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Union Pacific 4Q profit falls 22 pct as freight volume slows

posted on January 22, 2016 at 3:18 PM

Union Pacific Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 22 percent as the railroad hauled 9 percent less freight, and officials predicted difficult conditions would persist this year. Full Story

Midwest, Plains bankers had dire view of rural economy

posted on January 22, 2016 at 2:52 PM

A survey shows some bankers had a dire view of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states. Full Story

Parts of Iowa, Missouri nearing drought status

posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:26 PM

Parts of Iowa, Missouri and other Midwest states are teetering close to drought status. Full Story

Market to Market (March 1, 2013)

posted on March 1, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Market to Market (March 1, 2013)
Full Program: Partisan bickering ends in gridlock, paving the way for $85 billion in mandatory spending cuts. A government study reveals fast food accounts for a significant portion of America’s diet. Another massive snowstorm brings much-needed moisture to the... Full Story

Iowa Apple Growers Fear Another Year of Drought

posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Iowa's apple growers fear what another year of drought will do to their businesses. Many growers also were clobbered last year by a late freeze. Full Story

Survey Says: More slow economic growth ahead in Midwest

posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:35 PM

A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwest and Plains states dipped last month, suggesting only slow growth for the region over the next three to six months. Full Story

Survey: Higher Fuel and Energy Slowing Midwest Economic Growth

posted on April 20, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Economic growth appears to be slowing in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states because of higher fuel and energy prices, according to a new monthly survey released Thursday. Full Story

Report: Midwest economic index jumped in January

posted on February 3, 2012 at 4:27 PM

The economy in nine Midwest and Plains states rebounded from a weak December and is poised to continue growing in the months ahead, according to a monthly survey of business leaders released Wednesday. Full Story

Midwest companies expect job cuts in next 6 months

posted on December 2, 2011 at 3:56 PM

Job growth has slowed significantly in nine Midwest and Plains states, and many companies in the region expect further job cuts in the coming six months, according to a monthly survey of business managers released Thursday. Full Story

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