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2013-10-25 23:04:58

Indoor fitness boot camp franchise, Fit Body Boot Camp, says they are excited to announce their first Nebraska location and have Marine Veteran, Matt Priess, as owner of the new Fit Body Boot Camp in Lincoln. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The fitness franchise known as Fit Body Boot Camp announces the opening of their first Nebraska location and is excited to welcome Marine Veteran, Matt Priess, as the new owner and operator of the new Lincoln boot camp. Priess says, "I am...

2013-10-24 23:29:56

Creighton University bioethics professor, Amy Haddad, Ph.D., receives honor of being named President-Elect of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Creighton University today announced Amy Marie Haddad, Ph.D., has been named president-elect of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Haddad is currently a Creighton University professor, the director of the Center for Health Policy and Ethics and the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss...

2013-10-23 23:01:35

Ho-Chunk, Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, is pleased to announce participation in a $99 million federal service contract through their government contracting division, All Native Group. Winnebago, NE (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Ho-Chunk, Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is pleased to announce participation in a $99 million federal service contract through their government contracting division, All...

2013-10-10 23:27:09

During the month of August, residents of Friendship Village were challenged to monitor their steps while working out. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 737, 658 carefully counted steps resulted in a face full of pudding for each of three fitness associates at Friendship Village of Schaumburg. During the month of August, residents of Friendship Village were challenged to monitor their steps while working out. The initiative was planned in order to promote walking for health in support of...


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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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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