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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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the state's leading agricultural groups are touting the benefits of a major trade deal proposed between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Safety regulators have proposed fining a Minnesota excavation company that was drilling in Omaha's Old Market area when a natural gas-fueled fire destroyed a building.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The commission that oversees Nebraska's state tourism agency has scheduled a meeting to discuss the job of its embattled director in the wake of a blistering state audit.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A conference on international trade will be held in the Omaha area on Wednesday.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Land south of Fremont has surfaced as a possible site for a chicken processing plant.

NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Economic development officials thought the tiny Nebraska town of Nickerson was the perfect spot for a poultry processing plant offering 1,100 jobs, but residents were furious when they learned of the plans.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says choosing the next president will be important for the world, but it won't derail the U.S. economy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have dropped slightly after rising for three months, but they still point to economic growth.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Outdoor outfitter Cabela's has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a complaint from federal regulators that investors were misled about the Sydney-based company's 2012 profitability ratios.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of shareholders are starting to arrive in Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — A proposed $175 million development in the heart of La Vista is hoped to pump new economic life into the Omaha bedroom community.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Officials have announced that Costco Wholesale Corp. is the company behind the proposed chicken plant in Dodge County.

Metropolitan Community College is hosting its fifth annual Nebraska Entrepreneur Educator Workshop tomorrow from 9 to 2 on the second floor of the Do Space building at 72nd and Dodge. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The head of one of Berkshire Hathaway's biggest insurance companies is retiring.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Architecture and engineering firm HDR has decided to seek a different Omaha location for its global headquarters, abandoning plans to move downtown.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen for the third month in a row, suggesting more improvement in the regional economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report on preliminary survey findings shows the average value of Nebraska's agricultural land dropped about 4 percent over the past year — the second decline in as many years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment remained 3 percent in January.

AIM’s 2016 Infotec Event features a presentation by Theresa Payton, the first female Chief Information Officer for the White House.

Small businesses statewide are encouraged to take REAP’s small business needs assessment survey.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen for the second month in a row, suggesting more improvement in the regional economy.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s career fair takes place tomorrow from 11 to 3.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal authorities have indicted an Omaha woman accused of selling thousands of worthless airline vouchers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests there's been a little improvement in some bankers' views of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's Inc. reported relatively flat fourth-quarter profit of $78.8 million Thursday, and it said no decision has been made on whether to sell all or part of the company.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway revealed a new investment in Kinder Morgan and unloaded its stake in Chicago Bridge & Iron as part of several changes to its stock portfolio.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has decided to continue a business specialty court that began hearing cases in 2013 as a pilot project.

“Second to None” was the theme of this year’s Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting.

SHENANDOAH, Iowa (AP) — Company officials say 250 hourly and salaried positions will be eliminated at the Eaton Vehicle Group plant in the southwestern Iowa city of Shenandoah.

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