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  • Buckeyes remain No. 13 in AP Poll
    Ohio State football: Buckeyes are in holding pattern in AP Poll
    On Sunday, the Associated Press released their top 25 poll for week nine of the season. Ohio State, who soundly beat Rutgers 56-17 on Saturday, remains No. 13 in the poll.Mississippi State is still the nation's top team garnering 43 first...
  • Unique Museums
    Unique Museums
    There are museums dedicated to all manner of people and things. The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. where it would take years to see everything claims to be the world’s largest museum complex. At the other end of the spectrum there...
  • Cabela's Retail Store in Sidney, Nebraska
    One of the largest attractions in Nebraska: Cabela's in Sidney
    It’s hard to believe that one of the largest attractions in Nebraska is a retail store located out in the middle of nowhere. Cabela’s flagship store and headquarters is located in Sidney, Nebraska, a small town of less than 10,000. It...
  • Visual rhyme to "Nebraska's" portrait of Woody.
    'Nebraska:' Going down the road less traversed
    Alexander Payne, the man behind “Nebraska” is consistently the best American comedy filmmaker working today; even Woody Allen in the time that Payne has been working hasn’t made as many good movies. In a time when most comedies...
  • James Spader plays the lead character on The Blacklist
    ‘The Blacklist’ season premiere to be seen by Nebraska viewers first? Fan event
    Fans of “The Blacklist” who want a sneak peek of the upcoming season need to head to Nebraska if they want to see the premiere of the popular NBC show first. Raymond “Red” Reddington list is getting warmed up for a new...
  • 20 Photos of the hottest Nebraska college football cheerleaders in 2014
    20 Photos of the hottest Nebraska college football cheerleaders in 2014
    The following is a slideshow of 20 photos of the hottest Nebraska Cornhuskers college football cheerleaders in 2014. Some of the photos in the slideshow are from prior years.As you can see in the photos, Nebraska has some of the hottest...
  • Jim Jenkins
    Exclusive: Interview with senatorial candidate Jim Jenkins
    2014 is an election year in Nebraska, and Examiner.com is sitting down with some of the candidates for key races so that the voters will be able to make informed decisions. The next in this series is a phone interview with senatorial candidate Jim...
  • Keystone protestors
    Nebraska's race for governor pits climate change against Keystone pipeline
    Nebraska currently has a Republican governor, Dave Heinerman, who supports finishing the Keystone XL pipeline and using eminent domain laws to seize land from private citizens to do it.However, Chuck Hassebrook is a Democratic gubernatorial...
  • The Swan Gondola
    'The Swan Gondola'
    In the absence of a time machine, Timothy Schaffert's newest novel, "The Swan Gondola", is the next-best way to visit Omaha's World's Fair of 1898. The setting and atmosphere are front and center in this novel, making...
  • Todd Watson
    Exclusive: Interview with senatorial candidate Todd Watson
    2014 is an election year in Nebraska, and Examiner.com is sitting down with some of the candidates for key races so that the voters will be able to make informed decisions. The next in this series is a phone interview with congressional candidate...
  • 7 modern movies that need to be in black and white
    7 modern movies that need to be in black and white
    I was flipping through the channels the other night when I saw that EPIX was showing Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska.” It was one of my favorite movies from last year, and I was excited to catch a little bit of it again for the first...
  • Capitol building in Nebraska
    Five great things to do in LIncoln, Nebraska
    When Nebraska became a state in 1867, Lincoln became the capital of Nebraska instead of Omaha, the territorial capital. Today the city is a destination with art, nature, history, and a myriad of things to enjoy.1. The Capitol: Rising from the...
  • Nebraska Parade Float
    'Racist' parade float under investigation by the DOJ, Obama's America?
    Only in Obama’s America would a parade float representing political satire warrant an investigation from the Department of Justice, but that’s exactly what’s happening.On Independence Day of this year, a local farmer in Nebraska...
  • Obama outhouse parade float draws controversy nationwide today.
    Obama parade float: Outhouse with Obama zombie on parade float raises stink
    An Obama parade float in the Norfolk, Neb. Fourth of July Parade has gained national attention for its creativeness and for what some believe is disrespect to the nation’s president. On the back of a flatbed truck stood an outhouse titled ...
  • Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
    For fossils and so much more: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Nebraska
    TheAgate Fossil Beds National Monument, located just 17 miles from the Wyoming border in the northwest corner of Nebraska, is one of the world’s most complete repositories of ancient Miocene bones. Within the “The Great Bonebed of...