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Business
2:45 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Nebraska technology firm to relocate to Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Nebraska-based information technology firm plans to move its headquarters to Kansas City with the aid of some government incentives.

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Business
12:47 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Omaha Chamber looking for a specific brand, image for the city

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants a specific brand and image for the metro area.

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Business
1:10 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

UNO hosting entrepreneurship conference

A UNO expert on entrepreneurship says the interest in it is growing each year.

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Omaha
3:00 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

CSAs connecting businesses, employees with healthy food options

Omaha’s Partners for a Healthy City program is helping organizations access local, healthy food for their employees.

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Business
6:06 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa Sales Forecast Rises

Though employment is lower in the state of Iowa in the first quarter of the year, capital spending has remained steady and the sales forecast is on the rise.

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Business
6:48 am
Sat March 8, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.5 pct

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in January hit 3.5 percent, its lowest mark since September 2008.

The rate was a tenth of a point under the 3.6 percent in December and four-tenths of a point below the January 2013 rate of 3.9 percent.

The state Department of Labor released the employment data on Friday.

The new Nebraska figure remained well below the national unemployment rate of 6.6 percent in January.

Business
8:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Midwest economic survey index drops slightly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has dropped slightly but still suggests growth over the next three to six months.

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Nebraska
8:28 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Nebraska oil production up to 2.8M barrels in 2013

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Oil production grew again last year in southwest Nebraska thanks to new techniques, but state officials don't expect the boom to last long.

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Government
8:25 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Neb. senator targets 'hold' charges on debit cards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hotels, gas stations and restaurants would have to notify customers if they place temporary hold charges on their debit cards, under a bill set for review in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Business
8:10 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Survey suggests Midwest economy losing steam

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is losing steam.

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