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Business
2:30 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Smart phone kill switch could save consumers more than $3 billion

Updated research on a kill switch for smart phones shows it could save consumers more than $3 billion.

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Business
6:29 am
Sat August 2, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company on Friday reported a 41 percent jump in its second-quarter profit that was boosted by a paper gain from a stock-swap deal completed earlier this year.

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Business
8:15 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Report: Midwest economic index slumped in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has slumped after hitting a three-year high a month earlier.

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Business
8:16 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Company to fight penalties in Omaha plant collapse

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A livestock feed company says it will contest citations and proposed penalties issued for the collapse of an Omaha plant that killed two employees.

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Business
2:04 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will release its second-quarter earnings report Friday afternoon.

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Business
8:45 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Utilities get more time to gauge flood risks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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Omaha
11:23 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Investigators say overloaded bins caused collapse of Omaha plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal investigators say overloaded storage bins on the roof of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer's plant caused the building collapse that killed two people in January.

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Business
8:43 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Small business loans on the rise in Nebraska

The Small Business Administration says loans to small businesses in Nebraska are up almost 13 percent from last year.

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Business
9:55 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.5 percent in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in June.

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Nebraska
11:38 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Group plans to fight minimum wage ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A taxpayer advocacy group says it will campaign against a ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage.

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