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2008-06-24 02:30:28

By Veronica Stickney, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 23--I update this column each weekday with what's happening in your neighborhood, school or family. So please let me know about events important to you and your family or friends, and check back often to see what's going on. Send your events and story ideas to me at connect@owh.com or Omaha World-Herald, 1314 Douglas St., Suite 700, Omaha, NE 68102. Event to plant seeds of awareness in kids Eco-minded families: A workshop Saturday,...

2008-06-21 09:00:37

By Khristopher J. Brooks, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 21--David Garcia, Kendre Barnes and Tai Hoang are high school students who've decided that the best place to spend part of their summer vacation is in a classroom. The three 17-year-olds, along with 37 other soon-to-be high school seniors, are part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Summer Scholars Program, which is designed to encourage students to attend college and to think about a career path while they're still in high...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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