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NSAA keeps four-day state volleyball format; State track meet may stay at Burke Stadium

Omaha World-Herald 17 Jun 2021
In addition, the NSAA has learned that the Omaha Public Schools are open to an expanded three- or four-day state track meet ... The Omaha metro area’s bid for state baseball was accepted over Lincoln's because either UNO’s Tal Anderson Field or Werner Park would be available each day of the tournament.
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Local View: A love letter to Nebraska

Lincoln Journal Star 17 Jun 2021
The pandemic was the number one topic last year, and thanks to UNMC in Omaha, Nebraska was at the forefront of dealing with COVID-19 from the beginning ... Thanks to the swift vaccination campaign, I learned a lesson and understood the true meaning of the phrase “Never bet against America” that Omaha-born Warren Buffett used in his letter this March.
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Suspects arrested in shooting deaths of 2 teenagers in Omaha

Hastings Tribune 16 Jun 2021
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two teenagers are in custody after being arrested in a double homicide in north Omaha, police said ... in the Kansas City, Missouri, area, Omaha police said.
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Stryker Brings "SmartRobotics™ Stadium" To Baseball Fans At Werner Park

The Trentonian 16 Jun 2021
MAHWAH, N.J., June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Stryker kicks off its game day events with Minor League Baseball® (MiLB™) at Werner Park Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska, where the latest innovation in joint replacement technology, Mako SmartRobotics™, will be on full display for Storm Chasers' fans.
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Mayor, firefighters pay homage to Wagner

Fremont Tribune 16 Jun 2021
Timothy Rohwer. PLATTSMOUTH – Bob Wagner was a “great asset to the community,” Mayor Paul Lambert said ... “He was one of those who gave more than he asked.” ... The Louisville Volunteer Fire Department expressed sadness upon learning that longtime member Les Hlavac passed away last Friday in Omaha ... .
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Mayor, firefighters pay homage to Wagner, Hlavac

Fremont Tribune 16 Jun 2021
Timothy Rohwer. PLATTSMOUTH – Bob Wagner was a “great asset to the community,” Mayor Paul Lambert said ... “He was one of those who gave more than he asked.” ... The Louisville Volunteer Fire Department expressed sadness upon learning that longtime member Les Hlavac passed away last Friday in Omaha ... .
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Medal sought for Black WWII sailor from Omaha lauded as hero, then forgotten

Norfolk Daily News 15 Jun 2021
So they cheered for Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Jackson French, 22, a Navy mess steward from Omaha called “The Hero of the Solomon Islands” by The World-Herald, for swimming through shark-infested waters for hours while towing a raft loaded with 15 of his wounded USS Gregory shipmates — all of whom were white — to safety near Guadalcanal.
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June on pace to be one of the hottest in decades

Fremont Tribune 15 Jun 2021
Timothy Rohwer. PLATTSMOUTH – It’s hot! ... Stay weather ready and learn more about heat safety at ... In a press release from the Omaha Public Power District, spokeswoman Jody Baker said, “At this time, our regional transmission organization, the Southwest Power Pool, has not issued a request for utilities in its footprint to conserve energy ... .
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Millard school officials encouraged by student math, reading gains in spring testing

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
Students in one metro Omaha district made solid academic gains last school year despite pandemic disruptions, giving officials there hope for a quicker recovery from COVID-19 learning losses ... The student growth has Millard officials believing the district can start next school year without a huge learning gap to make up.
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Meet the 2021 All-Nebraska baseball team

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
"The first few weeks were still a learning process but we worked through that.". Christo got a taste of what the season would be like in the opener against Omaha Skutt ... P — Cade Barton, Omaha Skutt, Sr., 9-0/.304 ... OF — Joey Craig, Omaha Central, Sr., .364. OF — Cole Payton, Omaha Westside, Sr., .282.
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Previous Journal Star Boys Coach of the Year winners

Lincoln Journal Star 13 Jun 2021
Matt Turman, Omaha Skutt ... Bruce Chubick Sr., Omaha South, and Paul Limongi, Omaha Burke ... Larry Martin, Omaha North ... Troy Charf, Lincoln Pius X, and Bob Greco, Omaha Westside ... Eric Behrens, Omaha Central ... Jon Burt and Brad Hildebrandt, Omaha Skutt ... Bill Olson, Omaha Northwest ... Tom Hall, Omaha Westside ... We spent a day at The Amazing Pizza Machine in Omaha.
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Girls co-coach of year: Following lead of his Pius X mentors, Ryan Psota leaving his ...

Lincoln Journal Star 12 Jun 2021
After guiding the 2020-21 Thunderbolts to a 25-0 record — the first Class A team to finish unbeaten since 2005Psota is the Journal Star's girls co-coach of the year, sharing the honor with Omaha Skutt soccer coach John Carlson ... Psota learned a lot from Rice, most notably the amount of time it takes to build a winning program ... Omaha.
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Public invited to watch artist work on sculpture of Native American doctor to be installed ...

Lincoln Journal Star 12 Jun 2021
Picotte was a member of the Omaha tribe and the first Native in the United States to earn a degree to become a medical doctor. After earning her medical degree, Picotte returned to northeastern Nebraska to care for both Native and non-Native residents and shortly before her death in 1913 opened a hospital on the Omaha reservation.
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Omaha organization NorthStar breaks ground on artificial turf lacrosse, soccer field

Omaha World-Herald 11 Jun 2021
NorthStar serves boys in North Omaha in third through 12th grades ... New addition allows Omaha nonprofit to serve as 'satellite school' during remote learning ... Athletes learn skills used across a handful of sports, including baseball and football ... Nasir Gentry first learned about lacrosse when his older brothers joined the NorthStar team.
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12 fun (and mostly free) activities to carry your family through the summer

Omaha World-Herald 11 Jun 2021
Explore a new subject. Kids can have fun learning about bugs, health and wellness, photography, drawing and more in Varsity Tutors’ free online series, “The Love of Learning.” www.varsitytutors.com ... Check out the latest special attraction at the Omaha Children’s Museum.
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