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Nebraska was once called "The Great American Desert".
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In 1927, Edwin E. Perkins of Hastings invented the powered soft drink Kool-Aid.
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J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day in Nebraska City in 1872.
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The state nickname used to be the "Tree Planter's State", but was changed in 1945 to the "Cornhusker State".
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State insect is the honeybee.
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The goldenrod was declared the state flower on April 4, 1895.
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The Naval Ammunition Depot located in Hastings was the largest U.S. ammunition plant providing 40% of WWII's ammunition.
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The Lied Jungle located in Omaha is the world's largest indoor rain forest.
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Nebraska is the birthplace of the Reuben sandwich.
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Spam (canned meat) is produced in Fremont.
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Nebraska has the U.S.'s largest aquifer (underground lake/water supply), the Ogalala aquifer.
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Nebraska has more miles of river than any other state.
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The Union Pacific's Bailey Yards, in North Platte, is the largest rail classification complex in the world.
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Nebraska is the only state in the union with a unicameral (one house) legislature.
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Nebraska was the first state to complete its segment of the nations mainline interstate system, a 455 mile stretch of four lane highway.
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Nebraska is both the nation's largest producer and user of center pivot irrigation.
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Nebraska's Chimney rock was the most often mentioned landmark in journal entries by travelers on the Oregon Trail.
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The 911 system of emergency communications, now used nationwide, was developed and first used in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Nebraska has more underground water reserves than any other state in the continental U.S.
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Marlon Brando's mother gave Henry Fonda acting lessons at the Omaha Community Playhouse.
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Lincoln County is the origin of the world's largest "Wolly Mammoth" elephant fossil.
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Weeping Water is the nations largest limestone deposit and producer.
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Mutual of Omaha Corporate headquarters is a public building built with 7 floors underground.
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers have been to a record 27 consecutive bowl games and 27 consecutive winning seasons
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The University of Nebraska Cornhusker football team has produced more Academic All-Americans than any other Division I school.
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In Blue Hill, Nebraska, no female wearing a 'hat that would scare a timid person' can be seen eating onions in public.
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The world's first college course about radio personality Rush Limbaugh is taught at Bellevue University in Nebraska.
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Top 10 cities of Nebraska with populations (2012 est.) are:
1. Omaha: 408,958
2. Lincoln: 258,379
3. Bellevue: 50,137
4. Grand Island: 48,520
5. Kearney: 30,787
6. Fremont: 26,397
7. Hastings: 24,907
8. North Platte: 24,733
9. Norfolk: 24,210
10. Columbus: 22,111
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Origin of Nebraska's Name: From an Oto Indian word meaning flat water
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The University of Nebraska Cornhusker football team has produced more Academic All-Americans than any other Division I school.
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The cost of the Nebraska Capitol building was $ 9,800,440.07 in 1932. The construction job came in under budget and the building was paid for by the time it was completed.


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