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8:45 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Utilities get more time to gauge flood risks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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Business
8:43 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Small business loans on the rise in Nebraska

The Small Business Administration says loans to small businesses in Nebraska are up almost 13 percent from last year.

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Business
9:55 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.5 percent in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in June.

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Business
8:20 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Entrepreneur says startups changing the landscape in the Middle East

A Washington-based tech entrepreneur says startup businesses are changing the landscape in the Middle East and other emerging markets.

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Business
6:18 am
Sat July 5, 2014

Min. wage petition gets nearly 135K signatures

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage have collected nearly 135,000 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot, well beyond the minimum required.

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Business
8:06 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Midwest economic index inches up again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up again, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 60.6 in June from 60.5 in May, hitting another three-year high.

Looking six months ahead, the business confidence portion of the overall index rose to 63.6 from 62.5 in May.

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Business
1:00 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Report gives Nebraska passing grades for its small business climate

Nebraska gets a B+ when it comes to an overall climate of friendliness for small businesses.

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Business
2:00 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Capitol District to feature hotel, apartments, office space

Omaha’s Capitol District project is underway.

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Business
12:57 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

District to phase out coal at Omaha power plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District board has decided to phase out coal to generate electrical power at its Omaha plant.

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Business
1:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Omaha's purchase of 68 acre site for industrial development on hold

Negotiations between the city and northeast Omaha landowners for a 68-acre site are on hold.

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