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Government
11:23 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Creighton economist expects recession in 2013 without action on the fiscal cliff

A Creighton University economist expects an economic slowdown in 2013 if lawmakers fail to act to prevent the so-called “fiscal cliff.”

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Business
9:26 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Buffett: minimum tax needed on income above $1 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is again calling for higher taxes on the "ultra-rich" and he's urging Congress to compromise on spending cuts and tax increases.

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Business
3:39 pm
Fri November 23, 2012

Better Business Bureau urges caution when shopping online for the holidays

The Better Business Bureau is warning holiday shoppers to be careful when buying gifts online.

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Business
7:57 pm
Sun November 18, 2012

Google increasing its investment in Council Bluffs

Internet giant Google is investing an additional $200 million in its new data center in Council Bluffs.

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Business
1:00 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

BBB warns of text message phishing scam

If you get a text message saying you could win a $1000 gift card from Target, delete it: it’s a scam.

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Business
3:13 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

2013 Economic Outlook Survey Results

Omaha, Courtesy of goodtimetravel.net

37% of respondents to the Greater Omaha Chamber’s Economic Outlook Survey expect to add more employees in their workplaces in 2013.

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Business
6:06 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Omaha Boulevard System Nominated for Historic Designation

Happy Hollow, Courtesy of EngageOmaha.com

Two public meetings were recently held to gather comments and suggestions from Omaha residents on the city’s Boulevard System.

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Business
10:26 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Canadian firm optimistic about future of Keystone XL pipeline

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Canadian company that wants to build another oil pipeline to carry crude oil to Gulf Coast refineries remains optimistic about the project after President Barack Obama won re-election.

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Business
6:06 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Council Bluffs Issues Call for Proposals

Council Bluffs, Iowa

The City of Council Bluffs’ Community Development Department wants proposals for the development of Playland Park.

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Business
4:55 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway third quarter profits up significantly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company says its third-quarter profit soared 72 percent because the value of its investments and derivative contracts improved significantly.

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