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2015-05-19 12:33:36

Best Selling Christmas Artist of all Time to Perform in Cities Across America CLEVELAND, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller and the

2015-05-15 23:02:08

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking more than 2,000 volunteers to support the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG), being held in Omaha, Neb., Aug.

2015-05-13 12:30:24

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Madison Larimore, 17, has been named the Central Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership

2015-05-11 16:26:50

Winning Band Will Open the 25th Bank of the West Celebrates America Concert Featuring Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Eddie Money OMAHA, Neb., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Know an up-and-coming

2015-05-07 23:09:14

A poker run to raise funds for the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games is scheduled May 30.

2015-05-07 23:06:35

CHI facilities throughout the US set goals to earn similar accreditation from physician-led organization Englewood, CO and Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2015

2015-05-06 08:28:35

Home Instead Senior Care Network Encourages Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner OMAHA, Neb., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of those living near senior relatives agree

2015-05-05 23:08:02

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E.

2015-05-05 12:35:39

G1GABLASTSM now available in parts of Arizona, California, Nebraska and Nevada CHICAGO, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kicking-off INTX 2015, the National Cable & Telecommunications

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
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.