Save Rosenblatt group offers makeover

With a $60 million to $65 million makeover, Omaha can persuade the NCAA to keep the College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium for at least another five years, members of the Save Rosenblatt Committee said Thursday. Save Rosenblatt plans to present its ideas to the city's ballpark review committee, which is evaluating eight different ballpark options to keep the CWS in Omaha.

Online Extra: New Downtown Ballpark


Davis distraught in wake of nephew's fatal shooting

The jury is expected to begin deliberations this morning on whether David Davis is guilty of second-degree murder and weapon use in the March 23 death of Kamren Shannon, 11. If convicted, Davis, 24, faces 21 years to life in prison. Thursday, jurors listened as Davis tried to explain the inexplicable: why he shot through his front door, unaware that his nephew was on the other side.

Dead boy's uncle fired by choice, jurors told


NU Football: No reassignment in Callahan's pact

According to football coach Bill Callahan's contract, the University of Nebraska can not reassign him within the athletic department or rewrite his job description if it chooses to remove him from his current position. The contract stipulates that if he isn't retained as coach, the only option is firing and paying him off.


Nebraska Prep Football: Central is restoring purple passion

Few Nebraska high schools have prouder athletic traditions than Omaha Central. But for years and years, the championship secret eluded the Eagles. Now discovered, it has seemingly passed down the hallways like a juicy rumor.

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Eight Man-2 final: Chambers 28, Elgin 24

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Bush announces steps to reduce air traffic congestion

As passengers endure the worst year of delays and cancellations since records have been kept, President Bush on Thursday announced changes designed to cut down on air traffic congestion. The changes could do much to help air travel this holiday season, said an aviation expert at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Video: Bush unveils plan to improve holiday travel

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