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25 min ago | EurekAlert!

Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

This undated combo photo, provided by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, shows corn residue after grain harvest, left, adjacent to a field section where corn residue was baled and removed after grain harvest in Jefferson County, Neb.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

11 hrs ago | Argus Leader

Wedding: Megan Preheim & Paul Favela

Parents of the couple are Deb Preheim of Sioux Falls, Dave & Alex Preheim of Browns Summit, NC, and Ralph and Frances Favela of Victoria, TX.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

15 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

Ellis girl honored at UNL

Danielle Marie Weber of Ellis will be among University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students honored in conjunction with UNL's All-University Honors Convocation on April 13. * Chancellor's Scholars, students who graduated in December or who will receive their degrees in May or August and have maintained 4.0 grade-point averages on all ... (more)

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

KHGI

UNL expert offers tree-planting advice

More than 1 million tree and shrub seedlings are planted in Nebraska each year, and most of those are planted in spring.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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Related Topix: Nebraska

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

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