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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
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
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Today's Events
Westfair
Westfair
12:00 am
This county fair will feature children’s activities, entertainment and arena events. July 22 to 27 at Westfair.
 
Ringo Deathstarr
Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave.
9:00 pm
Genre: Rock. Cost: $10.
 
Piano Hour with Emily Bass
Zoo Bar, 136 N. 14th St., Lincoln
5:00 pm
Genre: Piano.
 
Touch a Truck
Quaker Steak & Lube
5:00 pm
Everyone is invited to join us for this FUN FREE Touch a Truck event on Monday, July 27th from 5 - 9PM. This is a great hands-on event that al…
 
Book group
The Bookworm
2:00 pm
The World War II Book Group will continue its discussion of “The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany” by William Shire…
 
Songwriter Open Mike
Barley Street Tavern, 2735 N. 62nd St.
9:00 pm
Genre: Singer/songwriter. Cost: no cover.
 
Tommy Castro
Zoo Bar, 136 N. 14th St., Lincoln
6:00 pm
Genre: Blues. Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show.
 
Singer/Songwriter Open Mike Night
Ploughshare Brewing Co., 1630 P St., Lincoln
8:00 pm
Genre: Open mike.
 
Acidic, Kingdom of Giants, Like Vultures, Ledicious
Lookout Lounge, 320 S. 72nd St.
8:00 pm
Genre: Rock. Cost: $10 in advance, $12 day of show.
 
Monday Night at the Movies
Turner Park at Midtown Crossing
7:00 pm
The stars return to the big screen, and above it, as Midtown Crossing continues its cinematic summer tradition, Monday Night at the Movies. Ou…