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9:52 am
Mon February 4, 2013

New area code not expected for three more years

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials expect it'll be at least three years before Nebraska's new 531 area code makes its debut.

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Business
9:23 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate unchanged in December

Nebraska’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held at 3.7 percent in December.

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Business
2:34 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Survey of bankers shows continued economic growth

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey of rural bankers suggests that growth in farmland prices, cash rents and farm equipment sales remain strong despite the continuing threat of drought in some Midwestern and northern Plains states.

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Business
11:49 am
Tue January 8, 2013

OPPD officials: Fort Calhoun Station moving toward restart

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska is gradually moving closer to restart, but officials say significant work remains.

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Business
6:05 am
Thu January 3, 2013

UNO Researchers Release Report on Immigrant Economic Impact

UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, College of Business Administration and Center for Public Affairs Research, recently released a report on immigrant economic impact.

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Business
1:00 am
Wed January 2, 2013

Business conditions index down for fifth time in six months

A monthly survey of economic conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states is down for the fifth time in six months.

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Business
9:25 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Monthly business survey shows continued growth

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey of rural bankers shows that rising commodity prices and lower energy costs are helping businesses in Midwestern states and the northern Plains.

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Business
2:11 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Iowa Business Council indicators show slight improvement

Credit www.iowabusinesscouncil.com

After three months of negative economic numbers, the Iowa Business Council’s fourth quarter indicators are up slightly.

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Business
3:11 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

OPPD board approves rate hike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District customers will pay more for electricity in January.

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Business
1:00 am
Wed December 12, 2012

UNO economist sees some impact on economy if no deal is reached to avoid a fiscal cliff

A UNO economist says the fiscal cliff might not have a significant impact on the nation’s unemployment rate.

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