New Census figures show that nearly 40 percent of Douglas, Sarpy, and Lancaster County’s residents are between the ages of 18 and 44.

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.

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

The Omaha Symphony collaborated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research to study the economic impact the symphony has had in the community.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State economic forecasters expect steady economic and job growth across most of the state industries through 2015.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Higher-than-expected tax revenues in Nebraska will boost the state's rainy-day fund to an all-time high.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net state revenue dipped below projections in May, but is still above the amount expected for the fiscal year that ends on July 1.

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

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dipped to 3.7 percent in April after registering 3.8 percent for four straight months.

China’s rapid economic growth, aging population, business relationships, and economic reforms are topics of a conference Friday in Omaha.