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Business
1:02 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Congress sends Keystone bill to Obama, who plans to veto it

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday.

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Business
6:06 am
Thu February 19, 2015

SBA Sees Rise in Demand for Funding

The Small Business Administration tries to connect capital with small business owners who are trying to start or grow a business here in Nebraska.

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Business
1:30 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Warren Buffett's firm sells Exxon Mobil, adds Deere stake

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's company unloaded its 41 million shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. and sold a smaller stake in ConocoPhillips as oil prices fell last fall.

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Business
4:16 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Freight railroads watched Canadian Pacific strike closely

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Railroad officials say the brief strike by roughly 3,300 Canadian Pacific workers didn't have a significant impact on U.S. rail traffic.

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Business
7:38 am
Sat February 14, 2015

United Airlines to outsource about 80 jobs at Omaha airport

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — United Airlines has decided to outsource about 80 jobs at Omaha's Eppley Airfield.

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Business
8:40 am
Fri February 13, 2015

TD Ameritrade chairman warns about global uncertainty

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade executives say the U.S. economy is performing well, but economic and political uncertainty in the rest of the world could affect that this year.

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Business
1:11 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Canada's U.S. ambassador sends Kerry letter bemoaning Keystone 'distortions'

WASHINGTON — The Canadian government has accused a U.S. federal agency of a dishonest intervention in the Keystone XL pipeline debate, voicing its displeasure in a combative diplomatic letter.

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Business
1:10 pm
Thu February 12, 2015

Congress clears Keystone XL pipeline bill, setting up veto

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. That sets up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.

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Business
1:45 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Private equity firm acquires Nebraska-based wealth manager

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Private equity firm TA Associates is acquiring a Nebraska-based wealth management firm that handles $275 billion of assets.

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General News
6:50 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Buffett's index fund outgains hedge funds in 10-year bet

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's bet that you're better off investing in a simple fund that tracks a stock index than in sophisticated and costly hedge funds appears to be a safe one.

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