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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Spring 2016



Gibran Meadows 4, left, holds his father Othello Meadows' hand as they wait in line to see President Obama speak on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at Baxter Arena in Omaha. "I think my son and sons that look just like him are entered into a world that in many cases is very hostile and so him being able to see the highest office in the land manned by someone that looks like him is really powerful," Meadows said. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Othello Meadows waits in line to see President Obama speak on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at Baxter Arena in Omaha. "I think my son and sons that look just like him are entered into a world that in many cases is very hostile and so him being able to see the highest office in the land manned by someone that looks like him is really powerful," Meadows said. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Kieran Carter shovels the front steps of Hope Lutheran Chuch on Friday, January 8, 2016 near N. 30th St. and Corby St. in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Kathryn Loy, left, Kathleen Granger, second from left, Ruth Schaben, center, Debbie Sullivan and John Sullivan, check in during the 3rd Precinct's Iowa Caucus on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Dunlap Livestock Auction in Dunlap, Iowa. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Empty chairs in the Martin O'Malley section during the 3rd Precinct's Iowa Caucus on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Dunlap Livestock Auction in Dunlap, Iowa. O'Malley was not a viable candidate. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Corbin Bauersach, left, and his sister Kaylee Bauersach look through a book to identify birds in their yard near Ponca Rd. and Shongaska Rd. on Friday, February 26, 2016 in Omaha.  SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


People attend the Noon Year's Eve Celebration on Thursday December 31, 2015 at the Durham Museum in Omaha. The event featured a balloon drop, party hat decorations and music. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Lora McCarville, left, and Allison Stewart, right, attend the Slow Flow and Sketch yoga class on Monday, March 28, 2016 at The Block Yoga + Art in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The class incorporates art and journaling into the yoga class. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

 


Creighton Prep swimmer Nathan Singh pictured on February 24, 2016 at the Salvation Army Kroc Center pool in Omaha. Singh missed the second day of Metro to help Creighton Prep win the Science Bowl. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Creighton Prep swimmer Nathan Singh celebrates his relay win during the 400 yard freestyle relay as swimmers compete in the NSAA State Swimming Championships on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the  Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Ryan Snyder, right, kisses the fish thrown out after the first UNO goal to bless it before the UNO vs. Western Michigan hockey game on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Baxter Arena in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


UNO takes the ice before the Miami (OH) vs. UNO Hockey game on Friday, January 22, 2016, at Baxter Arena in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Nevaeh Mountain, 13, left, and Jessalynn Livingston, center, have their hair done by Owner and Stylist Alesia Lester, right, on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at Gossip Hair n' Works in Omaha. This year's legislation includes a bill to exempt natural hair braiding from cosmotology licensing requirements. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Healing Touch Practitioner Sheila Mee, left, uses Healing Touch therapy  with Stephanie Kasperbauer, right, on her son Asher, four months, on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Methodist Children's Hospital in Omaha. Officials say the therapy can relieve stress, control behavior and make children feel better. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD





Ice covers M's Pub on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in the Old Market in Omaha. On Saturday afternoon, after an explosion, firefighters battled the fire into the early hours of Sunday morning. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Captain Dane Kucera resucues a cat from a house fire at 6206 Ogden St. on Thursday, December 17, 2015 in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Patricia Donohoe pictured at her home, purposefully painted green, on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in O'Neill Nebraska. Donohoe will celebrate her 100th birthday with a party on St. Patricks Day in the "Irish Capital of Nebraska." SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Lauren Hultquist ,18, center, listens during a Girls Who Code class on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Milton R. Abrahams Library in Omaha. The all girls 20-week class taught by professionals meets to learn technology skills from CSS to Java. The organization urges to bring more women into the male-dominated tech industry. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Josh Pratt, left, and Jordan Mackey, right, snowboard on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Memorial Park in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Thursday, December 10, 2015

Winter Update



The sun sets over the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge on Monday, September 14, 2015 in Council Bluffs, IA. The bridge connects Nebraska and Iowa over the Missouri River. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Terence Crawford fights Dierry Jean on Saturday October 24, 2015 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Terence Crawford, right, throws a punch at Dierry Jean on Saturday October 24, 2015 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


An astronaut takes the elevator during the Santa Goes to Space event on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, Neb. The event featured astronaut Clayton Anderson, Storm Troopers, and photos with santa. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Demi Frandsen plays with her son Leo Frandsen, 10 months, at Children's Hospital & Medical Center on Thursday, October 8, 2015 in Omaha. Leo was born with Gastroschisis, a birth defect where intestines and other organs develop outside the body. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Linda Miegs pictured at her warehouse of Thursday, October 22, 2015 at on Sprague St. in Omaha. Miegs will be selling her industrial and agricultural artifacts along with commercial building products. B & B Boxing Academy has purchased the building and plans to expand from their space next door. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4), left, and Mick Stoltenberg (44), right, celebrate with fans after the Nebraska vs. Minnesota football game on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Michaela Tompkins, center, cheers with Lincoln Southwest during the Class A Papillion-La Vista South vs Lincoln Southwest NSAA Volleyball tournament onThursday November 12, 2015 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Elkhorn South's Trey Kennebeck (45), left, tackles Mojo Hagge (5) during the Skutt Catholic vs Elkhorn South football game on Friday, November 13, 2015 at Skutt Catholic in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Creighton Prep warms up before the Creighton Prep vs. Omaha South football game on Friday, September 18, 2015 at Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


A fog falls over Memorial Park on Friday, October 23, 2015 in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Hillary Clinton speaks on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at the Westfair Fairgrounds in Council Bluffs. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Xaiver Harrell reads to Murphy the dog on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Fontenelle Elementary School in Omaha. The dog comes into school daily and helps calm the students who enjoy reading to him. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

Luis Tule-Martinez, left, Betzeyda Hernandez-Espinoza, second from left, Sophia Garza, and Ashley Hernandez-Corazon, right, as third graders take a break outside wearing sunglasses for the theme "Shade Out Drugs" during Red Ribbon Week on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Jefferson Elementary School in Omaha. Each day of Red Ribbon Week has a different theme to support Say No To Drugs campaign. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

Elkhorn South's Lindley Daubert (4) wipes dust off of her uniform during the Blair vs. Elkhorn South softball game in the Eastern Midlands Conference softball tournament final on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Elkhorn South High School in Omaha.  SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

A memorial is placed at 6630 N. 107th Plaza on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at the home of Destacia Straughn, 22 and her 2-year-old daughter Kenacia Amerson-Straughn in Omaha. Witnesses say Dontevous Loyd shot and killed them before turning the gun on three friends present at the home. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD





Brianne Debose, left, and Ben Witfoth, right, raise their arms during the Black Lives Matter rally on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at UNL in Lincoln. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD




John Shoberg of Omaha pictured in his Stormtrooper costume during the Santa Goes to Space event on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, Neb. Shoberg got the entire outfit from a friend and has been a fan since 1976. He has been dressing up as a Stormtrooper for one year. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD





Marian's Brittany Witt (2), left, dives for the ball in front of Elizabeth Loschen (12), right, during the Papillion-La Vista vs. Omaha Marian volleyball game on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Papillion-La Vista in Papillion. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Charles Trimble pictured on Tuesday, November 2, 2015 at his home in Omaha. The noted journalist, businessman and mener of the Oglala Lakota Sioux will recieve the World Sender Award from the John G. Neihardt Foundation. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Zoe Debolt, left, and Jackie Gentle, right, share a kiss on their way to the Dundee Dell on Friday, November 20, 2015 near the intersection of 50th St. and Underwood Ave. in Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD


Snowfall is illuminated in the sky on Wednesday November 11, 2015 in downtown Omaha. SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD