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

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

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.

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

Capitol District to feature hotel, apartments, office space

Jun 20, 2014

Omaha’s Capitol District project is underway.

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

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

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.

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.

The developers of Crossroads Village in Omaha won’t seek general obligation bond funding from the city of Omaha to help pay for the project.

Small business owners honored for successes

May 30, 2014

The owners of 12 small businesses in Omaha are being honored for their successes over the past five years.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in April as the state added more than 5,000 jobs.

Convention center, new hotel coming to Bellevue

May 16, 2014

The city of Bellevue plans to build a convention center and hotel.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in April.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears to be gaining strength in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

Your online presence could make or break your chances of getting a job, according to a new study.

Artist INC is a program focused on helping artists develop their entrepreneurial skills.

NRC, OPPD to meet about Fort Calhoun Station

May 13, 2014

NRC and OPPD officials will meet Tuesday in Omaha to discuss ongoing activities at Fort Calhoun Station.

Entrepreneurship, innovation the focus of Big Omaha 2014

May 7, 2014
Silicon Prairie News

Twitter co-founder and Nebraska native Evan Williams is among the speakers at this year’s Big Omaha conference.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he's confident that the man who eventually succeeds him as Berkshire Hathaway's chief executive will have the right skills for the job.

UNDATED (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s energy unit is buying the rest of Canadian power transmission provider AltaLink for 3.2 million Canadian dollars (about $2.92 billion).

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have introduced legislation authorizing its immediate construction and say they expect the measure will come to a vote in the coming days.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's failure to beat the stock market in four of the past five years has raised the issue of whether Berkshire Hathaway's 83-year-old CEO has lost his touch.

Sen. Harkin: fight over minimum wage increase not over

May 1, 2014

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin says he’ll bring up legislation again to raise the federal minimum wage.

BBB warns of risk from Internet Explorer vulnerability

Apr 30, 2014

A vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser could put your personal information at risk.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is working on a possible ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage.

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.

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

Apr 3, 2014

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

UNO hosting entrepreneurship conference

Apr 2, 2014

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

CSAs connecting businesses, employees with healthy food options

Mar 27, 2014

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

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