Seventh- and eighth-graders at St. Cecilia Grade School used a boxlike machine called a skin scope. They took turns sticking their heads inside and seeing what damage had been done to their faces. By the sun.
The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.
Sen. Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha issued a call for supporters Thursday to help gather the 80,000 signatures needed by early July. Nordquist has launched a website, ValuingWork.com, as part of an effort to place the issue on the November ballot.
TD Ameritrade Chief Executive Fred Tomczyk said Wednesday that U.S. stock markets, deemed to be “rigged” in the latest Michael Lewis best-seller, work well for the most part and need only small adjustments.
Commissioner Anne Boyle said she has warned Omaha hotel operators and city officials that visitors and residents should not use the services, which use apps to connect riders with local drivers who use their own vehicles to give rides.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a statement Wednesday that Union Pacific must also pay the unnamed employee $10,000 in compensatory damages and $75,000 in punitive damages, plus attorney's fees.
The Omaha-based company said adjusted net income was $59.6 million, or 70 cents a share, up from $44 million, or 68 cents a share, a year earlier. Revenue for the provider of telephone conference calls and other communication services and other rose 2.4 percent to $676 million.
Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.
The world's biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first three months of the year as guest counts declined. After a decade of consistent growth, sales also declined last year as McDonald's struggled to roll out an array of new menu items and fend off competitors.