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8:19 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Economy slowing down in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy is slowing down in rural areas of Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern states.

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Business
1:59 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Omaha Ranks Third as Best City for Young Professionals

In a recent Forbes article, Omaha was ranked third in a list of America’s 15 Best Cities for Young Professionals.

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Business
6:08 am
Sat August 9, 2014

Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's corn and soybean farmers are on track to produce record crops this year as a mild summer has provided optimum growing conditions.

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Business
11:35 am
Fri August 8, 2014

We Don't Coast is the Region's New Brand

Courtesy of Greater Omaha Chamber

We Don’t Coast is the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce’s new campaign.

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Business
2:30 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Smart phone kill switch could save consumers more than $3 billion

Updated research on a kill switch for smart phones shows it could save consumers more than $3 billion.

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Business
6:29 am
Sat August 2, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company on Friday reported a 41 percent jump in its second-quarter profit that was boosted by a paper gain from a stock-swap deal completed earlier this year.

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Business
8:15 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Report: Midwest economic index slumped in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has slumped after hitting a three-year high a month earlier.

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Business
8:16 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Company to fight penalties in Omaha plant collapse

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A livestock feed company says it will contest citations and proposed penalties issued for the collapse of an Omaha plant that killed two employees.

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Business
2:04 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will release its second-quarter earnings report Friday afternoon.

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Business
8:45 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Utilities get more time to gauge flood risks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have given Nebraska's two biggest utilities more time to evaluate flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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