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1 TEAM 1 DREAM: Exploring Omaha's food, railroad, and pedestrian bridge

Posted at 5:53 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 17:53:31-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida State baseball team is in a must win situation Wednesday night against Texas Tech. They have to win or their season is over.

The College World Series is the big show in town but there's a lot to do outside of baseball.

Sports Director Alison Posey says it's been fun figuring out the city and seeing everything there is to do in Omaha.

So far, she's had the best steak she's ever eaten, looked around at all the cool vendors at the College World Series and even stood in two states at once.

The Missouri River is a few blocks away from T.D. Ameritrade.

On one side, Omaha, Nebraska. The other? Council Bluffs, Iowa. Connecting the two? The Bob Kerrey Pedestrian bridge, or just the Bob. Midway through, there's a line drawn where you can stand between the two states.

"He's just a dry sense of humor guy, he tells dad jokes and he has his own video series and his own vlog. We have a .9K on Bob," said Deborah Ward with Visit Omaha. "You don't have to be in shape, you have to be a shape. He just kind of hangs out, so we figured we might as well use him, he's just kind of hanging there, entertaining folks."

Now some other things unique to Omaha? Union Pacific Railroad is one of five fortune 500 companies in Omaha. This week, the Union Pacific train that carried George Bush Sr. to his final resting place is in Omaha.

Also big in Omaha for the World series? Motorized scooters. That's a project just launched. You also can't forget about the zoo, which Alison checked out the other day.