Kelly: Akron's elite comes to town, hoping to take home some of Omaha's success
For Marc Merklin, an Akron, Ohio, lawyer, the Chef Boyardee statue on the ConAgra campus was a highlight of his Omaha tour. Civic leaders from Akron were the third group to tour the city this year, hoping to learn how Omaha fared so well in recent years and how they can apply those lessons back home.
Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 12:00 am
All those high national rankings that Omaha has posted in recent years are attracting attention — and curious visitors.
This year alone, civic leaders from three midsize cities have sent large delegations to find out what's behind the numbers in the Big O.
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