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Business
1:54 pm
Sun October 28, 2012

Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium breaks attendance record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's zoo has attracted more than 1.6 million people this year to set a new attendance record, and it's not even November yet.

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Business
5:06 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Groundbreaking in North Omaha marks the beginning of redevelopment plan

Great Plains Black History Museum

North Omaha recently launched a $12.2 million revitalization effort.

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Government
1:00 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Changes proposed to sewer use fees for some Omaha businesses

The Omaha City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday on possible changes to the sewer use fees paid by businesses.

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Business
12:07 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Union Pacific profits up 15 percent in 3rd quarter

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific says its third-quarter profit soared 15 percent as price increases and more automotive and chemical shipments helped the railroad offset a 12 percent drop in coal shipments.

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Business
5:06 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Women Still Paid Less Than Men

Data from the US Census Bureau reveals that a gender-based wage gap affects women throughout Nebraska. 

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Business
5:06 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Dundee Business District Renovation Project Public Meeting Set for Next Week

Dundee Neighborhood, Courtesy of Jordan Mapes

Construction is scheduled to begin in April 2013 on the Dundee Business District.

The $2.5 million renovation plan has been in the works for the past three years.  Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen says the plan is now in its final stages. 

He says there will be a final public meeting on Tuesday, October 9th for merchants and residents to give input on the project.  Festersen says attendees will have the opportunity to review the major elements of the plan.

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Business
5:06 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Complimentary Seminar to Open the Door for Encore Entrepreneurs

Research from the Kaufmann Foundation conducted from 1996-2010 suggests that Americans ages 55-64 had the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity of any age group. 

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Business
4:59 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Business survey reflects uncertainties in economy

A survey of 21 corporate leaders in Iowa shows some uncertainty in hiring and big-ticket purchases.

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Politics & Elections
1:11 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

GOP Senate candidate picks up business group's endorsement

GOP U.S. Senate candidate Deb Fischer.

The Republican candidate for Nebraska’s U.S. Senate seat, Deb Fischer, is being endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Business
5:06 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Rural Small Businesses Remain Concerned about Finance, Training and Business Planning

Courtesy NebraskaRuralLiving.com

Taking on more debt and raising capital are two of the biggest concerns for rural small businesses, according to a new survey.

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