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January 23, 2005

Johnny Carson, Nebraska and Wikipedia

@ 06:53 PM | Filed Under: Nebraska (t) | Comments (0) | Cosmos

I've been checking out Wikipedia a lot lately and really blown away with the amount of information that is compiled. They've got an informative page about Johnny Carson who died today. He grew up in Norfolk, Nebraska, about an hour northwest of my hometown Scribner, Nebraska. Wikipedia even has a page for Scribner! Too cool.

July 12, 2004

Is there a fellow Nebraskan working at The Boston Globe?

@ 10:08 PM | Filed Under: Nebraska (t) | Comments (0) | Cosmos

Michael alerted me to a couple Nebraska-related articles that are on The Boston Globe's website. It seems like they spotlight Nebraska articles more often than I would expect. Is there a fellow Nebraskan working at The Boston Globe? I have fond memories of the Nebraska State Fair. I hope they can work things out.

Nebraska state fair loses money, visitors: The Nebraska State Fair -- a nearly 136-year-old tradition in the heart of America's agricultural heartland -- is in trouble. It has been losing money and visitors, and its future may hinge on a Nov. 2 vote on whether to use $2 million a year in state lottery proceeds to repair buildings and make other improvements to the fairgrounds.

Man wins buffalo chip toss with 108-footer: Ed Sydow threw a dried buffalo dropping 108 feet, nine inches Saturday to be named winner of the World Championship Buffalo Chip Toss.