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Nebraska’s Unique State Capitol

The first in the nation to incorporate a functional tower in its design. Within the building, a complex medley of design offers a stunning stroll through artful symbolism and history. The Capitol is also a lively workplace, housing the executive...

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Lincoln Embraces Innovation

by Diane Gonzolas In 2018, the website Livability.com ranked the Lincoln-Omaha market as the number one up-and-coming hotspot for technology. The cities’ affordability and support of entrepreneurs and start-ups are helping to cement the area’s reputation as a hub of...

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Tower on the Plains

by Julie Nichols The Nebraska State Capitol houses the executive and judicial offices of Nebraska and is home to the only unicameral legislature in the U.S. Designed by New York architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue in 1920, begun in 1922, the...

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A Legislative Branch Like No Other

The Unicameral Serves Nebraska’s Citizens by Judy Shutts Nebraska’s Unicameral has been written about, discussed, and analyzed, but it continues to serve the state. Unicameral has the distinction of being the only one-house legislature in the nation. But it wasn’t...

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Uniquely Unicameral

by Judy Shutts Nebraska’s one house legislature—still serving the citizens of the state, and serving them well. Nebraska’s Unicameral has the distinction of being the only one-house legislature in the nation. But it wasn’t always that way. The change came...

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City Government Keeps Lincoln Moving Forward

by Diane Gonzolas  lincoln.ne.gov 5 CITY-TV & 10 Health TV (government access cable channels 5 & 10) Since the city opened the new Pinnacle Bank Arena in August 2013, tens of thousands of residents and visitors have enjoyed concerts by...

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An Interview with Mayor Chris Beutler

By Diane Gonzolas    n Why do you think Lincoln is the happiest city in the nation? Midwestern optimism, learned from our parents and our institutions, teaches us to look positively at things. Another factor is that we live in a city...

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Nebraska’s Unicameral

Nebraska lays claim to some unique characteristics – it is home to the Cornhuskers, has the nation’s largest underground aquifer, and is the only state with a unicameral legislature. But, the state legislature wasn’t always a unicameral. The change was...