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The Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership is growing, with the addition of Advance Southwest Iowa.

A monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the economy grew in December.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in November, down slightly from 3.9 percent in October.

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says education and jobs will be among his priorities next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic report says business conditions in nine Midwestern states improved slightly in November.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The foreclosure rates in Nebraska and Iowa are continuing to improve.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index in a new monthly survey matches the previous index and also suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states.

A new study shows a program of academic coaching and support improves the chances that low-income high school students will not only go to college, but succeed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.