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Expectant parents, Canada geese settle in outside hospital


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A pair of well-known Canada geese has again built a nest near an Omaha hospital, but this time chose an especially busy locale: a flower pot near the emergency room doors.

The geese, dubbed Ralph and Alice after the bickering TV couple on "The Honeymooners," have nested near Lakeside Hospital every spring since 2005, security officer Tom Stock told the Omaha World-Herald ( ).

Hospital workers say they're confused as to why the birds chose such a busy location. In past years, the pair selected quieter sites near a garden or the sleep lab.

"It's an un...

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