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  Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Homepage
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is recommending the removal of the bald eagle from the list of threatened and endangered species in Nebraska.
Nebraska has some of the finest state park areas in the nation.
Enjoy stories on Nebraska's wildlife, natural history and park areas, brought to you by the people who know outdoor Nebraska like no one else.
www.ngpc.state.ne.us   (208 words)

  
  Nebraska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nebraska is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa and Missouri to the east, across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest; and Wyoming to the west.
A past Nebraska tourism slogan was "Where the West Begins"; locations given for the beginning of the "West" include the Missouri River, the intersection of 13th and O Streets in Lincoln (where it is marked by a red brick star), the 100th meridian, and Chimney Rock.
Nebraska allows for capital punishment; the sole method of execution is the electric chair, making Nebraska the only place in the world to only have this mode of execution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nebraska   (2822 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Nebraska
Nebraska, meaning in English, "shallow water", occupies geographically a central location among the states of the Union and is part of the Louisiana territory, purchased from France in 1803.
The creation of the Kansas and Nebraska territories was the cause of the bitter quarrel between the slavery and anti- slavery parties and ultimately led to the secession of the southern states.
Ecclesiastically, Nebraska was first under the jurisdiction of the Franciscan Bernard Boil, Provincial of the Franciscans in Spain, according to the Bull of Alexander VI, dated 25 June, 1493.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10729b.htm   (3808 words)

  
 Lincoln, Nebraska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska and is the county seat of Lancaster County.
The capital of Nebraska Territory had been Omaha since the creation of the territory in 1854; however, most of the territory's population lived south of the Platte River.
The 2005 Census Bureau estimate of Lincoln's population is 239,213; the 2005 population estimate for the Lincoln metropolitan area is 281,553.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lincoln,_Nebraska   (2415 words)

  
 Nebraska
Nebraska gets its name from an Indian word meaning "flat water" after the Platte River that flows through the state.
The Nebraska Territory was formed in 1854 at the same time as the Kansas Territory.
Nebraska was admitted into the Union in 1867 as the 37th state.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/ne   (117 words)

  
 Introduction to Nebraska, The Cornhuskers State Capital Lincoln
In 1842, John Charles Frémont used the word Nebraska in referencing the Platte River and this was the name that was given to the territory when it was created in 1854.
Nebraska, nicknamed the "Cornhusker State," was admitted into the Union on March 1, 1867, becoming our Nation's 37th state.
Nebraska's quarter depicts an ox-drawn covered wagon carrying pioneers in the foreground and Chimney Rock, the natural wonder that rises from the valley of North Platte River, measuring 445 feet from base to tip.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/ne_intro.htm   (905 words)

  
 Nebraska
in 1803, eastern Nebraska was explored by Lewis and Clark in 1804–1806.
Nebraska is a leading grain-producer with bumper crops of sorghum, corn, and wheat.
University of Nebraska - Nebraska, University of, main campus at Lincoln; land-grant and state supported; coeducational;...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108240.html   (394 words)

  
 Nebraska Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Nebraska (base map) JPEG format (231K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Nebraska (reference map) JPEG format (190K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Nebraska (reference map) PDF format (193K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/nebraska.html   (239 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Nebraska: Music: Bruce Springsteen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These are stories of killers and cops, truck drivers and, frankly, people who have been driven to such a degree that they can no longer find their way through the comprimises and grey areas that they find themselves swimming in.
Nebraska was allegedly recorded in Springsteen's home on a four-track.
Nebraska is often mistaken as an album about the decline of the American heartland.
www.amazon.com /Nebraska-Bruce-Springsteen/dp/B0000025T6   (1825 words)

  
 Nebraska -- Sources [ ALSO! -- U.S. Law ]
See a description of the policy and practice for release and publication of Nebraska appellate courts' opinions (from the Schmid Law Library at the University of Nebraska College of Law).
The official codification is Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943.
[Nebraska Dep't of Economic Development] — These links to discrete acts are organized according to the state agency charged with regulation in each subject area.
www.lawsource.com /also/usa.cgi?ne   (645 words)

  
 Drought News & Information from the NU Institute of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Information on drought for rural and urban residents in Nebraska's Panhandle and beyond, including schedules for upcoming workshops.
In Nebraska, drought is not at all unusual.
That's why fuel treatment projects, such as in Nebraska's Pine Ridge, are important for the much-needed reduction of hazardous forest fuels, said Doak Nickerson, Nebraska Forest Service district forester in Scottsbluff.
ianrhome.unl.edu /drought   (824 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Clubhouse
From Graham Harrell's impressive debut at Texas Tech to Nebraska's offensive balance, it's all covered in the Big 12 notebook.
Zac Taylor matched his career high with three touchdown passes and No. 20 Nebraska won its 21st consecutive season opener with a 49-10 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
Nebraska quarterback Joe Ganz (12) stiff-arms Nicholls State's Toney Edison in the second half of their college...
sports.espn.go.com /ncf/clubhouse?teamId=158   (200 words)

  
 Nebraska HHS System: Kids Connection Program
Its purpose is to provide health care to low-income uninsured children all across the state.
An estimated 24,000 Nebraska children under 19 who are at or below 185% of the poverty level do not have health insurance.
Medicaid coverage will be raised to 185% of the current poverty level for all children ages 0 through 18.
www.hhs.state.ne.us /med/kidsconx.htm   (238 words)

  
 Nebraska State Historic Preservation Office
A "Report Card" on the Nebraska Task Force on Historic Preservation (260k pdf) looks at some of the preservation accomplishments from 1995-2005.
The findings will be used to identify further issues and recommendations for historic preservation in the next decade and will be incorporated into Nebraska's "Statewide Preservation Plan." Comments are welcomed.
Please contact Bob Puschendorf of the Nebraska State Historical Society for information about how you can comment at bpuschendorf@nebraskahistory.org.
www.nebraskahistory.org /histpres   (373 words)

  
 Nebraska Sex Offender Registry
This information is being provided from a list of Nebraska State Patrol Press Releases that have been made concerning High Risk/Level 3 Sex Offenders.
The classification is made by the Nebraska State Patrol.
You may wish to search by a certain city, just enter your city and all of the offenders in that location will be displayed.
www.nsp.state.ne.us /sor/find.cfm   (238 words)

  
 Visit Nebraska - Travel & Tourism Homepage
You may not know it yet, but Nebraska’s vacation possibilities truly are endless.
Whether you prefer four-star accommodations or a night under the stars, Nebraska has both.
Whether you want to travel for one day or several, a Nebraska road trip will prove that getting there is half the fun.
visitnebraska.org   (121 words)

  
 FOX Sports - COLLEGE FOOTBALL - Nebraska Cornhuskers Team Front
Not long after Nebraska kicked off the football season, a committee was in session.
The shuffling worked in the season opener as three rushers logged at least 13 carries, the Huskers ran for 252 yards, averaged 5.2 per carry and manhandled Louisiana Tech 49-10.
On a run-heavy-rain-soaked-saturday, it would have been easy to see Nebraska do nothing but pound the ball down Nicholls State's throat.
msn.foxsports.com /cfb/team?statsId=23   (186 words)

  
 The DRM Regional Resource Directory: Nebraska
Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
Nebraska Regional Programs for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Nebraska Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (NeRID)
www.disabilityresources.org /NEBRASKA.html   (274 words)

  
 Nebraska State Treasurer Ron Ross - Unclaimed Property
The Unclaimed Property Division is responsible for returning money, stocks, bonds, dividends, utility deposits, gift certificates, vendor payments and insurance proceeds of any type to the rightful owners.
Note: This website contains links to sites which are not maintained by or under the control of the State of Nebraska.
Technical problems with outside links, other than a link that has been moved or changed, should be reported to the entity that maintains the site, not the Nebraska State Treasurer's Office.
www.treasurer.state.ne.us /ie/uphome.asp   (176 words)

  
 GUIDE TO LAW ONLINE: United States - Nebraska
Nebraska Supreme Court Opinions (Nebraska Judicial Branch) Last 90 days only
Nebraska Legislature - composed of the Unicameral Legislature
Nebraska State and Local Government (Library of Congress)
www.loc.gov /law/guide/us-ne.html   (145 words)

  
 Nebraska Lottery
There is never a fee to collect a Nebraska Lottery prize, and the Nebraska Lottery does not contact those who have not already purchased a ticket or entered a contest.
All names, logos and information contained within these pages are meant for personal use only and may not be reproduced or distributed without the expressed written consent of the Nebraska Lottery.
Efforts are made to ensure accuracy, but the Nebraska Lottery cannot guarantee the information displayed here.
www.nelottery.com   (462 words)

  
 Nebraska State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Nebraska State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
A banner for the State of Nebraska shall consist of a reproduction of the great seal of the state, charged on the center in gold and silver on a field of national blue.
Origin of state's name: Name based on an Oto Indian word that means "flat water," referring to the Platte River
www.50states.com /nebraska.htm   (196 words)

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