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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A financial industry watchdog organization has fined former Nebraska quarterback Jerry Tagge for breaking rules about borrowing money from clients.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett warns that a website using his image to promote a work-from-home offer is a fraud.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company is taking an even bigger bite of Apple stock and adding to its sizeable stake in Phillips 66.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City say more borrowers raising livestock and row crops in Nebraska and surrounding states are struggling to repay loans as commodity prices stay low.

How Our Taxes and Spending Compare? is the third of six policy briefs released by the Platte Institute for Economic Research as part of their report Removing Barriers in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have dropped again and suggest slow or no economic growth ahead.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The Fremont City Council has approved a development agreement with Costco Wholesale for locating a chicken processing plant in the eastern Nebraska community.

NEW YORK (AP) — A rough day on Wall Street for Warren Buffett means Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the third richest person in the world.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific railroad will release its second-quarter earnings report Thursday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade will report its third-quarter earnings Tuesday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has agreed to buy a New York firm that offers medical liability insurance.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — CSX believes profits will decline for rest of the year as volume continues to slow.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods is providing additional details about its plans to spin off its frozen potatoes business.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Architecture and engineering firm HDR has chosen a central Omaha location for its new global headquarters after dropping its earlier downtown plans.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A judge has overturned a Nebraska commission's decision to let a Colorado company use a well north of Mitchell to dispose of salty groundwater and chemical-laden fracking wastewater that result from oil and gas exploration and production.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska had an average of 1 million nonfarm jobs for the first time last year, and the number has grown steadily since 2010.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new economic forecast says construction employment is expected to be the fastest-growing sector of Nebraska's economy through 2018.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say an anonymous tip led officers to the location of an inmate who escaped from a Lincoln prison last week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved $275,000 in tax-increment financing to help rehabilitate three buildings that serve as a southern entryway into downtown Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is on pace to collect less tax revenue than expected in the current fiscal year.

A national tour with grant opportunities focused on STEM innovations will make a stop at UNO.  Omaha Public Radio’s Krista Johnson has the details…

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Although rain has slowed progress in some regions of the country, farmers planting corn remain ahead of schedule. Nationally, 94 percent of the crop is planted, two percentage points ahead of the five-year average.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mike Harper, who is credited with transforming ConAgra from a struggling grain company into a giant food conglomerate, has died in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's plans to outsource the design work for its catalog and advertising, but the outdoor gear seller says the move wasn't triggered by its ongoing strategic review.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission has fired its executive director in the wake of a blistering state audit that found questionable spending and a lack of oversight within the agency.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade's CEO plans to sell up to 100,000 company shares as he prepares to retire later this year, but the sales represent a small part of his 2.1 million shares in the online brokerage.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts will lead a delegation to China later this year to promote business relationships with one of Nebraska's largest trading partners.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Costco Wholesale Corp. is seeking rezoning and annexation of some property south of Fremont where it can locate a chicken processing plant.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods is unloading another business by selling Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings to Givaudan for roughly $340 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts took office promising to bring his business savvy to state government and remove obstacles that make it harder for companies to flourish in Nebraska.

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