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2014-05-06 23:07:46

Series of Workshops to Help Educators Ignite Student Interest in STEM; Kick-Off Set for May 10 in Bellevue, Nebraska San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014

2014-05-04 20:21:15

OMAHA, Neb., May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think your weekend was busy, here's a 60 second tour of this past weekend's hectic schedule of Kathy Ireland, the former cover girl who heads

2014-05-01 23:11:38

The Honorable Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senator and governor of Nebraska, will be the speaker at Keck Graduate Institute’s 13th Commencement on Saturday, May 17, at 11 a.m.

Tornado Activity More Likely Over Multiple Days, As Evidenced By This Week's Storms
2014-05-01 08:44:09

A new report from a Purdue University expert has found that substantial tornado episodes and particularly strong tornadoes are more inclined to take place within sustained bouts of storm activity lasting three or more days.

2014-04-29 12:29:58

Travefy wins first place prize of $8,500 in cash and services among 30+ entries OMAHA, Neb., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Travefy, a free online and mobile group travel planner won

2014-04-28 08:39:03

Standout Restaurants Cover 28 States, Plus Washington, D.C.; California, New York, District of Columbia, Florida, and Texas Come Out on Top SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-04-24 23:17:32

Ticket Down announces that Paul McCartney will headline at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska on Monday, July 14th; this popular secondary ticket exchange is offering the customer appreciation

2014-04-24 16:21:27

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take

2014-04-23 08:32:18

Dermatologist and His Son Develop Revolutionary Healing Balm, FixMySkin, to Combat Chapped Lips, Cracked Skin and Psoriasis Caused by Harsh Nebraska Winters OMAHA, Neb., April 23,

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,


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
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.