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Business
7:47 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Nebraska November jobless rate drops to 3.1 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for November dropped to 3.1 percent.

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Business
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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Omaha
9:28 am
Fri December 19, 2014

OPPD approves increase in power rates next year

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Customers of the Omaha Public Power District will see their electricity rates increase next year after the utility's publicly-elected board approved a 1.6 percent general rate increase.

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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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Education
2:00 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Creighton students compete to build the best app

Creighton students in business intelligence and analytics will compete this Friday to build the best app for mobile devices.

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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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Arts
6:06 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Nebraska Artists Complete Business Training Program

22 artists from Omaha and Lincoln artists recently participated in a series of weekly workshops called Artist INC Live Omaha.

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