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The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.

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'Main street' concept is takes shape at Sterling Ridge

'Main street' concept is takes shape at Sterling Ridge

RBC Wealth Management's new home signals a growth spurt for the 150-acre, mixed-use redevelopment that is emerging on a former country club and golf course at 132nd and Pacific Streets. The budding campus early on gained more notoriety for the unique blend of religious institutions to be built there: a synagogue, a mosque and a church.

The American middle class, long the single most affluent in the world, has lost that distinction.
The world's biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first three months of the year as guest counts...
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Supreme Court conflicted on Aereo’s streaming TV service
Some justices say they’re concerned that a ruling for broadcasters could hamper cloud computing
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Verizon Wireless looking to fill 100 full-time jobs in Lincoln
Verizon Wireless is adding more than 100 full-time positions by July 31 at its customer service center in Lincoln. Qualified applicants are being offered a $1,000 signing bonus.
After peeling off its print layer, the Onion thrives
The satirical website transforms into a diverse digital media company while turning out on-the-mark parodies
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Spring corn planting still sputters in Nebraska, Iowa, other key states
Iowa — the nation's corn-growing king — has sown 2 percent of its fields, lagging from 11 percent last year. Nebraska is at 4 percent.
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In brief: AT&T to expand 1-gig Internet service to 25 metro areas
AT&T plans a major expansion of 1 gigabit per second Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas. AT&T currently has such speeds in Austin, Texas, and has committed to offer the service in Dallas.
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'Being frugal counts': Student pays for college with pennies
"It's the idea that pennies add up. ... Working hard counts." Andrew Magbee said.
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The Record: Bankruptcies, April 22
Four bankruptcy categories listed are: Chapter 7, bankruptcy involving liquidation of nonexempt assets; Chapter 11, plan permitting reorganization of financial affairs under court supervision for an individual engaged in business or for a company (asset and liability schedules are not always filed with initial petition); Chapter 12, plan...
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State regulator tells 2 ride services eyeing Omaha, Lincoln to cease and desist
A state transportation regulator sent cease-and-desist letters to Uber and Lyft and warned Nebraskans that serving as a driver for one of the services could land their car in an impound lot.

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Black Hills Energy, Arbor Day Foundation partner to offer free trees
Black Hills Energy and the Arbor Day Foundation are making about 475 trees available for free to the energy company’s customers.
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New job training program serves foster youth
Goodwill Industries on Monday launched a new job training program to help people ages 14 to 24 who are in foster care, who are ready to age out of care and who have previously been served by foster care.
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Tilly's racing to make 50 hats before the polo match
Ottilia “Tilly” Chapman spent three years learning to be a milliner, but her training hasn’t spared her the occasional gaffe — such as the time she sewed one of her hats to her pants.
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Why two hotshots ditched six-figure salaries for a life of less
What happens when two corporate hotshots with six-figure salaries and all the trapping of success decide to jettison most of what they own and seek out a simpler life?

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UNL report casts doubt on use of corn-crop leftovers for ethanol
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has produced a report that concludes using corn-crop leftovers such as stalks and cobs to make ethanol generates more greenhouse gases than gasoline does, while reducing the farmland soil carbons that are a key to agricultural production.
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Thriving Nebraska technology company says it's 'the nature of our society' to automate jobs
With offices in Omaha and a headquarters in Lincoln, CapStone deployed its first robotic technology in Florida in 2005
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USDA rural business investment program launched
A $150 million program announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to provide new capital to rural small businesses in agriculture-related industries.
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MarksJarvis: Don’t put all the pennies in the kids’ college piggy bank
With all the hand-wringing over runaway college costs and recent college graduates struggling under the weight of more than $1 trillion in student loans, it’s no wonder that some new parents start worrying about paying for college even before their babies can walk.
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Don’t be in a hurry to toss those tax papers
In general, taxpayers should keep a copy of their tax returns and supporting documents — everything from receipts for charitable donations to mileage logs to paperwork showing payments for mortgage interest and property taxes — for a minimum of three years from the tax-filing deadline.
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Despite ‘bag lady’ fears, women leery of investing
Whether it’s relying on a spouse to handle household finances, being afraid of doing something risky with their money or just not feeling confident, women are less likely to take an active role in investing their savings.
11:30 a.m. Tuesday: Warren Watch chat
Have a question for Steve Jordon about the Oracle of Omaha? Submit your questions now, then join Steve at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday to discuss the latest news about Warren Buffett.
America’s middle class no longer on top of world
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
'Main street' concept is takes shape at Sterling Ridge
Earnings roundup: McDonald's profit slips as U.S. sales drop
State regulator tells 2 ride services eyeing Omaha, Lincoln to cease and desist
Proposed 5% hike in cab fares meets reluctant state transportation official
Google signs deal with MidAmerican Energy to power Bluffs data center
Supreme Court conflicted on Aereo’s streaming TV service
'Being frugal counts': Student pays for college with pennies
Spring corn planting still sputters in Nebraska, Iowa, other key states
Nebraska banking and finance director to retire
Verizon Wireless looking to fill 100 full-time jobs in Lincoln
In brief: AT&T to expand 1-gig Internet service to 25 metro areas
Saddle Creek Baker's store considers adding a gas station
Black Hills Energy, Arbor Day Foundation partner to offer free trees
A stormy start to 2014 for Werner Enterprises, but forecast is brighter
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