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Union Pacific Q4 profit up 24% despite weak rail volume

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific hauled in 24% more profit in the fourth quarter despite supply chain problems and weak auto production, but that is also compared with a period last year that included...

BNSF railroad tries to block 17,000 workers from striking

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF railroad wants a federal judge to prevent two of its unions from going on strike next month over a new attendance policy that would penalize employees for missing work. ...

Nebraska project finds key minerals, but can it mine them?

ELK CREEK, Neb. (AP) — Far beneath the rolling cropland of southeast Nebraska sits a deposit of elements that can be used to make steel and aluminum stronger. Extracting them would seem to be just the...

Investor-backed CEO candidate out of the running to lead CN

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The CEO candidate backed by an investor who is pushing for changes at Canadian National railroad has dropped out of the running, but the company is moving forward with plans to name...

Tornado victims include 7 members of Kentucky family

A week after a deadly tornado outbreak, families of the victims are still processing the terrible toll. Authorities on Thursday found the body of a Kentucky teenager who had been mi...

Army vet, 3-year-old among the dead in widespread twisters

Details about the fathers and mothers, children, friends and siblings who died during a tornado outbreak that ripped through the Midwest and South are still coming into focus nearly a week after the o...

Kellogg's reaches tentative agreement with striking workers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's has reached a new tentative agreement with its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers that could bring an end to the strike that began Oct. 5. Members of th...

Alden sues Lee after news publisher rejects its takeover bid

The Alden Global Capital hedge fund stepped up its attempts to buy Lee Enterprises this week, filing a lawsuit that accuses its board of denying shareholders of the newspaper publisher a voice in the ...

Freight rails trying other locomotive fuels to cut emissions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The major freight railroads across North America continue to experiment with alternative locomotive fuels as a way to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. BNSF r...

Alden sues Lee after news publisher rejects its takeover bid

Nearly a week after Lee Enterprises rejected Alden Global Capital's attempt to buy the newspaper publisher, the hedge fund responded Wednesday with a lawsuit accusing Lee's board of improperly denying...

Nursing home worker, sisters among tornado victims

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A nursing home worker from Kentucky who had "such a bright personality.” Sisters from western Kentucky who worked at the only funeral home in their small town. A woman who had ju...

Proposed Nebraska mine might produce more rare elements

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The company working to build a mine in southeast Nebraska to extract a rare element used to make steel lighter and stronger said Tuesday that it may also be able to produce some of ...

Tornado victims include former Kentucky school administrator

A Kentucky woman who worked her way up from school bus driver to become an administrator and school board member. A grandfather who “stole the show” when he was around his grandchildren. A 2-month-old...

Kellogg's facing political pressure to resume contract talks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's is facing increasing political pressure to resume contract talks with its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts sent a letter ...

CP railroad's $31B purchase of Kansas City Southern advances

A railroad merger nearly derailed this year by a bidding war is moving forward ahead of a final say from regulators on Canadian Pacific's $31 billion acquisition of Kansas City Southern railroad. ...