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The Board of Regents met on Dec. 1 with committee meetings beginning at 9 a.m. and a board meeting at 1 p.m. The meetings were held in Varner Hall at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. On the agenda was the finalization of the building decisions for the West Haymarket Arena, including the approval of the Joint Public Agency's agreement.
A University of Nebraska Medical Center professor met with China's President Hu Jintao during the president's official visit to Washington D.C.
The key issue facing Nebraska's management of the Republican River resides within state boundaries, said Ann Bleed, former director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.
On Sunday, members of the Bellevue Volunteer Fire Department, the Bellevue Kiwanis club, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10785 and representatives from the Bennington Volunteer Fire and Rescue department teamed up with more than 200 members of the local Patriot Guard Riders to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
On display for the ceremony was a three-ton steel I-beam relic from the World Trade Center, donated by the New York and New Jersey Port Authority.