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Essay: Moon's shadow to streak across Nebraska

The Daily Republic - Sunday 13th August, 2017

It will happen fast. The moon's shadow will pass over 14 states at the speed of a supersonic fighter.The blackout is narrow with a well-defined superhighway of totality is pegged at 70 miles wide.Outside this narrow lane, the eclipse is partial and covers, to some degree, all of the North American continent.For many Minnesotans and the Central Plains states, ground zero is Nebraska.This is the equivalent of a hundred-yard touchdown dash for the Cornhuskers. After zipping across Wyoming, the inky shadow enters Nebraska in Sioux County, at the top of the stubby panhandle, and swiftly cuts diagon...
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