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2013-10-18 08:24:47

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of its commitment to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations, Kids Wish Network sent 15-year-old Branden, who suffers from Mitochondrial Myopathy, on an all expenses paid trip to see the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Kids Wish Network arranged for Branden and his family to go to a Cornhuskers game as well as accommodations in Lincoln, Nebraska. During...

2013-10-17 08:26:48

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The October 28( )issue of Fortune Magazine contains a six-page feature on facial plastic surgeon Dr. Steven Denenberg. His before-and-after pictures have been repeatedly stolen from his website, fraudulently appearing on the websites of other plastic surgeons in the U.S. and around the world. According to David A. Kaplan, the award-winning journalist who wrote the story, "Steven M. Denenberg, MD, may be the most important plastic surgeon...

2013-10-16 16:29:12

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, and Great Western Bank, with nearly 200 locations in seven states, announce the creation of a new, seven-year merchant processing referral arrangement. The arrangement was finalized in July 2013, and mid-October marks Great Western's full transition to TransFirst. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110824/DA57366LOGO) After a...

2013-10-11 04:21:57

First Keno Kiosk Approved By State Regulators HASTINGS, Neb., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nebraska gaming regulators approved a new method for issuing keno tickets from your local tavern. On Tuesday inspectors gave the go ahead to Hastings Keno to begin issuing tickets on self-service kiosks. These state of the art devices called EZ Keno Kiosks are supplied by Las Vegas based Gaming Arts, a gaming technology provider and operator. Hastings Keno teamed with Gaming Arts to provide a...

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...

2013-10-07 16:26:27

Mrs. Kikwete Tours Facilities and Expresses Appreciation for OEF's Work in Africa OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a break from her official duties at the annual meeting of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, the First Lady of Tanzania, Her Excellency Salma Kikwete, flew to Nebraska on Sept. 27 to visit the Omaha offices of Opportunity Education Foundation to express her appreciation for the organization's work benefiting students and schools in her...

2013-10-04 23:23:32

Bed bugs reportedly marred Papillion-La Vista's outdoor education program. To help students and parents fight off the pests without harming health and the environment, My Cleaning Products suggested the use of the pesticide-exempt Bed Bug Bully. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Bed bugs crashed an outdoor education program by the Papillion-La Vista school district. Because of it, a report from wowt.com said that a warning was issued for the parents. Wanting to also help, My Cleaning...

2013-10-04 23:02:59

A comprehensive DIY resume tool now available from ResumeEdge. Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Navigating the road to a new career opportunity can be daunting, and many job seekers find that building a resume on their own is not as easy as it seems. Now, any job seeker can get a professional resume—without a high price tag. For less than thirty dollars, users can write, edit, and store as many resumes as they want or need over a 12-month period with ResumeBuilder, an online...

2013-10-03 16:22:09

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTCQB: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automates and monitors the operations of casinos, today announced the completion of a new systems contract to provide its CasinoTrac casino management system for the Iron Horse Bar and Casino and Native Star Casino, two casinos operated by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Table Trac will be installing its latest casino management...

2013-10-03 08:21:17

DENVER, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Equity ("Platte River") today announced the sale of its portfolio company, Global X-Ray & Testing Corporation ("Global X-Ray"), to Intertek Group plc (LSE: ITRK) ("Intertek"). Headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana, Global X-Ray is a leading provider of non-destructive testing and mechanical integrity services to the offshore oil and gas and midstream industries. Chris Moreau, CEO of Global X-Ray, commented, "We have...


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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