BestOfWeekend

The World-Herald creates lots of important journalism — stories, photos, video — that is both timely and compelling. But we also know our readers are busy.

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Hundreds of property owners along the Missouri River say they have had to contend with more frequent flooding, many for more than 10 years.

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Terence “Bud” Crawford remembers, as a kid, hanging with friends around the convenience store at 24th and Pratt Streets in north Omaha. “When it came up for sale,” Crawford, now 32, said, “I was like, ‘I need to get that building.’ ”

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A 66-word clause in Walter “Ted” Carter’s contract for the University of Nebraska presidency makes it clear the NU Board of Regents doesn’t want him badmouthing anyone when he’s gone.

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With a career that started in 1963, the year Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech, and ended in 2008, right after Barack Obama was elected president, Rudy Smith's body of work reflects a country grappling with race and zigzagging its way forward.

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The moment that sticks in their minds is the celebration. The party didn’t even last a minute, but they can’t forget that burst of joy.

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George Robinson hopes to see a ripple effect. He says he’s already witnessed other improvements around the block where he gutted a century-old building to house his Grown Folks private social club.

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Members of the 2019 All-Nebraska volleyball team can hold their own against anyone.