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8:09 am
Fri October 18, 2013

OPPD approves plan to double wind energy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District has announced its plan to buy 400 megawatts of power from a wind farm being built near O'Neill in northeast Nebraska.

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8:22 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Eppley Airfield master plan includes eight more gates

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 20-year master plan for Omaha's Eppley Airfield includes eight new gates, major alterations and renovations in the terminal and another parking garage.

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Business
4:15 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Berkshire Hathaway paint unit loses CEO again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's paint company is looking for a new CEO for the second time in a little over a year.

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Business
6:05 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Landowners challenge process for pipeline route

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for three landowners challenged the constitutionality of a law used to route the Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska.

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Business
1:00 am
Mon September 23, 2013

NRC, OPPD meeting Tuesday to update Ft. Calhoun Station

OPPD and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will meet Tuesday evening in Omaha.

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Business
10:23 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Forbes 400: Berkshire Hathaway Chairman the second wealthiest person in America

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — America's richest are getting richer and Warren Buffett leads the pack for turning his money into more money.

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Business
6:08 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Neb. official to investigate MECA residency flap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Secretary of State John Gale says he has launched an investigation into the voter registration status of a member of the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority board in Omaha.

The investigation comes in response to a complaint filed against board member Jaime Gutierrez Mora. Questions have been raised about whether Gutierrez lives inside Omaha city limits, as required to serve on MECA's board.

MECA oversees Omaha's CenturyLink Center, TD Ameritrade Park and the Omaha Civic Auditorium.

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Business
11:50 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Iowa Governor wants to improve broadband access

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants residents in every part of Iowa to have better access to broadband internet technology.

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Business
7:55 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Omaha manufacturing and design firm looks to grow its business---and the product they use

An Omaha manufacturing and design business to expand its operations and grow the materials used to make its furniture.

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Business
8:16 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Iowa's unemployment rate up in July

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in July as total employment in the state dropped for the first time this year.

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