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Stomach Bug Outbreak Affects More Than A Dozen US States
2013-07-31 06:40:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A stomach illness linked to the parasite Cyclospora has been on the rise in more than a dozen states across the US, with more than 370 reported cases since the end of June, according to a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on Monday. The CDC was notified on June 28, 2013 of two laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection in Iowa. Since that date, the CDC has been working with health officials from 15...

2013-07-25 12:27:19

Treating pets to prevent pest-carried diseases becomes crucial OMAHA, Neb., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The threat of Lyme disease is predicted to be extremely high for dogs in many parts of the country this year, and several areas are also confronted with a high population of mosquitoes (carriers and transmitters of heartworm disease), according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/DE53041LOGO ) Lyme disease is...

2013-07-16 23:23:54

Expansion to meet rapid customer demand for mission critical data center, hosting, and cloud services. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Cosentry, the trusted leader in Midwest data center services, announced today the expansion of Cosentry’s Midlands Data Center located in Omaha, Nebraska. The expansion is due to the increased demand for the secure and highly reliable facility, which serves clients seeking the premier facility for colocation and network services in the Midwest. The data...

2013-07-15 16:22:17

Honolulu Wildlife Educator Will Host New Webisode Series This Fall OMAHA, Neb., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephanie Arne, a Honolulu wildlife educator and global explorer, is the new Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Wild Guide, Mutual of Omaha announced today. Arne competed in a nationwide contest to win $10,000 and the chance to host all-new Wild Kingdom webisodes premiering this fall on the Wild Kingdom TV YouTube channel. A South Dakota native with infectious humor and a...

2013-07-15 12:28:36

Leading Lifeline carrier helps low-income Americans stay connected to family, doctors, employers and emergency services COVINGTON, Ga., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless(TM) is now offering subsidized cellphone service to eligible low-income residents in Kentucky, Nebraska and Utah. Life Wireless provides phone service through the federal Lifeline program, which was created by Congress in 1985 to ensure that all Americans have access to quality telephone service and the...

2013-07-12 23:20:39

Nebraska households, condominium and mobile home owners, and apartment occupants are offered a new line of Home Utility Systems, Green Energy Services, Security Lock Automation, Windows and Doors, Flooding, Smoke, Carbon Monoxide, Medical and Fire Alerts, Smart Thermostats, and Smart Home Security Automation throughout all NE counties. Lincoln, Nebraska (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Thanks to Alarm Home Security.org (http://www.alarmhomesecurity.org), these experts now give homeowners in Nebraska...

2013-07-11 12:30:02

BELLEVUE, Neb., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) ranked Bellevue University as one of the nation's most affordable institutions offering online degree programs. The University earned a top five ranking in ACO's official ranking released earlier this week. The ranking criteria include: Fully accredited U.S. Institution Four-year, degree-granting institution Non-profit college Maximum net cost of tuition and fees Students with starting...

2013-07-10 19:32:35

Research finds more politically invested immigrants tend to be centrist, center-right In the 2012 presidential election, seven out of 10 Latino immigrants voted for President Obama. As news pundits dissected the defeat of Mitt Romney, they dismissed the Latino vote as unattainable for the Republican Party. But University of Nebraska-Lincoln political scientist Sergio Wals says that's not necessarily the case. In a new study published in the journal Electoral Studies, Wals found that...

2013-07-09 08:21:59

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentair is pleased to announce that the company and the Hypro(®) line of products will be highlighted in the nationally-televised series "American Farmer." The eight-minute video includes interviews with Hypro and University of Nebraska-North Platte experts and details the importance of Pentair's Hypro spray tips for weed control plans. "American Farmer" reaches over 500,000 viewers and educates viewers across the United States on...

2013-07-02 23:16:08

Entry-Level Candidates Must Maximize What They Can Offer Employers Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Unemployment and underemployment are two realities many graduates fear in our still-fragile economy. Although a recent New York Times [article stated that unemployment for college graduates in April 2013 was only 3.9 percent (according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), there isn’t real cause for celebration. As the article pointed out, many of the jobs filled by...


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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