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June’s Mid-American Business Conditions Index report

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for May, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed for June. Indices over the past several months have pointed to positive, but slow economic growth over the next three to six months for the region. The overall index rose to […]

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Banks become cautious as farm income falters

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Farm income is falling across the region as credit conditions weaken. Nathan Kauffman, the Omaha branch executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, says lower crop prices and high input costs have cut profit margins and raised concerns about the ability of farmers to repay loans down the road. “In the last several […]

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Don’t be duped by Nepal relief scams

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Nebraskans are warned to be cautious as they donate any dollars to relief efforts following last weekend’s devastating earthquake in Nepal. Consumer advocate Bill Brauch says he hasn’t heard of any scams in the region yet that involve Nepal relief, but it’s likely some will crop up in the coming days. “Don’t respond to phone […]

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Royals Charities spreading goodwill all year round

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A World Series came to the Royals for the first time in 29 years, but many Kansas City organizations know there's something they can depend upon every year. That's Royals Charities, an ownership hallmark of the Glass family. It has provided the K.C. co...

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Red Cross Blood Drive

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blood drive  2/22/11  dw  With the latest round of severe winter storms, the Red Cross has been unable to collect blood donations in certain parts of the state and areas of the nation.  As a result, there is a ten-year low on blood collections across the United States.  There is a recovery plan in place.  The Norton Community Blood Drive ...

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