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Get Ready: Graduation Is Coming

Get Ready: Graduation Is Coming

Jackson Miller, Reporter

February 28, 2014

All students dream of the end of school and for the graduating class of 2014 that dream is almost a reality. In preparation for their gradation students should have received an email from the registration office. If this email was not received the students are urged to contact the registration office....

Ice-breaking Ships Help Keep Chesapeake Bay Waters Safe

February 25, 2014

By Amanda Salvucci Capital News Service (MCT) CHESTER, Md. — It’s late morning. On a warmer day, watermen would have been out on the bay for hours. But Roger Corbman’s 89-year-old boat is too old to break through the February ice. She hasn’t left her Kent Island, Md., dock in more...

Season Comes To An End For Northeast Community College’s Men’s Basketball Team

Season Comes To An End For Northeast Community College’s Men’s Basketball Team

February 25, 2014

MARSHALLTOWN, IA – Despite eleven lead changes and four ties, Marshalltown Community College defeated Northeast Community College Monday here in a Region XI Tournament Play-In game, 93-81. Northeast out rebounded and connected on more shots than the Tigers, but the Hawks could not maintain a seven ...

Neal Justin: Jimmy Fallon wants ‘Tonight’ to stay ‘goofy and fun’

Neal Justin: Jimmy Fallon wants ‘Tonight’ to stay ‘goofy and fun’

February 24, 2014

By Neal Justin Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Fallon has convinced Bruce Springsteen to cover “Whip My Hair,” Tom Cruise to smash a raw egg on his own forehead and President Barack Obama to “slow jam” the news. With a record like that, taking over “The Tonigh...

Zoos’ dirty little secret

Zoos’ dirty little secret

February 24, 2014

(MCT) By Jennifer O’Connor People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (MCT) People around the world were justifiably outraged when a healthy young giraffe was killed because he didn’t fit into a Danish zoo’s breeding plan. A second giraffe execution was in the works before public co...

Comcast Acquisition of Time Warner Cable Could Undermine CBS Deal

February 20, 2014

By Joe Flint Los Angeles Times (MCT) The new distribution contract CBS Corp. signed with Time Warner Cable Inc. last summer after a bitter fight could be a casualty of Comcast Corp.’s proposed acquisition of the pay-TV operator. According to people familiar with the deal, it does not i...

It’s a Dog’s Life Among Red Wolves in Eastern North Carolina

It’s a Dog’s Life Among Red Wolves in Eastern North Carolina

February 20, 2014

By Josh Shaffer The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT) CRESWELL, N.C. — The wolves look ghostly at night, ears pricked up, eyes like high beams in the dark. In a single evening, Jett Ferebee might see five or six of them — reddish-brown, sniffing at the camera mounted on his W...

Echtenkamp Building Dedication

Echtenkamp Building Dedication

Jackson Miller, Reporter

February 20, 2014

On February 18th 2014 the Echtenkamp building on the Northeast Community College campus was dedicated. This time it will be used to house the newly expanded Informatio Technology (IT) department.The Northeast Board of Governors approved the $1.1 renovation of the former Broadcasting/Electronics building...

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

February 19, 2014

College students often dream of being a famous writer, but sitting in class reading the words of deceased authors doesn’t help completely with the practical aspects of being an author in this digital age. Thankfully Northeast Community College recognizes this, and brings award-winning authors to campus....

Northeast Community College And Bellevue University Sign Partnership Agreement

Northeast Community College And Bellevue University Sign Partnership Agreement

February 19, 2014

NORFOLK – Northeast Nebraska residents will soon have the opportunity to take additional college level courses through a new articulation agreement between Northeast Community College and Bellevue University.  The presidents of the two institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Tuesday ...

The Prisoner Of Second Avenue

The Prisoner Of Second Avenue

February 18, 2014

Hilarious Neil Simon Production Comes to the Norfolk Stage Norfolk: Heat waves. Garbage strikes. Noisy neighbors. Burglars. What more can a man take? Mel Edison can’t take much more as a newly and miserably unemployed man in Neil Simon’s temper-tantrum comedy, The Prisoner of Second Avenue. M...

Tip #135: Improve Your Diet By Avoiding These 5 Food Additives

Tip #135: Improve Your Diet By Avoiding These 5 Food Additives

February 18, 2014

By daily fitness tip The best way to improve your diet is by consuming whole foods. When this isn’t possible, do your best to avoid the following 5 food additives. Refined Sugar – This includes not only white sugar but also sweeteners like high fructose corn syrup. Added sugars contain no nutritional value whatsoever...

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