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Lincoln Highway: In the early stages of auto tourism, it was a bumpy route

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
When the Lincoln Highway opened, westbound travelers passed through the Iowa communities of Missouri Valley, Honey Creek and Council Bluffs before crossing the Missouri River via the Douglas Street Bridge into Omaha ... In 1915, Omaha hosted New York socialite Emily Post, who was traveling the Lincoln Highway.
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Before motels: Omaha's Elmwood Park 'tourist camp' served transcontinental motorists

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
By 1920, “tourist camps” started popping up in communities to accommodate the growing numbers of travelers. Omaha’s was a municipal facility sponsored by the Omaha Automobile Club in Elmwood Park near 60th and Pacific Streets ... Omaha’s Elmwood Park seemed to be a favorite ... Omaha's most popular parks ... CITY OF OMAHA PARKS AND RECREATION.
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Playing without its Hobey Baker candidates, UND beats Omaha 4-2

Grand Forks Herald 27 Feb 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... UND (18-4-1) scored three power-play goals and a shorthanded empty-netter to beat Omaha 4-2 in front of 1,979 fans in Baxter Arena ... The Fighting Hawks traveled to Omaha in December to open the season by playing 10 games in 19 days in the NCHC Pod ... Omaha has allowed 13 power-play goals this season.
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Nebraska high school girls state basketball pairings, schedule

Omaha World-Herald 27 Feb 2021
Top-seeded Norris will play Bennington at 9 a.m., followed by York-Omaha Skutt at 11.15. The remaining Class B games are on Wednesday, with Elkhorn North-Omaha Gross and Crete-Scottsbluff. Scottsbluff’s game was placed for travel considerations ... 5 Omaha Central (22-3) ... 5 Omaha Skutt (19-4) ... 7 Omaha Gross (17-6) ... Omaha Skutt 59, Omaha Roncalli 31.
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Emails show Omaha police monitoring of activists in 2020

Norfolk Daily News 26 Feb 2021
Gregg Grant Sr., of Omaha, welcomes marchers with a traveling song as they remember Zachary Bear Heels and arrive from downtown to 60th and Center in Omaha on Friday, June 05, 2020 ... Gregg Grant Sr., of Omaha, welcomes marchers with a traveling song as they remember Zachary Bear ...
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Interstate 80 pursuit ends with arrests in Lincoln

Hastings Tribune 26 Feb 2021
Just after 11 p.m., Omaha police alerted Nebraska State Patrol troopers that a stolen Chevy Silverado was traveling west on I-80 in Sarpy County ... As the pickup approached Lincoln, additional troopers deployed stop sticks to slow the vehicle ... The pickup then exited at the Waverly interchange and began traveling west on U.S ... Omaha PD ... Omaha PD ... Omaha PD ... .
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Planning for funerals can reduce stress and save money, Nebraska funeral directors say

Omaha World-Herald 26 Feb 2021
Several years ago, Dorothy Adkins gave some women at her southwest Omaha church a list of songs she wanted them to sing at her funeral ... Rosemary Holeman was an avid traveler, visiting China in 2006. The onetime host of an Omaha children’s TV program died at home Jan ... As a member of The Faint, Thiele helped put Omaha’s music on the map.
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Creighton women's basketball falls to No. 1 UConn

Omaha World-Herald 26 Feb 2021
The Associated Press. Temi Carda bested every UConn player on the court Thursday, scoring a game-high 24 points. But the top-ranked Huskies scored an 81-49 victory at Sokol Arena ... Creighton's Emma Ronsiek attempts a layup against UConn's Christyn Williams ... » Get the full story later tonight on Omaha.com. No. 1 UConn travels to Creighton ... .
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Tweaking the business model, Kearney oil change trailer goes to customers

The North Platte Telegraph 25 Feb 2021
Poppen said a Johnson Lake cabin owner from Omaha didn’t have the time, so in the fall he asked Poppen to haul his boats out of the water and winterize them ... Swanson borrowed enough money from his sisters to travel from his native Sweden to Omaha ... But his car's nose lifted, and, traveling at more than 200 mph, his car quickly took to the air.
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Auburn baseball breaks program scoring record in 33-0 rout of Alabama A&M

The Gadsden Times 25 Feb 2021
The Auburn football team scored 55 points the last time it played Alabama A&M in 2016 ... HOT START ... Record setting night at the park ... It marks the first time the team will have played a game outside of Plainsman Park since the 2019 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. "It'll be fun to get on the road again and travel again," Thompson said ... .
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Beatrice to host Aurora in district final

Beatrice Daily Sun 24 Feb 2021
The Beatrice Orangemen are just one win away from making the Class B State Tournament and they'll have a chance to get that win on their home floor ... Saturday at the Ozone. The winner advances to state ... Beatrice reached a district final game last season, but had to travel to Omaha Roncalli ... 3 seed Omaha Skutt hosting No ... 12 seed Omaha Roncalli; No ... .
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Lady T-Birds end regular season with loss, district tourney approaches

Omaha World-Herald 24 Feb 2021
The T-Birds close the regular season winning three of their last four games, a 12-8 record on the year, and turn their attention to the upcoming Class A district tournament where they will travel and face Omaha Benson (12-9) on Feb.
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UND hopes to avoid post-Penrose letdown that struck teams of the past

Grand Forks Herald 24 Feb 2021
While they had six days to refocus, the Fighting Hawks lost their next game at Omaha, 4-1 ... UND will try to avoid that Penrose-aftermath letdown this week as it travels to Omaha for a single game at 7.07 p.m ... In addition to Friday's game at Omaha, the Fighting Hawks also will host the Mavericks in a single game on March 5.
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