Jordan Hooper couldn't figure out last year why one of her good friends, Lindsey Moore, was so tough on her Nebraska women's basketball teammates. Now a senior herself, Hooper gets what Moore was trying to do — push NU to maximize its potential. It paid off in a Sweet 16 run.
CHICAGO (AP) — Archer Daniels Midland Co. announced Wednesday it is moving its global headquarters to Chicago, but said the agribusiness giant could still set up a new technology center in another state after failing to win millions in tax incentives.
Omaha securities clearing firm COR Clearing has been fined $1 million by its industry regulator for lax internal procedures, most of which occurred under the previous owner and which included “numerous failures to comply with anti-money-laundering” provisions.
Students at Kellom Elementary School this morning had breakfast with two executives: OPS Superintendent Mark Evans, and ConAgra Foods CEO Gary Rodkin. The men were at the North Omaha school to announce ConAgra's offer of incentives to encourage more schools to offer a new style of breakfast service.
America's recent energy boom has left little breathing room for solar and wind, as low prices for natural gas make it economically challenging for innovators to move U.S. utilities toward the wider use of renewable sources of energy.
According to the FBI, there were about 5,000 U.S. bank robberies in 2011, the last year for which statistics are available. That is down from about 9,000 annual robberies earlier in this century, but still works out to about 14 per day.
The company plans to announce the move Wednesday, two people with knowledge of the decision said Tuesday. The deal calls for relocating 60 to 75 employees — less than half the number of jobs ADM originally planned to create — and doesn't involve tax incentives.
Joined by his two predecessors, Ben Bernanke marked the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve by reflecting on the bold actions past chairmen have had to take in the best interest of the U.S. economy.
After more than 40 years of study, the federal government said Monday it has no evidence that the anti-bacterial chemicals used in countless common soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and it is reviewing research suggesting they may pose health risks.