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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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New tenant moves in at old Omar Baking

New tenant moves in at old Omar Baking

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.

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Program gets students with disabilities on the job, ready for future “This is no charity. If they’re getting the job, they’re doing the work.” David Scott, Embassy Suites sales director
Joey Kimmey knew from the start that he was interested in the culinary arts.
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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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Caterer's move to downtown Omaha warehouse means new jobs, event center
Relocating from central Omaha to a renovated downtown space will give the 12-year-old Catering Creations company 10 times more room.
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In brief: Zebra to spend more than $3 billion on Motorola business
Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical.
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GROW Nebraska plans entrepreneurship conference
GROW Nebraska, a non-profit economic development organization and purveyor of Nebraska-centric goods, is gearing up for MarkeTECH, an annual marketing and technology conference.


This year’s event will be Wednesday, April 23, at the Kearney Ramada Inn.

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Six nonprofits benefit from Walmart grants
The Walmart Foundation awarded more than $193,000 to a half-dozen Nebraska nonprofits this week.
Six grants, ranging from $25,500 to $40,000, were presented Tuesday in Lincoln at the Walmart Supercenter, 8700 Andermatt Dr.
Tech talent, tax incentives help lure MindMixer to Kansas City
From a business perspective, the decision for Omaha-based MindMixer to consolidate operations and relocate its headquarters to the Kansas City, Mo., metro area was an easy one. From a personal perspective, it was anything but, company co-founder and chief executive officer Nick Bowden said Monday.

USDA official tours Waverly ranch as disaster assistance program begins
Program gets students with disabilities on the job, ready for future “This is no charity. If they’re getting the job, they’re doing the work.” David Scott, Embassy Suites sales director
New First Data Corp. board member is latest JPMorgan alum
Original Recipe or Extra Crispy? Don't be chicken! Wear your dinner to prom with a KFC corsage
$600 million effort job-training effort to focus on skill sets
New tenant moves in at old Omar Baking
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
Garbo’s Salon at Midtown Crossing to expand, add loft
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
Caterer's move to downtown Omaha warehouse means new jobs, event center
Crew working to disassemble International Nutrition plant
Six nonprofits benefit from Walmart grants
New Hastings business helps your personal history live on
Alibaba stake fuels Yahoo stock’s rise
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