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SHENANDOAH, Iowa (AP) — Company officials say 250 hourly and salaried positions will be eliminated at the Eaton Vehicle Group plant in the southwestern Iowa city of Shenandoah.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods has told employees it will eliminate about 40 information-technology jobs as the packaged food company looks to slash its payroll in Omaha and elsewhere.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have announced an initiative to increase skilled labor in Iowa, but it's unclear how much the plan would cost or how it would be funded.

More than 1,000 ConAgra employees in Omaha will lose their jobs

Oct 1, 2015

Omaha’s Mayor says she was given no indication at a meeting Wednesday with ConAgra’s CEO that the company planned to move its headquarters.

Support for workforce programs in 2016 Omaha budget proposal

Jul 23, 2015

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s 2016 budget proposal includes more than one million dollars for job training and workforce development programs.

Ashford, Hoyer call for reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

Jul 1, 2015

Nebraska Congressman Brad Ashford says reauthorization of the Export-Import bank is critical to jobs and trade.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to hit 2.5 percent in April, remaining the lowest rate in the nation.

Growing disconnect between where people live, where jobs are

Apr 9, 2015

A new report says fewer jobs are available to some Omahans depending on where they live in the metro area.

Attracting a young and skilled workforce and being a welcoming community are among the goals identified in the Heartland 2050 Vision.

Negotiations between the city and northeast Omaha landowners for a 68-acre site are on hold.

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