LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in June.
A Washington-based tech entrepreneur says startup businesses are changing the landscape in the Middle East and other emerging markets.
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.
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.
Nebraska gets a B+ when it comes to an overall climate of friendliness for small businesses.
Omaha’s Capitol District project is underway.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District board has decided to phase out coal to generate electrical power at its Omaha plant.
Negotiations between the city and northeast Omaha landowners for a 68-acre site are on hold.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price of a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett is already over $1 million, and there is still more than a day left in the online auction that benefits a California charity.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up to hit another three-year high, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.