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.

Here is a convenient roundup of some of our best work from the last several days that's worth checking out.

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Attorneys who lose their law license are not allowed to own law firms. Those convicted of child abuse can’t run a day care center. But a masseur who is awaiting trial on a charge of first-degree sexual assault of a pregnant woman can still run his massage business. 

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To stand out in the crowd, prospective homebuyers are using emotional letters, offering to skip the standard property inspection and trying other deal-sweeteners.

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Omahans can expect the Berkshire Hathaway brigade to start arriving at area hotels as soon as Thursday for the annual shareholders meeting, and they’ll be spotted around Omaha through Sunday for what tourism officials say is the area’s biggest convention.

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Sprinkled throughout Nebraska’s wide-open spaces reside potential college students, and they are in demand. As state money for higher education becomes tighter, college enrollments and the tuition they bring become more critical. That means aggressively recruiting kids at schools surrounded by the Great Plains. Every student counts.

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Sportswriter Tony Boone offers his list of the top five welterweight fights for Bud Crawford.

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Here's a story about two men, both named Jacob Miller, who both served in the Civil War and whose lives share enough similarities to confuse Internet sleuths almost a century after they lived.

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The field of cybersecurity is promising — too promising. There are lots of job openings in Nebraska, Iowa and the nation. And colleges are striving to catch up.