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6:06 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Council Bluffs Issues Call for Proposals

Council Bluffs, Iowa

The City of Council Bluffs’ Community Development Department wants proposals for the development of Playland Park.

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4:55 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway third quarter profits up significantly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company says its third-quarter profit soared 72 percent because the value of its investments and derivative contracts improved significantly.

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Business
8:17 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway releases third quarter earnings Friday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investors always examine Berkshire Hathaway's earnings reports carefully for clues about what CEO Warren Buffett might invest in.

Berkshire is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings report Friday afternoon.

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Business
1:54 pm
Sun October 28, 2012

Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium breaks attendance record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's zoo has attracted more than 1.6 million people this year to set a new attendance record, and it's not even November yet.

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Business
9:03 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Buffett says he's feeling well after cancer treatment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he is feeling fine more than a month after finishing his prostate cancer treatments.

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Business
5:06 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Groundbreaking in North Omaha marks the beginning of redevelopment plan

Great Plains Black History Museum

North Omaha recently launched a $12.2 million revitalization effort.

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Business
2:31 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Ralston Arena officially opens this weekend

Ralston’s multi-use sports and events arena opens Sunday.

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Business
12:07 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Union Pacific profits up 15 percent in 3rd quarter

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific says its third-quarter profit soared 15 percent as price increases and more automotive and chemical shipments helped the railroad offset a 12 percent drop in coal shipments.

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Business
5:06 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Women Still Paid Less Than Men

Data from the US Census Bureau reveals that a gender-based wage gap affects women throughout Nebraska. 

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Business
5:06 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Dundee Business District Renovation Project Public Meeting Set for Next Week

Dundee Neighborhood, Courtesy of Jordan Mapes

Construction is scheduled to begin in April 2013 on the Dundee Business District.

The $2.5 million renovation plan has been in the works for the past three years.  Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen says the plan is now in its final stages. 

He says there will be a final public meeting on Tuesday, October 9th for merchants and residents to give input on the project.  Festersen says attendees will have the opportunity to review the major elements of the plan.

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