Grand Island, Nebraska

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field scholarship

, and Grand Island, Nebraska. In 1974 his family settled in Fair Oaks, California, and remained there through Nicholas's high school days. He graduated in 1984 as valedictorian from Bella Vista High School, then enrolling at the University of Notre Dame, having received a full track and field scholarship. In his freshman year, his team set a record for the 4 x 800 relay. Sparks majored in business finance and graduated


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households to its viewing audience, which consisted of 675,000 households in metropolitan Atlanta. That number would grow exponentially in the next several years, with the first heaviest concentrations in the Southern United States (where WTCG's telecasts of Atlanta Braves baseball and professional wrestling were highly popular), but eventually encompassing the nation. The station, and Turner's innovation, signaled the start of the basic cable revolution. By 1978, WTCG was on cable


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, Nebraska Howard and Hamilton (Hamilton County, Nebraska) counties. The Grand Island metropolitan area has an official population of 83,472 residents. Grand Island has been given the All-America City Award three times (1955, 1967, and 1981–82

1867.jpg thumb left Profile of the Pacific Railroad from Omaha to San Francisco The Union Pacific laid of track, starting in Council Bluffs, and continuing across the Missouri River and through Nebraska (Elkhorn (Elkhorn, Nebraska), now Omaha, Grand Island (Grand Island, Nebraska), North Platte (North Platte, Nebraska), Ogallala (Ogallala, Nebraska), Sidney, Nebraska), the Colorado Territory (Julesburg (Julesburg, Colorado)), the Wyoming Territory

Lincoln, I-80 turns northeast towards Omaha (Omaha, Nebraska). It then crosses the Missouri River in Omaha to go into Iowa. It is the only interstate highway to cross the state from one end to the other. Merrick County is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area (Grand Island micropolitan area). Howard County is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area (Grand Island micropolitan area). '''Overland Trails Council''' (322) serves


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title Nebraska State Fair url http: www.statefair.org fair publisher Nebraska State Fair Park accessdate 2 October 2009 Transportation Interstate 80 (Interstate 80 in Nebraska) is located four miles south of the city. US Highway 281 is the main north-south route in the city, running through the city's west edge south to Hastings, Nebraska, and north to O'Neill, Nebraska. Central Nebraska Regional Airport is located in Grand Island. On September 4, 2008

Trail follows roughly along Interstate 80 from Wyoming to Grand Island (Grand Island, Nebraska), Nebraska. From there U.S. Highway 30 which follows the Platte River is a better approximate path for those traveling the north side of the Platte. The National Park Service (NPS) gives traveling advice for those who want to follow other branches of the trail. NPS road guide Oregon Trail Nebraska eastern Wyoming accessed 8


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Island in the news A June 10, 2011 issue of ''Time Magazine (Time magazine)'' featured Grand Island and the surrounding area. Referred to as "economic bizarro land," the article profiles the strong local economy. On December 12, 2006 the Immigration and Customs Enforcement staged


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because of the availability of good water nearby, and its distance from Grand Island, Nebraska. The town, first known as "Hell on Wheels", received its first train in 1866. Dodge then constructed major shop facilities and winter quarters for its crews. In 1867 it began conducting main line operations through the town. ref


defense related

that the United States Army Air Force was considering the site for a military airfield. The group attempted to convince Washington that central Nebraska was a suitable location for defense related activities. Kearney and Grand Island effectively competed with one another as locations for defense airports which would serve as storage for aircraft being produced at Offutt Field and the Glenn L. Martin Bomber Plant near Omaha. Gillett began defaulting on some of his purchases in the late


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travel; it was never used as a major water transportation route. The Platte flows in a large arc, east-southeast to near Fort Kearny and then east-northeast, across Nebraska south of Grand Island (Grand Island, Nebraska) and on to Columbus (Columbus, Nebraska). Map of Nebraska Rivers Accessed 1 Sep 2011 The Platte River is joined from the north by the about long Loup River


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because of the availability of good water nearby, and its distance from Grand Island, Nebraska. The town, first known as "Hell on Wheels", received its first train in 1866. Dodge then constructed major shop facilities and winter quarters for its crews. In 1867 it began conducting main line operations through the town. ref

Grand Island, Nebraska

'''Grand Island''' is a city in and the county seat of Hall County (Hall County, Nebraska), Nebraska, United States.

Grand Island is the principal city of the Grand Island metropolitan area, which consists of Hall, Merrick (Merrick County, Nebraska), Howard (Howard County, Nebraska) and Hamilton (Hamilton County, Nebraska) counties. The Grand Island metropolitan area has an official population of 83,472 residents.

Grand Island has been given the All-America City Award three times (1955, 1967, and 1981–82) by the National Civic League.

Grand Island is home to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) which is the sole agency responsible for training law enforcement officers throughout the state, as well as the home of the Southern Power District serving southern Nebraska.

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