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10:56 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate inches up to 3.7 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit 3.7 percent in March, compared with 3.6 percent in February.

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Business
7:58 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Overall index up in rural Midwest banker survey

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead.

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Business
2:45 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Nebraska technology firm to relocate to Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Nebraska-based information technology firm plans to move its headquarters to Kansas City with the aid of some government incentives.

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Business
12:47 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Omaha Chamber looking for a specific brand, image for the city

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants a specific brand and image for the metro area.

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Business
1:10 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

UNO hosting entrepreneurship conference

A UNO expert on entrepreneurship says the interest in it is growing each year.

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Business
8:54 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Midwest economic survey index rises slightly

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

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Business
11:00 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate up to 3.6 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point in February, hitting 3.6 percent.

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Business
8:14 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Survey suggests slight growth for Midwest economy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An economist says a survey of bankers in Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern states suggests the regional economy is experiencing slow to no growth.

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Business
6:06 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa Sales Forecast Rises

Though employment is lower in the state of Iowa in the first quarter of the year, capital spending has remained steady and the sales forecast is on the rise.

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Business
6:48 am
Sat March 8, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.5 pct

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in January hit 3.5 percent, its lowest mark since September 2008.

The rate was a tenth of a point under the 3.6 percent in December and four-tenths of a point below the January 2013 rate of 3.9 percent.

The state Department of Labor released the employment data on Friday.

The new Nebraska figure remained well below the national unemployment rate of 6.6 percent in January.

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