, 2011 3:33 AM News

As far as entertainment events go, this one certainly qualifies as interesting. Radio personality Michael Feldman will broadcast his radio show “Whad’Ya Know?” live at the Holland Center Saturday, Aug. 13. The broadcast starts at 10 a.m. A... more

May 27, 2011 4:33 AM News

We just got word that due to popular demand, Film Streams is holding over Of Gods and Men for an extra week, through May 26. (It was reported in the print edition of The Reader that the film would be closing May 19.) This, of course, means... more

May 19, 2011 4:45 AM News

Beloved Omaha summer staple Jazz on the Green will once again make its home at Midtown Crossing for 2011, running six consecutive Thursdays from July 7-Aug. 11. Here's the lineup: Thursday, July 7: Tiempo Libre (Cuban-inspired, dance-indu... more

May 19, 2011 12:06 AM News

Mention net neutrality to a web-savvy proponent, and you may be subjected to a lengthy diatribe against censorship and unfair business practices at the hands of telecommunications companies. Mention the term to a congressman who grew up in ... more

Apr 7, 2011 10:25 PM News

A proposal aimed at making it easier to get healthy food in cities and rural areas is advancing in the legislature, despite questions about how effective it would be. Omaha Senator Brenda Council says when she first started thinking about ... more

Apr 7, 2011 3:07 AM News

Amount Pete Ricketts has donated to GOP candidates and campaigns in Nebraska this year: $74,700 Number of GOP legislative candidates whose campaign funds have nearly doubled thanks to Ricketts: 2 Amount Joe Ricketts, Pete’s father, has cont... more

Nov 3, 2010 10:00 PM News

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