Kelly: Standing Bear? Buffett? Picking only two Nebraskans to put on a pedestal is tough

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Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am

» The State of Iowa on Tuesday will switch out a statue in the National Statuary Hall collection at the U.S. Capitol, which raises the question of whether Nebraska should do the same some day.

Since the 1800s, each state has been permitted to provide two statues of notable citizens. The Nebraskans are Arbor Day founder J. Sterling Morton, who died in 1902, and three-time presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan, who died in 1925.

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