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Adriana Sklenarikova (a.k.a. Adriana Karembeu) (born 17 September 1971, Brezno, Slovakia (at that time Czechoslovakia)) is a model.
Having originally studyied medicine in Prague, she gave up her studies to become a model. In December, 1998, she married French football player Christian Karembeu and took his name.
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In December, 1998, she married French football player Christian Karembeu and took his name. The world's second wealthiest person, billionaire investor Warren Buffett, was born in and still resides there. Having originally studyied medicine in Prague, she gave up her studies to become a model. Tom Osborne, and athletes Gale Sayers, Bob Gibson, and Ahman Green. Adriana Karembeu) (born 17 September 1971, Brezno, Slovakia (at that time Czechoslovakia)) is a model. Other famous natives are film director Alexander Payne, singer/musician Conor Oberst, College Football Hall of Fame Coach Dr. Adriana Sklenarikova (a.k.a. Zanuck , Swoosie Kurtz and Hillary Swank were born in the state.
Ford, Vice President Dick Cheney, civil rights activist Malcolm X, and various celebrities including Adele & Fred Astaire, Marlon Brando, Johnny Carson, Dick Cavett, Montgomery Clift, Henry Fonda, Harold Lloyd, Darryl F. Former President Gerald R. The world's largest train yard, Union Pacific's Bailey Yard, is located in North Platte, Nebraska. Kool-Aid was created by Edwin Perkins in Hastings, Nebraska.
Nebraska is also the name of a 1982 album by Bruce Springsteen, widely considered one of his best. The USS Nebraska was named in honor of this State. State Song: Beautiful Nebraska. It is located on the edge of Tornado Alley.
Nebraska generally has cold winters and warm summers. The religious affiliations of the people of Nebraska are:. The five largest ancestry groups in Nebraska are: German (38.6%), Irish (12.4%), English (9.6%), Swedish (4.9%), Czech (4.9%). The racial makeup of the state is:.
According to the Census Bureau, as of 2003, the population of Nebraska was 1,739,291. Nebraska is known for its agriculture, especially beef and corn (aka maize). The Bureau of Economic Analysis (http://www.bea.gov/) estimates that Nebraska's total state product in 2003 was $66 billion. Per capital personal income in 2003 was $30,179, 24th in the nation. Nebraska is one of the six states of the Frontier Strip.
Indeed, one of Nebraska's mottos is "Where the West begins", and a local legend even has it that the West begins precisely at the intersection of 13th and O Streets in Lincoln (where it is marked by a red brick star). The eastern portion of the State could be considered part of the "Midwest", while the western and central portions are part of the "West", although the distinction between these regions is somewhat fluid. In regional terms, Nebraska is located in the Great Plains, at the westernmost extent of the Grain Belt. The state has 93 counties; see List of Nebraska counties.
The largest city in Nebraska is Omaha, and the capital is Lincoln. Nebraska is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa and Missouri to the east, across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest, and Wyoming to the west. See List of Nebraska Governors. For the last four elections, Republicans have won all of Nebraska's electoral votes, and no Democrat has carried the state since Lyndon Johnson.
Since 1991, two of Nebraska's five electoral votes are awarded based on the winner of the statewide election; the other three go to the highest vote-getter in each of the state's three congressional districts. In effect, the Assembly (the house) was abolished; as noted, today's Nebraska state legislators are referred to (especially by themselves) as "Senators". Finally in 1934, due in part to the budgetary pressure of the Great Depression, Nebraska's unicameral legislature was put in place by a state initiative. Nebraska's unicameral legislature today has rules that bills can contain only one subject, and must be given at least five days of consideration.
Votes in these committees were secretive, and would sometimes add provisions to bills that neither house had approved. Unicameral supporters also argued that a bicameral legislature had a significant undemocratic feature in the committees that reconciled Assembly and Senate legislation. Norris argued. For years, United States Senator George Norris and other Nebraskans encouraged the unicameral referendum.
The Nebraska legislature can also override a governor's veto with a 3/5ths majority, in contrast to the 2/3rds majority required in some other states. The senators are elected with no party affiliation next to their names on the ballot, and the speaker and committee chairs are chosen at large, so that members of any party can be (and often are) chosen for these positions. Nebraska's Legislature is also the only one in the United States that is nonpartisan. Although this house is known simply as the "Legislature", its members still call themselves "senators".
Nebraska is the only state in the United States with a unicameral legislature, that is a legislature with only one house. As an example in Nebraska, Monowi, which in the 1930s had a population of 150, now (2005) has a population of one. "Rural flight" as it is called has led to offers of free land and tax breaks as enticements to newcomers. Between 1996 and 2004 almost half a million people, nearly half with college degrees, left the six states.
89% of the total number of cities in those states have fewer than 3000 people; hundreds have fewer than than 1000. Nebraska, in common with five other Mid-West states (Kansas, Oklahoma, North and South Dakota and Iowa), is feeling the brunt of falling populations.  (http://www.rootsweb.com/~neresour/OLLibrary/Journals/HPR/Vol06/nhrv06pc.html). The adoption of national prohibition in 1918 with Nebraska as the thirty-sixth state necessary to make prohibition a part of our constitution.
The National Arbor Day Foundation is still headquartered in Nebraska City. Arbor Day began in Nebraska. At that time, the capital was moved from Omaha to Lancaster, later renamed Lincoln after the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. Nebraska became the 37th state in 1867, shortly after the Civil War.
Many of the first farm settlers built their homes out of sod because they found so few trees on the grassy land. In the 1860s, the first great wave of homesteaders poured into Nebraska to claim free land granted by the federal government. The territorial capital of Nebraska was Omaha. The Kansas-Nebraska Act became law on May 30, 1854 which established the US territories of Nebraska and Kansas.
Much of the history of the State is the story of the impact of the Nebraska farmer. Nebraskans have practiced scientific farming to turn the Nebraska prairie into a land of ranches and farms. Once considered part of the Great American Desert, it is now a leading farming state. Nebraska a midwestern State of the United States, Nebraska gets its name from a Native American (Oto) word meaning "flat water", after the Platte River that flows through the State.
Chokecherry Places, Essays from the High Plains, Merrill Gilfillan, Johnson Press, Boulder, Colorado, trade paperback, ISBN 1-55566-227-7. Lincoln Stars, United States Hockey League. Omaha Beef, Arena Football. Creighton Bluejays, college basketball.
Lincoln Saltdogs, minor league baseball. Omaha Royals, minor league baseball. Nebraska Cornhuskers, college football. Columbus area.
Norfolk area. Scottsbluff-Gering area. North Platte area. Hastings area.
Fremont area. Kearney area. Grand Island area. Lincoln metropolitan area.
Omaha metropolitan area (including Bellevue, Papillion, and La Vista). Interstate 680 (North Omaha loop). Interstate 480 (Metro Omaha loop). Interstate 180 (Lincoln spur).
Interstate 129. Interstate 76. Interstate 80. No Religion – 9%.
Non-Christian Religions – 1%. Other Christian – 1%. Roman Catholic – 28%. Other Protestants/general Protestant – 21%.
Presbyterian – 4%. Baptist – 9%. Methodist – 11%. Lutheran – 16%.
Protestant – 61%
1.3% Asian. 4% Black. 5.5% Hispanic. 87.3% White.