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2008-07-30 03:00:43

By Rick Ruggles, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 30--The word "melanoma" may enter Americans' vocabulary more frequently over the next three months. Republican presidential candidate John McCain has survived three bouts of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, that included four lesions.

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.

2006-12-09 06:00:24

By Michael Kelly, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 9--From the notebook: --Penguins can't fly, but the urban legend about them has again taken flight. The story this week was that a child took home to Des Moines a small penguin from Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.

2006-12-02 06:00:21

By Stu Pospisil, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 2--In their own way on opposite sides of town, Phillip Bates of Omaha North and Kyle Wheeler of Millard South were put in charge of their teams.


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