OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A report on a June survey underscores previous survey signs that slower economic growth likely is ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

NEW YORK (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmaker Ralcorp.

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and a FCC Commissioner want changes to subsidies given to telephone and internet providers.

A new collaboration seeks to help small emerging businesses in Omaha compete for major construction contracts.

The Benson Business District renovation is expected to take about three months to complete.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point in May to 2.6 percent but remains the lowest rate in the nation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy has improved slightly in rural parts of Iowa, Nebraska and eight other Midwestern states, but a new survey suggests little growth ahead.

The Small Business Association along with AARP is teaming up to present “Summer of Encore Mentoring” events for entrepreneurs ages 50 and older.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is back online after being shut down for several weeks for refueling and maintenance.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an Ashland grower has agreed to pay farmworkers nearly $69,000 in unpaid wages.