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He pays little attention to it, and when other kids ask him about it, Oliver simply says, "I was born that way." He's not thinking about it on this day, in the thick of the summer on a ball field in South Omaha.
A Nebraska Department of Education investigation, prompted by a complaint filed by two staff members in November, found Walthill Public School had failed to provide adequate special education services to K-6 students with special needs and violated numerous special education regulations.
Nebraska basketball assistant Michael Lewis is using his Indiana roots to recruit two top Class of 2020 prospects from the Hoosier State.
A brick house was built in Benson in 1939, but the inside was never finished. Now, an architect has stepped up to finish the job.
When starting quarterback Dalton Bohac went down with an injury in the Eight Man-1 state championship game, only to return and lead East Butler past South Loup for its first state title since 1989, coach Shawn Biltoft figured it was indicative of the character his team showed throughout the season.
The Nebraska Public Power District will take part in a federal study to develop more ways to safely and economically collect and store the carbon produced by coal-fired power plants and ethanol plants.
The exhibit will remain in Omaha through Aug. 10 and eventually make its way to Alcatraz to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic event.
The writer is a professor in the Finance, Banking, and Real Estate Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and an attorney with Cavanaugh and Associates.
Two of the three Division I basketball programs in Nebraska are vying for a commitment from 6-foot-9 Saint Paul (Minn.) East Ridge forward Ben Carlson. Nebraska and Creighton are two of the nine schools to offer Carlson.
Following a loss in the state semifinals to champion East Butler, Howells-Dodge is looking for another run at postseason play.
Omaha native Joe Hoover and his artist brother Bill make up the cast for new play at B Side in Benson.
Nebraska prison officials won't say whether the pharmaceutical distributor sold them the four drugs intended for the Aug. 14 execution of Carey Dean Moore. But the Nevada case offers a clue as to how Nebraska may have obtained the drugs.
This weekend, Evan Jolley will stand up before several hundred people from all over the country. He will stand and step to the microphone. He has not yet decided what he will say. It doesn’t really matter, he thinks. The point isn’t what he will say. The point is the speaking itself.
Nebraska received a commitment Thursday from Pima Community College defensive tackle Tony Fair. Three takes on Fair’s decision to pick the Huskers.
Damien Jefferson doesn’t remember firing too many 3-pointers during his first few months at Creighton. There he was, joining a program that promotes itself as a shooter’s haven, and he didn’t want anything to do with the arc.
The writer, of Omaha, represents District 11 in the Nebraska Legislature.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Eight Man-1 is featured, with No. 3 Creighton today.
The graduation of All-America setter Kelly Hunter leaves Nebraska without an experienced distributor this fall, and the defending NCAA champs need freshman Nicklin Hames to be good right away. Just like when she was in eighth grade.
Nebraska coach Scott Frost wanted a program that reflected what he experienced in the 1990s. Ron Brown, an assistant throughout that era and again under coach Bo Pelini, was a key part of Husker football and will be again now that he's returned.
Russian hackers did not penetrate the election machines or computer software of Omaha-based Election Systems & Software during the 2016 election season, a company executive told The World-Herald on Tuesday.
Democratic congressional candidate Kara Eastman's opponent, Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., had no primary opponent and starts with a 4-to-1 cash advantage going into the general election campaign.
Calls from interested investors are pouring in to the company seeking to open a niobium mine in southeast Nebraska.
"It's going to feel like a cornstalk in a tomato field," one neighbor said of a housing project to sprout south of downtown Omaha where a family's flower shop and greenhouse operation once stood.
South Loup is coming off its best year in school history, losing in the state championship 36-14 to East Butler.
The space atop the Holland Performing Arts Center will offer views to the east, south and west, and remain open on dates when no performances are scheduled.
The Scribner City Council voted unanimously on June 25 to give first-round approval to a similar ordinance designed to prohibit renting apartments or homes to immigrants in the country illegally, and to prohibit hiring such undocumented workers.
“Little House on the Prairie,” published in 1935, is the fictionalized memoir of a real-life prairie girl whose perspective glances at — but does not dig into — the tragic outcomes that white settlement had for the land’s original inhabitants.
In the developing days of America’s most popular art form, Harold Lloyd climbed higher than any other star.
Nebraska is the first power-conference school to offer Lincoln North Star guard Donovan Williams, though more could follow. “It’s real big for me and my family, and I’m just excited to see what the future holds for us," Williams said.
Roster Management 101: Always win the numbers game. Husker coach Scott Frost has thus far.
The national champion Nebraska volleyball team looked to Kelly Hunter for leadership, and the senior setter didn't disappoint. For that, she is this year's recipient of the Fred Ware Award for the state's top college athlete.
Even with bonuses and benefit sweeteners, the shortage of truck drivers is so severe that Congress is considering lowering the age for state-to-state truck drivers to 18 from 21.
School board members adopted a new “professional boundaries” policy that prohibits teachers from getting too chummy with students.
A District Court judge must soon decide if “skirting a few things” may have included listening to recorded phone calls the man placed from jail to his lawyer. If so, the judge could dismiss sexual assault charges that carry a maximum penalty of 20 years to life in prison.
Millard Public Schools Superintendent Jim Sutfin will get a bigger paycheck and more days off next year after earning good grades for his performance last year.
Average spending per candidate hit $34,020 — more than double the average from just eight years earlier.
More than 400 people attended the school gala Portraits of Excellence at the school, 400 N. Happy Hollow Blvd., which included dinner, a program and live auction.
Crete Carrier Corp. President Tim Aschoff said the pilot study to let 18- to 20-year-old off-duty National Guard and Reserve truck drivers operate civilian vehicles in interstate commerce is “a good first step.”
What happened to African-American participation in baseball? The sport's leaders have been asking the question for decades, and the list of reasons is long. But according to Omaha native Kimera Bartee and other African-Americans, there’s a cultural element that too often goes ignored.
Until now, the VA hasn’t had teletype machines of its own to answer if a veteran called for help. That left some veterans unable to contact the VA for even basic services like scheduling appointments and ordering medicine.
Three consecutive Ware Award winners from the same high school? Not a surprise, say the people at Papillion-La Vista South. The big three — sisters Kadie and Amber Rolfzen and Kelly Hunter — from those dominant Titan teams enjoyed tremendous collegiate success.
Deb Fischer’s Democratic opponent in November’s general election, Lincoln City Councilwoman Jane Raybould, relentlessly attacks Fischer as ineffective in lobbying President Donald Trump on behalf of farmers and ranchers.
Creighton fans who haven't seen him play will want to know what new commit Shereef Mitchell brings to the Bluejays. I have seen him play, more than 100 times between his high school and AAU teams, and he'll be a perfect fit for Creighton.
By way of Argentina, Brady Schnell is playing in the British Open this week and not the Pinnacle Bank Championship. The conflict is regrettable for the Millard West and Nebraska graduate. The opportunity isn’t.
Loft apartments and rehabbed commercial bays are poised to pop up along Omaha’s historic Auto Row — a stretch once bustling with showrooms of Studebakers, Hudsons and other classic cars.
Their relationship has spanned a decade and crossed continents. Now it also involves a slew of monitors, doctors and hospital stays.
“Reality” presents cutting-edge tech in virtual and augmented reality, artwork that plays with what you think is real and a museum that challenges what you believe to be true.
Think the Super Bowl on steroids. Or, locally, Nebraska going for its third straight national football title under Scott Frost. That’s how the country and its natives are treating Sunday, Jim Kresnik said. “Soccer, it’s everything in Croatia,” Kresnik said. “It’s everything they have.”
Kimera Bartee earned a scholarship to Creighton without playing an inning of select baseball. That scenario is nearly impossible today. Select baseball, Bartee said, is the chief cause of the game's demise in inner cities, especially in the African-American community.
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