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Our Great Inferiority Complex

This is an addendum of sorts to last week’s column about New York City.

As I walked the crowded garbage-strewn streets of Manhattan and rode the hot-stink-steam-bath subways, it was easy to tell the tourists from the New Yorkers.

The tourists were the ones with eyes wide open, excited, a little bit afraid, rarely alone, always looking-looking-looking, either at something or away from...

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Hot Times in a Dirty Old Town

Every year, Teresa and I spend a long weekend in Manhattan. We got married in New York four years ago right around Labor Day and always fly back for our anniversary.

New York is easy. Booking a flight is simple. The hardest (and most expensive) part is booking the hotel. With literally hundreds of options, it’s a crap shoot. If you go cheap, you could end up in a bed-bug ridden shit hole...

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What Price the Free Market?

“Would those 45 companies have been here in Nebraska without the investment credits?” asked Kearney Senator Galen Hadley, Chair of the Revenue Committee. "When you cut through everything, this is what you get to.”

The Legislature’s Revenue and Appropriations Committees met August 30 looking for the answer to a persistent question: Do Nebraska’s business incentive programs work? If so, how...

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Terry’s Movement on Immigration

“Let me start with blending what I think will happen with where I am, personally.”

As comprehensive immigration reform remains stalled by House Republicans after bipartisan passage in the Senate, Representative Lee Terry, Omaha’s 8-term Republican congressman is back in Omaha on “break,” with a jammed schedule of community events.

That includes a townhall meeting at Omaha South High School...

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Lots of Action and a Little Talk

Even though it has been more than 30 years, Mark Hasebroock still remembers being told “no” as he entered First National Bank looking for employment in 1982. The unemployed Hasebroock, fresh out of college, plopped down in a chair at the bank and refused to leave until he was hired.

The business administration graduate from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln left with a job in commercial...

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Creative Humans

Betsye Paragas

Queen of Cultural Collaboration: Paragas grew Omaha’s cultural footprint

story by Cheril Lee

“My favorite thing is collaborating. I like to see the arts organizations in Omaha do things together,” enthused Betsye Paragas, director of community relations for Opera Omaha.


Over the course of her career, Paragas has worked for many arts organizations including the Omaha...

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Girls, Inc. Expands & Renovates

“This project has been on our radar for the past seven or eight years. We knew we needed a gym and once you start thinking about building a structure like that, then you start thinking about what else you should build up,” said Roberta Wilhelm, Executive Director for Girls, Inc. of Omaha.

The plans for Girls, Inc.’s upcoming expansion and renovation actually began with a drawing on a napkin....

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The Omaha World-Herald’s Back (But only on Sundays)

Before I tell you why we began getting the Sunday Omaha World-Herald delivered to our door again, I first have to tell you why we stopped in the first place.

It was during the fall about four or five years ago. A long-time subscriber to the weekend  OWH, one golden Sunday morning I walked to the end of my driveway and looked for the familiar orange delivery bag -- (a.k.a. “the poop bag”) --...

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