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Best of the weekend: Here are 8 stories that you don’t want to miss

January 7, 2019

The World-Herald creates lots of important journalism — stories, photos, video — that is both timely and compelling. But we also know our readers are busy.

Here is a convenient roundup of some of our best work from the last several days that’s worth checking out.

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The year of 2018 is behind us. The movies of 2018 are behind us. Now it’s time to look ahead. To see what the new year brings cinematically.

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Daunnette Moniz-Reyome is a member of the Winnebago Ho-Chunk Tribe of Nebraska and a junior at Walthill Public School. She wrote the following essay last summer at the suggestion of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism professor.

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Two Omaha surgeons have filed a lawsuit against Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, alleging that they were wrongfully suspended and forced to resign privileges there after they raised patient safety concerns.

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“I literally thought I was dreaming,” said T. Scott Marr’s daughter Preston. “It was the craziest moment ever.”

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From a bevy of sports programs to hot new technology to promises of international travel, colleges are finding innovative ways to appeal to students.

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This Sarpy County case puts two ideals in conflict: the responsibility to support minor children and the desire to support military members serving their country.

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A former administrator at Marian High School has filed a defamation lawsuit against a former Marian teacher who accused her of sexual assault and harassment while both worked at the school.

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“When you can pay your bill, $20 is nothing,” one customer said. “When you can’t pay your bill, and you can’t make arrangements to pay, $20 is everything.”

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