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2013-09-27 04:00:28

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from September 26: The snow continued to fly over the Northern Rockies with some places seeing an additional foot of snow. Rainfall was heavy along the Pacific Northwest leading to flood watches as well. A cool, dry pattern was in place over most of the East, while Florida also began to dry out. Severe weather was very limited with no major events. Big Story Weather Discussion for September 27: Surface Map: High pressure...

2013-09-17 23:01:52

The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center has expanded to include a second location on the Boys Town campus to treat more seriously troubled youth requiring supervision, safety and therapy. Boys Town, Neb. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Boys Town today opened its newest building on campus to offer medically directed care for more seriously troubled youth who require supervision, safety and therapy. The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center is a 34-bed facility, located at Boys Town National...

2013-09-13 23:19:06

Tabitha, your answer for Elder Care, is proud to be named as the the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Cornerstone Award. Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Tabitha, your answer for Elder Care, is proud to be named the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Cornerstone Award. Honoring leadership in the community, the Cornerstone Award recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of businesses that have a substantial presence in Lincoln;...

2013-09-10 23:23:32

Tabitha, your answer for Elder Care, is pleased to announce that two of its skilled nursing communities - Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lincoln, and Tabitha of Crete - were selected by the Nebraska Nursing Facility Association (NNFA) as participants in the NNFA INTERACT Collaborative, a quality improvement program designed to help nursing communities improve care and reduce unnecessary and costly hospitalizations for residents. Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013...

2013-09-10 23:20:37

Commercial lending software business continues to grow and expand its commitment to the Omaha business community. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 WebEquity Solutions®, showcased its commitment to Omaha by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the move to its new corporate headquarters located in the newly constructed Westroads Office Park located at 1010 N. 102nd Street in Omaha, Nebraska. The event on September 10 at 1:30 pm (CT) was attended by WebEquity...

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
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'