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2014-08-26 12:31:40

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems, has entered into a Master Services Agreement with Cox Enterprises. The agreement includes nationwide systems integration, new product installation, and systems maintenance services. The agreement encompasses all Cox Enterprise subsidiary business units in the 39 states where the company operates. G4S...

2014-08-21 08:28:53

Collaborative project involves development, testing and assessment of sensors for assisting patients' rehab without cumbersome technology. LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation have awarded a portion of a $500,000, 3-year grant to Dr. Susan Fager, CCC-SLP, Director, Communication Center, Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, for a collaborative Smart and...

2014-08-20 08:25:48

Keynote Programs on Profitable Business Growth Provide Powerful Practical Tools, Not Theory OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Business leaders are finding that if they don't have command of their organization at the business model level, they are quickly disappearing," says profit strategist Nick Niemann, author of the recently published book, The Business Model Myth Solution: The Mindshift Needed Today for Achieving Lasting Success. Over 600 CEOs and business leaders have booked...

2014-08-19 12:21:56

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today announced that Silverstone Auctions (www.silverstoneauctions.com), a world-class auction house for the sale of classic cars, will bring its upcoming Salon Privé sale of the rarest cars in the world to the Proxibid Marketplace. The sale will take place at Syon House in London at 6p.m. EUR (UTC) on Thurs., Sept. 4 with live online...

2014-08-14 12:20:34

Expanded Facility Will Better Serve Customers and Regional Demand for Catastrophe Services WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the expansion of its IAA Omaha branch located in Springfield, Nebraska, approximately 7.5 miles from Omaha. The expansion adds approximately 11 acres, providing access to...

2014-08-13 23:09:26

Nebraska based digital marketing and website development firms B² Interactive and Hurrdat Social Media to merge operations under acquisition deal by B² Interactive. Joint operations of combined companies to maintain both Omaha and Lincoln offices for Nebraska digital marketing staff of more than 70. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 B² Interactive announced today that it has come to an agreement to acquire Lincoln-based digital marketing agency Hurrdat Social Media....

2014-08-13 12:20:50

BELLEVUE, Neb., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract valued at up to $300 million to continue helping U.S. Air Force Weather (AFW) deliver a full range of terrestrial and space environmental information, products and services to military users worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Air Force, Army, special operations forces and others rely on AFW...

2014-08-12 12:27:49

Home Instead Senior Care Offers Free Resources to Help Bridge the Communication Gap between Adult Children and Their Senior Parents OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 80 million Americans are currently avoiding the end-of-life discussion with their aging parents. It's a conversation about end-of-life wishes that can save families years of heartache, bickering and even legal issues. Yet, millions are actively avoiding it, according to a Marist survey(1) conducted...

2014-08-07 23:10:32

Nebraska personal injury law firm urges residents of the state to write to Nebraska’s representatives and senators in Washington D.C. to pass the CARS Act to support the fundraising initiatives of organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving. OMAHA, NE (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Personal injury litigation firm, Inkelaar Law supports H.R. 4960, the Charitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification (CARS) Act (The Act). The legislation was introduced in the House on June 25, 2014....

2014-08-04 23:04:34

New Program Includes Student Marketplace, Where Schools Will Compete for Student Enrollment with Financial and Other Incentives LINCOLN, Neb. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Nelnet Enrollment Services and BU Ventures, Inc., a wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary of the non-profit, regionally accredited Bellevue University, today announced the launch of Smart Degree, a new program designed to help the 60 million adults ages 25 and older in the U.S. with some college credit but no bachelor’s...


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
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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