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16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

John Kass: Researchers diagnose conservatism, but is there a cure for people like me?

Radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh is known for his fiery brand of conservatism.

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Related Topix: Rush Limbaugh, US News, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

In-Plant Graphics

From the Editor: 3D Printing at In-plants

The Caly Poly department chair mentioned devices that sold for as little as $1,385, putting 3D printing technology within reach of in-plants.

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Related Topix: Printers, Dakota State University

The Papillion Times

UNL students make dancing robot drones

UNL students Vivian Kim, left, and Marisol Herling dance with drones. A visit by a dance troupe provided an opportunity to bring University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineering students and dancers together in a way that they would never have thought of before.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Nebraska, Science, Computer Science, Theater, Arts

The Papillion Times

Midlands Voices: Humanities vital yet underfunded

The writer is the George Holmes Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

Walking with mammoths and exploring mid-continental geology

Boulder, Colorado, USA - Geoscientists from the north-central U.S. and beyond will convene in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, on 24-25 April to discuss new science, expand on existing science, and explore the unique geologic and historic features of the region, with a special emphasis on applied geology, paleontology, and mid-continent geology.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Geology, Science, Paleontology, Purdue University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska Liquor Commission Approves License for Grand Theatre

The Nebraska Liquor Commission has approved a license for the Grand Theatre. The license will allow them to finally move forward in serving alcohol in their downtown location.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KLKN

Active shooter training seminar on UNL campus

It's something we hope we never have to experience. An active shooter situation while at work, school, a movie theater or anywhere else when we leave our homes.

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North Platte Bulletin

Nebraskaland National Bank receives state award for community service

NebraskaLand National Bank was honored Friday with a 2014 First Lady's Outstanding Community Service Award for Business Support for Education.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

Agri Marketing

Nebraska Farm Bureau Launches Ag Educator Program

NEBRASKA FARM BUREAU LAUNCHES AG EDUCATOR PROGRAM Apr. 15, 2014 Source: Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation news release The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture unveiled an Agriculture Teacher Scholarship and Loan Assistance Program during the FFA State Convention in Lincoln April 10. The Foundation is supported by Nebraska Farm Bureau.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Big Impact from North Platte: Jack O'Holleran

Big Impact from North Platte: Jack O'Holleran by the University of Nebraska, College of Business Administration - 4/13/2014 UNL graduate and North Platte native Jack O'Holleran started his career in California as the lowest man on the totem pole, but it didn't take him long to climb.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE

KRVN-AM Lexington

Winter Leaves Many Nebraska Golf Courses in Bad Shape

Some Nebraska golfers already have been out on the links this spring, and this weekend's PGA Masters Tournament marks the unofficial beginning of the season, but thanks to a rough winter, many of the state's courses are in far from ideal shape.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Papillion Times

Kelly: 3 former Nebraskans all take seats at the table of international diplomacy

Nebraska-native Kimberly Krhounek, political section chief at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, sits at the head of the table during a March 30 meeting between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, over the crisis in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, University of Kansas, Omaha, NE, Jazz

Examiner.com

Margaret Atwood speaking in Omaha Sunday

The celebrated writer Margaret Atwood , author of prize-winning novels and many other books including poetry and nonfiction, will appear Sunday afternoon at UNO's south campus, in an event open to the public.

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In-Plant Graphics

Entering the Third Dimension

A quick Google search will get you enough information on 3D printers to fill up your weekend.

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Related Topix: Dimension, Jazz, Printers

Fri Apr 11, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Winter: 27th coldest, 18th driest

The state climatologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says planting delays should not be a concern and that temperatures should be on the upswing across the state as farmers prepare.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Recorder

American Life in Poetry: Column No. 472

What might have been? I'd guess we've all asked that at one time or another. Here's a fine what-might-have-been poem by Andrea Hollander, who lives in Portland, Ore.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Nebraska needs ag educators, farm group says

The Nebraska Farm Bureau has announced a new scholarship and loan assistance program to help schools find enough agriculture educators.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Deloit, IA, Arnolds Park, IA

North Platte Bulletin

Vinton earns UNL's highest honor

Gregory Gerard Vinton of North Platte will be one of 32 University of Nebraska-Lincoln seniors to receive UNL's highest undergraduate academic honor,-- a Chancellor' s Scholar ... More As part of the Great Plains Regional Medical Center's "GPFit" community wellness initiative, the med center is offering a five-week, free-of-charge tobacco cessation ... (more)

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North Platte Bulletin

Increase corn yield via seeding rate

Many Nebraska producers could increase their corn yields and profits this year by increasing seed rates at planting, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension soils specialist says.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Agriculture, Science

All About Jazz

Read "Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra: Habitat"

It may have been the title of her last album- Treelines , Christine Jensen's first large ensemble recording-but there was no song of that name on the 2010 Justin Time release.

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