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The nation shivers from head to toe - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
A layer of ice and snow accompanied by plunging temperatures swept across broad sections of the country Friday, leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and events and forcing holiday shipping delays.
World-Herald editorial: Solid UNMC vision for the future - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Talk about a challenge. The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s new chancellor, Dr. Jeffrey Gold, is taking the helm of a campus in transformation.
Omaha shelters packed past capacity as freezing weather continues - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Shelter directors say they are running low on cold-weather supplies: coats, hats, gloves and canned foods. They also are running out of space.
Teen driver charged in fatal Highway 370 crash, despite leniency plea from victim's mom - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
In a statement, Beth LaFave, mother of crash victim Nate LaFave, criticized how Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov publicly released word of his decision, saying he was dragging out “our worst nightmare” and...
- Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Today is a day for remembering. The reason is best told through the words of those who were there, someone like Omahan Lou Radil, then a 22-year-old sailor aboard the battleship California: “We got a torpedo hit, and then...
Happenings for Dec. 7 - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Our guide to what's going on in Sarpy County and Ralston in the coming days.
Big numbers were no small feat - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Class A's first team All-ITG group led by offensive standouts.
Douglas County launches smartphone app - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Douglas County has launched a new smartphone app to help citizens connect with their local government.
Five-time cancer survivor honored for volunteering - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
As Michael DeBolt’s seven children were growing up, it was important to him that they got involved in giving back to the community.
Grace: Omaha NAACP chapter to honor Rudy Smith, longtime crusader for civil rights - Sat, 07 Dec 2013
Smith, who worked for The World-Herald for 45 years, is among three NAACP honorees. He'll receive the group's Freedom Fighter Service Award.