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8:14 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Survey suggests slight growth for Midwest economy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An economist says a survey of bankers in Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern states suggests the regional economy is experiencing slow to no growth.

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Business
6:06 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa Sales Forecast Rises

Though employment is lower in the state of Iowa in the first quarter of the year, capital spending has remained steady and the sales forecast is on the rise.

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Business
6:48 am
Sat March 8, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.5 pct

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in January hit 3.5 percent, its lowest mark since September 2008.

The rate was a tenth of a point under the 3.6 percent in December and four-tenths of a point below the January 2013 rate of 3.9 percent.

The state Department of Labor released the employment data on Friday.

The new Nebraska figure remained well below the national unemployment rate of 6.6 percent in January.

Business
8:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Midwest economic survey index drops slightly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has dropped slightly but still suggests growth over the next three to six months.

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Business
8:10 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Survey suggests Midwest economy losing steam

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is losing steam.

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Business
11:27 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Neb. nuclear plant to be discussed at public meeting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators will hold the first public meeting on the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant since it restarted late last year.

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Business
10:31 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Warren Buffett's shareholder letter due on March 1

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be released on March 1st.

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Business
6:24 am
Sat February 15, 2014

Omaha Public Power District sells property

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District has sold a portion of its original property in the downtown area.

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Business
8:07 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Developers outline plans for Crossroads Village

The Omaha City Council will vote in two weeks on whether or not to put a $50 million bond issue before voters in May.

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Business
2:36 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

International Nutrition to lay off 25 employees

An Omaha industrial plant that was the site of a fatal accident in mid-January will lay off 25 employees.

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