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Brian Fitzgerald
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Attended Concordia University Seward,
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With Harry Kane in the England squad for the first time we're giving you the chance to win his latest #GoogleTrends signed by the striker himself! All you have to do is...

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Hey +Google, How about something in hangouts to make it easier to tell which account is which? Two Chrome accounts, two Hangouts windows and they look identical except for the threads. Would be nice if minimally there was text or personal avatar near top that indicated which account was which. Some sort of color coding would be even better.
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Congrats to Tiffany, Deb, Nate, Bruce and Jan, 2015 Thank You Teacher Honorees! http://youtu.be/j7ZyYcdzN18 #lnk
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What a tribute! Those children and, of course, you are blessed.
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Fell asleep one day thinking we lived in Peoria to wake up finding out we live in New York City
Analysis of galaxies shows local supercluster to be 100 times larger than previously thought.
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Enjoying the not-miserably-cold-night skating in the railyard.
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HughPickens.com writes: Jamie Doward reports at The Guardian that according to a recent study in the UK, the effect of banning mobile phones from school premises adds up to the equivalent of an extra week's schooling over a pupil's academic year with the test scores of students aged 16 improved by 6...
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Just to clear up any confusion or questions — for those that may still be wondering — there is no summit scheduled for summer 2015. We appreciate ALL of you that participated in the past and made the summit the great success that it was. Perhaps we will do something again someday... 

There are other opportunities coming up including the always spectacular NETA conference at their new home, CenturyLink Center in Omaha. That happens April 23rd and 24th. Information available at http://netasite.org. Also, Beth Still mentioned the Sugar Valley technology summit happening July 7th and 8th in Gering, NE. I'm sure there are a bundle of other great events coming up—feel free to share them below if you like.
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Been waiting for this and it's wonderful. Hoping that the web version of Google Cal gets a similar facelift in the near future.
 
Google Calendar for iPhone. It's about time.

Download the app from the App Store:
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Another big I-can't-believe-it-didn't-have-this addition
 
Headers and Footers - the way you want them
One of your biggest requests (especially those of you who use +Google Docs to write academic papers) is to be able to customize how headers and footers appear on the first pages of your documents. 

With today’s updates, you can now use different headers and footers on the first pages of your documents, which comes in handy for:
-   Following academic formatting guidelines (e.g. MLA, CMS, APA)
-   Starting page numbering on the second page
-   Making a title page without headers or footers

After inserting a header or footer in your document you’ll see a new checkbox--just tick it and you’ll be able to set a different header and footer on the first page.

There’s also a new Insert > Page Number menu that lets you customize how and where you start your page numbers--like on the bottom of the second page, for example.
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  • Concordia University Seward,
    1993 - 1997
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Coder and Griller; Red Sox, Liverpool and Husker Fan; Family Guy
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K-12 Web Developer
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  • Lincoln Public Schools
    Web Communications Manager, 1998 - present
  • Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries
    1992 - 1998
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Eagle, NE - Waverly, NE - Lincoln, NE - Ashland, NE - Seward, NE - Springfield, NE
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Forecast Blog: It’s not a web app. It’s an app you install from the web.
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“I heard about Forecast, but I couldn't find it in the App Store. How do I get it?” “You don't get it from the App Store: just go to http://

Earth's new address: 'Solar System, Milky Way, Laniakea'
www.nature.com

Analysis of galaxies shows local supercluster to be 100 times larger than previously thought.

The Worst Airport In America
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More than 46 million Americans will travel further than 50 miles for this week's turkey-based festivities, and many of us will do it via air

Finally, a New Clue to Solve the CIA's Mysterious Kryptos Sculpture | WIRED
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In 1989, the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, American artist Jim Sanborn was busy working on his Kryptos sculpture, a cryptographic puzz

School Cartoon #6982 ANDERTOONS SCHOOL CARTOONS
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Cartoon 6982 - I heard she has eyes in the back of her head, but I suspect more likely it’s some combination of Google Glass and a smartwatc

Pocket Casts Gets a Syncing Web Player for Podcasts
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Pocket Casts is our favorite podcast player on iOS (it's also great on Android), and now you a access those podcasts from the web as well.

Nebraska Star Party: Beginner's Field School
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One hallmark of the Nebraska Star Party is Beginner's Field School. According to our leaders, the NSP is one of the few star parties in the

Monument Valley
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In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world.Monument Val

You can now mute people on Twitter
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Twitter is officially rolling out the oft-requested "mute" option. After testing the feature with a small group of users, the company today

Square Finally Gives Up on Square Wallet and Bets on New Order-Ahead App
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Square introduces a new consumer app. It might be its last chance.

Burger bus up and running : Ground Zero
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Just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Mark Berg opened a set of swinging doors, tilted his head to the side to avoid hitting the ceiling and made

Why Amazon pays employees $5,000 to quit
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The policy is designed to keep workers happy and motivated. The ones who aren’t can take the money and leave

Dell Chromebook 11 review
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Chromebooks are the simplest computers you can buy today, but they’ve proven a tricky formula for manufacturers to get right. The perfect Ch

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A team of educational technologists.

Happy Birthday, Mac.
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On January 24, 1984, Macintosh put the creative power of technology in everyone’s hands. Explore the 30 years of innovation that have follow

A bunch of other stuff you can do with Google. #GoogleTips
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A bunch of other stuff you can do with Google. #GoogleTips

Fantastic magazine/site covering Husker athletics. As you would expect, it spends most of it's time giving great insights into the Nebraska football program — but they do a tremendous job of covering non-pigskin sports as well. What sets Hail Varsity apart from other publications? What doesn't set it apart? The fantastic analysis, the pop-off-the-page photography and the beautiful layouts are enough by themselves to consider this a must-have. Throw in the variety of articles exploring Husker athletics history, celebrating the most fanatical fans and just enjoying the funnier side of college sports and... You should follow, watch, listen to, and read Hail Varsity.
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reviewed 3 years ago
First, if you are looking for a good microbrew at a good price it would be hard to do better than GC. The beers, particularly if you are in their mug club, are priced very fairly and most are pretty good. They nearly always have at least one seasonal on tap. The food is decent, but the portions are very large and the prices are show it. If you can go at lunch they have lunch sizes of a few of their dishes and these are priced much better for what is still plenty of food. The weekend buffets are fantastic and while pricey, I think they are a better value than many other weekend buffets in town.
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Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
I'm embarrassed that before a semi-final state high school baseball game in 2011 I had never been here and I've lived in or near Lincoln for over 30 years. What a fantastic venue to watch baseball. From the nice bleachers with backs to the roof over the stands to just the fantastic shape of the ballfield itself, I could not have enjoyed myself more and will seek out games in the future to watch here.
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reviewed 4 years ago
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As a former camp staffer—Platte River State Park is the closest thing I have seen to a roll-your-own camp experience. The park is full of cabins ranging from very basic buildings and platformed-teepees to multi-room year-round cabins with AC and heat. There are many things to do at the park including swimming, paddleboating, fishing, arts/crafts and archery but be warned that these activities only run from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
This park near our house is fantastic. It has a nice playground, a good size sidewalk-loop around the park for walking, a backstop for playing ball and a large open field for all kinds of fun.
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reviewed 4 years ago
There are a number of good Indian restaurants in Lincoln and most in one way or another have sprung from The Oven. The atmosphere is very nice for a night out, the food is very good although a little inconsistent in flavor.
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reviewed 4 years ago