OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As Nebraska's utilities decide whether to sign new long term deals with power suppliers, they have new options that didn't exist they last time they decided where to buy electricity.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods' chief executive says employees will learn next week about upcoming changes, including likely jobs cuts and a shuffling of operations that could boost the company's presence in Chicago and lower it in Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says Nebraska's unemployment rate has risen again, hitting 2.8 percent in August.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is pitching the state to Japanese companies as part of an annual conference with other Midwestern governors.

ICAN is hosting a Leadership Exchange Workshop on Wednesday, September 16th called Engage Every Age.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett is backing up his praise of Phillips 66 by increasing his company's stake in the oil refiner to a stake worth nearly $5 billion.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two central Nebraska companies have been chosen to participate in Gov. Pete Ricketts' new initiative to expand the state's skilled workforce.

The state of Nebraska exported $7.9 billion in goods last year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An August survey suggests there will be little or no economic growth over the next three months in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains.

The U.S. stock market recovered most of its losses after dropping 1,000 points Monday morning shortly after trading opened, then ended the day down 588 points.