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2014-10-30 08:44:19

LINCOLN, Nebraska, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global datacenter infrastructure provider Geist is pleased to declare its support for Open Cloud Server (OCS) specification version 2, which is to be showcased at the Open Compute EU Summit at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris on 30 - 31 October. Brad Wilson, EVP of Geist Datacenter Solutions Group said: "We are fully behind the Open Compute community and support the OCS specification v2 platform. It is a positive move...

2014-10-29 12:34:45

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 100 Lincoln-area students and professionals convened on Sandhills Publishing's campus headquarters last Wednesday for an open house. The event exposed students to opportunities available in the computer science and computer engineering fields while outlining the company's approach to software and systems development as well as the resources available to IT teams within the company. The IT open house comes as Sandhills begins...

2014-10-29 08:40:32

AURORA, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a competitive procurement process, the District of Columbia has selected Hamilton Relay as their new provider of Captioned Telephone Relay Service (CTRS). Hamilton Relay, a leading provider of Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service, began offering CTRS to residents of the District of Columbia on October 24, 2014. Hamilton began providing traditional Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) to the District on July 11,...

2014-10-28 16:25:55

Leads Panel on Native American's Struggle with Alcohol Following L.A. Premiere of Documentary Radical Resistance Tour: Pine Ridge, South Dakota SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Industry watchdog Alcohol Justice has organized a post film panel discussion on the impact of the illegal alcohol activity taking place in the town of Whiteclay, Nebraska, which borders the Pine Ridge, South Dakota Native American Reservation....

2014-10-23 23:03:11

Second Investment Fund Targets Healthcare Technology Entrepreneurs and High Growth Opportunities Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Prairie Ventures, a private investment fund headquartered in Omaha, NE, announces Craig Tuttle as President. In his role, Tuttle will lead the organization to connect entrepreneurs and investors for early stage and growth stage enterprises with a focus on healthcare technology. He will also be responsible for managing the current portfolio of...

2014-10-23 12:30:10

iOS 8 and Yosemite Compatible, Secure Messaging, ICD-10, Patient Portal, Online Registration LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MacPractice announced MacPractice MD, DC, 20/20 and DDS 5. In addition to MacPractice EMR and EDR, Yosemite compatible MacPractice 5 offers a new MacPractice EHR Ability that interoperates with MacPractice's iOS 8 compatible iEHR, Clipboard and Patient Check In apps for iPad, and features ICD-10 code mapping with ICD-9 and SNOMED, an updated Patient PHI...

2014-10-23 08:39:45

Project Began in the 1970s as Regional Initiative, Has Since Expanded Internationally WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from a multistate dry bean production and nutrition project recently met to discuss the project's goals for the next five years. The project, titled W-2150 Breeding Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) for Resistance to Abiotic and Biotic Stresses, Sustainable Production, and Enhanced Nutritional Value, has come a long way since its establishment...

2014-10-22 12:30:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert L. Wergin, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Milford, Nebraska, today assumes the role of president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a director on the AAFP Board and one year as president-elect. Wergin was chosen president-elect in September 2013 by the Congress of Delegates, the AAFP's governing body. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. As...

2014-10-22 08:37:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing the latest in integrated embedded solutions and products, Z3 Technology, LLC announced today the immediate availability of the Z3-DM8107-SDI2-RPS broadcast encoder. The encoder was developed as a video infrastructure solution that works in applications such as broadcast video encoding, medical video, video security and industrial DVR, and industrial video processing. "With encoding capability of up to 1080p60 or dual channel with...

2014-10-21 23:05:28

The Storage Loft, formerly known as Urban Storage changed ownership in September 2014 and is now operating under a new name, with a new look, new offerings, and a whole new team. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Storage Loft, a self-storage facility in downtown Omaha, has re-opened their doors as the first of several businesses that will be operating out of the building located at 1215 Leavenworth Street. Omaha Native and businessman, Tony Regier, leads the restoration and...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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