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7:55 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Omaha manufacturing and design firm looks to grow its business---and the product they use

An Omaha manufacturing and design business to expand its operations and grow the materials used to make its furniture.

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Business
8:16 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Iowa's unemployment rate up in July

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in July as total employment in the state dropped for the first time this year.

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Business
6:06 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Green in the City Competition

Omaha by Design is holding a national competition called Green in the City.

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Business
2:37 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

MidAmerican Energy to install wind turbines in five Iowa counties

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a plan from the state's largest utility company to install hundreds of wind turbines by the end of 2015.

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Business
9:12 am
Tue August 6, 2013

TD Ameritrade clients sold some stocks in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade says many of its investors sold some stocks in July to take profits but they remained engaged in the market.

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Business
7:51 am
Sat August 3, 2013

Court rules against Neb. county in wind-tax case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that a wind-energy company which paid $1.6 million in local property taxes can now claim credit for that amount to avoid paying taxes over the next several years.

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Business
7:50 am
Sat August 3, 2013

Berkshire Hathaway's 2Q profit jumps 46 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated's second-quarter profit jumped 46 percent as Warren Buffett's company reported big paper gains on the value of its investments and derivative contracts.

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Business
10:14 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Business conditions index declines in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

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Business
7:59 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Small business loans up during past three months

Nebraska's unemployment rate edged up slightly in June, but small business growth continues to be strong, according to the Small Business Administration.

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