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The city of Omaha has bought three historic downtown buildings for $10 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they will receive more than $455,000 in a settlement with two pharmaceutical companies that were accused of overcharging state Medicaid programs.

NEW YORK (AP) — ConAgra Foods is selling its private label operations to TreeHouse Foods for about $2.7 billion as part its plan to focus more on name brands including Chef Boyardee and Slim Jim.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have plunged in a third straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region's economy.

The Nebraska Attorney General’s office says open meetings and public records laws apply to Omaha’s Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a significant stake in Cabela's, and wants the outdoor retailer to consider strategic changes such as selling off the company's credit card unit.

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a new oil and gas pipe manufacturing plant will bring at least 180 jobs to Norfolk.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Legislative leaders say ConAgra Foods' decision to move its headquarters from Omaha to Chicago while cutting 1,000 jobs in Nebraska isn't likely to spur major changes in the state's tax policies.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods has told employees it will eliminate about 40 information-technology jobs as the packaged food company looks to slash its payroll in Omaha and elsewhere.

A Small Business Administration grant will continue a project supporting Native American entrepreneurs at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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