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Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Learfield Wire Services

November 14, 2019

OMAHA-  An economist at Creighton University thinks retail growth will be slower this holiday season.  Doctor Ernie Goss forecasts retail sales to grow by three-to-four percent, which is down from last year's growth.  Goss says the overall economic growth rate is down and people are spending more...

Governor Unveils Tax Plan

Governor Unveils Tax Plan

Learfield Wire Service

April 18, 2019

LINCOLN --  Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is promoting his tax proposal.  The governor's plan would increase the state property tax credit program by 51-million-dollars per year.  The measure would also place a three-percent limit on the spending of property tax proceeds.  Ricketts has also spoken...

Katherine Heigl stars in new NBC drama ‘State of Affairs’

Katherine Heigl stars in new NBC drama ‘State of Affairs’

November 18, 2014

By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Katherine Heigl won over TV audiences with her work in “Roswell” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” But a string of failed feature film romantic comedies — “27 Dresses,” “One for the Money,” “Life As We Know It” — killed her career momentum....

Does Nebraska have a new state song?

Alberto Garcia, A & E Editor

February 9, 2012

  “Something, something about my cool Nebraska guy, yeah something about, baby, you and I.” We have all heard that song by famous New Yorker, Stefani Joanne Angelina Gemanotta, and better known as Lady Gaga. Her song, You and I, has become an international success, making Nebraska internationally...

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