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2014-04-16 23:16:38

Former University of Nebraska Cornerback May Be One of the Most Overlooked Stars for the 2014 NFL Draft Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Mohammad Seisay, former University of Nebraska cornerback, stunned NFL scouts with his performance during Nebraska’s annual Pro Day. Held on March 6, 2014, the annual Pro Day brought 28 NFL scouts from 23 different teams to Hawks Championship Center. Seisay drew quite a bit of attention both with his 40-yard dash (one of the fastest in his group)...

2014-04-10 23:01:33

West Virginia's governor encourages residents to get involved in their communities and plant a tree. Department of Commerce's Division of Forestry will assist with Arbor Day celebrations. Charleston, W.Va. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has designated April as Arbor Month throughout the state of West Virginia. “West Virginia is the third most forested state in the nation, with 12 million acres of forests. This vast renewable resource is important to our...

2014-04-09 12:27:38

Small businesses in the technology, travel and food industries represented in April 24 networking and pitch event OMAHA, Neb., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business and Inc. magazine have announced the finalists of Get Started Omaha (#GetStartedOmaha) taking place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St., Omaha, Nebraska. Spots are still available to attend the live event. Registration is available at www.coxblue.com/getstartedomaha. Over 30...

2014-04-08 16:21:54

Mobile POS solution will be branded and sold by global supplier of office products and services OMAHA, Neb., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRANSACT 14, Booth# 502 -- CRi, a premier provider of professional technology services, specializing in mobile app design and development, has recently aligned with TransFirst(®), a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, to develop and launch a Mobile Point of Sale Solution (mPOS) for one of the...

2014-04-08 08:35:57

OMAHA, Neb. and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Inc., one of the world's largest Internet services companies and First Bankcard(®), a leader in the U.S. credit card partnership arena and a division of First National Bank of Omaha, have launched the Rakuten Rewards MasterCard(® )Program, which provides cardholders with reward points for using their credit card to shop on the Rakuten.com website and elsewhere. Headquartered in Tokyo, Rakuten provides...

2014-04-07 12:33:32

Dream big: 97-year-old Thurman Haynes proves age doesn't matter when it comes to helping others OMAHA, Neb., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thurman Haynes, a 97-year-old volunteer from Jamestown, N.C., has been named the national winner of the Salute to Senior Service(®) contest, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(®) network. He was selected from thousands of nominees and 50 state-level winners. Haynes is recognized by this prestigious...

2014-04-02 23:32:48

Alignex, the Midwest's leader in engineering and manufacturing innovation, is combining Industry Peer Presentations, Technical Theater Demonstrations and a Springfest Networking event. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Alignex, the Midwest's leader in engineering and manufacturing innovation, is combining Industry Peer Presentations, Technical Theater Demonstrations and a Springfest Networking event on Thursday, April 17th at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The...

2014-03-27 23:04:46

FACTS Management has been selected as the preferred tuition management provider by more dioceses and Catholic schools than any other provider in the industry. Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 FACTS Management was recently named the preferred tuition management and financial aid assessment provider for the Diocese of Savannah Catholic schools. FACTS Management has been dedicated to providing tuition-related services to over one million families and more than 6,600 schools for more...

2014-03-26 16:25:05

OMAHA, Neb., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScanMed of Resonance Innovations LLC is proud to introduce a distinctively innovative product to the MRI market: The Orbit and Mandible Array and Targeting System! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/LA91556 The Orbit and Mandible Array (Product Page) provides high-resolution images of orbits as well as anatomies within the region of the mandible - two areas in which MRI is demonstrating increasing clinical utility. The...

2014-03-24 23:27:40

The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN), the Great Plains QIN. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota are pleased to announce the formation of a new regional Quality Innovation Network (QIN). The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, CIMRO of Nebraska, North...


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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