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Iraqi entrepreneur builds a future in Nebraska

By Matthew Walsh The flashing neon lights of restaurants and grocery stores are a common sight on 27th Street in Lincoln, Nebraska — one of the most diverse culinary areas in the city. The streets are lined with Vietnamese restaurants, taco trucks and Middle Eastern...

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Yazidi refugee opens Turkish bakery in Lincoln

By Margaret Davenport Baklava is a flaky, sticky, nutty dessert made with honey and very thin layers of dough stacked atop each other. Safwan Qaedi insists that you have to try his. “The best baklava in the United States is here,” he said. Whether or not this is true...

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Bosnians help build Lincoln’s Silicon Prairie

By Cassie Kernick When Samir Muslic came to America in 1996, his life in Bosnia was already established. He had a wife, Amila, an infant daughter, Hana, and a promising career as a graphic designer. Even during the Bosnian War the determined Muslic found a way to work...

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