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2014-05-30 23:10:28

QueenBeeTickets.com has unleashed an inventory of discount Pearl Jam tickets for Pinnacle Bank Arena for the big show in Lincoln, Nebraska on October 9, 2014. This popular ticket exchange is offering an additional discount when fans utilize promotional code “DISCOUNT” toward any ticket purchase. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is now providing Nebraska concertgoers with Pearl Jam tickets for Pinnacle Bank Arena. The alternative rock band is performing in a...

2014-05-29 08:31:44

SITECH Mid-Plains Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in the state of Nebraska, except the county of Dakota, and including the county of Pottawattamie in Iowa. SITECH Mid-Plains joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network...

2014-05-28 08:32:46

Home Instead Senior Care Offers Free Resources, Tips for Easy Fixes to Reduce Accidents and Make Homes Safer for Seniors OMAHA, Neb., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 20 million seniors aged 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries*, many of which are sustained in the place seniors are meant to feel the safest: their home. In fact, 65 percent of senior households have at least one potential safety issue, according to...

2014-05-22 23:03:58

Residents of Omaha can now log on to ConsumerResearchers.org in order to find the best home security companies in the city. By using clear analysis, the ranking system rates companies based on their individual services offered. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The largest city in Nebraska with a population of 417,970 according to NeighborhoodScout.com, Omaha is a metropolitan city that is home to five fortune 500 companies, allowing it to stake its reputation as an enterprising city...

2014-05-22 16:26:45

Home Instead Senior Care releases new tools to support people living with arthritis through education and training OMAHA, Neb., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Arthritis Foundation®, one in five adults in the U.S. lives with arthritis. Of those diagnosed, 21 million reportedly face arthritis related activity limitations. Those limitations increase an individual's risk of falling and independently performing everyday tasks, ranking arthritis among the top chronic conditions...

2014-05-12 08:28:49

86 percent of Dads prefer T-Bones over ties according to a new national survey OMAHA, Neb., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Father's Day, Omaha Steaks, the nation's largest direct marketer of premium steaks and gourmet foods, is launching "T-Bones -Not Ties," a national campaign with one central focus: Dads don't want another ugly tie for Father's Day. According to a recent survey of over 1,000 Americans, Dads prefer a big, huge, juicy T-bone steak! The survey, conducted by...

2014-05-08 08:34:12

LINCOLN, Neb., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off the announcement of securing more than $2 million in new funding, Bulu Box welcomes Caitlin Bales, a 2014 graduate of The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science & Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, to the team as Chief Technology Officer. The Microsoft recruit defected for the Nebraska startup after being inspired by the innovative product and culture offered by Bulu Box. As CTO, Bales will develop and...

2014-05-07 20:24:44

Sid Dinsdale, In His Own Words, "I Would Always Vote to Raise the Debt Limit" ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 60 Plus Association, the nation's largest conservative seniors organization with over 7.2 million senior supporters, today released an advertisement featuring troubling video of Nebraska U.S. Senate Candidate Sid Dinsdale's acknowledging, in his own words, that he "would always vote to raise the debt limit." The federal debt today stands at an...

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 Sally Ride Science, with support from the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will deliver in-person professional development for educators at five different locations across the United States throughout 2014. Each of these training events will cover the topic “Igniting Student Interest in STEM,” and is specifically designed to train teachers...

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 a $2 billion a year empire (as attested to in a Forbes cover story on her) which Licensing Global Magazine lists as the 28th most powerful brand in the world. Her "fairly-normal" weekend included a heated paper-tossing contest with two other former paper carriers who also did pretty well,...


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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.