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2015-02-27 23:13:46

The largest foster family recruiting agency in Nebraska has secured federal funding for a telehealth and distance learning program that will use iPads to support 500 children in 300 foster families.

infectious disease
2015-02-16 09:41:39

The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, says a noted zoologist affiliated with the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

2015-02-03 08:28:22

Self-help guide shows people how to face their inner demons using five elements. OMAHA, Neb., Feb.

2015-01-27 12:26:35

Nationwide Survey Shows Pizza, Burgers, Wings & Meatballs Lead the Game-Day Lineup OMAHA, Neb., Jan.

2015-01-26 16:20:28

PenFed plans to invest in expansion of its operations in Omaha, Nebraska. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan.

2015-01-23 23:06:27

Nebraska agents recently recognized by CoOportunity Health as one of their top performing agents in Nebraska for health insurance sales in the individual and small group business market segments.

2015-01-23 23:03:49

Ritsema & Lyon released their newly designed website to the public and are excited at the response they are already receiving. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January

2015-01-21 12:22:17

Bed bug business increased 18 percent last year with nearly half of cities showing a rise in bed bug treatments ATLANTA, Jan.

2015-01-16 12:26:08

LINCOLN, Nebraska, January 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Geist DCIM will launch Environet Asset this spring, giving users full control and visualization of both the logical


Latest Nebraska Reference Libraries

Sandhills (Nebraska)
2013-04-18 23:21:59

The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

2012-06-15 04:37:53

Symbol: MACAN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NE, SD Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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