Weekly Horoscopes

What Jesus complex? I'm just hangin' out in my front room. Happy Easter everyone! And at last, have a Happy Spring! See ya at the always-rainy day Earth Day? Maybe they should hire an Astrologer? If you're so inclined, at last it's time to fast, get right and travel light. There are no mistakes. Peace and Love Shall Conquer All. I love you all. — MOJOPOPlanetPower.com *TAURUS (4.21-5.20) Welcome back into your sign. But don't start the party yet. Quietly hip-hop into the rack with the one you'd LOVE to attack from the back. Friday eve early and wake up Saturday late with a BANG! Hey, if that's your THANG, the aspects don't improve for a while so…

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Baseball Legends Christen Werner Park

* Has there ever been a better battery in the history of Omaha baseball than George Brett and Bob Gibson? The pair of Hall of Famers opened Werner Park — one day after the scheduled debut was rained out — in what had to be the most talent-rich first pitch in the city’s history. Maybe there was a barnstorming team, led by a Babe Ruth or Satchel Paige or someone of the ilk, that visited Omaha in the early 20th Century that could’ve come close for pitcher-catcher star power but Gibson and Brett both have Omaha ties. Gibson, of course, was a star at Creighton University while Brett spent the 1973 season with the hometown Royals. It was an odd…

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<p>Kansas City Royals legend George Brett was on hand to celebrate the opening of the Omaha Storm Chasers’ Werner Park over the weekend. </p>Have a Ball

Riders on fiberglass mounts gently bobbed up and down on a candy-coated carousel down the left field line as the Omaha Storm Chasers’ Danny Duffy anointed Werner Park Saturday night with a right-down-the-middle called strike to Nashville Sounds second baseman Eric Farris. Basketballs bounced on a court beyond the left-center gap later in the third when top prospect Mike Moustakas doubled home Eric Hosmer, another player perhaps not long for the minors, as the duo joined Duffy in becoming answers to trivia questions on the subjects of first pitch, first RBI and first run scored in ballpark history. Whiffle balls whiffled beyond the center field wall three hours and fifteen minutes after Hall of Famer George Brett lobbed a ceremonial…

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Weekly Horoscopes

We are all cosmic surfers, getting around amidst the waters of life. Astrology is one of the harbingers of the which and the way of any cosmic waves. I humbly owe everything to it. It turned my life around. Find your cosmic catalyst, and find who you are… Surf naked! You'll know you're hanging 11 or 12 (for you wahines) when you learn that there are no mistakes, and that peace and love shall conquer all. Surf's up in one week, when once again we speak. — MOJOPOPlanetPower.com *ARIES (3.21-4.20) Feel the Power? Add the Love. Gain the Wisdom. Become impeccable. Adapt to the harmony of the spheres. You are the leader. If you can't or aren't suited…

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A Tale of Two Ballparks

Change is sometimes hard to swallow. One of the new Reuben sandwiches you can eat while watching the newly-rebranded Omaha Storm Chasers at the newly-built Werner Park is not. And that’s the price of progress. The old and familiar is crowded out by the new and improved. It’s always difficult to gauge how this will be received. Can the lingering flavor of Rosenblatt Stadium be slathered over by the latest designer mustards or washed away with a wider array of beers? Is convenience more powerful than nostalgia? Omaha will begin to find out over the next seven days with the opening of Werner Park on Apr. 16, followed by the debut of TD Ameritrade Park four days later. If New…

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<p>DJ Scotty Boy </p>3 UP 3 Down with DJ Scotty Boy

April 14 DJ Scotty Boy with Bam Bam Buddha, Rhythm & Flux, and DJ Shif-D Whiskey Tango, 311 S. 15th St. $10, $5 for ONL Card holders, 9 p.m., 402.934.4874, whiskeytangoomaha.com Did you know there's a DJ Times Magazine? And did you know DJ Scotty Boy has been in their Top 10 for three years running? I didn't either, but there are a lot of things you learn on an artist's Facebook page. As a nationally touring DJ, he's staked a reputation on his own brand of mash up, something he's lent his home city's name to — that being the Sin City itself, Las Vegas. And while Omaha's club culture might be just in its starting stages, Scotty Boy's…

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Weekly Horoscopes by MojoPo

Welcome, spring! Barefoot people love spring. Blessed be. The Full Moon in Libra is on Palm Sunday, the 17th, so it's still 50/50. Which "50" are you in? The same planet that rules generosity rules luck. Even as we speak, Jupiter is conjunct the Sun in mid-Aries. Forget Mercury retrograde in Aries for a dangerous second. To balance (Saturn in opposition in Libra), go deep, spiritually. Bet it all on red 13 and give it a spin! Sometimes one must venture outside of one's self to find one's Self. Humbly seek a/the life with more meaning. Blessings all around. — MojopoPlanetPower.com *ARIES (3.21-4.20) Moonday, April 11th, 2011 at 11 in the p.m., Mercury retrograde conjuncts Jupiter at…

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Attention to detail

If not for Sam Burtch, the most dramatic play of this Nebraska football season might never have happened.

If not for Burtch, Ron Kellogg III...

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Sack leader

As David Santos remembers it, Connor Cook was rolling out and he was pursuing the Michigan State quarterback when Nebraska teammate Randy Gregory...

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Accepting the challenge

Michigan State is next up for the Nebraska football team.

And the task is daunting.

The Spartans are a “tough team,” said Tommy Armstrong Jr.

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Planet Power: Nov. 21 - 27, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving. Let’s be nice to each other and cultivate warm thoughts. You are what you think…


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Planet Power: Nov. 14 - 20, 2013

This issue marks my 17th year here at The “READER.” Thanks to John, Eric, my beloved Carrie, et al., for all your help, encouragement and...

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Planet Power: November 7 - 13, 2013

The new Aquarian-Age astrology is/will be ruled by the planet Uranus (yeah, I’ve heard that joke before). Traditional astrology, prior to the...

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Planet Power: Oct. 31 - Nov. 6, 2013

Happy Halloween! Let your subconscious desires flow as the twilight fades into the black of the night of the year. Don’t fear the night. You have...

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Turn Out the Lights, or the Party’s Over

Lists are popular this time of year. Let’s persist. One thing prompted consideration of the types of pollution we endure as we traipse through our...

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What’s in Store for Two-Oh-One-Four

Glow, little glowworm. Ft. Calhoun nuclear reactor turned 40 in August of 2013. Plagued by a plethora of dangerous malfunctions, it looked like it...

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Wha’ Happened!?


That was it? That was 2013? Whew! Well, let’s hope hindsight, being 20/20, converts to foresight with similar acuity in 2014. Find links to all...

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Thanks and No Thanks

“Gratitude is an attitude,” the aphorism goes and there is a lot to recommend a cheery outlook on life. Evidence predicts that a positive attitude...

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