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Thursday 07/02/2015
From the Archives: Omaha road resurfacing crew finds welcome oasis

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Posted: July 02, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Fireworks stand in Waterloo, Nebraska, in 1960

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Posted: July 02, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 07/01/2015
From the Archives: Pigeons find a winter home at Omaha zoo

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Posted: July 01, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 06/30/2015
From the Archives: 1958 preschool graduation

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Posted: June 30, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 06/25/2015
From the Archives: New Yorkers get a taste of Nebraska hospitality on cross-country trip

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Posted: June 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 06/24/2015
From the Archives: 6-year-old uses welding mask to view partial solar eclipse

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Posted: June 24, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 06/23/2015
From the Archives: Bluffs librarian answers the tough questions, like 'How do you cook a raccoon?'

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Posted: June 23, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 06/19/2015
From the Archives: Peony Park Swim Club 10-year reunion in 1960

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Posted: June 19, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 06/18/2015
From the Archives: 1946 World's Fair of Aviation at Offutt Air Force Base

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Posted: June 18, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 06/17/2015
From the Archives: Presidential hopeful George McGovern has young supporter in Omaha

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Posted: June 17, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 06/16/2015
From the Archives: Downtown Omaha in the early 1900s

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Posted: June 16, 2015 - 1:00 am
Monday 06/15/2015
From the Archives: Orchestra director kick-started Beatrice schools program

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Posted: June 15, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 06/11/2015
From the Archives: Preparing a flambé in the Red Lion dining room in 1980

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Posted: June 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 06/10/2015
Photos: A proper goodbye to Old Glory at flag-burning ceremony

More than 400 flags were brought in for a flag retirement ceremony Tuesday conducted by Omaha Post 1 of the American Legion.

Posted: June 10, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Omaha boys visit dog pound to 'cheer up the homeless fellows there'

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Posted: June 10, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 06/09/2015
From the Archives: Peony Park unveils its mascot, Peony the skunk

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Posted: June 09, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 06/05/2015
From the Archives: Omaha's 'high society' watches Fourth of July parade around 1870

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Posted: June 05, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 06/04/2015
'Age and youth combine': Dr. O. Clay Maxwell, Martin Luther King Jr. in Omaha

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Posted: June 04, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 06/03/2015
From the Archives: Dr. Joe Spearing shows off his ice sailing boat in 1976

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Posted: June 03, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 06/02/2015
From the Archives: Brandeis department store clearance sale draws huge crowd

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Posted: June 02, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 05/29/2015
From the Archives: Iowa sheriff trails criminals to Omaha, comes up empty-handed

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Posted: May 29, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 05/28/2015
From the Archives: Guide Rock tops Halsey-Dunning in 1965 state basketball tournament

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Posted: May 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 05/27/2015
From the Archives: 30,000 watch the 'Human Fly' climb The World-Herald building in 1916

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Posted: May 27, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 05/26/2015
From the Archives: Creighton student/Elvis super fan road trips to Vegas to see the King

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Posted: May 26, 2015 - 1:00 am
Photos on Twitter: Kerrie Orozco funeral

Posted: May 26, 2015 - 2:53 pm
Sunday 05/24/2015
From the Archives: Helen Huntley, Iowa's first licensed female pilot, made first solo flight at age 17

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Posted: May 24, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 05/21/2015
From the Archives: Heavy metal band Max Force wins 1982 Midlands High School Battle of the Bands

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Posted: May 21, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 05/20/2015
From the Archives: Man swims from Sioux City to Omaha ... handcuffed

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Posted: May 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 05/19/2015
From the Archives: Omaha Central students head to 1958 state hoops tournament

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Posted: May 19, 2015 - 1:00 am
New bronze sculptures at Lauritzen will let visitors 'explore the garden in a whole new way'

More than 30 bronze art works — including Rearing Elephant, a 12-foot tall elephant playing in the water, and Boys Will Be Boys, a pair of playful, wrestling bears — were delivered Monday to Omaha’s Lauritzen Gardens for its Gone Wild exhibit that will run from Saturday through Oct. 4.

Posted: May 19, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 05/15/2015
Photos: When your best friend is this cute, you can't leave him at home
Posted: May 15, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Marshall Tucker Band gets 3 encores during Rosenblatt concert

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Posted: May 15, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 05/14/2015
From the Archives: Husker track team 'walloped' Houston in 1963

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Posted: May 14, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 05/13/2015
From the Archives: Nebraska mom gets a taste of a soldier's life before letting sons join

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Posted: May 13, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 05/12/2015
From the Archives: 'When we got too old to sing, we took up dancing'

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Posted: May 12, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 05/08/2015
From the Archives: Camel recovers from neck injury at Henry Doorly Zoo

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Posted: May 08, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 05/07/2015
From the Archives: Boxers before 1938 match in Omaha

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Posted: May 07, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 05/06/2015
From the Archives: Water fight at Gateway to the West Days in Blair

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Posted: May 06, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 05/05/2015
From the Archives: Benson's 1957 ROTC military ball at Peony Park

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Posted: May 05, 2015 - 1:00 am
Water Works 2015 has students rowing, casting and more

Whether rowing or casting, about 1,900 fifth-graders from Douglas and Sarpy Counties headed for lakes Tuesday for Water Works 2015, an all-day event featuring six water-related sessions.

Posted: May 05, 2015 - 11:00 pm
Friday 05/01/2015
Iowa town's 101-year-old, Swedish-coffee-pot-looking water tower grounded

STANTON, Iowa — The locally iconic coffeepot water tower is no longer perched over this Montgomery County town. And for the people who lived near it, that means a whole new way of referring to home.

Posted: May 01, 2015 - 1:46 am
Thursday 04/30/2015
From the Archives: Ralston pool groundbreaking includes special guests

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Posted: April 30, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 04/29/2015
From the Archives: Kids mark their spot for 1988 Memorial Park concert

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Posted: April 29, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 04/28/2015
From the Archives: Optical illusion on the playground

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Posted: April 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 04/23/2015
Photos, video: Arbor Day festivities in full swing

Nebraska is the original home of Arbor Day, and festivities have been in full swing for a week.

Posted: April 23, 2015 - 1:30 am
Wednesday 04/22/2015
From the Archives: Nebraska's bodybuilding priest

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Posted: April 22, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 04/21/2015
From the Archives: UNO students gather after 1970 Kent State shootings

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Posted: April 21, 2015 - 1:00 am
Kids climb champion tree during Earth Day Omaha event

The giant swamp white oak in central Omaha’s Elmwood Park has been designated a champion tree, so what better way to mark the honor than to have kids climb it? That’s what youngsters did Saturday, hoisting themselves up by ropesduring the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’s annual Treeclimb.

Posted: April 21, 2015 - 5:12 pm
Friday 04/17/2015
From the Archives: Dodge Street traffic in Omaha, January 1964

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Posted: April 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
Thursday 04/16/2015
From the Archives: Powwow at Dodge Park

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Posted: April 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
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