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Security camera footage sought after vandals damage Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

Omaha World-Herald 08 Dec 2021
Lighting on the bridge — which spans the Missouri River, connecting Omaha to Council Bluffs — was damaged and is off for the foreseeable future, the Omaha Parks and Recreation Department announced in a Facebook post on Monday.
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Mothership? Alien invasion? No, but a spectacular weather phenomenon in Omaha

Omaha World-Herald 07 Dec 2021
A downed tree is seen in Miller Park in North Omaha on Saturday ... Storm damage is seen in a workout area of Miller Park in North Omaha on Saturday ... Tree branches partially cover roads through Miller Park in North Omaha on Saturday ... Tree branches cover walking trails through Miller Park in North Omaha on Saturday.
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Lincoln East's Noah Walters is Nebraska's Gatorade football player of the year

Omaha World-Herald 07 Dec 2021
With the Omaha skyline in the background, the 2011 All-Nebraska football team was "Standing Tall" at Pioneer Courage Park not far from the Omaha World-Herald building ... All-Nebraska football captains Jimmie Forsythe of Omaha Burke and Tyson Broekemeier of Aurora were the focus in 2010 during this shoot at Turner Park at Midtown Crossing.
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Vandals damage lights on Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

Omaha World-Herald 07 Dec 2021
Vandals have damaged the lights on the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, according to the Omaha Parks and Recreation Department ... July 10, 2009, after the Parks Departments of Council Bluffs and Omaha added the dividing line between Nebraska and Iowa.� KENT SIEVERS, THE WORLD HERALD.
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City of Omaha receives high bond ratings, criticism of unfunded pension liability

Omaha World-Herald 07 Dec 2021
Moody’s assigned an Aa2 rating with a stable outlook on the city's general obligation bonds, which are issued annually to finance streets, sewers, parks, public safety and public facilities projects, according to a press release from Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert's office ... Five-story apartment building will rise in midtown Omaha.
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2021's best Omaha-area neighborhoods to see holiday lights

Omaha World-Herald 07 Dec 2021
Check out some of Omaha's most jolly scenes this holiday season ... Omaha. » Omaha’s Holiday Lights Festival, which is celebrating its 22nd year ... » Season of Lights in Turner Park, located near Midtown Crossing at 31st Avenue and Farnam Street ... » Memorial Park ... Bikers are seen against the Omaha skyline at Turner Park during Bike De'Lights ... OMAHA, Neb.
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Still basking in Hollywood glow, Boys Town was hit hard by Pearl Harbor attack

Lincoln Journal Star 07 Dec 2021
Steve Liewer Omaha World-Herald ... The screening of the fictionalized story of the Omaha orphanage turned the 21-year-old African American sailor, a 1936 Boys Town graduate, into a mini-celebrity ... October 16, 1927, was the City Sandlot Championship game between the Omaha Prints and the Brown Park Merchants.
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Why is 'equity' radioactive? Nebraska educators pushing for it, but critics pushing back

Lincoln Journal Star 06 Dec 2021
Omaha Public Schools ... Bruce Jones, right, a middle school teacher, and his husband, Taylor Frank carry signs during a demonstration by Omaha-metro educators demanding a mask mandate before returning to classrooms at Memorial Park in Omaha front yard on Monday, August 3, 2020.
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Husker legend Johnny Rodgers hospitalized with COVID

Omaha World-Herald 06 Dec 2021
Johnny Rodgers, second from left, in 1967 with Omaha Tech teammates Johnny Ray (27), Paul Griego (21) and Robert Faulkner (42) ... Johnny Rodgers, pictured here on June 6, 1967, was voted high school athlete of the year while at Omaha Tech ... Rodgers at Omaha Tech in 1968 ... Rodgers, right, poses with Roger Sayers at Kountze Park in Omaha on March 27, 2019.
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Husker legend Johnny Rodgers in ICU with COVID

Lincoln Journal Star 06 Dec 2021
Johnny Rodgers, second from left, in 1967 with Omaha Tech teammates Johnny Ray (27), Paul Griego (21) and Robert Faulkner (42) ... Johnny Rodgers, pictured here on June 6, 1967, was voted high school athlete of the year while at Omaha Tech ... Rodgers at Omaha Tech in 1968 ... Rodgers, right, poses with Roger Sayers at Kountze Park in Omaha on March 27, 2019.
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Back in the day, Dec. 5, 1972: Nebraska's Johnny Rodgers wins the Heisman Trophy

Norfolk Daily News 06 Dec 2021
Rodgers, a�21-year-old English major from Omaha, had faced questions about whether his youthful brushes with the law should affect his consideration as a Heisman candidate ... Rodgers at Omaha Tech in 1968 ... Omaha North Principal Gene R ... Rodgers, right, poses with Roger Sayers at Kountze Park in Omaha on March 27, 2019.
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Shatel: Who needs recruits when you have the transfer portal?

Omaha World-Herald 06 Dec 2021
There should be quite the caravan of cars from Omaha going up to Sioux Falls for Saturday’s game at the Pentagon ... And they might just have a long memory from last spring’s loss to Texas in Omaha ... Rodgers at Omaha Tech in 1968 ... Omaha North Principal Gene R ... Rodgers, right, poses with Roger Sayers at Kountze Park in Omaha on March 27, 2019.
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Five-story apartment building will rise in midtown Omaha

Omaha World-Herald 05 Dec 2021
A five-story apartment building project that was earlier rejected for an area northwest of 30th Avenue and Mason Street now has a green light from City of Omaha planners. The building will contain 82 rental units above a ground-floor parking structure ... south of downtown Omaha.
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$2 million in TIF sought for $11 million hotel at former CoCo Key site

Omaha World-Herald 05 Dec 2021
Developers behind a plan to transform Omaha's Horsemen's Park into one of Nebraska's first casinos are counting on the city to pony up $17.5 million in tax incentives to bring the project over the finish line ... $21 million warehouse to rise near Omaha airport ... 550-unit apartment project planned for west Omaha's Heartwood Preserve.
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550-unit apartment project planned for west Omaha's Heartwood Preserve

Omaha World-Herald 05 Dec 2021
A 550-unit apartment complex is to sprout across 14 acres of the Heartwood Preserve redevelopment site in west Omaha ... Blackstone area of midtown Omaha ... Omaha is in the midst of a nearly $300 million transformation of three downtown parks into The RiverFront, an effort aimed in part at revving up recruitment and retention of workforce talent.
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