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The Great Plains – Trails of History

Out here in the middle of Nebraska, you really are at the crossroads of America. Many historic trails crossed through here: the Oregon and California Trails… 422 more words

USA

Hell on Wheels

First a Sidebar:  Studying the map on our approach to Wichita, I realized we were within about 30 miles from the 1888 birthplace of my paternal Grandfather. 521 more words

USA

Nebraska Bans Death Penalty, Defying a Veto.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska on Wednesday became the first conservative state in more than 40 years to abolish the death penalty, with lawmakers defying their Republican governor, … 85 more words

WORLD

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge - Omaha, NE

So, after visiting the zoo all day we did a search of local places with free wifi so we could work on a blog post. There are apps and websites you can visit/download that will help you find free wifi in whatever city you are visiting, so check into that if you’re ever in need. 131 more words

Places

Which State Will Be Next to Abolish the Death Penalty?

Nebraska became the first Republican-leaning state in four decades to abolish the death penalty on Wednesday, the latest signal that momentum is on the side of those who oppose capital punishment. 428 more words

Black Hills Corp.- Senior Forecast Analyst (Papillion, NE)

Job Description:

PAY RANGE:     $67,050 – $100,600 (DOQ)

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on June 12, 2015.

LOCATION:      Papillion, NE

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Forecast load requirements, peak day analysis, and provide backup for commercial supply activity, including physical purchasing and executing financial transactions related to company hedging requirements. 921 more words

National

Nebraska continues trend of states moving away from capital punishment

LINCOLN, Neb. (MEDIA GENERAL) – Opponents of the death penalty continue to celebrate Thursday, May 28, 2015, one day after Nebraska repealed its state law and abolished capital punishment. 527 more words

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