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Friday 07/31/2015
From the Archives: Pollution in downtown Omaha in 1967

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Updated: July 31, 2015 - 12:24 pm
From the Archives: Yellow oleo margarine finally legal in Iowa

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Updated: July 31, 2015 - 12:26 pm
Wednesday 07/29/2015
From the Archives: Peaches record 'superstore' opens in 1979

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Updated: July 29, 2015 - 12:54 pm
Tuesday 07/28/2015
From the Archives: Veteran rodeo man returns to Omaha to put down roots

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Updated: July 28, 2015 - 12:54 pm
Friday 07/24/2015
From the Archives: Apprentice mom makes quick work of learning how to operate bulldozers, payloaders

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Updated: July 24, 2015 - 12:37 pm
Wednesday 07/22/2015
From the Archives: Omaha women's clubs buy bus to get kids to day camp

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Updated: July 22, 2015 - 2:44 pm
Tuesday 07/21/2015
From the Archives: Young actresses ready to perform at Joslyn Concert Hall

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Updated: July 21, 2015 - 3:31 pm
Friday 07/17/2015
From the Archives: Support for Ted Kennedy in 1979

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Updated: July 20, 2015 - 5:13 pm
From the Archives: Record cold in 1959

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Updated: July 20, 2015 - 5:32 pm
Wednesday 07/15/2015
From the Archives: Japanese-American elders honored during 1961 banquet

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Posted: July 15, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 07/14/2015
From the Archives: Omaha Benson upsets No. 1 Fremont in 1957

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Posted: July 14, 2015 - 1:00 am
Thursday 07/09/2015
From the Archives: Windsor School students compare small-scale bookmobile with the real thing

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Posted: July 09, 2015 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 07/08/2015
From the Archives: Kids race pedal cars, tricycles down Douglas Street in 1954

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Posted: July 08, 2015 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 07/07/2015
From the Archives: Omaha zoo donates dozens of 'dead specimens' to State Museum

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Posted: July 07, 2015 - 1:00 am
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
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Today's Events
Forever Young Family and Children's Series Summer 2015
Film Streams at the Ruth Sokolof Theater
5:00 pm
Film Streams is proud to continue the program for its Summer Forever Young Family & Children’s Series. Featuring seven wonderful films tha…
 
Author appearance: Alan Guebert
The Bookworm
4:00 pm
Alan Guebert, author of “The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey,” will visit The Bookworm from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
 
Closet Burner, Garbage Men, Buggy Lewis and the Rabbit Grenades
The Sydney, 5918 Maple St.
9:00 pm
Genre: Rock. Cost: $5.
 
The 3rd Annual Love of Art and Music (LOVAM) Festival
Metropolitan Community College
12:00 pm
The 3rd Annual “Love of Art and Music (LOVAM) Festival,” which will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Omaha, NE at Metropolitan Commun…
 
My Brother's Keeper with Justin Lepard
Barley Street Tavern, 2735 N. 62nd St.
9:00 pm
Genre: Bluegrass.
 
Thank You for Being a Friend, the Unauthorized Golden Girls Musical
Shelterbelt Theatre at SNAP/Shelterbelt
2:00 pm
Roxanne Wach directs this spoof of the popular sitcom, performed by an all-male cast in drag. Ryan Eberhart, Joey Galda, Jim Farmer, Sean Bust…
 
Resource Fair and Wellness Bash
Bayliss Park
10:00 am
Learn about resources and enjoy free food, clothing and health screenings. 
 
Steve Thornburg Organ Trio
Gorat's, 4917 Center St.
6:30 pm
Genre: Organ.
 
Self Preservation Saturdays
Carver Bank
10:30 am
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” —Audre Lorde “Self-Preservation…
 
History on the Greens Golf Tournament
Shoreline Golf Course
12:00 am
Raise money for the Great Plains Black History Museum at this event.