Quantcast

Nebraska Articles

Derecho Threat: Severe Storm Pummels Midwest Derecho Threat: Severe Storm Pummels Midwest

A derecho is often classified as a type of extreme weather phenomenon, which refers to an inland-type of hurricane accompanied by heavy thunderstorms. Derechos are capable of inflicting extensive damage to wide areas. According to the Storm Prediction Center, derechos …

Baseball-Size Hail Batters Northeast Nebraska Baseball-Size Hail Batters Northeast Nebraska

Severe thunderstorms swept through Nebraska and produced baseball-size hail that surprised many residents. According to the National Weather Service, northern and eastern Nebraska, northeast Missouri, and western and southern Iowa are at risk for severe weather conditions. Additionally, there will …

Omaha Explosion Claims the Lives of Two Workers Omaha Explosion Claims the Lives of Two Workers

An explosion at an Omaha, Neb., factory left two dead and ten hospitalized on Monday morning. Thirty-eight staff members were working at the International Nutrition animal-feeding plant when a sudden explosion knocked out the lights in the building. Authorities are …

Complete Oscar 2014 Nomination List Complete Oscar 2014 Nomination List

The much anticipated nominations were finally announced at 5:38 a.m. at the Academy‚Äôs Beverly Hills headquarters. Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences prexy Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Chris Hemsworth made the announcement. Balloting runs from Feb. 14-25. The award …

Bruce Dern Is Given Special Thanks From Leonardo DiCaprio [Video] Bruce Dern Is Given Special Thanks From Leonardo DiCaprio [Video]

One of the losses that may have hurt most last night was when Bruce Dern lost to Leonardo DiCaprio. DiCaprio tried to make the best of the situation and clearly felt bad for the veteran actor when acknowledging him first …

Cursing Toddler Video Shocks the Web Cursing Toddler Video Shocks the Web
· 83

If you have kids, you know all too well about how tough it can be to control your language sometimes. While most parents or caregivers are actively trying to watch their language so the little ones don’t pick up any …

Cursing Toddler: Protective Custody After Viral Vid Cursing Toddler: Protective Custody After Viral Vid
· 2

A police union in Omaha, Nebraska had found itself at the center of racial controversy over a video they posted featuring an African American toddler. In the video, the diapered little boy was encouraged by his adult family members to …

Bo Pelini Thinks The “Future Is Bright” At Nebraska Bo Pelini Thinks The “Future Is Bright” At Nebraska

If you’re not winning, you’re losing. And if you’re losing in embarrassing ways and upsetting fans, you may also be losing your job. Rumors abound that University of Nebraska head football coach is facing the heat of losing his job. …

Bo Pelini Apologizes for Rant Against Fans in 2011 Bo Pelini Apologizes for Rant Against Fans in 2011
· 1

For the first time in over 40 years, Nebraska Huskers football may not sell-out Memorial Stadium. Why, you ask? Yesterday, Deadspin.com released an audio recording (NSFW) of Bo Pelini speaking to reporters right before a press conference following a come-from-behind …

The Will Ferrell Super Bowl Commercial You Didn’t See [VIDEO] The Will Ferrell Super Bowl Commercial You Didn’t See [VIDEO]

Whatever you think and feel about the Super Bowl and the highly commercialized cult of consumerism that permeates every vein and pore of the event, you can’t really deny this: Will Ferrell had an awesome spot in that Old Milwaukee …

Yahoo Opens Data Center, Call Center In Nebraska
· 2

Yahoo’s been busy in Nebraska.  This week, the company announced the opening of both a data center and a call center in the state, and apparently the celebration was a big deal, with Jerry Yang and several high(-ish) ranking politicians all showing up.