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Wednesday 03/04/2015
Former Husker Roy Helu Jr. visits Omaha school

NFL running back Roy Helu Jr. visited students at Omaha's Beals Elementary School on Wednesday to talk wellness – and have some friendly competition.

Posted: March 04, 2015 - 4:27 pm
Thursday 02/26/2015
From the Archives: Brandeis parking garage construction in 1961

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Posted: February 26, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 02/25/2015
From the Archives: 'Weary of winter,' crowd comes to Eppley Airfield for ticket giveaway

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Posted: February 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 02/24/2015
From the Archives: 'Bennie the Clown' racing at Ak-Sar-Ben in 1964

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Posted: February 24, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 02/20/2015
Retirement of police dogs Ffred, Rogue leaves 'some pretty big paws to fill'

A pair of bomb-sniffing dogs found a snootful of treats Thursday during a celebration of their retirement from the Omaha Police Department.

Posted: February 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 02/19/2015
From the Archives: "See Ya in the Funny Pages!" Viewfinder blog

Hope you enjoyed this look at the comics from the past. The World-Herald continues to offer a wide selection of strips for our readers to enjoy. 

Posted: February 19, 2015 - 8:30 am
Wednesday 02/18/2015
From the Archives: Benson boys perform 'Dying Swan' to help exchange students

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Posted: February 18, 2015 - 1:00 am
Photos: Ash Wednesday services at St. Vincent de Paul

For Christians around the world, Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Lenten season, a period of prayer and reflection leading to the celebration of Easter on April 5.

Posted: February 18, 2015 - 11:55 am
Tuesday 02/17/2015
From the Archives: Harlequin Great Dane at Nebraska Kennel Club dog show

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Posted: February 17, 2015 - 1:00 am
Monday 02/16/2015
Photos: A heartfelt farewell to deploying Nebraska soldiers

Photo slideshow: Military police soldiers deployment ceremony

Posted: February 16, 2015 - 12:30 am
Friday 02/13/2015
Expect animals, face painting and all the fun you can handle at Kidz Explore

Ahead of the hordes of children expected this weekend at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, vendors used Friday to set up booths for the 23rd Kidz Explore.

Posted: February 13, 2015 - 10:24 pm
Thursday 02/12/2015
From the archives: Injured bald eagle before surgery at the Henry Doorly Zoo

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Posted: February 12, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 02/11/2015
From the Archives: Husker star takes time out for fans

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Posted: February 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Valentine's Day memories – Valentine, Nebraska, included

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Posted: February 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
Hoopla greets release of Homestead National Monument quarters

BEATRICE, Neb. — Like settlers lined up to claim free land 150 years ago, a couple thousand Nebraskans and others staked claims Tuesday to coins commemorating Homestead National Monument.

Posted: February 11, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 02/10/2015
From the archives: Red Cross Fund campaign during World War II

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Posted: February 10, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 02/06/2015
From the Archives: Junior boxing at Omaha's City Mission Gym

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Posted: February 06, 2015 - 1:00 am
Photos, video: An early look at construction of new Omaha zoo area

In the above video, Dennis Pate, executive director and CEO of Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, discusses the construction progress of the new African Grasslands area.

Posted: February 06, 2015 - 2:54 pm
Thursday 02/05/2015
From the Archives: 1991 'Catch Jungle Fever' Omaha zoo membership drive

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Posted: February 05, 2015 - 1:00 am
Photos: Cold, windy, beautiful Omaha morning
Posted: February 05, 2015 - 11:07 am
Wednesday 02/04/2015
From the archives: Douglas Street resurfaced in 1953

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Posted: February 04, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: 279 Behlen employees demonstrate strength of new roof

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Posted: February 04, 2015 - 1:00 am
This is homework they’ll love – safe sledding lesson

Even sledding gets attention in schools these days. Papillion’s Bell Elementary held a safe sledding lesson Tuesday to teach would-be daredevils how to speed down hills without taking a trip to the hospital afterward. 

Posted: February 04, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 02/03/2015
From the Archives: Council Bluffs' Ogden Hotel meets the wrecking ball

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Posted: February 03, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 01/29/2015
From the Archives: 86-year-old Nebraska shopkeeper closes on Sundays; 'Life’s too short to work that hard'

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Posted: January 29, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 01/28/2015
From the Archives: Toboggan party at the Omaha Country Club

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Posted: January 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 01/27/2015
From the Archives: Bigfoot prints in Nebraska? UNO professor investigates

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Posted: January 27, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 01/23/2015
From the Archives: Job well done designing Omaha North ROTC regiment’s flag, drums

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Posted: January 23, 2015 - 1:00 am
Momaha, Gomez Heritage Elementary have bilingual reading bash

Momaha.com, The World-Herald’s parenting website, and Gomez Heritage Elementary kicked off a bilingual reading program Thursday evening with lots of readers young and old.

Posted: January 23, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 01/21/2015
From the Archives: Traffic congestion prompts talk of making L and Q Streets one-way

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Posted: January 21, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 01/20/2015
From the Archives: 1959 Make-It-Yourself-With-Wool Contest

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Posted: January 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
Photo blog: He ain’t heavy, he’s my puppy
Posted: January 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 01/16/2015
From the Archives: Farming like it's 1902

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Posted: January 16, 2015 - 1:00 am
Photos, video: Omaha zoo lion cubs get a super-cute checkup

The three lions cubs born at the Henry Doorly Zoo in November were back in the spotlight Friday during a regular checkup – and they're as cute as ever.

Posted: January 16, 2015 - 11:54 am
Thursday 01/15/2015
From the Archives: Nebraska Vietnam veteran home for the holidays in 1967

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Posted: January 15, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 01/14/2015
From the Archives: Men saddle up to get supplies after 1971 snow

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Posted: January 14, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 01/13/2015
From the Archives: High-schoolers show off hot pants

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Posted: January 13, 2015 - 1:00 am
Saturday 01/10/2015
Fontenelle Forest's Raptor Bird-Day party snatches up 100 visitors

Photos: Bird-Day party

Posted: January 10, 2015 - 1:00 am
Friday 01/09/2015
Photo blog: A pop of color on the horizon

“Big Mo,” a nearly 76-foot-tall artwork created by renowned sculptor Mark di Suvero, is illuminated at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park at sunset Wednesday.

Posted: January 09, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 01/08/2015
From the Archives: Dodge Street pedestrian overpass construction in 1968

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Posted: January 08, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Tunnel work after 1975 blizzard

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Posted: January 08, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 01/07/2015
From the Archives: 1971 storm delivers 9½ inches of snow

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Posted: January 07, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 01/06/2015
From the Archives: Snow day for office workers in 1971

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Posted: January 06, 2015 - 1:00 am
Firefighters battle blaze near 14th and Fowler Streets

Omaha firefighters battled a fire at 4542 N. 14th St. in Omaha on Tuesday.

Posted: January 06, 2015 - 6:15 pm
Friday 01/02/2015
From the Archives: Dog protects lost Omaha boy

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Posted: January 02, 2015 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Downtown Omaha in 1972

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Posted: January 02, 2015 - 1:00 am
The 17 best concert photos of 2014

We took a lot of concert photos in 2014. I shot more than 20 shows (and two festivals) and World-Herald staff photographers did even more.

Posted: January 02, 2015 - 11:01 am
Wednesday 12/31/2014
Party starts early with Noon Year's event at Durham

Party hats, a balloon drop, confetti, a rockin’ band and enough noisemakers to drown out a jet engine combined to ring in the New Year a tad early Wednesday at the Durham Museum.

Posted: December 31, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 12/30/2014
From the Archives: Around the world in 79 days

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Posted: December 30, 2014 - 1:00 am
'Nebraska is proud of you': Event sends off Air National Guard unit

The wars in Iraq and now Afghanistan are officially over, but Nebraskans still are deploying in support of the ongoing missions in the region.

Posted: December 30, 2014 - 2:17 am
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