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The three walls surrounding a bathtub take a lot of abuse, especially if the bathroom serves a house of family members who bathe daily. Those conditions call for a hard-working, durable wall surface with the ability to withstand the moisture and continued use. Solid Surface is a manufactured material, made of acrylic resin, polyester resin or a combination of the...

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Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed a new law that will allow an anti-abortion monument to be built near the state Capitol. Sanders' office said Friday night that the Republican governor signed the bill allowing the creation of a privately funded “monument to the unborn” on the Capitol grounds. The bill was approved by the majority-Republican Legislature last week. The monument will mark the number of abortions performed in Arkansas before Roe v. Wade was struck down last year. A near-total ban on abortion took effect in the state when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the 1973 Roe decision.

With a number of the city’s major employers rebounding from pandemic slowdowns, or expanding, Holdrege is scrambling to add housing to accommodate the wave of newly-hired employees.

LINCOLN — High inside the Rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol is an unused gallery where you can get a bird’s eye view of the beautiful artwork in the dome and mural-lined hallways of the building. Current and former state senators joined Thursday in touting a $3.9 million project to turn the currently vacant, fifth-floor […]

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An anti-abortion monument would be built near Arkansas' Capitol under legislation on its way to the governor's desk. The House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow a “monument to the unborn” on the Capitol grounds. The proposal requires the secretary of state to permit and arrange the placement of the monument. The monument would mark the number of abortions that were performed before the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade last year. The proposal faced opposition from some anti-abortion Republicans who called the effort counterproductive. A near-total ban on abortions took effect in Arkansas with last year's court ruling.

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Fan Bingbing made a regal entrance in sparkling silver and emerald green as the champagne-colored carpet heated up Sunday at the 95th Academy Awards. The “X-Men” star wore Tony Ward Couture, with her hair sculpted into an Old Hollywood bob. Some of the men among the early walkers brought the sparkle. We’re looking at you Lorenzo Zurzolo. Others, like Brendan Fraser, went for traditional black tuxedos. Sofia Carson, meanwhile, stunned in princess white, a custom Giambattista Valli ball gown with a form-fitting bodice and statement Chopard necklace of emeralds and diamonds. Monica Barbaro of “Top Gun: Maverick” fame, chose a two-tone Elie Saab ballgown in deep plumb and delicate blue chiffon.

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In many old homes you’ ll often see a wall niche built into a wall as a focal point in a room as a showcase for a favorite piece of art or plant. The traditional design has a curved top with a recessed back, often a shell design, and a base shelf. The niche is custom-made of plaster or wood as an integral part of the wall.

LINCOLN — Bob Ripley, who has worked more than 40 years to preserve the Nebraska State Capitol, has retired amid an allegation that he went too far in protecting the historic building. Ripley, in a statement provided Friday to the Nebraska Examiner, did not address the allegation, saying that he was retiring with “mixed emotions.” […]

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LINCOLN — Developers joined a state senator on Wednesday in seeking state help to create a “destination” retail-sports-entertainment complex that would rival “The Legends” area in Kansas City, which draws 15 million visitors a year. Such a development — a proposed 1,000-acre expansion of the existing Nebraska Crossings outlet mall in Gretna — could include […]

The post Developers promote plan for ‘transformational’ destination development at Nebraska Crossing appeared first on Nebraska Examiner.

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