Floodwater from heavy rain Tuesday apparently helped surface an unrecognizable critter in one Omaha neighborhood. An official with the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium believes the animal is a woodchuck. The Humane Society was called in to retrieve it.
On Tuesday night, Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- long a public fan of Judaism -- marked the beginning of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah by comparing it to the Boston Tea Party, which was celebrating its 241st anniversary the same day.