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An Industrial Accident at International Nutrition Killed 2 and Injured Over 10 Omaha, Neb.

2008-10-13 21:00:02

A 13-year-old Michigan boy was abandoned Monday in Omaha under Nebraska's safe-haven law, said state health and human service officials. The boy's mother left him at Creighton University Medical Center, said Todd Landry, director of the Division of Children and Family Services.

2008-08-07 06:00:22

By Chelsea Keeney, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 7--Put the sailboats and fishing poles away -- Cunningham Lake is not ready yet.

2008-08-06 03:00:50

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 6--Omaha's natural gas supplier today rolls out its new natural-gas-powered Honda Civic GX NGV, a vehicle that costs more but is cheaper to run than a standard model and emits 25 percent less pollution.

2008-08-06 03:00:16

By Chet Mullin, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 6--Longer hours, outsourcing, the threat of layoffs and a shrinking economy can pile up stress in the workplace.

2008-08-05 15:00:56

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 5--WASHINGTON -- Senators and House members know that one issue burns brighter than all others in constituents' minds right now. "It's gas prices," said Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb.

2008-08-04 03:00:28

By Wes Taylor, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 4--LYONS, Neb. -- The inside of the Nebraska Screw Press building is cavernous, dark and damp. The ceiling is crisscrossed with metal support beams, rusted and brown.

2008-08-03 03:00:10

By Bryan Redemske, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 3--When my parents shipped me off to college in the fall of 1995, the sum of my possessions fit neatly in the trunk and back seat of my mom's car. It was mostly clothes and shoes, along with a huge pile of CDs and a Sony Discman wired into a boombox.

2008-08-01 03:00:26

By Kevin Cole, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 1--Ernie Chambers is one step closer to his day in court with the Almighty. He will appear before Douglas County District Judge Marlon Polk at 9 a.m. Tuesday for a scheduling hearing concerning his lawsuit vs. God.

2008-08-01 03:00:24

By Martha Stoddard, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Aug. 1--LINCOLN -- Other states are watching what Nebraska decides about taxing and regulating flavored malt beverages, according to a national alcohol policy consultant.

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  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.