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Capitol Falcon Chick Named for Fallen Omaha Police Officer

LINCOLN – Honoring a fallen Omaha police officer, the public chose the name “Orozco” for the peregrine falcon chick raised in a nest box at the Nebraska Capitol. The name was revealed in a ceremony outside the Capitol on June 26. Officer Kerrie Orozco, 29, was killed in the line of duty on May 30. A contest was held this month to name the falcon. The public submitted online name suggestions. A list of finalists was selected by a committee …

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