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On Earth Day many people pause to take a look at how they can reduce their footprint on the environment. But making the environment safer and cleaner isn’t easy and often can be confusing.
Led by Steph Huettner, assistant general curator and curator of birds, representatives from all departments meet at least once a month to discuss how...
Dear Annie: I am quite a bit overweight. My 29-year-old daughter is concerned that I might have a heart attack and die on her. Meanwhile, she has...
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Jeff Corwin hopes to build connection with nature at Nebraska Science Festival
Helping other kids, and other families, forge similar ties to the natural world is part of what compels him to continue sharing his far-flung, modern-day adventures.
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'Tis soon Talk Like Shakespeare Day; hence be mirthful!
William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday won’t go unheralded this week in Omaha. Nebraska Shakespeare is sponsoring Talk Like Shakespeare Day on Wednesday, which also marks the kickoff of its 17th annual sonnet writing contest.
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Can't find your pet? Social media is there to help
Lisa Perez remembers feeling a knot in her gut when she noticed her dog Chase was missing from the yard of her Papillion home on a cold March evening.
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Jon Stewart might be real king of late night
‘The Daily Show’ rivals ‘SNL’ in how it influences tastes and launches stars.
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Blair High senior shows his love of pi by memorizing 1,381 digits
That's pi, not pie. It's a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, and works out to 3.14 … followed by an endless series of digits.

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Annie, when that girl's hitting the bottle, look out
His wife has a serious drinking problem, and when she’s had too much, she goes berserk, screaming hateful things to her husband in front of others.

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Families from area shelters treated to meal at Old Chicago
The line to get into the Old Chicago restaurant went down the block on Easter Sunday.

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Mizzou alumni aim to attract veterinary students to Henry Doorly Zoo
The Omaha alumni chapter of the University of Missouri is working to establish a $2 million endowment for a sustained research program at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

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Easter Sunday temperatures climb into 80s in Omaha area
A warm, bright Easter made for pleasant egg hunts in Omaha.
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Swoosie’s voice a joy in memoir of stage, family
Swoosie Kurtz, your book had me at hello.
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From fashion to baskets, a guide to the latest Easter trends
There's been an increase in the number of consumer products available for Easter and other holidays such as Thanksgiving and Halloween, says one UNL marketing expert.

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Annie, my boyfriend of 3 years won't invite me to his mobile home
Dear Annie: I never get invited to his place. He lives in a mobile home. At first, he said he was embarrassed for me to visit.

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This Friday, celebrate Arbor Day where it all began
To help you plan your summer travel, we are featuring destinations from the Nebraska Tourism Commission's list of 80 suggested stops.
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Kooser: 'American Life in Poetry' (April 20)
I was born in April and have never agreed with T.S. Eliot that it is “the cruellest month.” Why would I want to have been born from that?

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It's a pursuit of pastel at Spring Lake Park's Easter egg hunt
It took only 15 minutes to capture all of the Easter eggs in the annual hunt sponsored by the Latino Peace Officers Association.
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Want a different garden? Turn to your local greenhouse, nursery
Several Omaha nurseries and greenhouses have found their niche in providing the unusual and exotic for gardeners ready to branch out from the basics.

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How to transform your wall or deck into hanging herb garden
Vertical gardens can amplify a small space in a garden, on a deck, even indoors. This herb garden is based off a project created by a Brazilian design firm.

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How they met: An Omahan's 50-foot fall was best thing to ever happen to him
Mitch Carl headed to Arkansas with two friends for a rock-climbing adventure in March 1994. The trip would take a horrible turn for Mitch, but would lead him to his wife, Jena.

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Annie, I'm telling you checking out nude bodies online is not porn
Dear Annie: Please reconsider what constitutes pornography. In my opinion, simply looking at nude bodies in magazines or on the Internet is not pornography.

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The World-Herald's weekend event recommendations
This weekend, you can head out on an egg hunt, learn more about the Earth or party at the zoo. We recommend these events in the Omaha area.

Omaha woman, 30, battling breast cancer for third time
For World Book Night, some Omahans prepare to hand out free reads
Annie, My 12-year-old grandson insists on sleeping with Grannie
Primer: Hand-brewing coffee at home
Archives: So many wonderful old Omaha photos
Earth Day: A change in habits can help the planet
‘Wonder Bread Years’: Tickets on sale now for salute to baby boomer generation
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium going greener
Annie Mailbox: My daughter will quit smoking if I lose weight
Win a Mommy Makeover!
Why two hotshots ditched six-figure salaries for a life of less
Jeff Corwin hopes to build connection with nature at Nebraska Science Festival
Annie, when that girl's hitting the bottle, look out
Blair High senior shows his love of pi by memorizing 1,381 digits
Jon Stewart might be real king of late night
'Tis soon Talk Like Shakespeare Day; hence be mirthful!
Can't find your pet? Social media is there to help
Easter Sunday temperatures climb into 80s in Omaha area
From fashion to baskets, a guide to the latest Easter trends
Families from area shelters treated to meal at Old Chicago
Mizzou alumni aim to attract veterinary students to Henry Doorly Zoo
This Friday, celebrate Arbor Day where it all began
Annie, my boyfriend of 3 years won't invite me to his mobile home
Kooser: 'American Life in Poetry' (April 20)
Swoosie’s voice a joy in memoir of stage, family
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