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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...

2014-07-30 20:21:14

DENVER, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") today announced the sale of its portfolio company, The WellMark Company ("WellMark"), to Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) ("Dover"). Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, WellMark is a leading manufacturer of flow control solutions for systems used in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. CEO of WellMark Luis Gomez said, "We are proud of what we have accomplished during our...

2014-07-29 23:12:52

Bret Dennis and Blake Wilhelm join one of the largest fully digital marketing agencies in the Midwest. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 B² Interactive, a full-service digital marketing agency based in Omaha, Neb., announces the addition of Bret Dennis and Blake Wilhelm. Both bring a wealth of experience in website design and development focused on User Experience (UX) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). “The opportunity to add not one, but two individuals of such a high caliber...

2014-07-23 23:13:08

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Awarded Contract Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, CIMRO of Nebraska, North Dakota Health Care Review, Inc., and the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care recently aligned to form a new not-for-profit organization - the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN). Today, the newly-formed Great Plains QIN is pleased to announce our award of the CMS contract to serve as the Quality Innovation...


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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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