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LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Financial Services and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. announce a public webinar discussing an area of great interest to the entire financial services industry. College President and CEO George Nichols III and Ameritas Executive Vice President, Individual, Ryan C. Beasley will explore the topic, Creating a More Fulfilling Life for All: Financially Empowering Our Diverse World.

It was the Republican governor's first reaction to the 1st District Republican congressman's indictment by federal officials last week on charges of lying to the FBI and concealing information about illegal campaign contributions.

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WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bob Mills Furniture Co., based in Oklahoma City, OK., announces the Grand Opening of their newest store in Wichita, KS. Celebration festivities will commence with a ribbon cutting by the Wichita Chamber of Commerce on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 10 a.m. The new store is located at 11835 E Kellogg Dr, Wichita, KS 67207 within the One Kellogg Place retail development, at East Kellogg Avenue and Greenwich Rd, near Interstate 35 and Highway 54. This will be Bob Mills Furniture's tenth store and first ever in Kansas. The new furniture store features high-quality, high-value living room, dining room, bedroom sets and mattresses. For a full list of festivities, visit: http://www.BobMillsFurniture.com/Wichita

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The cities of Tulsa and Owasso, state law enforcement and business groups and the states of Texas, Kansas, Louisiana and Nebraska have filed briefs supporting Oklahoma's request that the U.S. Supreme Court overturn its ruling that some tribal reservations were never dise…

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OMAHA, Neb. — An Omaha police officer exchanged gunfire Friday afternoon with a suspect in the theft of catalytic converters, but neither the officer nor the 17-year-old youth he was pursuing were struck by the bullets.

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(Clay Center) – Suzi Carlson, Kansas State Representative for the 64th District has been appointed to a new Joint Committee on Child Welfare System Oversight. The appointment was made this summer by Speaker of the Kansas House of Representatives, Ron Ryckman, Jr.

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Sleep is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night — and falling short of this target carries a number of risks. Still, nearly 90 million American adults are not getting enough sleep. Americans who do not […]

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Sleep is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night — and falling short of this target carries a number of risks. Still, nearly 90 million American adults are not getting enough sleep. Americans who do not […]

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Sleep is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night — and falling short of this target carries a number of risks. Still, nearly 90 million American adults are not getting enough sleep. Americans who do not […]

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OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their third annual Conference on Opportunity, Diversity and Equity the Greater Omaha Chamber released results from a diversity and inclusion assessment conducted through area businesses. The participating companies are members of the Chamber's Employer Coalition for CODE (Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity). This year's assessment received 3,735 individual responses.

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OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As Sodoro + Mooney + Lenaghan has expanded their legal services throughout the Midwest region to include Iowa and South Dakota, the firm has added top tier talent to ensure clients receive thorough and attentive care. Jon-Thomas Roemmick, with his concentration in Workers' Compensation defense, is the most recent hire who will help them succeed in this mission.

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OMAHA — The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on his future in Nebraska politics and the 2022 election, opening the door to possible outcomes that would have seemed far-fetched just days ago.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Winter Wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade Thu:

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OMAHA — Union Pacific hauled in 23% more profit in the third quarter even though the total number of shipments it delivered remained flat overall and the supply chain remained clogged.

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Seward's Hughes Brothers Inc., which was named the small manufacturer of the year, just celebrated its 100th anniversary last week.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska hospitals can resume lower-priority surgeries starting Friday after Gov. Pete Ricketts announced he's ending the restrictions that have kept facilities from being overwhelmed with patients during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gov. Pete Ricketts also rescinded a directed health measure that suspended certain elected surgeries. The move comes as the total number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients dropped below 10% of the state's beds.

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OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson Group, one of the fastest growing financial services firms in the country, announced the newest addition to its leadership team, Gregg H. Johnson as National Sales Director. He brings 15 years of industry executive experience and will lead Carson's business development strategy and regional sales teams as they continue to build a robust pipeline of growth opportunities.

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OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2021 third quarter net income of $1.7 billion, or $2.57 per diluted share. This compares to $1.4 billion, or $2.01 per diluted share, in the third quarter 2020.

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