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May 23, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — The American Red Cross is launching the Summer of Stories campaign to share the personal impact blood and platelet donors can have on a patient in need and to help ensure a sufficient blood supply is available in the months ahead.  
May 21, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – For seven years, both Megan Kohles and her grandfather Denny Kohles valiantly battled cancer. Meghan was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma when she was 3 years old and lost her fight in October 2011. In February 2013, Denny succumbed to prostate cancer. The Kohles family is...
May 17, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — Summer is a time for the days that never end. Time for diving in and grilling out. Time to watch the fireworks, to have a picnic and to root for the home team. While many have fun making these memories this Memorial Day weekend, hospital patients are counting on eligible...
April 19, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — Dedicated men and women in uniform dutifully serve the public every day by responding to local emergencies and keeping the streets safe. Between May 6 and 10, the community is invited to pay tribute to these everyday heroes by joining them to save lives at the Protect,...
April 16, 2013
AXTELL, Neb. – NTV is once again championing the need for blood and asking residents of Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney to come together to help save lives on May 6.  
March 28, 2013
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – The North Platte Rotary Bloodhounds are on the loose again! They are on the hunt for at least 150 blood donors to join them for the 10th Annual Rotary Bloodhounds Blood Drive on April 17 and 18.  
March 28, 2013
LINCOLN, Neb. – For more than 20 years, Cindy Renner has been a welcoming face for customers and employees of Security First Bank. The supervisor of the bank’s Red Rock branch has been sorely missed after being badly injured in a car accident on Jan. 17.
March 7, 2013
IMPERIAL, Neb. – In December, doctors diagnosed Makenna Wallin, daughter of Marilee and Jeff Wallin, with acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer of her blood and bone marrow.
March 7, 2013
UNDERWOOD, Iowa – Last summer, Alexandra ‘Alex’ Peterson of Neola, Iowa had her whole life in front of her. She had recently graduated from Underwood High School and was looking forward to going away to college. A multiple-car accident in Council Bluffs on July 23 nearly cut the...
March 7, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. – The Omaha Community Playhouse’s production of Evil Dead: The Musical features flying body parts, singing and dancing zombies and a lot of fake blood. Because it is such a bloody good time, the Omaha Community Playhouse is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a...