Local social studies teachers, get out your pointers and rap the blackboard for attention. There’s a Nebraska program called ACCESSNebraska whose trials and tribulations offer some basic lessons about how government works.
The suspension of former Omaha Central basketball star Akoy Agau at Louisville is reportedly attitude related. The school announced the indefinite suspension of Agau on Friday morning. Later, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported that Cardinal coach Rick Pitino said the suspension was for a “very minor” attitude issue.
Marcus Twin Creek Cinema in Bellevue is hosting a free showing of the movie “Elf” tomorrow (Saturday) for those who donate to its food drive benefiting Open Door Mission. For every three non-perishable food items donated, guests will receive one free ticket to the 9 a.m. showing of the movie.
With an assist from FedEx and UPS, Hayneedle, the Omaha-based online retailer of home goods, is offering delivery in time for Christmas to customers who order from a select collection of “quick-ship gifts” at Hayneedle.com by 8 p.m. on Monday.
For the second consecutive year, the Toyota Prius liftback topped Consumer Reports’ annual list of vehicles giving buyers the best bang for their automotive buck. The hulking Nissan Armada SUV won the prize for the worst value.
As the year winds down, consider using up the last of those paid vacation days. That’s the advice from talent and career expert Right Management, which found in a new study that for the third year in a row, nearly 70 percent of North American employees do not plan to use all of their annual vacation time.