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Lincoln is the capital city of Nebraska in the USA.

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  1. Lincoln's original name was Lancaster, after the salt mine owner's hometown in Pennsylvania.
  2. Charles Lindbergh learned how to fly at the Nebraska Aircraft Corporation flying school in Lincoln in 1922.
  3. There is a National Museum of Roller Skating located in Lincoln.
  4. The 911 system of emergency communications, now used nationwide, was developed and first used in Lincoln.
  5. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln weight room is the largest in the country, covering three-fourths of an acre.

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