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Nebraska farmers and ranchers affected by recent years' drought and extreme weather are starting to apply this week for a disaster assistance program restored by the 2014 Farm Bill.

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Airbnb event seeks Omaha-area hosts for Berkshire weekend, CWS

Airbnb event seeks Omaha-area hosts for Berkshire weekend, CWS

Online room rental service Airbnb hopes a Saturday informational event in Omaha will increase its ranks of local hosts.

The renovated Omar Baking building at 4383 Nicholas St. has a new tenant: Omaha Advertising moved into a three-person office in the building Monday.
First Data said it has named Heidi Miller, a retired JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive, to its board, the first woman on the current panel, as the...
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Fed survey sees growth across U.S.
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided.
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Applications for U.S. jobless aid edge up to 304,000
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
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Nebrasks health officials to advertise jobs via drive-thru
The state Department of Health and Human Services says it's hosting a job fair Tuesday in Omaha that involves people entering and exiting a parking lot. Officials will be at two stations to hand out information.
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In brief: Bitcoin exchange faces liquidation
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
Program gets students with disabilities on the job, ready for future
Joey Kimmey knew from the start that he was interested in the culinary arts.
Nebraska Crossing Outlets stores, layout
The mall is set to open Nov. 15 at the intersection of Interstate 80 and U.S. Highways 6 and 31 in Gretna.
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Garbo’s Salon at Midtown Crossing to expand, add loft
“The expansion will allow us to add up to 12 new styling stations, a small service ‘bar’ and an additional waiting area for our guests,” said Darcy Michalek, Garbo’s owner and president.
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Summer concerts to start May 30 at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion
The live band performances from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays will go through Aug. 22 at the Bellevue Medical Center Amphitheatre stage, in the center court of the shopping center at 72nd Street and Nebraska Highway 370.
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Indoor play center Go Kids’ Gym opens at 120th and I
The center features 800 square feet of padded flooring, trampolines, a foam pit, hula hoops, scooters and other equipment for kids under age 10.
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Community woodworking space Bench will move to warehouse at 12th and Nicholas
The business's current space at 2452 Harney St. is at capacity, with a handful of professionals working there full time along with several part-time hobbyists.
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Stationery store set to open in Lincoln's Haymarket district
The new store at Eighth and P Streets will offer invitations, stationery, cards, party decor, gifts, personalized cards and invitations for birthday celebrations, baby showers, the bride-to-be and other occasions.
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Jon Barker replaces Hayneedle co-founder Doug Nielsen as chief executive
Hayneedle, an Omaha-based online retailer, said Wednesday that co-founder Doug Nielsen is stepping down as the company’s chief executive.
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Technology – including Google Glass – gets a try-on at Omaha Infotec conference
For the first time, the Infotec conference included a “Try-IT Zone,” where information technology professionals and students could wait in line to play with the latest gadgets, for fun or to ponder how the tools might apply to their businesses.

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18-year-old's fashion-design company wins Maverick Business Plan Competition
Hannah Olson impressed a panel of judges during a UNO competition to win first place and a $3,000 prize with her plan for Hannah Caroline Couture, a custom fashion-design company that serves women of all sizes.
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New Hastings business helps your personal history live on
Stories in Time records and transcribes interviews conducted with the narrators. The text is written into a readable life story and accompanied by historical research, family photos and memorabilia, such as birth certificates and favorite family recipes. The stories are available in print or digital form.
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Crew working to disassemble International Nutrition plant
A wrecking crew is disassembling the International Nutrition building where two workers were killed in a January structural collapse.

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Union Pacific's ‘Big Boy’ locomotive takes the road back to life
The Omaha-based Union Pacific Railroad is embarking on a yearslong restoration project that will put No. 4014 back to work pulling special excursion trains.

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Alibaba stake fuels Yahoo stock’s rise
Yahoo reported flat revenue and profits Tuesday for the first quarter of the year, but Wall Street really didn’t care about that.
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Google applies for patent for camera in contact lens
Google Inc. has applied for a patent that details a way to fit a camera into a contact lens.

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Business digest: Big banks might need to hold more capital, Yellen says
The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system.
Airbnb event seeks Omaha-area hosts for Berkshire weekend, CWS
USDA offers aid for disasters that have driven up beef prices
Union Pacific's profits withstand challenging weather
Program gets students with disabilities on the job, ready for future
Nebrasks health officials to advertise jobs via drive-thru
New tenant moves in at old Omar Baking
Applications for U.S. jobless aid edge up to 304,000
Nebraska Crossing Outlets stores, layout
Garbo’s Salon at Midtown Crossing to expand, add loft
New First Data Corp. board member is latest JPMorgan alum
$600 million job-training effort to focus on skill sets
Original Recipe or Extra Crispy? Don't be chicken! Wear your dinner to prom with a KFC corsage
In brief: Bitcoin exchange faces liquidation
Summer concerts to start May 30 at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion
Fed survey sees growth across U.S.
Janet Yellen signals that interest rates will remain low
Special Mustang to honor pony car at 50
Spring planting off to slow start
Indoor play center Go Kids’ Gym opens at 120th and I
Community woodworking space Bench will move to warehouse at 12th and Nicholas
Stationery store set to open in Lincoln's Haymarket district
Jon Barker replaces Hayneedle co-founder Doug Nielsen as chief executive
Technology – including Google Glass – gets a try-on at Omaha Infotec conference
GROW Nebraska plans entrepreneurship conference
Google applies for patent for camera in contact lens
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