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Warren Buffett's Investment Secret: Stick to What You Know

Stay within your circle of competence. It's worked out pretty well for the Oracle of Omaha.

Pipeline Politics

Talk about being in the middle of Middle America. This week I’m in bitterly cold Nebraska — Omaha, to be exact — visiting with my wife Colleen’s family. On Tuesday

A Supremely Methodical Approach to Sales Meetings

Todd Simon of Omaha Steaks explains how to conduct deliberate sales meeting that will achieve results.

Warren Buffett Had An Epiphany At Age 10 That Set Him On The Path To Being America's Second-Richest Man

When each of his three kids turned 10 years old, Howard Buffett took them on a trip from Omaha to the East Coast. The middle child had his turn in 1940. He was a numbers-crazed boy named Warren. Dad brought him to New York City. Reflecting...Show More Summary

Does Johnson & Johnson Still Fit With Warren Buffett's Investing Strategy?

Warren Buffett's investing strategy has netted more than $71 billion for the Oracle of Omaha over six decades. Find out if that investing strategy still has a place for healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson.

Jeff Koterba Would Like You To Feel Bad About Homelessness Right Now

So Omaha World Herald cartoonist Jeff Koterba has put out the usual, yearly cartoonist call this season to remember the less fortunate. So if you would all like to take a moment to bow your heads on Black Friday while you’re sitting in your comfortable chair with your laptop open and refreshing madly to get […]

Warren Buffet Backs Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Against Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Time Warner Inc (TWX) Alliance

Warren Buffet has a knack for identifying winners before other players in the market and this time Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) has been given the blessings by the Oracle of Omaha as he takes a substantial position in the company. Jack Mohr of TheStreet reported  the news. This year has seen the cable companies battle […]

The Way Warren Buffett Sold Gum As A 6-Year-Old Reveals A Trait That Made Him A Billionaire

Warren Buffett made the first pennies of his estimated $71 billion fortune 78 years ago. As a 6-year-old kid in Omaha, Nebraska, he bought packs of gum at his grandfather's grocery store, and spent the evenings going door to door selling them to neighbors. Show More Summary

Doctor Being Treated for Ebola in Omaha Dies

last weekHealth : NYT: Health

Dr. Martin Salia, who died on Monday of Ebola, was two weeks into his illness and presented a steep challenge for treatment.

A Nebraska Couple Celebrates a ‘Big Lebowski’-Themed Wedding in a Bowling Alley

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

Newlyweds Chelsea and Jesse McNew shared their The Big Lebowski-themed wedding story and photos with the Offbeat Bride blog including photographs by Ben Semisch. The couple was married at Chop’s Bowling in Omaha, Nebraska in Lebowski-inspired outfits. Show More Summary

21 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Warren Buffett

By Elyssa Kirkham, Editor A lot has been written about the Oracle of Omaha, from his famously prescient investments to his near-mythical origin story. But there are still a lot of things the general public doesn't know about Warren Buffett. Find Out What Warren Buffett Carries in His Wallet 1. Show More Summary

Nebraska ACLU Plans to Challenge Marriage Ban

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Next Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska plans to file a lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban. reports that in a recent email sent to "same-sex marriage supporters," Executive Director Danielle Conrad announced the suit, and...

Allegiant: 5 new cities broaden shift to bigger markets

Allegiant plans flights to Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Omaha, Jacksonville and Richmond, Va.        

Allegiant: 5 new cities broadens shift to bigger markets

Allegiant plans flights to Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Omaha, Jacksonville and Richmond, Va.        

Jonathan Zimmerman: Treat street harassment as a crime

A hundred years ago, men who made lewd comments to female passersby were known as “mashers.” In 1913, an Omaha judge drew up a “Masher’s Schedule” of fines against them. The penalty for calling a woman “chicken” was $5; “honey-bunch,” $10; “turtle-dove,” $15; and “baby doll,” $20.

6 Hustles Warren Buffett Used To Make $53,000 By Age 16

Warren Buffett — now worth more than $71 billion — has had a hunger for wealth since he was a tube-socked teenager. Through a number of schemes, the would-be Oracle of Omaha amassed the equivalent of $53,000 by the time he was 16, enough...Show More Summary

Ebola PR, Global News and Social Media

When Ebola comes to your town, it may translate into positive or negative news and social media sentiment. We have had two patients treated and released from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), and Omaha is learning lessons...Show More Summary

Does Bank of America Corp. Fit With Warren Buffett's Investing Strategy

Warren Buffett's investing strategy has allowed the Oracle of Omaha to turn $10,000 into $70 billion over the course of six decades. But, does Bank of America really fit into Buffett's investing strategy?

Facebook Fight Between Friends Leads To 2nd Amendment Solution, Killing Father Of Five

What happens on Facebook apparently ends at the muzzle of a gun. Michael Stubbs was shot and killed in northwest Omaha on Wednesday morning. Stubb's uncle, Charles Shrum, told KETV7 that "He's got five kids that are going to grow upShow More Summary

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