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.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge says two Omaha, Neb., men who are suing the city of Council Bluffs and two former police detectives for wrongful conviction, will get a joint trial instead of two separate ones.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of Iowans sickened by a food-borne intestinal illness continues to increase. The Iowa Department of Public Health says 71 cases of cyclosporiasis have now been confirmed.