economy

Business
1:00 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Nebraska small businesses get $61 million in loans over six-month period

The Small Business Administration gave $61 million dollars in loans to Nebraska small businesses over the past six months.

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Business
3:25 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Friday lecture focuses on role of millennial generation in shaping the economy

A lecture Friday in Omaha focuses on the role millennials have in shaping today’s economy and social issues.

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Business
9:24 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Nebraska's unemployment rate remains second-lowest in the nation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for February was unchanged at 3.8 percent, matching the revised rates for January and December.

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Government
2:53 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Creighton economist doesn't expect sequester to significantly impact Nebraska's economy

A Creighton University economist doesn’t expect the sequester will have widespread negative impacts on the regional economy.

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Government
8:18 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Economic Forecasting board predicts uptick in revenue

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The board that estimates Nebraska state government tax collections is predicting an uptick in revenue, thanks to the slowly growing state economy.

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Government
3:03 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

State of the City: Suttle talks jobs, crime, future goals

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle gives his State of the City address Thursday at UNMC.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says job creation has to be the city’s top priority.

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Government
1:36 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Iowa lawmakers present different budget goals

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the state House and Senate are miles apart when it comes to their budget goals.

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Business
4:28 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Monthly survey of bankers indicates economic growth

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A survey of rural bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests slow economic growth is ahead.

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Business
11:59 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Prosper Omaha looks to the city's next five years

Credit Creighton University/Bing Images

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants 12,000 new jobs created in the next five years.

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Government
2:57 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Fischer, Johanns discuss State of the Union address

Nebraska’s U.S. Senators have mixed reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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