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Sunday, August 18th, 2019

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Subscribers onlyBanker's dream for former Dana College: a foster youth transition zone with housing, job training

An Omaha banker wants to take the former Dana College campus and use it to address two problems: homeless former foster care youths and Nebraska’s workforce shortage. Read more

Subscribers onlyAs budget grows, should mayors' pay grow, too? When should Sarpy cities consider full-time position?

Other than Omaha and Lincoln, none of Nebraska's biggest cities expect their mayors to make public service their full-time job.  Read more

Futures File: Tyson Foods fire could lead to glut of cattle

Prices for cattle collapsed last week, falling the maximum allowed for two days straight, after a major meat-processing plant was closed. Read more

On Investments: Four stocks that value investor Ben Graham might like

Ben Graham lived from 1884 to 1976, ran a hedge fund and taught at Columbia University, where was a mentor to famed investor Warren Buffett. Once a year in this column, I pick a few stocks that I believe Graham would have favored.  Read more

The Record: Commercial real estate transfers, Aug. 18


U.S. stocks end turbulent week with gains, but they are down overall

Stocks around the world jumped Friday to cap another tumultuous week. Investors have been frantically trying to rejigger their predictions about whether President Donald Trump’s trade war and slowing economies around the world will drag the United States into a recession. Read more

Standing Rock Sioux, foes of Dakota Access, launch solar farm near pipeline

The American Indian tribe at the center of tumultuous protests against the Dakota Access pipeline has unveiled a solar farm that came about partly as a result of the tribe’s fierce opposition to the oil pipeline’s environmental impact. Read more

Nebraska unemployment inched up to 3.1% in July

The Nebraska Labor Department said the preliminary July rate was four-tenths of a point higher than the adjusted July 2018 rate of 2.7%. Read more

Trump appoints student loan industry executive to watchdog job

Robert Cameron will serve as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman, the bureau said Friday. Read more

Subscribers onlyChamber to millennials: How do you want to get around Omaha in the future?

Surveys targeting that age group at the Maha Festival highlight their growing influence in Omaha and the area’s workforce Read more