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Grand Island,

city (1990 pop. 39,386), seat of Hall co., S Nebr., on the Wood River near its junction with the Platte; settled 1857 on the Platte by Germans, moved 1866 to its location on the Union Pacific RR, inc. c.1872. The city is a railroad hub and a market and shipping center for an irrigated livestock, grain, corn, and dairy region. There is meatpacking, and manufactures include plastics, agricultural and transportation equipment, irrigation systems, building materials, and hides. A state veterans' home is located in Grand Island. The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, on an island in a nearby artificial lake, was designed by Edward Durrell StoneStone, Edward Durell,
1902–78, American architect, b. Fayetteville, Ark. Stone's first major work, designed in the starkly functional International style in collaboration with Philip L. Goodwin, was the Museum of Modern Art, New York City (1937–39).
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She is one of four or five bilingual mental health therapists in Grand Island.
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Carroll, 96, of Belleview Ave., Tiverton, RI, formerly of Woodstock, CT, died Wednesday December 26, 2012 in Grand Island Nursing Home.
EPA Region 7 issued an amendment to the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Cleburn Street Well Superfund Site in Grand Island, Neb.
New ultra-inclusive 5-star program for Centara Grand Maldives Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives is operating under a new ultra-inclusive 5-star program from the beginning of January 2013, giving guests a cash-free island experience that includes free excursions, free daily spa signature treatments, free daily mini bar, enhanced dining options from breakfast through to dinner, and a personal trainer program at the fitness center.
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American Eagle, a regional affiliate of American Airlines (NYSE:AMR), on Thursday announced it has launched a new service between Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
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American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines (NYSE:AMR), is to add a new direct service between Grand Island, Nebraska and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

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