Friday Faculty Focus: Janelle Beadle

March 17th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On this week’s episode of Friday Faculty focus, KVNO’s student reporter Brandon McDermott speaks with Dr. Janelle Beadle. Beadle is an assistant professor in the Department of Gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She discusses healthy aging, what happens to the brain as we age and fallacies about Dementia.

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Senators discuss whether tax proposal provides relief or just shifts things around

March 16th, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Senators in the Nebraska Legislature continued to discuss possible changes to the state’s tax system Thursday. Supporters say one proposal being considered could lead to long-term tax relief. But some skeptics question whether it would really do more than just shift things around.

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Medical marijuana, election security, religious garments in class, Omaha schools discussed

March 16th, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Judiciary Committee heard testimony Wednesday on Sen. Anna Wishart’s proposal to legalize medical marijuana.

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Adventure Comedy, “Dave Made a Maze” Comes to the Omaha Film Festival

March 10th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Omaha Film festival is going on now, bringing dozens of independent films and filmmakers to the Village Pointe Cinema until Sunday, March 12. The annual festival includes feature length films, short films, documentaries, and specifically Nebraska-made films. MovieMaker magazine has called it one of the “Top 25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee.”

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Whiteclay, helmets, Challenge to Chambers, farm repair discussed in Legislature

March 10th, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – A task force would recommend solutions to alcohol-related problems in Whiteclay; motorcycle helmets would not be required, a challenge to Sen. Ernie Chambers’ election will proceed; and farmers could more easily repair new tractors, under measures discussed in the Nebraska Legislature Thursday.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Laura Jana

March 10th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – On this week’s Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO’s Brandon McDermott speaks with Dr. Laura Jana, Pediatrician from the University of Nebraska Medical center. They discuss extrinsic versus intrinsic rewards, when raising children in the 21st century, and how it affects children as they grow.

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