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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts and state business officials are traveling the state for a series of events to celebrate manufacturing in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A California industrial technology company says it will make Lincoln its manufacturing headquarters.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Developers plan to transform nearly 500 acres of west Omaha from primarily farmland to a mix of retail and housing with space for a lake and miles of trails.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy will continue slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states because of weakness in agriculture and energy businesses.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway investors will again be able to watch online as Warren Buffett answer questions at the annual meeting next year instead of making the pilgrimage to Omaha.

Yahoo Finance said Monday that it will again broadcast Berkshire's annual meeting next spring.

Roughly 40,000 people attended last spring's meeting in Omaha to listen to Buffett and Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spend hours answering questions.

Yahoo Finance says last year's meeting attracted 1.1 million unique viewers. The event was offered in English and Mandarin.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha suburb of Bellevue, a blue-collar city that home to Offutt Air Force Base, could become one of the few municipalities outside California to ban smoking in rented apartments.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state auditor says an alcohol prevention group made a number of unpermitted and unreasonable purchases with grant funding in 2015 and 2016.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The City Council has rejected a proposal that would have required food truck operators to collect Omaha's 2.5 percent restaurant tax.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit utility that serves Lincoln buildings owned by the city, county and state plans to start selling excess energy to private customers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate inched up to 3.2 percent in August — a tenth of a point higher than the July rate.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has bought nearly 1 million more shares of oil refiner Phillips 66.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bankers say weak farm income continues to weigh down the economy in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has started its new fiscal year with lower-than-expected tax revenue for the first two months.

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

Do Space is holding a Startup Summit on Thursday, September 22nd from 11:30 to 1.  Lunch will be provided.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states even though it improved slightly in the past month.

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.