Nebraska’s rural counties, the cliché goes, are just drying up, withering away. And yes, the challenges can be great. But there’s an important new wrinkle in this discussion — one that offers hope and encouragement.
Tim Krueger and Dirk Chatelain had no ulterior motives when they assigned Nebraska to the Midwest regional — though it does offer a second-round showdown between the Huskers and the Creighton Bluejays.
The last day to score free sunglasses while waiting to see your favorite band. The last day to visit R&B singer Kelis' new food truck. The last day to frantically search for an available outlet to charge your phone. The last day to get a really good breakfast taco.
Sports is occupying Warren Buffett's time these days, what with attending Creighton University's final 2014 home game and touting Quicken Loans' $1 billion contest to pick every winner in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chalked up its biggest weekly gain in 14 months this week after Chairman Warren Buffett told investors that the true value of his company has been rising faster than accounting metrics suggest.
Buffett took on a wide range of topics during a three-hour cable TV appearance Monday, following up on Saturday’s online posting of his annual letter to shareholders of Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Also on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” program were Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, who each handle $7 billion worth of Berkshire...
Oriental Trading Co.’s purchase of SmileMakers, a fellow direct seller of novelty goods, was a small transaction on Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s scale, but Warren Buffett still weighed in and approved an offer that was, at first, rejected.