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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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Business
10:23 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate edges up in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a point in June, hitting 4 percent.

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Business
1:26 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Fuel prices on the way down, but maybe not for long

Gas prices are down in the Omaha metro, in time for holiday travel.

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Business
3:47 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Geico promotes No. 2 executive to president

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Geico is promoting the car insurer's No. 2 executive to president and chief operating officer, but the Berkshire Hathaway company says Tony Nicely remains active as chairman and CEO.

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Business
3:33 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Google Announces Additional Investment in Iowa

Google’s initial investment in Iowa was 600 million for a data center in Council Bluffs.

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Business
6:22 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Cooper Nuclear Station subject of Wednesday NRC meeting

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says there’s no threat to public health or safety after recent assessments found “safety culture” problems at Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville.

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Business
12:18 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Fuel taxes to rise next month in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans will have to pay more taxes on every gallon of fuel sold in the state starting in July.

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Business
6:36 am
Sat June 8, 2013

Lunch with Warren Buffet auctioned for $1.1 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A private lunch with Omaha-based billionaire Warren Buffett has been sold for more than $1 million at auction. Compared to past years, that's a bargain.

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Business
6:06 am
Thu June 6, 2013

UP Supports Railroad Safety with Grants

Grade crossing safety and pedestrian safety around railroads is something the industry has worked on since its existence.

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Business
12:29 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Regional economy grew slowly in May

A monthly survey of business conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states shows economic growth was nearly flat in May.

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