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Date Organization Topic
7/23/15 Fortune Magazine How this state ended up with America's lowest unemployment rate
7/16/15 Lincoln Journal Star Farm Bureau asks local politicians to hold the line on spending
7/13/15 Lincoln Journal Star Editorial, 7/14: Long-term view on farm income
7/10/15 CBA Nebraska Businesses Optimistic About Sales and Employment
7/10/15 WOWT Nebraska Businesses Optimistic about Sales, Employment
7/10/15 UNL Today Survey: Nebraska businesses optimistic about sales, employment
7/8/15 Fox Business Economists anticipate nearly 45 percent drop in Nebraska farm income this year
7/8/15 UNL Today Forecast shows Nebraska farm income to drop sharply in 2015
7/8/15 McCook Gazette Nebraska farm income to drop by nearly 45 percent
7/8/15 The News & Observer Nebraska farm income expected to drop by nearly 45 percent
7/8/15 WOWT Nebraska Farm Income to Drop Sharply in 2015
7/8/15 Omaha World Herald Nebraska farm income expected to drop 45% this year, then stabilize
6/23/15 WNAX Nebraska Unemployment still Nation’s Lowest
6/19/15 Lincoln Journal Star Strong growth projected for Lincoln’s economy
6/19/15 NTV ABC Strong Business Expectations Nudge Nebraska Economic Indicator Upward
6/19/15 UNL Today Nebraska economic indicator nudges higher
6/19/15 CBA The Nebraska Leading Indicator Nudges Higher
6/19/15 Omaha World Herald UNL report suggests robust conditions for Nebraska through 2015
6/15/15 Lincoln Journal Star Lincoln, Omaha named best places to find a job
6/8/15 NTV ABC Survey: Positive Outlook for Sales, Employment from Nebraska Businesses
6/5/15 UNL Today Survey: Nebraska businesses optimistic about jobs
6/5/15 WOWT May survey shows Nebraska Businesses Optimistic About Jobs
6/5/15 CBA May Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Very Optimistic
6/1/15 Norfolk Daily News Research grants explore improvements to rural communities
5/19/15 Lincoln Journal Star Per capita income fell only in Nebraska last year
5/17/15 Grand Island Independent Nebraska wheat crop down 18 percent
5/15/15 Lincoln Journal Star Economic indicator shows strong growth
5/15/15 CBA Improving Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
5/15/15 Omaha World Herald Nebraska economic index points to growth
5/15/15 UNL Today Economic Outlook improves for Nebraska businesses
5/8/15 Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska businesses show optimism in survey
5/8/15 CBA April Survey: Nebraska Businesses Report Record Optimism
5/8/15 UNL Today Nebraska Businesses Report Record Optimism
4/21/15 WNAX Radio Nebraska on Track for Economic Growth
4/21/15 Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska’s jobless rate lowest in 17 years
4/17/15 Lincoln Journal Star Economic indicator rises for 4th straight month
4/17/15 CBA Leading Indicator: Nebraska Remains On Track for Growth
4/17/15 Omaha World Herald Nebraska economic growth expected to be solid, not rapid
4/17/15 UNL Today Economic indicator: Nebraska remains on track for growth
4/15/15 1011now New Study Details Ethanol Boom in Nebraska
4/3/15 UNL Today State’s businesses grow more optimistic
4/3/15 CBA State Business Grow More Optimistic for 2015
3/26/15 Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska’s income growth slowest among states in 2014
3/26/15 Lincoln Journal Star Lancaster County grows past 300,000 milestone
3/20/15 NTV ABC Nebraska’s Economic Indicator Sees Little Change in February
3/20/15 Lincoln Journal Star State economic indicator flat in February
3/20/15 CBA Nebraska Leading Economic Indicator Flat in February
3/20/15 WOWT Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Flat in February
3/20/15 Omaha World Herald Flat index doesn’t derail Nebraska’s economic outlook
3/20/15 UNL Today Nebraska’s economic indicator flat in February
3/12/15 NPR Silicon Prairie: Tech Startups Find a Welcoming Home in the Midwest
3/6/15 Nebraska.tv Survey: Optimism for Job Growth in Nebraska Continues in 2015
3/6/15 CBA February Survey: Optimism for Job Growth Maintained
3/6/15 net Nebraska Steady Economic Growth, New Jobs in Construction and Other Areas in Nebraska Long-Range Forecast
3/6/15 UNL Today Business survey tracks continued optimism for job growth
3/2/15 NPR A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down
2/23/15 WNAX Radio Nebraska Economy Struggling
2/23/15 Nebraska Radio Network State economy poised for mid-year spurt
2/20/15 UNL Today Leading Economic Indicator: Nebraska economy to accelerate
2/20/15 CBA A Rising Leading Economic Indicator Forecast in Nebraska
2/20/15 Lincoln Journal Star Business index shows optimism for growth
2/20/15 Omaha World-Herald Optimism for Nebraska’s economy grows, UNL economist says
2/11/2015 UNL Newsroom Olson Seminars open with talk on controversial state taxes
2/9/15 Nebraska Radio Network Nebraska businesses remain optimistic about hiring
2/6/15 NTV ABC Nebraska Businesses Still Optimistic About Jobs
2/6/15 CBA Newsroom January Survey: Nebraska Business Maintain Optimism for Employment Growth
2/6/2015 UNL Newsroom Nebraska businesses remain optimistic about jobs
2/2/15 Huffington Post Business Here are the Best Cities To Find A Job In 2015
1/23/15 Omaha World-Herald Nebraska's unemployment rate continues to fall, now at 2.9 percent
1/23/15 Nebraska Radio Network Nebraska state unemployment rate dips below 3%
1/23/15 LEXCH Nebraska’s 2.9% jobless rate down to ’06 level, plus the state has more jobs now
1/23/15 News Observer Nebraska’s 2.9% jobless rate down to ’06 level, plus the state has more jobs now
1/23/15 Grand Island Independent Forecasters see 32,000 more Nebraska jobs by 2018
1/23/15 UNL Economic forecasters: Nebraska to see steady growth in an uncertain world
1/23/15 CBA Nebraska to See Steady Growth in an Uncertain World
1/22/15 Net Nebraska Long-Term Economic Forecast Positive For Nebraska
1/21/15 Scarlet / UNL Today CBA program aids Nebraska's economic decision-making (special news item)
12/19/14 Journal Star State economic indicator drops in November
12/19/14 WOWT NBC Omaha Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Points To Slowing Economy
12/19/14 CBA Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Points to Slowing Economy
12/12/14 WOWT NBC Omaha Nebraska Business Optimism Persists
12/12/14 UNL News Business Optimism Persists in Nebraska
12/4/14 Omaha World Herald Nebraska sports, economy linked (special report-athletics)
11/12/14 WNAX Radio 570 Nebraska Economy Looking Up
11/10/14 KWBE Economic Forecast
11/10/14 UNL Today October survey: Nebraska businesses turn optimistic again
11/8/14 Grand Island Independent Aglines roundup for Nov. 9
11/7/14 Nebraska TV Nebraska Businesses Optimistic Again
11/7/14 NBC Survey Shows Optimistic Business Outlook In Nebraska
11/7/14 UNL-CBA Business survey reveals optimism in Nebraska
11/7/14 Nebraska Radio Network Business survey reveals optimism in Nebraska
11/7/14 Nebraska TV Nebraska Businesses Turn Optimistic Again
11/7/14 CBA News Nebraska Businesses Turn Optimistic Again
10/17/14 NTV – ABC (Nebraska TV) State's Leading Economic Indicator Continues to Fall
10/17/14 Omaha.com UNL economist: Sharp increase in dollar's value should slow state's economic momentum
10/17/14 CBA News Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Signals Slower Growth Ahead
10/17/14 Journal Star Nebraska's leading indicator drops again
10/17/14 UNL Today Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator signals slower growth ahead
10/13/14 Omaha.com Impact of minimum wage hike likely a wash, UNL economist says
10/3/14 CBA News Mixed Expectations for Growth in Nebraska
10/3/14 CBA-UNL Newsroom September Survey: Mixed Expectations for Growth in Nebraska
10/3/14 Journal Star Nebraska economic outlook slows in September
9/19/14 Omaha.com UNL economists see solid growth for Nebraska into 2015
9/19/14 Journal Star Trio of reports shows economic strength for Lincoln, state
9/13/14 Journal Star Farm economy starting to see cracks
9/8/14 Phys.org Research team probes climate's impact on groundwater quality
9/6/14 Omaha.com Study shows State Fair brings more than $22 million to Grand Island
9/6/14 Nebraska State News Nebraska State Fair brings millions to area
9/6/14 KETV Nebraska State Fair brings millions to area
9/6/14 Starherald.com Nebraska State Fair brings millions to area
9/6/14 1011 HD, Grand Island Study Says State Fair Brought Millions to Grand Island Area
9/6/14 Omaha.com Study shows State Fair brings more than $22 million to Grand Island
9/5/14 The Grand Island Independent Study shows State Fair brings more than $22 million to Grand Island
9/4/14 Journal Star Survey shows Lincoln businesses most optimistic
8/29/14 Lockerdome Report says Lincoln-area economy surging
8/29/14 Cincinnati Business Courier Kentucky leaps, Ohio stagnates in state entrepreneurship index
8/29/14 Lincoln Journal Star Report says Lincoln-area economy surging
8/28/14 The Wall Street Journal Study Shows Value of Living near a Place of Worship
8/26/14 Murray Ledger & Times Officials comment on entrepreneur ranking for state
8/20/14 The Grand Island Independent State official says Nebraska’s economy continuing to grow
8/20/14 Dayton Business Journal Ohio ranks poorly in national entrepreneurship rankings
8/20/14 KY Forward State Entrepreneurship Index: Finally, there’s a national ranking Kentucky can be proud of
8/20/14 News Center 7 6 PM News in Dayton, OH
8/20/14 News Center 7 Evening News in Dayton, OH
8/19/14 WNAX-AM Radio 6 AM Radio Program in Sioux Falls-Mitchell, SD
8/15/14 Journal Star Nebraska indicator falls, first time in six months
8/15/14 Lincoln Business Journal Entrepreneurship Index still shows bias to coasts, but Prairie catching up
8/13/14 Silicon Prairie News Entrepreneurship Index still shows bias to coasts, but Prairie catching up
8/9/14 BostInno /Streetwise Media network New York Tops 2011 State Entrepreneurship Index, Mass in at #3
8/8/14 Nebraska Entrepreneurship UNL economists rank states by entrepreneurship activity
8/7/14 UNL Nebraska Ranks Highly in New State Entrepreneurship Index
8/5/14 Louisville Business First Kentucky ranks 24th for entrepreneurial activity
8/4/14 Omaha.com Homegrown Omaha firms buck downsizing, dominate local office leasing
8/1/14 Strictly Business Latest Economic Report Details Lincoln, Nebraska’s Areas of Success and Areas of Need
8/1/14 Journal Star Southeast Nebraska businesses more optimistic than rest of state
8/1/14 UNL Nebraska Businesses Optimistic About Economy
7/18/14 Journal Star Nebraska's leading indicator on a roll
7/18/14 Omaha.com Omaha optimism boosts statewide business outlook
7/18/14 UNL Newsroom Nebraska economy continues to gain momentum
7/11/14 Omaha.com Nebraska economists' projections: Your paycheck might grow, but health costs might eat up your raise
7/11/14 Journal Star Nebraska's growth will be slower than the nation's, economists say
7/11/14 Nebraska Radio Network Nebraska Economy Remains Strong According to Survey
7/11/14 WOWTV.com Council: U.S. Economic Growth To Outpace Nebraska's
7/9/14 KTIC Nebraska Aims to Expand Livestock Industry
7/3/14 Journal Star State's businesses continue positive outlook
6/20/14 Journal Star State's leading indicator rises again
6/18/14 Radio 570 WNAX Outlook Good For Nebraska Economy
6/16/14 Columbus Telegram UNL report: Expand state's livestock industry
6/13/14 The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Nebraska businesses expect stability and sales growth in coming months
5/7/14 Omaha.com Midlands Voices: EPA's overreach inflexible for states
4/18/14 Omaha.com Dip in Nebraska economic index doesn't reflect outlook
4/17/14 Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska indicator still suggests moderate growth
4/3/14 NP Telegraph Study: Coal production is asset
3/31/14 NTV New Study Out on Coal's Economic Impact on Neb.
3/31/14 North Platte Bulletin Nebraska's coal-fired electricity
3/31/14 Omaha World-Herald UNL study adds up coal's value for Nebraska
3/25/14 NET News Nebraska: “potential to become one of the more entrepreneurial places”
3/25/14 Omaha World Herald Nebraska, Iowa rank high in growth of personal income
3/24/14 KLIN Radio Moderate Economic Growth Projected For Nebraska Thru Summer
3/21/14 Lincoln Journal Star Indexes suggest economic growth slowly accelerating
3/14/14 Nebraska TV State Basketball Impacts Lincoln On and Off the Court
3/12/14 KLIN Radio Study Shows Businesses Expect Increased Sales in Nebraska
3/11/14 Channel 5 KHAS-TV UNL business survey shows improved economic outlook in Nebraska
3/11/14 Lincoln Journal Star February business survey is positive, UNL bureau says
2/21/14 Omaha World-Herald
2/10/14 KMA
2/8/14 Columbus Telegram
1/21/14 Bloomberg Businessweek
1/18/14 WOWT
1/17/14 Lexington Herald-Leader
1/17/14 The Grand Island Independent
1/17/14 Lincoln Journal Star
1/4/14 Lincoln Journal Star
11/23/2013 Lincoln Journal Star Lincoln's personal income growth in nation's top 20 percent
5/24/2013 NTV Economic Indicator Shows Growth Expected This Fall
5/17/2013 Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska's leading indicator rebounds
11/19/2012 Nebraska Radio Network Economists anticipate moderate growth, despite down October
11/16/2012 Lincoln Journal Star State's economic indicator drops
9/12/12 Omaha World-Herald Small firms find new paths to global growth
5/24/12 Kearney Hub Heritage Tourism a $196M Industry in Nebraska
3/9/12 Lincoln Journal-Star Optimism grows on jobs report
1/30/12 Bloomberg BusinessWeek Neb. economic panel predicts slower job growth
8/8/11 Bloomberg BusinessWeek Northeast, West Coast States Top Entrepreneurship Index
10/22/11 Lincoln Journal-Star In Good Sign for Jobs, Layoffs Fall Locally
9/28/11 WOWT Omaha Television Farm Income at Record High
8/19/11 Lincoln Journal-Star July Job Numbers Hit All-time High for Lincoln
8/3/11 Omaha World-Herald Dr. Eric Thompson Quoted in Omaha World-Herald U.S. Debt Deal Article
8/2/11 Lincoln Journal-Star Lincoln Journal Star Article Features Dr. Eric Thompson on Nebraska Entrepreneurship Ranking
7/1/11 Lincoln Journal-Star UNL report says state's workers prepared for 'green' jobs
8/13/10 KLIN 1400 Radio
Dr. Eric Thompson featured on "Grow Lincoln"