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Chatelain: What-ifs may linger, but Royals' playoff run revitalized fan base - Omaha.com: Sports

omaha.com — Nebraska's connections to the Royals are almost too many to count. From the Royals who honed their skills at Werner Park to the hundreds of fans who drove down I-29 the past month. But who could've imagined former Husker All-American Alex Gordon and former Storm Chasers manager Mike Jirschele so critical to the biggest moment of the baseball season?
Oct 30, 2014

Ninety feet separated Alex Gordon and Mike Jirschele from continuing the dream. My column from Kauffman: omaha.com/sports/chatela… #Royals

Oct 30, 2014

RT @OWHsports: "What if?" That surrounds Alex Gordon and Mike Jirschele, @dirkchatelain writes: bit.ly/1ziWDHF (AP photo) pic.twitter.com/MVmmINbL1E

Mad Chatter: Scenes from Game 7 at Kauffman Stadium - Omaha.com: Sports

omaha.com — What you didn't see at Kauffman Stadium Thursday
Oct 30, 2014

More Mad Chatter: Gordon's wipeout, Selig's heckler & Brett's quips. Game 7 scenes you didn't get from home. #Royals omaha.com/sports/mad-cha…

McKewon: Husker running back commit garnering more attention - Omaha.com: Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos

omaha.com — Nebraska's most talked-about commit for the 2015 class has been on several unofficial visits to campus since he committed in early February. But Saturday will be New Orleans running back Kendall Bussey's first chance to see a live Husker game when Purdue comes into town for a 2:30 p.m. tilt.
Oct 30, 2014

The most-talked-about #Huskers commit is (finally) coming to see a game. @swmckewonOWH on RB Kendall Bussey: omaha.com/huskers/mckewo…

Purdue preview: Boilermakers rising alongside their offense - Omaha.com: Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos

omaha.com — The Boilermakers appear to be making progress in Darrell Hazell's second season after going 1-11 in his first.
Oct 30, 2014

Quick scouting report on Purdue via @RKaipustOWH omaha.com/huskers/purdue… #Huskers offense does well on 3rd downs. Not a strength for Boiler D

Mad Chatter: Did Mike Jirschele make the right call? - Omaha.com: Sports

omaha.com — Analyzing Mike Jirschele's decision to hold Alex Gordon.
Oct 30, 2014

A quick Mad Chatter: Did Mike Jirschele make the right call holding Alex Gordon? #Royals omaha.com/sports/mad-cha…

So I went on a ghost adventure ...

omaha.com — You're familiar with the feeling. Like you're being watched. Where the hair stands up straight on the back of your neck and the skin all over your body feels like it's tightening. You know if something were to actually happen, you'd probably be too scared to even run.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @andreaksz: This week in "I'm an idiot," I went ghost hunting in the Squirrel Cage Jail and wrote about it: omaha.com/go/so-i-went-o…

Shatel: Playoff rankings set stage for month of mayhem - Omaha.com: Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos

omaha.com — So what we're saying here is heading into the final month of the regular season, as many as 16 teams are still in the national championship hunt? Love this playoff thing.
Oct 30, 2014

Controversy/debate aside, @tomshatelOWH says the CFP gives fans what they want: More teams have a title shot in Nov omaha.com/huskers/shatel…

Police: Iowa man accidentally shoots himself in the face - Omaha.com: Iowa

omaha.com — Cody Allen Keith Tunnell, 28, believed that a weapon he was handling was unloaded, police said.

Saddle Creek signs Hop Along, Twinsmith

omaha.com — Phillie band Hop Along will release its next album with Omaha's Saddle Creek Records.

Nebraska Furniture Mart on hiring spree as Texas store's opening nears - Omaha.com: Money

omaha.com — When the new store is fully staffed with more than 2,300 workers, the total Nebraska Furniture Mart workforce will have more than doubled, to a projected 5,945 employees, from where it was in 2011 when the Mart announced plans for the Texas store. One recent week saw 91 new hires in orientation sessions.
Oct 30, 2014

Nebraska Furniture Mart on hiring spree as Texas store's opening nears omaha.com/money/nebraska…

Teen accused of killing 5-year-old foster brother told police he could lie, but not kill - Omaha.com: Iowa

omaha.com — Cody Metzker-Madsen, 18, is being tried for first-degree murder in the death of his 5-year-old foster brother Dominic Elkins.
Oct 30, 2014

Teen accused of killing 5-year-old foster brother told police he could lie, but not kill omaha.com/news/iowa/teen… by @kirbykaufman

Copying claims go back and forth for Appel campaign - Omaha.com: Articles

omaha.com — MORE MIDLANDS NEWS
Oct 29, 2014

RT @MortonOWH: Is the @BuzzFeedAndrew Ernst story really new? Ds copped to doing same thing when we wrote on this 6 months ago tinyurl.com/pj2qa44

Oct 29, 2014

Is the @BuzzFeedAndrew Ernst story really new? Ds copped to doing same thing when we wrote on this 6 months ago tinyurl.com/pj2qa44

Doug McDermott scores 12 in NBA debut as Bulls roll Knicks - Omaha.com: Creighton

omaha.com — Doug McDermott, the nation's leading scorer at Creighton last season, had 12 points in his NBA debut.

World-Herald editorial: Ernst, Young and King get nods in Iowa - Omaha.com: Opinion

omaha.com — Two retirements - Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin after 30 years and Republican Rep. Tom Latham after 20 - positioned Iowa as a congressional battleground this year.

Iowa man charged with murder in girlfriend's '09 death - Omaha.com: Crime & Courts

omaha.com — A 34-year-old Shenandoah, Iowa, man was charged Wednesday in connection with the 2009 death of his girlfriend.
Oct 30, 2014

Cold case cleared: Iowa man charged with murder in girlfriend's '09 death omaha.com/news/crime/iow… via @OWHnews

Looking for a change this Thanksgiving? Swap turkey for roasted pig - Omaha.com: Living

omaha.com — I can't think of a better meat to go with the traditional sides of sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and dressing (except maybe turkey).

Breaking Brad: Ben Sasse and David Domina on John Boehner's tan, Chip Maxwell and the axis (nexus?) of evil - Omaha.com: OMAHA METRO

omaha.com — Nebraska voters head to the polls on Nov. 4 to decide who should succeed Mike Johanns in the U.S. Senate. The front-runners are Republican Ben Sasse and Democrat Dave Domina.
Oct 29, 2014

"Would this nation be a better place if members of Congress worked one 1-thousandth as hard as the corn detasselers?" omaha.com/news/metro/bre…

Live coverage: Furloughs freed 162 violent offenders; Heineman says he was unaware of program details - Omaha.com: Legislature

omaha.com — Gov. Dave Heineman is being questioned today by a special legislative committee as part of a rare subpoena. The committee is probing problems within the state prison system.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @OWHnews: 162 violent offenders freed on "pre-parole" furloughs over 5 years in Nebraska bit.ly/1nQw5JD

McKewon: Starting at No. 15 in playoff rankings, Huskers have a shot - Omaha.com: Big Red Today - Husker Football News, Schedules And Videos

omaha.com — Nebraska fans should give a hearty nod to the Huskers' No. 15 ranking to start. That's a fair slot.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @swmckewonOWH: My column on initial #CFPlayoff standings. Why #huskers has an uphill climb & Auburn/LSU/Bama deserve fruit baskets. http…