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9:37 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Brookings metropolitan policy expert: cities are driving economic growth

Cities are the networks that are driving the nation’s economy, according to a Brookings Institution metropolitan policy expert.

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Business
9:36 am
Sat December 13, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway acquiring Charter Brokerage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway says it is acquiring logistics company Charter Brokerage from private equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners.

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Business
2:22 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Iowa business group wants Legislature to address workforce issues

The Iowa Chamber Alliance says it wants that state’s legislature to focus on programs that lead to more highly skilled workers.

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Business
6:06 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Presents its Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce is focusing its annual Economic Outlook Luncheon on how metro areas function together.

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Business
8:58 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Report: slow growth ahead in Midwest, Plains

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly report suggests slow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business.

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Business
1:31 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway unit buys another chemical firm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's specialty chemical subsidiary Lubrizol will spend at least $750 million to acquire businesses that make oilfield chemicals and drilling fluids.

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Business
6:53 am
Sat November 29, 2014

Some nonprofits to get incubator space in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln couple are donating business incubator space to help nonprofits grow and thrive.

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Business
10:05 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.4 pct in October

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for October dropped to 3.4 percent.

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Business
8:25 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Survey suggests economy still slow in rural areas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West improved in November, but the monthly survey of bankers doesn't suggest much growth.

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Business
6:30 am
Sat November 15, 2014

Facebook launches data center in central Iowa

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Facebook has officially launched a data center in central Iowa.

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