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'Built for this': Vols face elimination game against the other UT

Johnson City Press 22 Jun 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... “The teams (in Omaha) are pretty special, but the teams in our league are downright good, too,” Vitello said ... Pavolony mirrored Vitello’s sentiments regarding the competition in Hoover and Omaha. The stage is the difference, however ... A second loss in the CWS would end Tennessee’s season and be its second straight winless trip to Omaha ... ....
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Omaha VA explores partnership for new care facility, including possibly UNMC's Project NExT

Omaha World-Herald 21 Jun 2021
It’s been less than a year since the Omaha VA opened a new outpatient care facility to serve the region’s veterans, built through a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership with Omaha philanthropists ... Bacon said the lawmakers sought the five-year reauthorization for the expiring law at the request of the Omaha VA.
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Dressel, Ledecky lead powerful US swim team headed to Tokyo

Beaumont Enterprise 21 Jun 2021
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With Michael Phelps five years into retirement, the stage is set in Tokyo for Caeleb Dressel. Katie Ledecky is ready to extend her dominance, competing in four individual events plus relays at the pandemic-delayed Olympics ... DRESSEL'S GOLD HUNT ... Ledecky surprised herself with times that were not as fast as she had expected in Omaha.
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US Swimming

The Berkshire Eagle 21 Jun 2021
OMAHA, Neb. — With Michael Phelps five years into retirement, the stage is set in Tokyo for Caeleb Dressel ... Modal ... ....
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'This is a big deal': Omaha celebrates Juneteenth with inaugural Freedom Festival

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jun 2021
Those words spoken by longtime activist and University of Nebraska at Omaha professor Preston Love Jr. set the stage for Saturday’s inaugural Omaha Freedom Festival held on the grounds of the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation in North Omaha ... Juneteenth born as celebration of freedom; In Omaha, events evolve.
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Shatel: A fresh Pack and good old memories abound Saturday at College World Series

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jun 2021
Hitting in the regional is one thing, but it doesn’t always translate to the Omaha stage ... The State assault was on, and by the look and sound of a huge Wolfpack crowd that traveled to Omaha, this may be a developing story ... NC State was in Omaha in 2013, but that was their second trip.
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Arizona AD Dave Heeke on having an ‘Omaha-built’ baseball program, keeping Jay Johnson

Citizen Tribune 20 Jun 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... Johnson already had been hired — and had taken the Wildcats to Omaha — by the time Heeke arrived in Tucson in 2017 ...Anytime you can be on the elite stage, one of the final eight teams, be in Omaha, I think that's every program's goal ... It's a big-time, elite program, and it's a goal every year to get to Omaha.
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Virginia baseball team hopes final road trip of season is a lengthy one

The Roanoke Times 20 Jun 2021
They’re headed to Omaha, extending their streak of 14 consecutive games played away from home that dates back to their final ACC series at Boston College ... At the same time, only O’Connor and a couple of his assistant coaches have competed or coached in Omaha.
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Shatel: A fresh Wolfpack and good old memories combine at the CWS

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jun 2021
Welcome back to the College World Series! Omaha's ready to put on a show ... Hitting in the regional is one thing, but it doesn’t always translate to the Omaha stage ... The State assault was on, and by the look and sound of a huge Wolfpack crowd that traveled to Omaha, this may be a developing story ... Mutual of Omaha's The Moment.
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CWS is set for rematch between two blue blood teams — Mississippi State and Texas

Omaha World-Herald 20 Jun 2021
Jon Nyatawa ... Back in February ... We learned what it was going to take to compete with the biggest teams on the biggest stage." ... Mutual of Omaha's The Moment ... They've both been Omaha regulars lately — the Longhorns are making their fourth CWS appearance since the event moved to TD Ameritrade Park and the Bulldogs are here for the third straight time ... .
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Virginia’s Brian O’Connor honored by College World Series ‘Road to Omaha’ statue

Wtop 19 Jun 2021
For anyone who goes to Omaha to watch or play in the College World Series, the first thing you’re going to notice at the ballpark is a big statue out front ... He’s been to Omaha before and won on the biggest stage, so he wants to keep the focus on his players and the opportunity they have to do something special.
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Welcome back to the College World Series! Omaha's ready to put on a show

Omaha World-Herald 19 Jun 2021
Omaha transformed them into rockstars ... That’s Omaha ... It’s why the CWS is under contract to remain in Omaha through 2035 ... Watching players work out on the field for the first time the day before the CWS opener and seeing the excitement on their faces as the idea of making it to Omaha gives way to the reality of the sport’s biggest stage ... Omaha fans A.J.
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Deja vu for downtown Omaha as Gene Leahy Mall returns to street level

Lincoln Journal Star 19 Jun 2021
Behind feathered bangs and typewriters, office workers of the mid-1970s watched as construction crews leveled a swath of downtown Omaha and then scooped out the sunken park that would become Gene Leahy Mall ... Omaha’s urban park changed the city once ... Gene Leahy Mall set the stage for generations of downtown development in Omaha ... Downtown Omaha - 1974.
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Redefining downtown: Gene Leahy Mall changed Omaha once. What will happen this time?

Marietta Daily Journal 19 Jun 2021
Gene Leahy Mall set the stage for generations of downtown development in Omaha. Many of the major downtown changes of the past five decades likely owe at least something to the mall’s creation ... .
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Ashland High alum Roger Gu competes in U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha

The Milford Daily News 18 Jun 2021
The kid could swim ... The 50 especially suited him ... He won’t be going to the Tokyo Olympics, but at least he qualified for the trials in Omaha ... “For a small town like Ashland to have someone on the national stage is a pretty big deal,” said Meisner. “Omaha was such a cool experience,” said Gu ... Harry was with Roger in Omaha.
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