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Bubba Starling — Major Leaguer, Olympian and briefly a Husker QB — retires from baseball

Omaha World-Herald 26 Oct 2021
Starling, 29, reached the majors with his hometown Kansas City Royals, played several seasons with the Omaha Storm Chasers, won an Olympic medal and was briefly a Husker quarterback ... Starling rose up the ranks through the Royals' minor league affiliates, eventually reaching Triple-A Omaha in 2016 ... Omaha Storm Chasers through the years.
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Two North Omaha nonprofits will receive $50,000 grants from Google

Omaha World-Herald 25 Oct 2021
North Omaha nonprofits Seventy Five North and The Empowerment Network will each receive $50,000 grants from Google to support their neighborhood improvement work ... First National Bank of Omaha gives $817,000 in grants ... Plans for youth treatment center in North Omaha advance despite some objections.
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Storms bring up to 3 inches of rain in Omaha area

Omaha World-Herald 25 Oct 2021
Albright said the rain was particularly heavy from western Omaha toward the eastern side of Lincoln ... Council Bluffs, Offutt hit freezing mark Friday morning; Omaha down to 34 ... Sunday, the total for Omaha's Eppley Airfield was 2.26 inches of rain, Millard, 2.8 inches, Blair, 2.4 inches and Lincoln, 1.5 inches, according to the weather service.
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The Salvation Army

Omaha World-Herald 24 Oct 2021
The Omaha Advisory Board supports the work of The Salvation Army in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro by providing mission-based leadership and strategic guidance ... McGill serves as an executive council member of the Omaha Bar Association and is also a board member for The Salvation Army Early Head Start program and the Gilbert C.
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Police clear Omaha homeless camp but difficult issues remain

Hastings Tribune 24 Oct 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... Omaha Police Capt ... There’s also the cold reality of winter months quickly approaching, said Naomi Hattaway, a recent Omaha City Council candidate with years of experience in homelessness prevention ... In its annual count, the Metro Area Continuum of Care found that 1,405 people in Omaha and Council Bluffs were homeless on Jan.
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The 2020 and 2021 Aksarben Ball Royal Courts

Omaha World-Herald 24 Oct 2021
Being honored for his contributions to business and industry, Henry Davis, is the CEO of Greater Omaha Packing Co. Davis is a member of the Economic Advisory Council for District 10 of the Federal Reserve Board ... Elizabeth Grace Bekins, daughter of Angie and John Bekins of Omaha ... Anna Susan Boggust, daughter of Paula and Matt Boggust of Omaha ... of Omaha.
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Storms bring up to 3 inches of rain in Omaha area; flash flood advisories issued

Omaha World-Herald 24 Oct 2021
A persistent line of storms plowed through the Omaha area on Sunday, leaving behind up to 3 inches of rain in some spots ... Council Bluffs, Offutt hit freezing mark Friday morning; Omaha down to 34 ... Omaha's Eppley Airfield reported 1.6 inches of rain as of 1 p.m ... The line of rainstorms ran directly at the Omaha area, Nicolaisen said.
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Forecast: Rain today, cooler temps in the area

The Daily Nonpareil 24 Oct 2021
Showers and thunderstorms move into the Council Bluffs-Omaha area this morning ... .
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Lightning Streaks Through Nebraska Sky as Thunderstorms Hit Region

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 Oct 2021
Police in Council Bluffs, Iowa — adjacent to Omaha — reported that power lines were struck by lightning overnight ... Credit. @spclincoln1056 via Storyful ....
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Plans for youth treatment center in North Omaha advance despite some objections

Omaha World-Herald 23 Oct 2021
Plans for a new youth residential mental health and substance abuse treatment center in North Omaha advanced this past week despite concerns from area residents. Omaha City Council gave unanimous approval to special use permits for the proposed center, which would be built at the site of the former St.
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How the top 10 Nebraska high school football teams in each class fared this week

Omaha World-Herald 23 Oct 2021
Heinrich Haarberg, Kearney Catholic; Thomas Fidone, Council Bluffs Lewis Central; AJ Rollins, Omaha Creighton Prep; Avante Dickerson, Omaha Westside; Keagan Johnson, Bellevue West; Teddy Prochazka, Elkhorn South ... Logan Jones, Council Bluffs Lewis Central; Xavier Watts, Omaha Burke; Zavier Betts, Bellevue West.
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Police seek 28-year-old man in killing of western Iowa woman

Scottsbluff StarHerald 23 Oct 2021
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Council Bluffs woman was fatally shot in her home early Friday, and police were searching for a 28-year-old man in the killing.
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Dining Notes: 'Harry Potter' potions and provisions available at Over Easy through Halloween

Omaha World-Herald 22 Oct 2021
Over Easy, a west Omaha breakfast and lunch place, is celebrating all things Harry Potter through the end of October ... Omaha Dines ... Scooter’s has multiple locations in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area ... Awards honor Omaha food producers, nonprofits. Food Day Omaha recently handed out several awards during its annual event at the Omaha Farmers Market.
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The Public Pulse: Fortenberry lacks judgment; Vaccine concern; COVID and police

Omaha World-Herald 22 Oct 2021
He lacks judgment. Frankly, I don’t care whether or not Congressman Fortenberry lied to the FBI ... Dennis Kerr, Omaha ... 19 editorial "How to fix Legislature's challenges," I am surprised by the naivete of the seasoned Omaha World-Herald ... The Unicameral, like the Omaha City Council, is nonpartisan in name only. Thomas Mulligan, Omaha ... Connie McMillan, Omaha.
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Forecast: Frost this morning, rain this weekend

The Daily Nonpareil 22 Oct 2021
The Council Bluffs-Omaha area will see patchy frost this morning before 9 a.m ... .
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