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Omaha has 84th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Omaha area was nearly 3,700 in the third quarter of 2018, a 113-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

GREATER BELLEVUE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Great Western Bank Named a Top National Bank in GOBankingRates Best Banks Ranking of 2019

SIOUX FALLS, SD – January 31, 2019 - Great Western Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: GWB), has been named a Top 10 Best National Bank in GOBankingRates seventh annual Best Banks series.

Nebraska ranked No. 24 in 2019 business climate index

Nebraska finished at No. 24 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Omaha ranks 25th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Omaha, Neb., ranks 25th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Analysis: Nebraska ranked 3rd least affected by government shutdown

Nebraska ranked No. 49 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year Nebraska schools attract the most in-state students

Joseph's College Cosmetology, College of Hair Design-Downtown and College of Hair Design-East Campus enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Nebraska schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Nebraska ranks No. 16 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Nebraska was rated 16th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in Nebraska

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Bellevue University and Western Nebraska Community College top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in Nebraska in 2016


The National Weather Service will be hosting a Storm Spotter Training Class at the Wayne Fire Hall.

YORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Six Characters in Search of an Author to be held Feb. 21-24

Six fictional characters, abandoned by their creator, interrupt a rehearsal in progress and demand to be brought to life by a new author.

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