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2014-02-21 12:23:34

Former UFC Fighter Ryan Roberts takes on Former WEC Champion Chase Beebe OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 15(th), the Ralston Arena will once again host the Victory Fighting Championship as current Featherweight Champion Ryan Roberts meets former WEC Champion Chase Beebe at VFC 42. Avid followers of the UFC may remember Roberts from several years ago. He made his debut years ago fighting against Marcus Aurelio, but was let go after struggles with alcohol...

2014-02-18 23:03:10

Industry leader, Zari Consulting Group, announces expansion with the opening of a new location in Nebraska. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Fire protection engineering and building code consulting firm, Zari Consulting Group announces the opening of an office in Nebraska. Through a joint venture with Fire Engineering, Inc., Zari Consulting Group is opening a mid-west office in Omaha Nebraska to offer code consulting and fire protection engineering services for residential,...

2014-02-18 08:36:31

LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing the latest in integrated embedded solutions and products, Z3 Technology, LLC is excited to announce the immediate availability of the Z3-DM8169-4K-RPS video encoder system. The system was developed as a 2160p30 video solution that works in applications such as Ultra-HD broadcast video encoding and decoding, security and surveillance, video conferencing and industrial video processing. "The new Z3-DM8169-4K-RPS provides a...

2014-02-17 16:21:16

Continues Strategic Growth in Specialty Pharmacy Market WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Amber Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy solutions provider based in Omaha, Neb. Hy-Vee and Amber Pharmacy have been partners in Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions since 2010. This acquisition allows Hy-Vee to expand its current specialty pharmacy business, providing customers with increased specialty...

2014-02-15 16:20:10

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific Corporation Chairman James R. (Jim) Young, who worked his way from an entry-level finance position to chairman, president and chief executive officer, died today after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 61 years old. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/LA59497LOGO ) A lifelong Omaha resident and the oldest of six children, Young was elected Union Pacific Corporation chairman in January...

2014-02-10 12:26:17

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Marist Poll sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care revealed more than half (56 percent) of Americans 68 and older, the Greatest Generation, say it would be more difficult to start dating than to stay single (44 percent). Americans of all ages were asked if, at age 65, it would be more difficult to start dating than to remain single. Sixty-six (66) percent of Americans thought it would be more difficult to start dating. Regardless of age, when...

2014-02-04 23:22:46

GC Incentives™, a division of GiftCertificates.com, announces the launch of IncentCore, a new incentive management platform. Omaha, Neb. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 This on-demand software solution drives recognition and reward program results and reinforces your organization’s core values while achieving a positive ROI. “At its core, we designed it to be simple to use and to make the task of administering an employee recognition or rewards program easier,” said Ian O’Brien,...

2014-02-04 23:04:43

FACTS welcomes Florida schools and families Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 FACTS Management is pleased to announce that the Florida Province of Catholic Schools has named it the sole provider for tuition management and financial aid assessment for the next three years. Serving more than one million families, FACTS Management assists over 6,600 private and faith-based K–12 schools nationwide by streamlining billing and collection of tuition as well as the process of evaluating...

2014-02-04 16:29:59

California Retailer Finds New Home in Lincoln, Offering Exceptional Customer Service and a Wide Array of Premium E-Liquids LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 8(th), 2014, Generation V Electronic Cigarettes and Vape Bar will host a Grand Opening Event to celebrate the opening of its first retail store in Lincoln, Nebraska, located at 5540 South Street, on the Northwest corner of 56(th) and South Street. Generation V invites the community to join local DJ and...

2014-02-03 23:20:48

Bulu Box, the Lincoln-based health and nutrition subscription box company, has partnered with Pink Gorilla events to present the Good Life Halfsy, a new Nebraska half-marathon in 2014. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Bulu Boxes are received by the health conscious in all 50 states, but Bulu Box founders Paul Jarrett and Stephanie Jarrett were looking to provide a healthy opportunity to those a little closer to home. “Bulu Box was born on the finish line of the San Francisco half...


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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