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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific plans to borrow some ideas from other major freight railroads as it works to improve its own operations.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy is expected to continue growing slowly in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but the ongoing trade disputes remain a concern.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal for a giant chicken farm has been advanced by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has started a new fiscal year with $20 million more in state tax revenue than expected.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.

According to Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, The July Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index fell last month to a solid level that continues to point to positive, but slower, growth for the next three to six months.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey report suggests economic growth is still slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett has given another $3.4 billion of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to five foundations as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Insurer MetLife says it intends to hire more than 150 people for its future Omaha customer service center.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Reserve Bank says Nebraska's real estate market is heating up and home prices are continuing to rise.

The Startup Collaborative is an on-demand startup accelerator and program of the Greater Omaha Chamber. 

“Everyone Prospers: The Path to Equity” is an event being co-hosted by the United Way of the Midlands and the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency this Wednesday at UNO’s Milo Bail Student Center.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Concepts for a riverfront revitalization plan in Council Bluffs include an elevated walkway through the trees, a pavilion with a rooftop restaurant and a marina.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska high school will soon welcome a new coffee shop on campus, created and run by students.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A chain of Mexican restaurants has been accused of not paying employees minimum wage and overtime.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top aide to Gov. Kim Reynolds has been hired by Apple months after promoting a $208 million incentive package for the company's planned Iowa data center as a good deal for taxpayers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of the largest Applebee's franchisees that operates 163 restaurants in 15 states has filed for bankruptcy protection.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sellers of a more than century-old warehouse in downtown Omaha envision turning the former creamery into a mixed-use apartment complex with retail space.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A nearly $454,000 federal grant will go to help a University of Nebraska-Lincoln project to support youth entrepreneurship in rural communities.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A report says a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has surged again — a sign of continued improvement in regional economic conditions.

The Nebraska State Historical Society recently released a new economic impact study focused on the Nebraska Historic Tax Credit.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Conagra Brands is dropping its $285 million sale of the Wesson oil brand to the J.M. Smucker Company after regulators challenged it.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade clients shifted away from stocks as the market fell last month before buying shares that had declined.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's real estate brokerage is expanding overseas with a new franchisee in Germany.

ICAN’s 25th annual Women’s Leadership Conference takes place Tuesday, May 15th at the CenturyLink Center.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's largest privately-owned bank says it will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback.

BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — The utility that owns Cooper Nuclear Station says the power plant adds $112 million a year to Nebraska's economy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of rural bankers in 10 Plains and Western states suggests an improved economic outlook.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's company revealed a new investment in Teva Pharmaceuticals and trimmed its holdings in oil refiner Phillips 66 by selling 35 million shares back to the company for $3.3 billion.

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