“I'd rather regret not running for Congress in 2014 than missing a good part of my girls' lives for the next two years,” said Festersen, who earlier this week dropped out of the race for U.S. House against Lee Terry.
The searing historical epic "12 Years a Slave" and the con-artist caper "American Hustle" lead the 71st annual Golden Globes with seven nominations each. Also in the mix is Alexander Payne's father-son road trip "Nebraska," with five nominations, including best actor for Bruce Dern.
The Android Factory, a bar aimed at the “nerd and geek demographic,” is set to open in Omaha early next year. Bar owner Blair Mourer is gearing the bar toward those with an interest in comics, gaming, movies and TV.
Physicians in Omaha and across the country, as a result of years of study, revised guidelines and hospital education programs, increasingly are choosing not to order blood for patients who previously would have routinely gotten a couple of units of red blood cells.
Reporters don’t get many chances to imitate their sources, so an invitation from Boys & Girls Clubs of Omaha to compete in a stock-picking fundraiser last week sounded like an opportunity to put Warren Buffett’s investing philosophy to the test.
Recent discussion about Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s asbestos risk insurance prompted a contact from Rachel Maines, a visiting professor at Cornell University’s School of Electrical & Computer Engineering.