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Statement from Heath Mello on University of Nebraska President Admiral Carter

"Admiral Carter has left an incredible impact on the state of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska System, and me personally. Whether it was his efforts to facilitate meaningful collaboration between the military, employers, and higher education or his embrace of the importance of internships to grow our workforce pipeline,...

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Greater Omaha Chamber Announces Heath Mello as New CEO

For Immediate Release July 11, 2023 For information contact: Brandon Pappas (402) 978-7919 Greater Omaha Chamber Announces Heath Mello as New CEO OMAHA, Neb. – July 11, 2023 – The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Heath Mello to the role of CEO/President. Mello...

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Greater Omaha Named 2023 ‘Great American Defense Community’

Washington, D.C. – Greater Omaha, home to Offutt Air Force Base, is one of five communities across the country selected as a 2023 Great American Defense Community. The Association of Defense Communities (ADC) announced the five selected communities in conjunction with USAA, the program’s official sponsor, at the Defense...

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An open letter regarding Urban Core Redevelopment and the Streetcar

To those living and working in the greater Omaha metropolitan area: There has appropriately been healthy debate surrounding the idea of the Omaha Streetcar Project. There are some genuine concerns fueled by the seemingly low adoption rate of our existing mass transit system and the perceived price tag. With these concerns in...

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