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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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Business
8:43 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Small business loans on the rise in Nebraska

The Small Business Administration says loans to small businesses in Nebraska are up almost 13 percent from last year.

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Business
9:55 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.5 percent in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in June.

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Business
8:20 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Entrepreneur says startups changing the landscape in the Middle East

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

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Business
6:18 am
Sat July 5, 2014

Min. wage petition gets nearly 135K signatures

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.

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Business
8:06 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Midwest economic index inches up again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up again, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 60.6 in June from 60.5 in May, hitting another three-year high.

Looking six months ahead, the business confidence portion of the overall index rose to 63.6 from 62.5 in May.

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Business
1:00 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Report gives Nebraska passing grades for its small business climate

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

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