Fireworks erupt over the Gene Leahy Mall during the annual celebration of New Year’s Eve. This view is from the W. Dale Clark Library roof in downtown Omaha. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD Anum Aleem, left, and M. Sarfraz Nawaz try to find the best place to view the fireworks on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD People take advantage of the cold temperatures to play on the ice before the fireworks in the Gene Leahy Mall. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD

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