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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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Business
8:20 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Entrepreneur says startups changing the landscape in the Middle East

A Washington-based tech entrepreneur says startup businesses are changing the landscape in the Middle East and other emerging markets.

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Business
6:18 am
Sat July 5, 2014

Min. wage petition gets nearly 135K signatures

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage have collected nearly 135,000 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot, well beyond the minimum required.

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Business
1:00 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Report gives Nebraska passing grades for its small business climate

Nebraska gets a B+ when it comes to an overall climate of friendliness for small businesses.

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Business
2:00 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Capitol District to feature hotel, apartments, office space

Omaha’s Capitol District project is underway.

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Business
12:57 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

District to phase out coal at Omaha power plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District board has decided to phase out coal to generate electrical power at its Omaha plant.

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Business
1:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Omaha's purchase of 68 acre site for industrial development on hold

Negotiations between the city and northeast Omaha landowners for a 68-acre site are on hold.

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Business
1:04 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Bids for private lunch with Warren Buffett top $1M

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price of a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett is already over $1 million, and there is still more than a day left in the online auction that benefits a California charity.

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Business
7:58 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Midwest economic index hits another 3-year high

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up to hit another three-year high, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

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