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By 2 p.m. Thursday, Omaha had set a new hot-weather record. The previous high of 100 degrees was set in 1918.
Work has begun on a $20.3 million project to change the entrance to Omaha's Eppley Airfield and an $8.3 million project to modernize the airport's South Garage.
Jet Linx, which operates the third-largest fleet of business jets in the country, broke ground Tuesday on a new hangar and private terminal at Omaha's Eppley Airfield.
In April, an Omaha couple welcomed quadruplets, delivered via cesarean section, at Methodist Women's Hospital. Now, all four newborns are home.
Members of the Husker football team will offer encouragement along the course, which starts and finishes outside of Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.
The project, funded entirely by donations, cost $1.6 million. Lead donors include philanthropist Pamela Buffett and the Walter Scott Family Foundation.
The ride on June 20, dubbed Rollin' to Colon, is designed to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.
Guests at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium who get a COVID vaccine there can choose from among a handful of incentives, including free zoo rides.