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The Better Business Bureau is warning everyone to check out charities asking for donations.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state has reached settlements on behalf of Verizon Wireless and Sprint Corporation customers who were improperly billed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company says its first-quarter profit jumped 10 percent on the strength of its railroad and insurance businesses.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders attending this weekend's annual meeting can pick up commemorative underwear, jewelry, running shoes and other souvenirs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey report says April results suggest that slow economic growth remains ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. plans to build a 400-megawtt wind farm in northeast Nebraska and sell all the power to Omaha Public Power District.

More than 700 people are expected to attend the Big Omaha entrepreneurship conference next month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West remained negative in April even though it improved slightly from the previous month.

More than 40,000 jobs in Nebraska are tied to exports.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A livestock feed company has agreed to pay $78,000 in penalties related to last year's collapse of International Nutrition's Omaha plant that killed two workers.

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