economy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — January results from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states suggest some improvement in the regional economy but not enough to generate optimism.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A survey shows some bankers had a dire view of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states.

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President Barack Obama called on lawmakers Wednesday to put aside politics and focus on safety and opportunity for all Americans.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have dropped for a fifth straight month in a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing continuing evidence of a regional economic slowdown.

Nebraska ranks seventh in the nation for overall economic health, according to a new report.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bankers expect economic activity to remain slow in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states over the next few months.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have plunged in a fourth straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region's economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in October and was the second lowest state rate in the nation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures have plunged in a third straight monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, providing more evidence of a slowdown in the region's economy.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 3.6 percent in September.

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