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AmeriCorps workers spruce up Occidental-area camp

Digging her work boots into a hillside at Westminster Woods near Occidental on Thursday, Madison Martinez hammered steel rods through a block of wood to secure a new step on the steep and winding trail.

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Related Topix: Occidental, CA, Fort Bragg, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Sonoma County, CA, Monte Rio, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Researchers find link between food insecurity and depression

A new study by an Iowa State University professor and student links food insecurity and maternal depression in rural America.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KHGI

Farm Kids Make the Connection at NAYI

Their dad is a leader in Nebraska agriculture, as John Dvoracek serves on the Sorghum Board and with Nebraska Farm Bureau.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Ag Professional

Unmanned aircraft offer ag potential

Advances in unmanned aircraft systems combined with next generation sensors will contribute to the challenge of feeding our future world in a sustainable manner, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineer says.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Writingcenters.org

Assistant Professor of Practice, Writing Center Director, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks an Assistant Professor of Practice in Composition and Rhetoric to direct the Writing Center as part of a collaborative team dedicated to the teaching of writing at UNL.

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KOLN-TV Lincoln

UNL Leads Project to Enhance Atom Smasher

A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln physicists and collaborators at eight U.S. universities have received a five-year, nearly $11.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the effectiveness of a vital component of the supercollider that made the Higgs discovery possible.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Chicago, Illinois, Cameras

The Hastings Tribune

Spring weather took turn for the wetter

While Saturday and Sunday's heat and sunshine may make recent rainfall seem like a distant memory, statistics paint a soggy picture of late spring and early summer 2014 - especially compared to the previous two dry years.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sun Jul 06, 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

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

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Milling Journal

U.S. Wheat Associates Names Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann Planning and Programs Assistant

Arlington, VA- U.S. Wheat Associates has hired Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann to serve in a new position as Planning and Programs Assistant in the organization's Arlington, VA, headquarters office effective June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Beef Magazine

3 Tips For Handling And Storing Wet Hay

Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension forage specialist, offers tips on how to handle rained-on hay and how to store it from now until winter to maintain feed value.

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Related Topix: Weather

KLKN

Nebraska snakes to be on display at workshops

Nebraska snakes will be displayed and discussed during workshops July 19 and 20 at the Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium in eastern Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Gretna, NE

Sun Jun 29, 2014

KWTX

Texas Teenager Hurt In Fall From 6th-Floor Hotel Window

An 18-year-old woman from Texas suffered life-threatening injuries in a fall from a sixth-floor window of a hotel in Lincoln, Neb.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE, Education Etc.

Medical News Today

Could our hormones influence whether we vote?

Past research has associated high levels of cortisol - known as the "stress hormone" - with increased risk of heart attack and memory loss.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Omaha, Rice University, Health

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Hays Daily News

Ban on fireworks

Independence Day is less than a week away, yet residents of Ellis County are not making plans to purchase and use fireworks.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Ellis County, KS, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Hays, KS, Opinion

WOWT-TV Omaha

UNL Computer Network Upgrade To Double Internet Speed

Internet service at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will soon become faster and more reliable.

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KHGI

Danish immigrant children shown in photo exhibit

A photo exhibit about the children of Danish immigrants is on display at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Love Library through July 31. The exhibit is titled "Danish Children Growing up American" and features 50 large photos depicting different aspects of a child's life in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Washington Times

New director wants to revive museum in Lexington

The new director of the Dawson County Historical Museum is excited for the opportunities to revive a museum as she reignites her passion for history.

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Related Topix: Dawson County, NE, Elwood, NE

Thu Jun 26, 2014

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

WOWT-TV Omaha

Nebraska Homestead Files Have Been Digitized

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln says the nearly 77,000 files contain more than 1.6 million digital images.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks

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